They are the people you may wake up with in the morning, spend time with in your car, and in your head… or who keep you company while you’re working. You may spend more time with them than with your family, so it’s not surprising that when their lives change, your life changes too. Join Gareth Cliff, DJ Fresh, DJ Sbu, Robert Marawa and Tbo Touch – with a unique introduction by Trevor Gumbi – as they open up about their lives in broadcasting, the state of the industry, and lots more.
24.07.19 Pt 2 – Boris Johnson’s trek to becoming Britain’s prime minister has been anything but smooth. With his recent win, Gareth picks the brain of Lord Peter Hain, Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom, about what could unfold in this next chapter of leadership. Gareth and Gord’s friend Zonja pops in, which leads to conversations about her almost getting attacked by hippos and her new French lover! We can’t even explain where the conversation goes next when Gord explains how he’d love to deal with social media influencers, and looking back at evolution.
24.07.19 Pt 1 – Some big things happening at CliffCentral today, Gareth shares some exciting news. How much do you know about Satanism? Well Gord is in studio and he seems to know a little more than the average person. FOMO or JOMO? Well the choice is yours – the team gives you the pros and cons of both.
23.07.19 Pt 2 – Is the world more unequal than ever before? Gareth needs to get into a discussion around that, to get it off his chest this morning, but his mood perks up once Leigh-Ann mentions tequila. Alan Ford is still around during his visit as he comments on some of the news stories and brings up what he’s found out about the sex club James Small spent his last evening before his death. Seasoned and uber talented comedian Kurt Schoonraad pops in to chat about his upcoming comedy show. Then, learn how to replace consumer FOMO with JOMO on this week’s Coronation feature.
23.07.19 Pt 1 – There’s been a lot happening in the world of radio lately, the team unpacks this and Gareth has some big news to share. Alan Ford is in studio this morning to spice things up as the the team chat about influencers after Gareth shares a controversial post. Should students studying on bursaries be living in hostels instead of student accommodation? Some people seem to think so. We’ve all been a victim of crime in one way or another… a debate about guns gets everyone talking.
22.07.19 Pt 2 – Imagine a world where a whale-sized animal with four legs and hooves roams both on land and in the water? Crazy, right? Trust Leigh-Ann to bring you this story, and more odd ones pertaining to selling skulls and alcohol that kills you. Crime has sadly become a reality of life in South Africa, so the team chat to psychologist Glynis Depper from LifeLine Western Cape about the psychological effects of crime. Siya wants to boost tourism in Florida, so he covers stories about the renowned Sunshine State.
22.07.19 Pt 1 – If Monday had a face what would it look like? Leigh-Ann gives us quite a clear description. As South Africans we have a lot more in common with Russians than we may like to admit. Gareth gives the team a mini history lesson and has a rant at the same time. Can Siya ride a bicycle? Well, he took on the role of an instructor this past weekend and gives us all the details.
19.07.19 Pt 2 – It’s a Friday on the #GCS – so better believe there will be nothing serious to talk about: Sex with actor Daniel Radcliffe is not all you think it could be, according to one woman’s encounter; “The killer” is always on the loose, in Siya’s mind; the team wants to award the Nobel Peace Prize to someone bringing middle-seat innovation to airplanes; and a team of cops made up of people with criminal records. George Mienie wraps things up with his take on the motoring world, giving updates on passenger etiquette to petrol price.
19.07.19 Pt 1 – It’s Friday… and Gareth, Leigh-Ann and Siya are in studio to dial in the weekend! Do dogs plant their turds strategically to ruin your day? Well one of the team members fell victim to this act of sabotage. Gareth then gives us an education about IQ – what it says about you, and which jobs you qualify for.
You know the name but you’ve never heard his story told quite this way. Ahead of the Johannesburg leg of his Final Journey world tour, Johnny Clegg sits down with Gareth to highlight some of the stories from his 40+ years in the music industry, beginning with how his character was shaped and his personality emancipated by falling in love with the Zulu culture as a young man. Hear how his jazz singer mother and stepfather who left when he was 14 impacted him, as well as how he’s been touring since 1983. And hear Johnny detail one of his all-time favourite moments: performing ‘Asimbonanga’ with Nelson Mandela on stage. This interview originally aired on 3 October 2017.