09.09.19 Pt 2 – More stories roll in on Gareth’s time in Rome, as well as his cruise ship escapades. Vapers alert! On the back of the mystery vaping illnesses and deaths the team chats about some of the dangers these e-cigarettes carry. There’s been a discovery of fossils which suggest that we may have interbred with gorillas. Finally, Gareth chats to K.F. Malindi from Zim to find out what’s happening on the ground since their former president’s passing.
09.09.2019 Pt 1 – Gareth’s back in the house and he’s brought up to date on all that’s been happening in the country. He also gives us a mild rundown of his trip one snippet at a time. The unrest in South Africa has flared up again… Gareth gives some tips on how to be a better person amidst all the chaos surrounding us. And finally, we get a dose of positive news from the Money Shot to balance out all the bad.
06.09.19 Pt 2 – Someone in the team may be getting some extra points in the Death Pool! With the news of Robert Mugabe having finally departed this world, we chat to one of our Zimbabwean listeners who fills us in on the breaking news. The onslaught of violence against women and children in South Africa is getting out of hand. Damon chimes in on this topic and puts his foot in his mouth, sending smoke out of Leigh-Ann’s ears. And, George Mienie shares news on the latest in tech and motoring.
06.09.19 Pt 1 – We talk frugality as Damon sips on cold coffee on a rainy morning. How frugal are you and what weird habits do you have in an attempt to save? Everyone in studio chimes in with their strange habits. Gugu has been overly protective over Gareth lately, and the the team attempt to get to the bottom of it. What’s your take on guns and the ownership of these weapons? A little argument breaks out in studio around this topic.
05.09.19 Pt 2 – Kanthan shares tales of his weekend away with his wife, in nature and surrounded by wildlife, but he’s probably not the best candidate for promoting South African tourism. Nigeria is pushing back following the spate of xenophobic attacks in SA, and it’s not looking good. Critical thinker and Law graduate Jamie Mighti joins the Burning Platform and lays down some insightful views on the state of our nation, the potential ramifications, as well as the other side of the narrative. Plus, Project Tito is then discussed by the team.
05.09.19 Pt 1 – What is your biggest deal-breaker when it comes to relationships? Or are you more tolerant than Gugu who has strong opinions about people’s toes? Kanthan and Phumi weigh in on the violence and ‘protests’ happening in the country right now. And, Siya displays some very strange traits today… but is there cause for concern?
04.09.19 Pt 2 – There are definitely good vibes in studio today. Siya drops some health stats about us as a nation, and then the team get into the intricacies of artificial intelligence. Flax with his interesting and very different take on things believes he saw what the future of food looks like when he was just a child. And finally, our guest in studio is television broadcaster, businesswoman, TV personality and CEO, Katie Mohamed. She discusses women empowerment and what she’s doing to ensure she plays a positive role.
04.09.19 Pt 1 – The boys are doing the most today with Gord, Gugu and Flax in studio. The conversation takes an interesting turn as they start going through a list of their doppelgängers. Grown up Flax starts preaching about peace, happiness and fulfillment – much to everyone’s surprise. Do you have that one food item that you just cannot stand? Find out what rubs the guys the wrong way on a list of food items.
03.09.19 Pt 2 – Airports – we’ve all used them at some point, but how clean are these places? Siya breaks it down for us and gives a compelling argument. Has someone spilled the beans on you lately, and did you hear it straight from the horse’s mouth? We use these common phrases every day, but do we know where they actually originate from? Leigh-Ann educates us. And finally, we chat to Yvonne Kgame – Chair of iThemba Educational Trust and a community builder and Khanyi Motsa from Home of Hope, on the back of the recent killings and violence against women.
03.09.19 Pt 1 – There’s been a lot happening in the news lately, the team get straight into hot topics and attempt to get to the bottom of these seemingly sporadic xenophobic attacks in and around Johannesburg. As a parent, do you post pictures of your children on social media or not… and what are the risks associated with this? Siya reveals some of these potential dangers.