Saturday, November 6 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Now let’s watch as the parties woo their enemies for the sake of power

All their pre-election promises will mean nothing as they form their coalitions to control municipalities

4 min read
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Now starts the shovelling at the coalition face of SA politics

The recent elections produced a mixed bag of bloody noses for the big guns and personal bests for the smaller parties

Tom Eaton
Columnist
2 min read
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You didn’t vote? The lack of your X could make SA an ex-democracy

Voting should have been made compulsory in 1994 because voter apathy could be devastating for SA

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read
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If things don’t change, SA faces a revolution far worse than July

Low voter turnout is a rejection of major parties and unless they provide solutions to our issues, we’re in big trouble

Sibongakonke Shoba
Politics editor: Sunday Times
2 min read
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Red flag: SA is ripe for capture by right-wing authoritarianism

If Monday’s triumphant parties do not show good faith and citizens do not pay attention, democracy will be history

4 min read
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Why I voted and how I decided who to vote for

Disappointment in the options on the ballot paper is an apt response to the state of the political race

Eusebius McKaiser
Contributor and analyst
7 min read
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Ramaphosa secures COP26 green finance deal worth billions

This is the first significant financing deal to emerge from the landmark climate conference in Glasgow

Carol Paton
Editor at large
2 min read
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EDITORIAL | Billions in green funding are a godsend. Let’s not mess it up

Ramaphosa and mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe must get on the same page for this to work

4 min read
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Climate change is real. SA’s cities must act now to be more resilient

Joburg’s initiative of recycling landfill gas and putting it back into the grid is an example of the way forward

By Nosipho Hlatshwayo
5 min read
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Stamp out Covid hotspots to prevent next peak, urges Africa CDC chief

Dr John Nkengasong warns that vaccination rates on much of the continent are still too slow ahead of the next wave

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
4 min read
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Schools defy department with exams, not tests, for grades 10 and 11

Model C schools say exams are essential to prepare candidates for matric, but some say this is unfair for poorer pupils

Prega Govender
Journalist
4 min read
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Bafana are just one or two injuries away from a goalkeeping crisis

Far too many PSL clubs have foreign first-choice goalkeepers, leaving the cupboard bare for the Bafana coach

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
6 min read

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