Saturday, August 7 2021

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The Eclectic Long Weekend

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

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Zuma didn’t end load-shedding, but it could be gospel before you know it

As SA rushes to return to normality without taking the time to retell the story of July’s upheaval, someone else will

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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Let my people go: musings on Zuluness

The Zulu image has fascinated for centuries. Here the writer digs into family lore to lament SA’s ethnic tinder box

By Bongani Madondo
18 min read
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‘Like smoking’: why anti-vaxxers pay higher premiums at Discovery

Insurance is based on risk informed by data, not sentiment

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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Take your prick: new flavour of billionaire or a chip off the old block?

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
3 min read
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ANALYSIS | Jobs for pals as Cyril looks to future

Ramaphosa’s new cabinet sees his allies in most key posts as he angles to ensure he survives for a second term

Sibongakonke Shoba
Politics editor: Sunday Times
3 min read
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It’s time for us to decide what type of SA we want to live in

Will it be one in which the poor are used as cannon fodder by a corrupt elite or will we unite as we did in July?

4 min read
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SA urgently needs a decisive answer to the BIG question

Can we afford for government to dither on social grants when so many in our country are going hungry?

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
5 min read
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Mkhize the kingmaker came so close to the throne

Close association with Jacob Zuma did not hinder the man who played a big role in the former president’s rise

Sibongakonke Shoba
Politics editor: Sunday Times
6 min read
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Want land reform that works? Fine, let’s enter new territory

Only political direction can solve the land issue, yet the project is doomed if left to politicians courting popularity

5 min read
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Covid has robbed SA of so many human libraries of knowledge

How will we ever replace the many incredible SA educationists who were doing their best to fix a broken system?

4 min read
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As long as we accept poor leadership, SA will drop the baton

Instead of settling for mediocrity, we need to maintain that tension between where we are and where we want to be

Makhudu Sefara
Editor: TimesLIVE
5 min read
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Can someone please send Safa’s administrators packing

Year in and year out they do nothing, and now they have put the kibosh on Bafana’s chances of qualifying for Qatar

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read
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Big shot New York lawyer says he has Rassie’s back

Sharks owner Marco Masotti has tweeted his support for SA’s director of rugby after misconduct charge

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Wouldn’t it be nice to have dreams like that?

Many books have come to authors in their sleep, but unlike most folk, they have the talent to turn them into reality

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read

From Sexiest Man Alive to most powerful American? Sure, says ‘Young Rock’

Does Dwayne Johnson’s new show hint at his personal presidential aspirations?

By Vianne Venter
5 min read

Sculpted garden grows out of the wilderness within

Dylan Lewis has created a landscape full of beauty bridging the wild and the tame and bringing artists together

By Lucienne van Pul
5 min read

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