03.07.19 Pt 1 – One term is always enough to spur Gord down an odd conversation trail. This morning it turned out to be “black ice”, Mars, the Amish and even a new song by Sia. Gord’s also convinced Apple has a “Fuckery Division”. Get the news and an inspiring story from a Durban hospital too.
02.07.19 Pt 2 – Siya’s fixated with the strings of homeless murders taking place in Pretoria. Leigh-Ann has got your back when it comes to handy health tips like managing your farts, and some more news stories. Get ready to roll your eyes at a German influencer couple who are looking at public funding for their travels despite the fact that they have no paying jobs. Then, a 21-year-old self taught app developer, Dieter Kunze, teaches the team about getting into the coding world.
02.07.19 Pt 1 – Gareth’s got a new TV obsession with planets and outer space, which reminds the team of just how insignificant humankind is sometimes. Get the news of the day in the “Five Things You Need To Know” to get informed and geared up for the day. And the closest you’ll get to sports is Siya’s positive story of 15-year-old tennis player Cori Gauff who’s just beat Venus Williams at Wimbledon.
01.07.19 Pt 2 – Siya has a delightful breakdown of all the lovely things South African ministers receive, which makes Ben hugely angry. His rant then overlaps into Leigh-Ann’s story about Zimbabwe no longer issuing passports, but thankfully “marrots” lighten the mood a bit. The impossible infinity pool on a London skyscraper, then Sharmla Chetty drops by to talk about the Davos of Human Capital.
01.07.19 Pt 1 – Gareth starts the week with a costly tragedy, but then reflects on a weekend of wonder in the Cradle of Humankind. Siya is held hostage in his own home by something insignificant, Ben suffers a moment that reminds him he is no longer young, some listener e-mails, and Donald Trump goes to North Korea. Your news headlines, the latest sport, plus Anthea with the finance before the weekly Beyond Bitcoin feature with Sean Saunders.
28.06.19 Pt 2 – A-ha is coming to South Africa, so Gareth runs through all their hits so you know all about them. Listener Unathi joins the team for some Friday fun, a big week for NASA with fun planets and gold in the atmosphere, and Angela Merkel is short circuiting. Kids being allowed to be kids, Siya says something very controversial, a manslaughter case that makes no sense, then George Mienie wraps up the week with the latest from the world of cars.
28.06.19 Pt 1 – Gareth tries to explain how Siya ‘arrives’ at the studio in the morning, before getting into an event he has to speak at. The team wakes Siv Ngesi up to talk about how amazing the Atlanta strip club scene is. Couples crossing the line with sharing of things, and some flashbacks of Leigh-Ann’s dating career. The latest in news and sport, plus Siya’s positivity feature for the day.
27.06.19 Pt 2 – The team gather on The Burning Platform to share their thoughts on the State of the Nation Address reply, with the help of the DA’s Acting Executive Director of Communications, Mabine Seabe. There’s much more heat to analyse too: Whether Herman Mashaba could be the DA’s secret weapon, what a war between Iran and the US would look like, to the true activities of India, China and Russia.
27.06.19 Pt 1 – Gareth and Siya got to shmooze with the British High Commissioner Nigel Casey, just as it was confirmed that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be visiting South Africa later this year. But, Siya also broke a very important rule: Going to another barber! Catch up on some news, positivity and getting to the truth behind what men and women say.
26.06.19 Pt 2 – We all use sweet, little lies all the time. Lies like, “I’m almost there!” Gareth and the team chat about these in our Let’s Be Honest feature, before trying to understand more about Kanye West’s Sunday Service again. They also discuss some of the weed laws, robot cops in the US and President Trump’s “type”. Then, Mathe Okaba, Chief Executive Officer of the Association for Communication and Advertising announces the three-year academic bursaries they’re giving away.