Saturday, September 11 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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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
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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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Zuma has the last chuckle as SA’s laws are chucked into the trash

His release might be a godsend for Cyril Ramaphosa, but it proves all are not equal before the law in SA

6 min read
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Unless SA stops shouting and starts listening, we are doomed

We don’t have to agree with each other, but we do have to listen to others’ views because if we don’t, SA will implode

4 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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What’s with the ghosting? When companies just ignore your complaints

Some firms claim to treat their customers right, but you’ll often find posts begging them to respond to queries

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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Emoji are shameless and could use more shame

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 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
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Stop just quoting Biko and be the man, all year round

Every year, on the anniversary of his death, devotees pay lip service to his teachings instead of acting on them

Makhudu Sefara
Editor: TimesLIVE
5 min read
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A noble ANC led us to the Promised Land, but now it’s left us high and dry

The party has not only let itself down but lamentably the people who look to it for guidance and leadership

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read
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Angela Merkel, the assassin in sensible shoes

Outgoing German leader had no time for pretensions as she coolly and calculatedly negotiated the political minefield

Nadine Dreyer
Features editor
6 min read
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Bolsonaro says it’s arrest or death. Sound familiar?

The appetite among our Brics friends for a democratic order has dissipated. SA alone stands firm – barely

5 min read

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