Saturday, July 10 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

12 GREAT READS FROM THIS WEEK'S SUNDAY TIMES DAILY CURATED FOR YOU

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The time has come to stop pandering to the Nkandla cry-baby

If the ANC does not shut out Zuma, any semblance of what’s left of the rule of law and the economy will be destroyed

4 min read
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Evidence for claims in weight-loss ads is slimmer than you’ll be

Was Pinterest right to ban advertising for diet products on its platform?

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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Gauteng principals want religious leaders to address anti-vax teachers

More than 9,000 educators are refusing to be vaccinated, with experts saying they fear ‘the mark of the beast’

Prega Govender
Journalist
3 min read
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ANC funder-turned-MP and her ‘links’ to shadowy Chinese agency

Xiaomei Havard says she has donated millions to the ANC, with some in the party believing she paid her way in

By SAM DUNNING and AMANDA KHOZA
15 min read
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The Covid conundrum: should we be forced to get vaccinated?

There is a moral and legal case for mandating inoculation, but social psychology suggests that may not always be wise

By Andreas Kluth
7 min read

Blame artists’ misery on UTAM, SA’s unholy trinity of acronymic mayhem

The woeful trifecta of acronyms that has compounded, not relieved, the suffering of SA artists during Covid

By Chris Thurman
3 min read
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‘Another Marikana’ looms if Zuma’s warrant of arrest isn’t halted: Mpofu

Ex-president ‘made his own prison bed’ and must now lie in it, say parties opposing his high court application

5 min read
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Stop trying to hide your failings with euphemisms, weasels

SA is at the bottom of the pile on so many global tables that matter, but when it comes to these, it’s at the top

Tony Leon
Columnist
8 min read
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Where is the food a court ordered you to provide to pupils, Angie?

Equal Education and Section 27 are taking the minister and provincial MECs to court for not rolling out the NSNP

Prega Govender
Journalist
3 min read
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So help me God, Carl has not shamed the ANC’s good name

Niehaus’s suspension letter is fiction - the party sold the struggle and brought its name into disrepute years ago

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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SA’s future is hanging by a thread. Will it snap this week?

If our leaders do not step up, we are doomed to join the rogue nations of Africa and Latin America

4 min read
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We are as much to blame as Zuma for the mess SA is in

If we do not pay attention to the quality of those we vote for, what has gone before will happen again

Makhudu Sefara
Deputy editor: Sunday Times
5 min read

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