Saturday, January 15 2022

The Eclectic Weekend

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

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Why did we stray from the path and on to the sidewalk? Is it even paved?

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
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Five picks from a great year for African writing

Columnist Jennifer Platt will be back next week. Until then, here are Kenyan writer Peter Kimani’s top picks of 2021

By Peter Kimani
3 min read
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Sense and sensitivities: how SA has become a sensitive nation

Yes Lindiwe Sisulu is inarticulately advertising for the ANC leadership but she raises relevant issues

Makhudu Sefara
Editor: TimesLIVE
9 min read
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Want to know why corruption is our Bain? Look to BLSA

It wants us to believe an ‘increased level of oversight’ is good enough despite Zondo report findings

By Athol Williams
5 min read
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Fire them! Why spineless Cyril is to blame for the parliament blaze

How could a national key point, the structure which houses our democratic legislature, be so open to attack?

Tony Leon
Columnist
10 min read
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Sisulu’s attack on the judiciary is a blatant personal advert

The first volume of the Zondo report may not be a dagger in corruption’s heart but it certainly has some people hopping

Tom Eaton
Columnist
5 min read
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It’s a crap job, but it has to be done. Now more than ever

Wastewater monitoring has provided much-needed Covid-19 data and could help identify future health crises

By Therese Raphael
6 min read
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This will give your views on struggle-era spies a Shaik-up

Moe Shaik’s book won’t win any prizes, but it’s a gripping story of how Jacob Zuma perverted the secret services

4 min read
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It’s farmers vs environmentalists for Orange River’s bounty

Scientists say river is overused for irrigation. Farmers say they’re an economic boon in a place where jobs are scarce

Paul Ash
Senior reporter
4 min read
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Where there is a will, they will find a way for the new Zulu king

Legal arguments based on Zulu culture are challenged by presiding judge and cultural expert Isaac Madondo

By TANIA BROUGHTON
5 min read
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Antibodies with bite: sharks could give ‘insurance’ against Covid

Researchers believe tiny proteins derived from the ocean predators’ immune systems can halt the coronavirus

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
2 min read
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Prince Andrew and the British monarchy’s right royal mess

A younger generation is unlikely to look kindly on the royal family as scandal engulfs Queen Elizabeth’s ‘favourite son’

By Martin Ivens
5 min read

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