Friday, September 24 2021

The Eclectic Long Weekend

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

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SA schools are killing fields and it is unacceptable

Schools can only become safe once the surrounding communities are safer

4 min read
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Frankly, that’s a monstrous amount of money

One of the first 500 copies of ‘Frankenstein’, printed in 1818, has broken an auction record

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read
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Requiem for a free spirit, artist Walter Meyer

Meyer was stabbed to death in 2017. On Wednesday, his estranged wife Sophia was found guilty of his murder

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
10 min read
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Facing Ntini at full tilt is something for the pros, not us mere mortals

We armchair experts may have all the right answers and advice but our elite sport stars are the real deal

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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Arrogant ANC heading for an own-goal if it’s not careful

If infighting and factionalism in the party doesn’t stop, it will lose to the underdogs

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read
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Sometimes club bosses’ treatment of coaches is hard to swallow

It’s time for the Dube Birds to come clean on why head coach Brandon Truter has been placed on leave

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
4 min read

Taliban can take away freedom of dress, but designer won’t give up style

A unique approach to tradition pushes back against the now government’s oppressive ideals

By Sonia Elks
3 min read
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Baboon Scarface has met his maker

The primate is said to have been aggressive, but monitor says a firm word was enough to deter the animal

Bobby Jordan
Senior reporter
4 min read
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Hot and hotter - that’s SA’s weather forecast for the future

Research has found the country is experiencing an accelerating number of maximum-temperature records

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
3 min read
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You wouldn’t be happy with crops on your doorstep, so why the outrage?

Why would the black elite and the educated be so vociferous in their support of Joe Nkuna?

By Vusi Mavimbela
9 min read

Who wore it first? Probably someone in a cave

The oldest-known evidence for clothing in the archaeological record has been found in North Africa

By Will Dunham
3 min read
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From R1.71 to R120,000 in days. That’s what Ndlovu’s account reflected

Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu sticks to her story as prosecution tries to nail her

7 min read
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Talons out as DA vows to watch IEC like a hawk after ConCourt ruling

The ConCourt has found in the IEC’s favour regarding candidate registration for local polls, irking the DA

4 min read
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ANC met IEC deadline this time and will soon shift to choosing mayors

Jessie Duarte says the party is proud of a diverse group of candidates, 25% of whom are graduates

3 min read
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Predatory women teachers are becoming more brazen

With sexual misconduct lurking in our schools, some parents are bribed for their silence with cash and groceries

Prega Govender
Journalist
4 min read

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