Tuesday, June 22 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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SA takes a stab at producing its home-grown vaccines in nine months

Consortium teams up with WHO and Covax to take a ‘historic and the right step in the right direction’

4 min read
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Leigh Matthews’s family ‘angry’ at looming parole hearing for her murderer

Seventeen years after student’s kidnap and murder, her killer still hasn’t come clean on what really happened

By Gill Gifford
3 min read
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Sisulu hits back at Malala: ‘We remain committed to transforming lives’

With regard to human settlements, ‘there is still much more that needs to be done’, but there has been progress

By Tuso Zibula
2 min read
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Teach your children well with this artistic unfolding of SA’s terrible past

Goodman Gallery exhibition weaves together some of the biggest names in art to make sense of SA’s complexity

By Chris Thurman
3 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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God knew we need each other: couple beat Covid after weeks in hospital

‘I want to tell people to learn from us. Don’t attend parties and nice times. Stay at home and look after yourself’

Iavan Pijoos
Journalist
4 min read
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Cake in the face: birthdays push up Covid risk by 30%

US study finds households have marked increase in infections after gatherings

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
3 min read
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Chinese, Russian vaccines almost in SA, but don’t get too excited

The virus used in making the Sputnik vaccine, for instance, could pose a risk to uncircumcised men living with HIV

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
4 min read
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Quest for safe living pushes SA’s rich to the wild side

The Covid-19 pandemic has led moneyed buyers to lifestyle estates that offer open spaces

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
3 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | Schools should be closed in the hardest-hit Covid-19 areas

The education department should have been better prepared for the next wave. After all, it knew it was coming

2 min read
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Listing Jozi?! It’ll be easier to sell a listing ship in a pothole

People, a new property show is coming your way and it’s all about selling luxury homes in the City of Dysfunction

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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I’ll always regret missing my last coffee date with Thulani Thuswa

Death of the talented PR expert on June 6 came as a shattering blow to all who had the privilege of knowing him

Mninawa Ntloko
Digital sports editor
3 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – June 22 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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Asia’s LGBTQ-friendly automakers sing a different tune at home

Hyundai, Subaru, Toyota get top scores on equality in the US for policies that don’t translate to their domestic markets

By Bruce Einhorn, Kyunghee Park and River Davis
5 min read
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Get ready for years of chaos in the ebb and flow of container shipping

Not moving empty boxes during Covid has led to a glut in the west and a shortage in the east, pushing rates sky high

By David Fickling
4 min read
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Planting seed money: Rockefellers and Ikea to give $1bn for clean energy

Their charities are targeting projects in the developing world in the hope that more capital will follow

By Leslie Kaufman and Jess Shankleman
3 min read
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Skilled worker? Then Australia needs you, but there’s a virus in the works

Western region needs 40,000 workers in next two years, but border closures are denying it access to expertise

By James Thornhil
2 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Fatherhood sends Kojo Baffoe back to square one

Baffoe, who recently released a collection of essays, talks about the task of helping fix ‘the man’s problem’

By Mila de Villiers
7 min read

Pandemic puts books back in business — real ones

Though e-books sold well, revenue is rocketing for publishers, with the US seeing a huge increase in sales

By Martin Ivens
5 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Nyakane aims to give Bok coaches a selection headache

Bulls prop is working hard to make sure he is in contention for the Georgia Tests and British Lions series

George Byron
Deputy sports editor & rugby writer
2 min read
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Rahm thanks Harrington, Faldo for advice on handling adversity

Meanwhile, six-time Major runner-up Oosthuizen says he has no regrets about hitting driver at 17

By Andrew Both
3 min read
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Blast from the past: Bafana Bafana beat France but bow out of World Cup

Today in SA sports history: June 22

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
2 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE