Phumi Mashigo joins Siya in studio and she’s annoyed over the theft of her laptop. She shares the story as they talk about crime. Then 5 things you need to know, including the latest from Zimbabwe, Wits corruption bust, Johan Stemmet’s last gig for Noot vir Noot and more.
How old is Lisa Simpson? The person who voices her in the Simpsons talks about this, Gareth thinks back to the time that pilot landed that plane on the Hudson River, and Ben muses about some interesting things people want to do with their remains. Gareth chats to an intern who is hanging out with the team this week, Corgi pants… then Kristi L Jackson comes into studio to talk about the Women CEO project.
Gareth delves into the potential of virtual reality, and how we as humans are already dipping our toes into this next world. Is this a good or bad thing in everyday life though, or should we just accept it either way? The Zimbabwean crisis highlights a very real life issue, then it’s into the latest news and sports stories, and Siya’s positivity feature for the day.
South Africa and France have a strong relationship that’s making great strides and impact. His Excellency Ambassador Christophe Farnaud is currently at the helm as the French Ambassador to South Africa. He shares his experiences of being in the position since January 2017, with Gareth. Hear it all from examples of great cooperation in the field of innovation, investment, the different parts of France, the French consulates to so much more.
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.