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Saturday, January 29 2022

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Ideas FREE

Malema should be careful what he wishes for

How can the EFF leader support Robert Mugabe’s tyranny and then bemoan the number of Zimbabweans in SA?

4 min read
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As the ANC burns SA down, a sound rises up. It’s Cyril serenely snoring

No wonder some thought Waterkloof’s fire was another insurrection. We’ve learnt that where there’s smoke, there’s fire

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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Restaurant ‘inspections’ and other goose-steps of creeping Nazification

SA needs humane immigration policies. After all, foreigners contribute to its economy, which needs every cent it can get

5 min read
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Beaches, where SA strips down and shows how its body has matured

In the old days race trumped class, but now it’s the other way around as we learn to live and play together

4 min read
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How Africa’s elites cycle in and out of power

Regime changes driven more by the powerful political classes than by mass protests and popular opposition, study finds

By Andrea Carboni and Clionadh Raleigh
5 min read
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A taste of non-fiction titles to look forward to

Essays, memoirs, shamanism, ‘temperamental autobiographies’ — you’re sure to find your flavour

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times books editor
5 min read
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If it quacks like a duck it’s a robot shooting at sitting humans

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

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

The Mark of a man: Boucher must show genuine contrition and remorse

A bus ride in India with the Proteas in 2000 offered me glimpse of Mark Boucher’s abrasive personality

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
4 min read
World FREE

Inside the No.10 bunker: how Boris’s team fell into their boozy ways

Boris Johnson’s team is tearing itself apart as a sacrificial lamb is sought to keep the UK prime minister in power

By Kitty Donaldson and Joe Mayes
7 min read
News FREE

‘Helicopter giant knew of fatal maintenance schedules before Netcare crash’

Bell denies all accusations as US lawsuit unearths accident report which shows crash was ‘preventable, foreseeable’

Graeme Hosken
Senior reporter
15 min read
News FREE

She bought nothing fancy, I had no clue: R4m-theft accused guard’s ex

Tankiso Makhetha tracks down Bathobile Mlangeni’s former boyfriend, who has a riveting tale to tell

Tankiso Makhetha
Investigative reporter
3 min read
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Alleged cop assault, R8m trust fund: new shocks in Pule murder trial

Convicted killer reveals new information, but insists he informed the investigating officer about it earlier

5 min read

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