Saturday, November 13 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Think SA’s in the dark now? Just wait till the ANC names its mayors

While Zuma feigns outraged ignorance, the reasons for SA’s gloomy situation are as clear as day

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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Best you check that funeral policy. It may have been dead at birth

A man who paid his gran’s funeral policy for 10 years has discovered it was invalid from day one

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
5 min read
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ANC’s young leaders push for coalition with EFF in all hung municipalities

However the older generation is dubious, with one describing the red caps’ demands as ‘ridiculous’ and ‘unscrupulous’

4 min read
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Mayor, mayor on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?

ANC picks mayoral candidates as teams negotiate coalitions. Here’s its list of nominees for the metros

By Kgothatso Madisa, Mawande AmaShabalala and Zimasa Matiwane
5 min read
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Reeva’s dad ready to speak to Oscar Pistorius as parole looms

Blade Runner’s parole date has been postponed to allow a victim-offender dialogue to take place

Gill Gifford
Senior journalist
3 min read
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Will the ANC mend its ways? Does it matter? SA is moving on

Instead of confronting reality after its elections disaster, the party will blame-game its way to self-destruction

4 min read
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Tracy, the wandering Toyota, hangs up her tyres

After a long life of adventure, the car joins a collector’s range of classic rarities

Paul Ash
Senior reporter
2 min read
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Ugly shoes to fill: Godongwana had no choice but to tread lightly

The new finance minister’s first budget is one of fiscal consolidation

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read
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Beyond a whiter shade of pale as De Ruyter flogs dead horse that’s Eskom

Some want him in, some want him out, while the EFF, well the EFF just wants to ‘moer’ him for ‘moering’ Eskom

3 min read
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To bake a tart or to be one? A sorry ghost has many options

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
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SA’s fast bowl into international cricket 30 years ago was a no ball

In the country’s haste to play overseas, a system to bring equal opportunity and excellence was not put in place

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
2 min read
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Covid-19 medical waste is making the global plastic problem even worse

A new study has pinpointed the likely path of pandemic-related plastic waste in our oceans

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
4 min read

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