Tuesday, June 15 2021

There will be no edition on the public holiday on June 16. Go to timeslive.co.za for our Youth Day coverage.

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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Stalling the shots: SA’s vaccine rollout runs into obstacles on every side

Blow to supply pool, system glitches and inequalities constrain delivery

By Claire Keeton and Tanya Farber
5 min read
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The big three: how Covid-19 is playing out in SA’s main economic hubs

KZN has the biggest increase, Gauteng the most new infections, with the Western Cape close behind

By Tanya Farber and Claire Keeton
2 min read
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Chain reaction: Covid spike sees long queues at Joburg testing stations

People tell us their stories as they await their turn, while car guards have their own unique way of ‘staying safe’

5 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Overweight boy put in private school after teacher calls him an ‘elephant’

Teacher says sorry after her remark led to bullying, but boy’s father won’t accept her apology

Prega Govender
Journalist
3 min read
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Carnival mood as hordes make their way to KZN ‘diamond rush’

Camp chairs, food stalls and hopeful diggers have crowded an area rumoured to be full of the precious gems

By Mluleki Mdletshe
3 min read
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ConCourt gives theology school a lesson in property law

Institution which leased land from UJ, then ceded its rights, has lost its case, with the court ruling for the varsity

Ernest Mabuza
Journalist
1 min read
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Nothing wasteful about UKZN experts’ ‘world-first’ light-bulb moment

Scientists have discovered how to remove rare earth metals from lighting waste - excellent news for recyclers

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
3 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | Gauteng is doing its citizens a grave Covid-19 injustice

Infections rocketing in province, yet it is doing little to communicate with its people or reopen a critical facility

3 min read
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Private losses: the state has washed its hands of the public along with SAA

This is ANC’s admission that it doesn’t have the capacity to run even the most basic systems required in a modern state

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
Ideas FREE

Give SA more than just reform gimmicks, Ramaphosa

The president’s raising of the power licensing threshold will add only 0.5% to GDP

Duma Gqubule
Columnist
3 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – June 15 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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New Israeli PM brings new energy but also has new challenges

Israel’s first tech prime minister, Naftali Bennett, has come a long way. But his path ahead may well be blocked

By Zev Chafets
4 min read
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Trump is gone, but tensions between US and allies can’t be voted away

China and Brexit are among the issues over which G7 leaders do not fully see eye to eye

By Flavia Krause-Jackson, Arne Delfs and Ania Nussbaum
4 min read
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Poor Elon, he only has one house left to sell as taxman closes in

A report into the wealth of billionaire business people relative to the tax they’ve paid is on the FBI’s radar

By Katrina Nicholas
1 min read
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Wasabi and a Bourbon chaser tarry a while to become the talk of the town

A Pekingese and a whippet were the stars of the show at this year’s Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show

By Jonathan Allen
1 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Feminist takes on patriarchy and it’s not pretty

UK-based artist and activist addresses all modern feminist concerns

By Mila de Villiers
1 min read

The art of overcoming our rainbow consternation

Solomon Omogboye’s Resurgence is far more than merely a representation of the generic ‘African child’

By Chris Thurman
3 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Elgar pleased with SA’s performance after winning start to Test captaincy

Proteas will be looking to seal the series when the second Test starts at St Lucia on Friday

Tiisetso Malepa
Sports reporter
2 min read
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Calendar Grand Slam possible this year, says Djokovic

He has a chance at becoming the first man to win all four Majors in the same year since Rod Laver in 1969

By Martyn Herman
3 min read
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Blast from the past: Ernie eases to US Open victory at Congressional

Today in SA sports history: June 15

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
3 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE