Tuesday, June 1 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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Suits and a secret suitor: Norma fibbed to me and you, Gigaba tells Zondo

Ex-minister claims estranged wife was promised ‘financial rewards’ if she delivered his head at the state capture probe

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
4 min read
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Trisky business: CNA boots out Benjamin Trisk

The company’s former CEO says he has been unlawfully removed as a director

Nick Wilson
Senior reporter
3 min read
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Suspended Samsa official fuels fire regarding ‘suspicious’ sea voyages

Former COO warns of possible tax evasion in offshore bunkering sector, but company involved denies claims

Bobby Jordan
Senior reporter
5 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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‘Bogus’ college being probed: you won’t find Mount Zion in SA

The ‘university’ offers qualifications in theology and claims to have international accreditation

Prega Govender
Journalist
4 min read
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Hospitals ramp up oxygen supplies for third wave

Hospitals to be monitored to ensure their oxygen levels do not fall below 50%

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
4 min read
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Venter trailers trashed me, claims businessman who wants supa-sized damages

Supa Bike says it had sole distributor rights for the trailers in Botswana, but Venter disagrees

Ernest Mabuza
Journalist
3 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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Government promises are like Joburg hospital water tanks — empty

When a hospital cannot provide a necessity like water, it becomes a Petri dish where you can’t even wash your hands

3 min read
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Will he, won’t he? It’s the ANC, so save yourself the heartbreak

This toxic relationship between ANC and populace continues despite everything we know about the ruling party

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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Pandemic casts a long ‘digital shadow’ as information warfare spikes

Clamping down on autocrats running the internet must be high on the upcoming G7 summit’s to-do list

By Lionel Laurent
4 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – June 1 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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These are the lessons India’s brutal second wave has taught the world

Emerging nations have a lot to learn from the country’s cataclysm ... and the West needs to do its bit too

By Mihir Sharma
4 min read
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Lagos isn’t messing about with its new lockdown laws

Nigeria’s commercial hub threatens to jail Covid transgressors

By Tope Alake
1 min read
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The digital divide is a cloud hanging over climate talks

The switch online has left activists living in poorer areas and developing nations often struggling with bad connections

By Sonia Elks
5 min read
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New films have freed cinemas from cruelty and brought back the noise

It was a bumper weekend for ‘Cruella’ and ‘A Quiet Place Part II’, with some pundits saying US cinemas are back

By Kelly Gilblom and Yueqi Yang
3 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

BOOK EXTRACT | This is not your average Kojo

Kojo Baffoe reflects on what it means to belong in his new book, ‘Listen to Your Footsteps’

By Mila de Villiers
4 min read

Photographer takes the ‘sick’ out of cicadas

Oxana Ware’s pictures of the insects in fun settings have helped some children become less fearful of the critters

By Kia Johnson
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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The gloves are off in the Mosimane v Sundowns feud

Tensions between Pitso Mosimane and former club Sundowns continue to escalate

Mninawa Ntloko
Digital sports editor
4 min read
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Weight a minute? Kiwi athlete’s presence at Olympics called into question

Transgender weightlifter Hubbard’s participation at Tokyo Olympics is unfair, complains rival

By Manasi Pathak
1 min read
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Blast from the past: Bafana captain Mokoena breaks appearance record

Today in SA sports history: June 1

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE