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Friday, June 3 2022

THE BIG ISSUES

LEADING THE AGENDA

If you’ve got proof, reveal it, Fraser. SA’s future is at stake

Why would a president keep $4m cash in their house and keep quiet when robbed?

Makhudu Sefara
Editor: TimesLIVE
6 min read

The Sting: BEE is too important to be left to the ANC alone

BEE should be accepted as a constitutional imperative for the good of all and not a gift handed out to enrich the few

5 min read

EDITORIAL | It’s no coincidence state capturers are slinging mud at Cyril

We should expect those implicated in the Zondo report will use any means at their disposal to exonerate themselves

4 min read

Gupta-linked firm that got cushy Sandton property deal goes bung

Supreme Court of Appeal rules that Kgoro Consortium must be liquidated

Tankiso Makhetha
Investigative reporter
3 min read

SMART NEWS

IN ONE TAKE

News FREE

Our lips were sealed: Kollapen and Mlambo

Chief justice Raymond Zondo says a full investigation into the Abramjee SMS will be completed soon and made public

By Franny Rabkin
2 min read

School ‘spineless’ after boy broke my son’s nose: mom goes to cops

Brawl left boy requiring surgery while alleged attacker got detention and demerit points. School stands by its actions

Prega Govender
Journalist
4 min read
News FREE

If Fikile keeps track, it’ll be full steam ahead for commuter trains

Cape Town is moving closer to taking control of its rail network and pioneering public-private partnerships

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
3 min read
News FREE

Less intimate partner violence means less mental illness, study finds

Solutions include schools promoting gender equality and respectful relationships from an early age

3 min read

Vat jou goed en trek, judge tells farmer who stalled vital mine expansion

Lazarus Mosala pushed his luck too far when he tried to extract yet more money from Sishen Iron Ore

Dave Chambers
Cape Town bureau chief
4 min read

IDEAS

FEEDING YOUR MIND

Ideas FREE

Fraser’s charges against Cyril: serious scandal or game of deceit?

Who is Arthur Fraser in our political landscape, and why he might make claims about the president?

By Mike Siluma
1 min read

Let it rain because climate change is closing the taps on Gqeberha

Unless good rain falls soon, the Eastern Cape will face an unprecedented catastrophe

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
Ideas FREE

P*ss off with that kiss-off, and if that’s giving lip, snog my a*s!

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

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

WORLD

THE NEWS YOU DON'T NORMALLY GET TO HEAR

World FREE

Eye on the world — June 3 2022

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
1 min read

Putin is waiting to see who blinks first as global crises deepen

The Russian president seems to be counting on international solidarity with Ukraine to start showing cracks

By Marc Champion
6 min read

India risks sanctions if it continues to oil its cogs with Russian crude

The country, taking advantage of lower prices, has thrown Russia a lifeline, but cheap could come at a cost

By Clyde Russell
3 min read

Rocking the boat: seizing oligarchs’ superyachts isn’t all plain sailing

Legal battle unfolds over yacht tied to sanctioned billionaire, claiming Fiji doesn’t have power to order US seizure

By K. Oanh Ha
4 min read

Get back or get out: the R(O)TO sets in at Tesla

Elon Musk joins ‘tone deaf’ CEOs who want staff back in the building, ignoring overwhelming evidence that this is unwise

By Matthew Boyle
4 min read

LIFE

EVERYTHING ELSE THAT MATTERS

As Commonwealth celebrates the Queen, she celebrates a few ‘commoners’

Actor Damian Lewis and author Ian Rankin among those hailed by Queen Elizabeth in her birthday honours

By MICHAEL HOLDEN
2 min read

Start me up: Rolling Stones kick off 60th anniversary European tour

Rolling back the years, the Stones embark on an emotional first tour without drummer Charlie Watts

By Silvio Castellanos
2 min read

Different strokes: Bolivian artist gives Mona Lisa an indigenous makeover

Claudia Callizaya incorporates icons of feminine beauty with the features and clothing of Aymara women

By Monica Machicao
1 min read

SPORT

FINISH LINE ESSENTIALS

Sport FREE

Just the Med-icine they need: Boks get balmy World Cup base

The Springboks will be based in the Mediterranean coastal town of Toulon for the group stages of next year’s  World Cup

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read

A career-threatening injury reveals who your true friends are: Maboe

The Sundowns star says he went to hell and back while recovering, but pulled through because of his family's support

Mahlatse Mphahlele
Sports reporter
2 min read

Cheetahs back in SA Rugby’s Big Five

Huge boost for SA rugby as Cheetahs will join Bulls, Sharks, Lions and Stormers to play in Europe next season

Mahlatse Mphahlele
Sports reporter
3 min read

CROSSWORDS

GIVE YOUR BRAIN SOME EXERCISE