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Saturday, March 5 2022

The Eclectic Weekend

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

Ideas FREE

Set those freezing Berserkers on fire before they run amok

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
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My 162 days of kidnap hell in shackles and sweltering car boots

‘We need you for 30 minutes’ turns into 162 days of cat and mouse as Durban woman’s hostage ordeal plays out

Orrin Singh
Reporter
5 min read
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It can never be as good as the book. Except sometimes

A number of TV shows are proving to be the exception to this groaner, among them ‘Sweet Magnolias’ and ‘Bridgerton’

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times books editor
2 min read
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It’s time Saru blew the final whistle on Jurie Roux matter

In December he was ordered to pay back R37m to Stellenbosch University, yet Saru is yet to take a position

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
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The flip-flopping ANC has a lot to be grateful to Russia for

It was Moscow that taught its cadres how to deftly practise capitalism under the hooded veil of communism

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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Pay attention Africa: how Ukraine war could influence food supplies

Given its dependency on grain imports, a significant amount being from Ukraine and Russia, continent has reason to worry

By Wandile Sihlobo
5 min read
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If Bush lied and people died, why trust the West with the truth?

Yes, RT may be a propaganda machine, but we cannot afford to be stuck with a one-sided narrative

Makhudu Sefara
Editor: TimesLIVE
6 min read
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This is not a video game, RET brigade. We will all suffer

Putin attacked Ukraine, yet sadly the faction is cheering him on. Does it not realise there are no winners in war?

4 min read
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Remember when we couldn’t buy short pants or ciggies?

COVID AFTER TWO YEARS: Since the first SA case a lot has happened. Some good, some bad and some just bizarre

Ernest Mabuza
Journalist
4 min read

From black belts and tutus to jets and OnlyFans, Russia is out in the cold

Sanctions against the country range from economic restrictions to cultural boycotts

By Declan Gibbon
6 min read
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All that’s left for Soweto derby fans is bragging rights

With neither Chiefs nor Pirates challenging for the league, a spectacle with goals and a winner would be great

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read

New Ford Ranger Raptor gains V6 power

The Ford Performance division played a crucial role in its development

Brenwin Naidu
Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
3 min read

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