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Saturday, June 19 2021

The Eclectic Weekend


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Few could resist my mother and fewer got away with ‘less’

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
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Celebrity book clubs have their place, but spare me Dick Cheney

There are many out there, so follow the ones that grab you or subscribe to all of them for tips

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times books editor
3 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

There is no one like Danai Gurira

The multi-award-winning ‘Walking Dead’ actress is now, with Africa at heart, working with ABC Studios

By Kevin Kriedemann
6 min read
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Car-crash refund tales are the order of the day

Here is the conclusion of one epic story and the introduction of a question motorists rarely think about

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read

The journey so far: what I would tell my younger self

In honour of Youth Day, we asked some prominent people what they wish they’d known in their formative years

By Staff reporter
7 min read
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For SA’s youth to get good jobs, there are two things they need

Meet two young South Africans who make my point about the value of a good basic education and hard work

4 min read
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Flip-flop Malema is back and it’s good to see he hasn’t lost his mojo

Last week he was protecting lives, this week he wants superspreaders. But hey, what’s amiss with hypocrisy?

Tom Eaton
3 min read
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From imaginary babies to plots against Zuma, SA gives birth to lies daily

As a nation we should be less gullible, ask more questions and seek proof and facts

4 min read
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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
3 min read
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PRAVIN GORDHAN | Jabu Mabuza had the flair and courage SA needed

He was a businessman with a deep love for SA and a passion to contribute towards its development

By Pravin Gordhan
4 min read
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OPINION | Haibo, three more months? Zondo inquiry cannot go on forever

It is high time the state capture commission concludes its work and hands the baton to law enforcement

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
4 min read