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Wednesday, June 22 2022



Say what you will, Gayton McKenzie is showing the ANC how it’s done

Perhaps the key to turning around municipalities is entrust them to unconventional politicians who care about people

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
4 min read

How Zondo let McKinsey off the hook

The state capture commission was duped by the global management consulting firm

Eusebius McKaiser
Contributor and analyst
13 min read
Ideas FREE

Delegates must elect me so I can help renew ANC: Lebogang Maile

Eusebius McKaiser chats to the MEC who hopes to be the next ANC chairperson in Gauteng

Eusebius McKaiser
Contributor and analyst
2 min read

‘If cops don’t take violence against women seriously, we’ll lose this war’

GBV experts weigh in after a woman was murdered just after her boyfriend was released on bail for threatening her

Gill Gifford
Senior journalist
4 min read



If this leak is true, you’ll soon be maskless

Masks and limits on gatherings should go, according to a leaked memo by health minister Joe Phaahla

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
2 min read

Joburg Water joins search for boy in manhole

The utility will isolate reservoirs and sewer network points to assist search and rescue teams in finding the child

1 min read

Don’t paint whole Phoenix community with same brush, SAHRC hears

Social cohesion group objects to the characterisation of the killings during the July riots in Phoenix as a ‘massacre’

Nivashni Nair
Senior reporter
5 min read

FlySafair gives lift-off to AfricaStay’s Zanzibar package holidays

The airline has made a plane available to the holiday operator so it can resume its charter services on Saturday

Wendy Knowler
Consumer journalist
1 min read

Hiring private security for freeways could drive trouble: road freight boss

The Road Freight Association is concerned this trend may lead to a situation that’s difficult to control

Suthentira Govender
Senior reporter
2 min read

Drones for flight calibration, inspection services to take off soon

Hundreds of stakeholders at the International Flight Inspection Symposium discuss the future of the technology

Isaac Mahlangu
Senior reporter
2 min read



Zondo report must deliver. We can’t afford a R1bn exercise in futility

There is no point in enduring three years of testimony and hearings if the nation is not given the truth

2 min read
Ideas FREE

Africa’s smaller cities are usually overlooked. They shouldn’t be

This is how secondary cities can improve economic outlooks for their countries

By Astrid RN Haas
6 min read

It’s no gas: SA could lose billions if it pushes ahead with gas plans

Rich nations have pledged to help us transition from coal, but plans for gas-power plants may stymie their resolve

By Paul Burkhardt
2 min read



Eye on the world — June 22 2022

Six of the best pictures of the day

By Reuters
0 min read

Don’t call me Iron Lady: Kenya opposition leader vows to slay graft

Since her selection as the opposition leader’s running mate, he has overtaken his opponent in opinion polls

By Duncan Miriri
3 min read

Bra-zen: yoga festival draws fierce protests. What next?

Police use teargas to control protesters after attack on International Day of Yoga day event in the Maldives

By Mohamed Junayd
1 min read

That’s not blood. It’s snow melting too quickly

Scientists race to understand the phenomenon of accelerated snowmelt that is affecting the Alps disproportionately

By Cecile Mantovani and Denis Balibouse
1 min read

Iconic Hong Kong floating restaurant hits rock bottom

Jumbo Floating Restaurant, a landmark of Aberdeen harbour for 40 years, sank at sea after struggling financially

By Hayley Wong and K. Oanh Ha
1 min read



Thursday’s when I care about you, then maybe on Friday I’ll be in love

In the face of online fatigue, some people are turning to face-to-face dating apps. This is why

By Martin Graff
4 min read

If you Musk: Tesla CEO’s child wants name change to cut ties with dad

Musk’s 18-year-old child has asked court to change her gender recognition to female and register her new name

By Daniel Trotta
1 min read

Ray of hope: experts over the moon after biggest freshwater fish landed

Cambodian villagers recently landed a 300kg stingray in the Mekong, meaning that stretch of the river ‘is healthy’

By Kwang Jiraporn Kuhakan
1 min read



For Jake, on Boks abroad there’s no grey, it’s black and white

The former Springbok coach believes the national team must be assembled from local players

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read

Wales coach Pivac hatching a plan to match Boks

Springboks Jacques Nienaber will only have a full squad in camp for series against the Welsh on Monday

By Nick Said
3 min read

Blast from the past: Bafana beat France but bow out of World Cup

Today in SA sports history: June 22

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
2 min read