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Saturday, February 5 2022

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Ideas FREE

And just like that Boris says he may smoke Bain, but not today

The UK prime minister says he will look into the firm, the SA arm of which ‘helped capture Sars’. When is another story

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
Ideas FREE

The court of politics will decide who the next chief justice is

Favoured candidates Mlambo and Zondo come with baggage that is politically inconvenient for Ramaphosa

Makhudu Sefara
Editor: TimesLIVE
4 min read
Ideas FREE

Is Lamola really too young or has the ANC let down its youth leaders?

Host Mike Siluma, Dr Bongani Ngqulunga and Sunday Times politics editor Sibongakonke Shoba discuss the matter

Mike Siluma
Sunday Times deputy editor
1 min read
Ideas FREE

You want to ban books? Well, the Bible had better be top of your list

Targeting books about sex, racism and gays is the height of hypocrisy if you cling to the holy scriptures

4 min read
News FREE

SA telescope captures clearest image ever of the centre of our galaxy

MeerKAT’s groundbreaking technology has revealed a host of new phenomena that’ll keep astronomers busy for years

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
2 min read
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Zondo report unveils a hornets’ nest of corruption and racketeering

Acting chief justice has proposed that ‘abuse of power’ becomes a criminal offence

By Matthew Savides, Thabo Mokone, Mawande Amashabalala, Aphiwe Deklerk and Thanduxolo Jika
9 min read
Ideas FREE

Chasing the dopamine high of Wordle hi-fives? Try the word ‘rehab’

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

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

We’ll hit illegal foreigners, then big business, but we’re not xenophobes

Operation Dudula leader Nhlanhla Lux Dlamini says he aims to do what politicians don’t, secure SA’s future

Mawande AmaShabalala
Political journalist
3 min read
Sport FREE

This band of brothers plays hard to prove we can live together

The Blitzboks have captured SA’s heart, their popularity transcending boundaries in a still-divided country

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
2 min read
Sport FREE

Soweto giants they may be, but they’re minnows in the money department

Sundowns’ finances have made the PSL a one-horse race. If Chiefs and Pirates want to compete, they need more money

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read
News FREE

Cute and clawless they may be, but interfere and flawed you’ll be

Wildlife experts have warned people to avoid interacting with African clawless otters in the Western Cape

2 min read
World FREE

These showers are a blessing for the planet ... if you can afford one

Hi-tech showers can reduce water consumption by 90% and energy use by 80% compared to a conventional shower

By Todd Woody
4 min read

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