Saturday, October 2 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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I get that sinking feeling when Cyril says he’s turning the ANC around

Paying tribute to Zweli Mkhize amid an anti-corruption campaign was a gaffe of Titanic proportions by Ramaphosa

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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No service, just vibes: forget delivery and pray for deliverance

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
3 min read
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This latest ANC vote-grabbing exercise is cynical in the extreme

Employing thousands of youngsters just to toss them back on the streets in five months is scandalous, but expected

4 min read
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SA voters know the times they are a-changin’, albeit slowly

The ANC’s chances of victory at the polls are good because it is not the only party facing challenges

Makhudu Sefara
Editor: TimesLIVE
4 min read
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How a doctor is milking the oxygen market so Africa can breathe easy

Bernard Olayo builds oxygen plants near hospitals, a business that has boomed since the advent of Covid-19

By David Herbling
3 min read
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They’re all squawk: parrots have the human touch but not the perception

New Zealand’s kea parrots can use touchscreen but cannot tell real and virtual worlds apart, study shows

Paul Ash
Senior reporter
3 min read
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Grave injustice: a family member could secretly be preparing your funeral

They don’t, though, necessarily have the sinister motive that is alleged in the trial of Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu

Nivashni Nair
Senior reporter
2 min read
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How a Kombi heated up newlyweds’ first night

Céhanè and Jacques Lubbe’s wedding ended in flames when the classic vehicle they were in went up in smoke

Gill Gifford
Senior journalist
2 min read
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R Kelly believed he could fly above morality. For too long, he did

There were rumours from the start, but society turned a blind eye to the singer’s crimes for decades

Nadine Dreyer
Features editor
7 min read
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No-go zones have no place in a democratic society

IEC must come down hard on parties that refuse to allow others to campaign in what they see as their areas

4 min read
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Not very smart to let our towns and cities die a painful death

Before it builds its utopia, perhaps the ANC should give some thought to the dystopias SA’s existing cities have become

5 min read
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SA’s heritage is about democracy and those who fought for it

Instead of denigrating what 1994 brought us, let’s strive for the equality those behind it envisioned for us

4 min read

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