It is hard to believe that it has been 25 years since Basetsana Kumalo was crowned Miss South Africa, 25 years since she made her TV debut, and 25 years into our democracy. Chronicling her rise and rise in the past quarter of a century, Gareth chats to the media personality, entrepreneur, and philanthropist following the release of her memoir, ‘Bassie: My Journey of Hope’.
15.11.19 Pt 2 – The team chat about the types of defects some babies are born with, and there are some interesting people out there. There’s a homeless person who attacked a woman with his hot diarrhoea. The team unpack this gruesome story and have a video to back it up. Author Deon Meyer joins the team to chat about his crime novel Trackers, which has now been adapted into a TV series. He also shares the intricacies of his writing process.
15.11.19 Pt 1 – Did you experience any sibling rivalry while you were growing up? Siya shares a shocking story of conflict between him and his sister. Someone in studio is going back to their old ways as a music DJ. Meanwhile, Gareth has a rant about cyclists, and Gugu joins in. Then, in a sudden turn of events the two are at each other’s throats – requiring the intervention of one of the listeners.
14.11.19 Pt 2 – Journalist Qaanitah Hunter is in studio – she has covered some of the biggest political stories in SA and has recently put it all into a book titled ‘Balance of Power: Ramaphosa and the future of South Africa’. So what exactly do deputy ministers do? The team attempt to find the answers but keep coming up empty. Qaanitah then weighs in on the current state of journalism in this country.
14.11.19 Pt 1 – Damon joins Gareth and Gugu in studio today and he genuinely would like to know why Leigh-Ann doesn’t like him. Gareth reveals his skincare regime in detail, after arriving with a red and swollen face. Do you remember the era of penpals? Well things have changed quite drastically since then, but what do you think the future looks like with robots entering the picture?
13.11.19 Pt 2 – Idols SA judge Unathi Nkayi is under fire for recent comments she made on the show. The team chimes in on them, as well as some of the other news stories of the day… including Donald Trump Jr’s appearance on US talk show The View. Then, continuing our series with Grovest, Metta Capital Fund Manager Darryn Faulds breaks down the next generation of Section 12J investments.
13.11.19 Pt 1 – Can you believe that a tornado has hit South Africa? Siya’s mother can’t either. The team reminisce about some childhood memories with Roald Dahl. Leigh-Ann gives feedback on a Jeffrey Epstein documentary that she watched. After the Five Things You Need To Know, Gareth shares news from a new publication that has very questionable stories.
The team begin to analyse how much time they lose in traffic, since they’re all trying to gear themselves up to be billionaires. They each also realise just how dependent they are on technology. Talking about successful and productive people, hear the inspiring entrepreneurship story of Albé Geldenhuys, the founder and CEO Of USN. His life reads like something out of a movie: A former policeman who took a leap of faith, put in a lot of work and now is reaping the huge, worldwide rewards.
12.11.19 Pt 1 – Do you remember how you fared in school sports? The team think back to how they did as they discuss sports and cliques in school. Get clued up with some of the world’s biggest stories in the Five Things You Need To Know. Then, brace yourself… Phumi has the list of the world’s biggest billionaires. Those long numbers will shock you!
We know and love Candice Mama from her #WeeklyMashup days, and although she’s been on this show before, she hasn’t told her story like she has in her new book, ‘Forgiveness Redefined’. She’s here to talk to us about her journey, and how she found it in herself to confront Eugene de Kock, the man who brutally murdered her father.