Saturday, September 4 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Babita Deokaran’s blood is on the ANC’s hands

The once-great, now rotten-to-the-core movement is at the heart of a decade-old criminal network

4 min read
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After desperate two-year search for fugitive mom, dad reunited with son

The mother brought the child from Denmark to SA for a relative’s funeral in 2019, then went on the run with him

4 min read
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Dirty tactics? Aussies make Boks clean own rooms

The teams are in quarantine in Oz, but they’re coping, with SA in earnest training for their clash against the hosts

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Do you fancy it quick or long and slow?

For various reasons, some books take longer to read than others, so why not test your speed?

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
2 min read
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The JSC is shaking the foundations it was built on

Politics in a body established to bolster the independence and quality of aspiring justices guards nobody

Tony Leon
Columnist
8 min read
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No more empty promises about Babita. SA wants the ‘real killers’ nabbed

Six men have been arrested for whistle-blower Babita Deokaran’s murder, but the true evil lies with those who hired them

4 min read
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How the mighty ANC has fallen. Once it led, now it follows

It either has stopped caring for its employees, or, worse, has no clue how to gnaw its way out of its troubles

Makhudu Sefara
Editor: TimesLIVE
5 min read
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Hammer this in with a gavel: they say damages, you ask what’s the damage?

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
2 min read
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If SA wants to stop GBV, it must first address men’s anger

A clash between traditional and modern values is at the heart of much of the violence, say experts

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
4 min read
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Under 60? Don’t blame your body for your blubber. It’s probably your fault

New study shows metabolism only slows down after 60, therefore it can’t be blamed for midlife weight gain

3 min read
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SA can learn lessons from China, but let’s make sure they’re the right ones

We fixate on the first-world parts of our economy, whereas it’s in the informal sector that growth potential really lies

5 min read
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I spy with my little eye something beginning with C ... China? Codswallop?

If China were to spy on us, what on Earth would they be after, besides learning how not to run a country?

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read

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