Thursday, September 16 2021

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

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Get them jabbed and back on campus, for all our sakes

Higher education leaders must act quickly and decisively on vaccine mandate

4 min read
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‘Covid is the devil’s blessing to the ANC’

Analysts think the party is using vaccination campaign resources to electioneer

Amanda Khoza
Presidency reporter
5 min read
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WATCH | Cape Town orchestra is best medicine for front-line workers

Groote Schuur Hospital workers enjoy a moment of musical respite after many draining months fighting the pandemic

By Tanya Farber and Esa Alexander
1 min read
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INTERVIEW | Mom speaks about nightmare of baby being kidnapped

Alicia Lamprecht’s seven-month-old baby was safely in his car seat. Then every parent’s worst nightmare happened

Aron Hyman
Reporter
7 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

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WATCH | ‘Killer cop’ weeps as she faces her mother

Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu faces a string of charges, including that she attempted to have her mother murdered

3 min read
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What spawned the sardine run? How the ‘greatest shoal on Earth’ works

Scientists use genomics to understand one of the world’s biggest migration events

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
3 min read
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Staggering Covid costs: private or state care, someone has to cough up

According to Discovery, the average amount involved for extremely ill patients exceeds R400,000

Gill Gifford
Senior journalist
3 min read
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Lust for blood: six massacred in KZN security guard’s killing spree

Among those killed at the hands of a private security officer are two five-year-old boys and a 13-year-old girl

Orrin Singh
Reporter
2 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

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EDITORIAL | Stop using cheap tricks to score political points, politicians

Some politicians are giving credence to the anti-vax brigade instead of incentivising people to get jabbed

2 min read
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Amateurs out of tune with experts can make deadly noise

Now, more than ever, we need to hear from experts, not the tone-deaf who should sit down and shut up

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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BOOK EXTRACT | The bogeyman, the tokoloshe and the terrorist

‘White Trash: My year as a high-class call girl’ is a memoir by Terry Angelos to be published in September

By Terry Angelos
5 min read
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Marriages of inconvenience: the fraught politics of coalitions in SA

A new book exhaustively looks at the nation’s track record and what will influence future successes

By Keith Gottschalk
5 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

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Eye on the world – September 16 2021

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read
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Thousands of Covid-like cases raise risk of future pandemics

New survey finds coronaviruses from animals may cause 400,000 infections a year

By Jason Gale
4 min read
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Europe’s next economic test is delivering change, says Lagarde

ECB boss says economy is recovering, with the zone now needing to focus on disparities between north and south

By Carolynn Look
2 min read
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Behave, China, because a ‘civilised’, Marxist internet is on its way

State Council unveils broad rules on fake news, unsafe content, protection of personal information and data security

By bloomberg.com
2 min read
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Hong Kong activists jailed for Tiananmen vigil

The crackdown comes after thousands defied a ban to go ahead with the event to commemorate the tragedy

By Kari Soo Lindberg
1 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Dress like an icon: Iris Apfel x H&M set to hit stores next year

The fashion icon partners with the retail giant to bring her colourful style to life

By Thango Ntwasa
1 min read

Start small, think big: there’s no pinning this dreamer down

Latvia’s Pavel ‘Pasha’ Petkuns has conjured up a fun retro project to showcase his unique abilities

By Red Bull Content Pool
2 min read

Collectors set to fight it out to box Rocky and Rambo memorabilia

Sylvester Stallone is downsizing, so some of his collectables are headed for auction

By Mindy Burrows
2 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

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Benni’s AmaZulu finding last season’s exploits a tough act to follow

Coach Benni McCarthy is frustrated with AmaZulu’s lack of goals, but he needs to keep a cool head

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read
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Boks stick to their guns for return Test against Wallabies

Springboks make one enforced change at lock with Marvin Orie starting, while prop Trevor Nykane returns

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
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Blast from the past: Ruthless All Blacks hand Boks record defeat

Today in SA sports history: September 16

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE