The team discuss the shocking story of a woman in a vegetative state who’s just given birth. The team is excited for April 2019… Gareth because of the new season of Game of Thrones, while Siya and Leigh-Ann are excited about the birth of the royal baby. Mike from Canada checks in with the show, scarce public transport, violence breaking out, and mixed feelings – Gilmore Tee describes the scenes in Zimbabwe during the current shutdown.
The ’10 Year Challenge’ has the social media world talking and reflecting on where they were in 2008. Did you partake? Gareth and the team share their thoughts on Nomuzi’s ‘car accident’, before taking a look at the day’s news in the Five Things You Need To Know. Siya wraps the hour up with a look at some positive stories to leave you feeling better.
Your Monday morning Said by Siya section gives you some positivity from the medical world. An Apple fan boy sells a kidney for an iPhone and it naturally doesn’t go well. A cruise where everyone is getting sick, Saudi women now get SMS notifications for divorce, a child is murdered for spilling juice on an XBox, Purple Cow addresses matric dropout rates, then George Sax comes into studio for a musical feature.
Siya gets the week going with a saucy love triangle that he needs some advice on. Gareth marvels over the beauty of the Joburg January skies, which leads into talk about sheep being interfered with. The Game of Thrones teaser, photos on our phones… then into the latest news, sport and finance wrap up.
The big Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos divorce story gets discussed, and this takes the conversation in many directions. Leigh-Ann then asks a difficult relationship question, Cardi B adds her views to the Bird Box movie, Meghan Markle has some new fancy royal duties, and Siya runs through who has donated what to the #MeToo movement. Then some talk about good and bad exercise, and R Kelly being R Kelly.
Nomuzi Mabena was allegedly involved in a serious car accident while on Instagram live. Was it real, or a campaign stunt? Jonathan from Israel drops by to bring the team coffee, and talk about his life in that fascinating country. The latest in the news, sport, and Siya’s positivity feature.
Unmitigated corruption, deep-seated mismanagement and consumers getting sucked into higher tariffs – what exactly is going on at Eskom? Energy advisor Ted Blom is on a quest to make more citizens aware of what is happening at the power utility. In this conversation with Gareth, he explains why he thinks Eskom is on the verge of collapse – both operationally and financially – and is seeking to recoup its losses by further burdening the citizens of South Africa.
It’s only been a few days of 2019 but there’s already so much heat sweeping the nation. Gareth, Phumi and Kanthan Pillay look at some of the recent political happenings – including what transpired at the ANC 107th birthday celebrations, SA receiving R9.8 billion from the BRICS New Development Bank and so much more. What are the team’s thoughts on Springbok captain Siya Kolisi’s comments about quotas in rugby? Find out here.
It’s a bumper Thursday with Phumi popping by! She fills Gareth and Siya in on the holiday she just returned from and how she’s facing the “Back To School” scene. What are some of the perks of getting mature with age? Get the answer to that, as well as the news, a cryptocurrency update and a dose of positivity too.
Remember El Chapo? Well he’s back in the spotlight as his court date looms, plus info emerges of his fancy murder room. Lion’s Head is closing for 6 weeks, which is a disaster for Cape Town Instagram. A woman is almost killed by a road sign in Australia, Siya talks about some woman called Da Brat, and the Siya Kolisi racial debacle gets discussed. Radlyn Naidoo then joins the team to chat about his evolving music career and life with Tourettes.