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Saturday, May 28 2022

The Eclectic Weekend


Dark days: Dakar artist moved by pandemic creates apocalyptic exhibit

Senegalese artist Fally Sene Sow’s exhibition at long-awaited African art biennale has a foreboding message

By Elodie Toto
2 min read
Ideas FREE

Memory to myth: that foxy salesman let the djinn out of the bottle

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

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

Club bosses desperately need coaching in how to hire coaches

Club owners must make up their minds. Do they want instant short-term results or continued long-term success?

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read

Want a Merc C-Class? Then best you come up with a bar

The ‘baby Benz’ is growing up, in nature and price, but overall it’s worth it

Brenwin Naidu
Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
3 min read

Informal housing is here to stay in SA, so let’s embrace and improve it

Informal settlements aren’t part of the problem, they’re part of the solution if handled correctly, says top researcher

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
2 min read

Want to live to 113? Strong booze could get you there

A Venezuelan man, crowned the world’s oldest and who is in ‘very good health’, enjoys a daily dose of strong liquor

By Carlos Eduardo Ramirez
1 min read
Ideas FREE

I don’t have a soft spot for Zott, I’m mad for her

From the get-go, there was undeniable chemistry between me and Bonnie Garmus’s character. Just ask Gman

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times books editor
3 min read

Never mind the bollocks, Sex Pistols story shoots for the stars

Punk hits the red carpet at premiere of Danny Boyle’s Sex Pistols miniseries ‘Pistol’

By Reuters
3 min read
Ideas FREE

OBITUARY | Economics guru Mike Schussler didn’t hesitate to go for broke

He knew his field inside out, was fearless in his conclusions and was an expert witness few wanted to take on

By Chris Barron
5 min read
Sport FREE

Money may not buy class, but it can certainly attract sportsmen

The upcoming LIV invitational series is another in a long legacy of sporting events whose main attraction is money

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
2 min read
Sport FREE

Boks must show no mercy against the wounded Dragons

The Springboks need to put on a show of force against Wales, just like Mallet’s marauders in 1998

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read

Bollywood ditches razzmatazz for sex work and its purveyors love it

Biopic about Mumbai sex worker turned women’s rights champion has been welcomed by the marginalised group

By Roli Srivastava
4 min read