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Monday, May 30 2022

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

At last there seems to be light at the end of the corruption tunnel

Those headed for the chopping block will try to undermine people like chief justice Zondo, but we can’t waver

4 min read

If SA doesn’t protect its cyber infrastructure, God help us

A country as globally networked as SA should be taking the state and citizens’ wellbeing seriously. It’s not

By Songezo Zibi
6 min read

SA, where the cat’s colour is as important as its ability to catch mice

In a country with a well-defined economic policy it wouldn’t matter, but SA’s policy is unclear and undefined

By Pali Lehohla
6 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

Victory from the grave for fired worker as Joburg gets order to pay up

Deceased was fired on trumped up charges after she handed over whistle-blower dossier on ‘irregularities’

Tankiso Makhetha
Investigative reporter
3 min read
News FREE

The lesser known gift of the givers: a shoulder to cry on

The Gift of the Givers care line, which provides counselling for a wide range of issues, gets about 120 calls a month

Nivashni Nair
Senior reporter
4 min read

Scientists find contaminated mussels in False Bay. It could be good news

Levels of arsenic, cadmium, lead and zinc exceed the legal limit, but study suggests water quality is generally good

Bobby Jordan
Senior reporter
3 min read

Caracals in Cape Town exposed to ‘forever chemicals’ around the city

Where prey for the feline is plentiful, so are manmade toxins

Claire Keeton
Senior features writer
4 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

Good work, but let’s catch even bigger fish

Court appearances are great but we need to see government-linked corruption cases go to trial and reach conclusion

2 min read

Third-party claims: when is three a crowd?

When another driver is responsible for the damage to your car, it is sometimes ideal to lodge a claim on your own policy

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
4 min read

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

Eye on the world — May 30 2022

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read

Russia looks like it’s beating Ukraine again. Or is it?

Some say Russia is poised for a big breakthrough, while others say the slow pace of its advance favours Ukraine

By Marc Champion and Aliaksandr Kudrytski
5 min read

Could rusty Soviet railway lines be the difference between famine or feast?

With ports blocked by Russia, getting grain out of Ukraine is forcing nations to scour maps for new routes

By Megan Durisin, Andra Timu and Konrad Krasuski
8 min read

Let it rain: early monsoon gives glimmer of hope for heat-ravaged India

Early rains increase the prospect of a boost for farming in a country where 60% of people rely on the sector

By Pratik Parija
1 min read

Buy now, pay later makes it even easier to get your hands on a gun in US

US companies that offer installment plans on firearms are a reminder of how accessible firearms have become

By Max Reyes and Michael Tobin
4 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

Boxing clever: up for some petrol-electric punch?

Then look no further than the Volvo XC90 T8

Brenwin Naidu
Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
3 min read

Thank you for the music, Abba-tars. We’ll take a chance on the new you

After 40 years Abba has returned to the stage -- its members as virtual avatars for London gigs

By Kristian Brunse and Sarah Mills
1 min read

In the Palme of his hand: Sweden’s Ruben Ostlund celebrates Cannes win

‘Triangle of Sadness’ has won the director his second Palme d’Or for Best Picture

By Mindy Burrows, Hanna Rantala and Mimosa Spencer
2 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

I think it will be historic if we win it here, says Pitso of Morocco final

Al Ahly coach upbeat despite Wydad Athletic having home ground advantage for Champions League final

Marc Strydom
Journalist
3 min read

Courtois feels he’ll get respect he deserves after Champions League win

Liverpool’s Robertson slams organisers for Paris final chaos after fans are accused of ‘fake’ tickets

By Reuters
3 min read

Blast from the past: Tobias breaks down barriers for the Boks

Today in SA sports history: May 30

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
1 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE