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Saturday, December 4 2021

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Ideas FREE

Kenyan families don’t buy the story on workers’ deaths in Saudi Arabia

How are so many young domestic workers in the Gulf dying ‘in their sleep’ or of ‘cardiac arrest’?

By Nita Bhalla
7 min read
World FREE

Gross domestic violence: GBV at home costs economies billions

The domino effect of prevalent abuse plays out in the workplace and eventually reaches the wider economy

By Carolynn Look
2 min read
Ideas FREE

Let’s argue Semitics: this word never means what you expect

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
News FREE

A family that sprays together, stays together ... sprays Toyotas, that is

Meet the Fouries, whose passion for the brand has turned their Klerksdorp home into a museum crammed with classics

Paul Ash
Senior reporter
4 min read
Ideas FREE

Celebrity power in the age of high comedy and broken promises

It’s no wonder populist ‘cleaners’ are the salve of the jaded, but they’re not the answer. Moderate politics is

5 min read
Ideas FREE

Ignorance was Cyril’s saving grace until it hit close to home

I hope the president savours this brief national unity before SA’s vaccination problem spoils things

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
Ideas FREE

Unity isn’t the ANC’s strength. It’s its fatal weakness

Unless Ramaphosa belatedly sees sense and gets rid of corrupt members, the party is doomed to die at the next poll

Makhudu Sefara
Editor: TimesLIVE
8 min read
Ideas FREE

Travel bans against SA are about racism and nothing else

Instead of helping ‘wretched’ Africa, the world has shut it out, something it hasn’t done to rich countries

4 min read
Ideas FREE

Don’t be a selfish git — get vaccinated

You shouldn’t need the law to force you to behave like an ethical and responsible human being

Eusebius McKaiser
Contributor and analyst
5 min read
Ideas FREE

To halt Covid, the world has to unite as it did against smallpox

Nations need agreement on preventing future pandemics. Ending vaccine hoarding would be a good start

By GORDON BROWN
6 min read
Sport FREE

Africa is the forgotten continent when it comes to sport awards

No South Africans among World Rugby player of the year nominees, while Salah is ranked seventh in Ballon d’Or

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
Sport FREE

Bosses can’t clip Swallows’ wings and expect them to fly

Swallows FC owners need to invest in quality players, otherwise they’ll be back in the doldrums

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read

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