Andrew and Rori explore the question of why teaching staff in former model C and private schools remain so overwhelmingly white while there is only a speck of white teachers in former black schools. They speak to teachers Abongile Ntshinga and Sven Glietenberg,Tim Gordon – National CEO of SA Governing Body Foundation, and President of NAPTOSA – Basil Manuel.

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A conversation about trying not to eat meat with yogi Tegan Burger, social media consultant Babalwa Nyembezi, and anti-meat activist Micheal Glover. If you have ever wondered what this whole meat-free thing is all about, then listen to this show to find out. Also check out the documentary ‘Cowspiracy’ for more information.

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Joined by international climate activist Catherine Constantinides, Director of the GBCSA Deon Robbertze, Co-ordinator of the Gender CC Dorah Marema, and environmental journalist Sipho Kings. The conversation explores the idea of why the average South African should care about climate change, what we can do about it and how climate is all political. Don’t miss this incredible whirlwind of a conversation.

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According to the African Union’s Agenda 2063 all Africans should, by 2018, be able to travel freely across the continent without the need for visas. With Andrew out of town, Rori calls in some reinforcement in the form of Mimi Kalinda, CEO of Africommunications Group who is leading communication on the AU Reform agenda to help tackle this weighty issue. They explore the philosophical, economic and political implications of an African passport. As usual strong views are shared and reprimands delivered. Mimi and Rori are joined by George Sibotshiwe, founder of the African Democratic Institute.

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With the release of the ‘Betrayal of the Promise’ report providing new and frightening detail on state capture in SA, the silent coup that has been effected by the Zuma-Gupta axis and how close SA is to being a mafia state, Andrew and Rori try find out what it would take to re-capture the country for the benefit of the people. They are joined by Mark Heywood of Section 27, Mark Swiling – one of the authors of the report – and General Bantu Holomisa, leader of the UDM.

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Following the backlash that the boys got last week on social media, accusing men of overtaking the conversation while also arguing that it’s not women’s jobs to educate men, men must talk to men – this week Andrew and Rori do a ‘brothers in conversation’ show about #menaretrash. They share thoughts and views as men about #menaretrash and how men can begin to move forward along the progressive path of gender equality. This is not as a lecture session but a heart to heart between gents, joined by Mbuyiselo Botha of Sonke Gender Justice, gender activist Khomotso Ntuli, and Katleho Mogase, who has been hosting dialogues on #menaretrash.

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In this episode Andrew and Rori knowingly enter dangerous terrain, raising questions about the manner in which the #menaretrash conversation is being had and how men might engage in it constructively – predictably they end up upsetting some people. Joining and confronting them are Simamkele Dlakavu, Azola Goqwana and Rhode Marshal.

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Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma didn’t complete her tenure as AU Commission Chair smelling like a bed of roses. She’s accused of having been “a disappointing failure although she was praised for the managerial improvements she made”. Now an influential faction of the ANC wants to position her to take over from Jacob Zuma as president of the party – and ultimately of the country should the ANC win the 2019 national election. Andrew and Rori speak to journalists Simon Allison, Africa Editor of Mail&Guardian; and Richard Poplak, senior contributor at Daily Maverick.

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Many voices are making many different noises about the single cause of removing President Zuma, without any clarity of direction and coordination. Andrew and Rori are joined by SAFTU’s Zwelinzima Vavi and UDM President, Bantu Holomisa.

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How do we move forward on the land issue? Land is an emotive debate in the country, one which it appears we have arrived at gridlock on resolving. Andrew and Rori discuss what alternatives exist to moving the conversation forward. They speak to researcher and analyst Nomboniso Gasa, Deputy Chief Executive of Afriforum Ernst Roets, and Annelize Crosby, Head of Legal Policy of AgriSA.

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