Saturday, September 18 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Bigger than cabbage: you reap what you sow, Tshwane

Let’s peel back the layers of tyranny in what could have been an insignificant story

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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Office buzzword that reeks of cadavers — coincidence? Don’t think so

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
3 min read
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Upcoming local elections will test SA’s democratic foundations

In the run-up to the November polls, the IEC and Constitutional Court’s resolve will be severely tested

4 min read
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Every man for himself: where’s Zuma to help you now, Hlophe?

Unfortunately for the fallen ones, the former president is too busy fighting his own battles to help them

Makhudu Sefara
Editor: TimesLIVE
4 min read
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WATCH | Exclusive footage of woman ‘ordering hitmen to kill sister, kids’

Former police officer Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu told an undercover officer and ‘hitman’ to ‘leave no witnesses behind’

7 min read
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Caught between unpopular Covid truths and winning local elections

Political parties will no doubt manipulate the pandemic’s impact to suit their own agendas

5 min read
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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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Gift of the Givers sets standard for relief organisations

Nothing prevents GOTG founder Dr Imtiaz Sooliman from succeeding in his mission: ‘he’s a man with a plan’

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 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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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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Readers are old news: follower metrics influence media start-up

This new publication picks its journalists from a crop of social media influencers

By Lucas Shaw
6 min read
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Sun shines down on safaris as 4x4s go green

The adoption of solar power is slowly transforming game reserves looking for a cheaper, more sustainable option

By Richard Holmes
5 min read

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