Thursday, September 9 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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ANC reprieved? Zuma freed? Don’t expect fairness in politics-obsessed SA

SA will pay dearly for rewarding suits who reward party loyalty instead of upholding the constitution

4 min read
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The R400k bill may Shaik you a bit, but at least Zuma is a free birdie

The former president got one in (and out) the hole – not too Schabir there, Jacob

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read

Viceroy hit with R50m fine over ‘misleading’ Capitec report

FSCA’s decision opens the way for penalties to be imposed on other analysts who make false recommendations

By Garth Theunissen
4 min read
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Monday blues: parties, IEC will have to work flat out for November 1 poll

EFF joins DA to fight the ruling allowing the candidate registration process to reopen

6 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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Coil me lucky: wildlife vets save Hlengiwe the python from cancer

The enormous snake is back to her feisty old self after the Johannesburg Wildlife Vet removes the tip of her tail

2 min read
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Zuma’s family eagerly awaits his return to Nkandla

‘I feel like I am on top of the world,’ says his elated brother Joseph

Amanda Khoza
Presidency reporter
5 min read
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Almost 20 years later, fraudster brothers feel the long arm of the law

240 court appearances later, two KZN brothers who swindled more than 350 people are finally paying the price

4 min read
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‘Cops told me my sister had hired hitmen to burn me and my 5 kids alive’

Woman takes the witness stand to testify on how she almost became her sibling’s seventh alleged victim

4 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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Cyril must honour promise to help riot victims

Between Sasria and Treasury, those firms affected by the recent looting, rioting, vandalism and arson must be paid out

3 min read
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For killer snack-attack reads, Kellerman’s it

It seems there’s no stopping the author. He’s been writing for 36 years and a new book is in the pipeline

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – September 9 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
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A cyclone in India has nothing to do with you or SA? Think again

There is more coordination in the pattern of ecological events than there is in governments’ efforts to counter them

By Laurie Goering
4 min read
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Not so fast, Virgin Galactic – what about those spaceflight glitches?

The company’s lack of transparency is attracting the wrong kind of attention and it’s not just from angry investors

By Chris Bryant
4 min read
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That’s it, America, keep LGBT+ prejudice alive by keeping kids in the dark

Campaigners are concerned a Tennessee sex education law will embolden discriminatory legislators

By Sydney Bauer
4 min read
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More than a year in, Covid travel is a disaster but it doesn’t have to be

Draconian restrictions on international movement are failing to deliver benefits that warrant the costs

By Lionel Laurent and Sam Fazeli
4 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

There’s an uprising in Sudan and no one’s taking the rap

Now that Omar al-Bashir is gone, Sudanese rappers are raising their voices about societal issues

By Mohamed Nureldin
2 min read

More worried about how you look on the TLs than in real life? Read on

A Ukrainian clothing brand has hit the runway with a range of semi-digital clothing that can be ‘upgraded’ with AR

By Margaryta Chornokondratenko
1 min read

New York Fashion Week puts a live foot forward for first time in 18 months

After a R1,4-trillion loss to the fashion industry due to Covid-19, designers are working hard to create excitement

By Alicia Powell
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Will the sun dip on Baxter’s troops or will its chiefs rise?

It’s early days, but his tactics make it easier for Sundowns to read his game plan, than it is for him to fathom theirs

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
4 min read
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Ticket to ride: fans with jabs to jump the queue for sport and concerts

The vaccination social mobilisation campaign is offering free sport and concert tickets to vaccinated fans

Amanda Khoza
Presidency reporter
4 min read
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Boks welcome back Great Duane for Wallabies clash

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber makes 13 changes to match-day squad to face Australia on Sunday

Mahlatse Mphahlele
Sports reporter
4 min read
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Blast from the past: Scheckter powers his way to F1 world title

Today in SA sports history: September 9

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
2 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE