Saturday, October 23 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Killings, thieving, factionalism: ‘Daddy, why on Earth did you vote ANC?’

Ensure your children don’t have to ask this by thinking long and hard about where you put your cross in November

4 min read
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In her defence, the minister didn’t expect to be accosted by her own

Keeping it in the family is something the ANC has been really good at and is all part of its incestuous mantra

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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You procreate, you’re liable for school fees – simple as ABC

Even if you didn’t sign contract with school, if you’re a biological parent, you are jointly responsible for paying fees

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read
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ANALYSIS | Cyril wants us to forgive and forget. Well, he’s made his bed ...

On the campaign trail, the ANC president has stuck to the same script, even throwing in some humour

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
3 min read
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Poll chancers: politicians who make false promises must be punished

The IEC should look to deter those who disrespect voters by promising them a world they can’t deliver

3 min read
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SA must recapture universities from unethical councils

Replacing one with another isn’t enough. Rigorous criteria that insist on unquestionable track records are needed

4 min read
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How a toilet break flushed away a man’s fear of another’s best friend

Xolisile Gwebityala got the fright of his life when, after a stop, he returned to his car to find a large dog in it

Gill Gifford
Senior journalist
3 min read
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Mix-and-matching vaccines is a life-saving cocktail, says new report

Swedish study casts even darker shadow over SA’s sale of the AstraZeneca vaccine

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
2 min read
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Have Netflix and Roald Dahl company missed a beat?

The two are focusing on his children’s stories. Perhaps they should have set their sights on his adult offerings

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
3 min read
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You know nothing from darting to and fro

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
3 min read
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Give US a try: this could be rugby’s breakthrough

The game needs a new frontier if it is going to make the jump to the next level

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read

Is that a penis? No, you dirty-minded philistine, it’s a potato

Cyprus’s homage to the spud has gone viral because, whether you like it or not, its potatoes are ‘thin and long’

By Michele Kambas
1 min read

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