Saturday, October 16 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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ANC is about patronage not populace, as Zweli’s looming comeback proves

Zweli Mkhize is said to be gunning for high office and will likely be rewarded because that’s how it works in the party

4 min read
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It’s a pity the DA posters have overshadowed the real election issues

Voters should be more alarmed at the state of our debt-ridden municipalities

Tony Leon
Columnist
6 min read
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Walk the talk, Cele, or there’ll be another Gqeberha

The police minister talked tough after foreigners reduced Korsten to a mini Mogadishu, but it’s not good enough

Makhudu Sefara
Editor: TimesLIVE
5 min read
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I realised my life would probably end: German describes Jozini Dam tragedy

Alexander Mirschel, whose father drowned during a houseboat fire, has told Samsa about the harrowing incident

Nivashni Nair
Senior reporter
4 min read
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Local is lekker, but hands off our Beemers and Cartiers!

Hats off to Treasury for protecting SA cement, but it would help if such measures extended to luxury goods

5 min read
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Um, parties, is it wise to snub 55% of voters?

In SA, where patriarchy rules, there’s seemingly no time to woo women voters, let alone retain them

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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Transformation must never be an excuse to let standards drop

Durban University of Technology should be commended for expelling 31 unqualified lecturers from its ranks

4 min read
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Britney Spears’s hell: ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ comes to Hollywood

Here unfolds one of the most exploitative and cynical abuses of fame in Tinseltown’s history

Nadine Dreyer
Features editor
9 min read
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A manifold manifestation of manifestoes makes one long for a manicure

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
3 min read
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At last, a deserving Nobel literature winner

Abdulrazak Gurnah is the first black African author to have won the award since Nigeria’s Wole Soyinka in 1986

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
2 min read
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What? Mpengesi kept the coach?

The Chippa boss’s letter made me think of what many of us do not consider when someone gets fired

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read
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Kiwi writer’s churlish comments are a sad sign of the times

New Zealand journo’s reference to Nche, Mbonambi and Nykane as ‘transformation’ players is a deliberate insult

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read

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