20.12.19 Pt 2 – Mariah Carey is the last of a dying kind – a genuine diva. How far would you literally walk just to be the man? Siya avoids the Phuza Thursday December trap. Then MTV Base’s Kim Jayde visits and tells us how P Diddy’s son got her heart rate up at an MTV event. Don’t take children car shopping, let them work in a coal mine instead.
20.12.19 Pt 1 – White and black people do things differently over Christmas. Lionel, our listener from Dubai, is in town for a wedding… why do people still think it’s okay to have destination weddings? Are weddings a nightmare in general? Oh, by the way – Gareth has rabbits now.
19.12.19 Pt 2 – Is Cyril dead in the water? Are open borders an option for Africa in the immediacy? Will Donald play his Trump card in next year’s elections? Right is right, but can the left ever get it right?
19.12.19 Pt 1 – Does drinking instant coffee make you sub-human? Rough sleeping is now a thing in Seattle. Dr Jonathan Witt discusses the sharp end of getting stabbed. TikTok… your children are on the clock.
18.12.19 Pt 2 – The nurses from CANSA are in to take Gareth’s blood and he’s crying inside. We also learn which ex President costs us as taxpayers the most. The former President of Pakistan is put to death… maybe not the greatest job after all, this President thing.
18.12.19 Pt 1 – Gareth reveals that he’d prefer a needle over a finger up the back alley for a prostate exam. Put the kids to work, we need cobalt! Siya fears security cameras might show his “totti”… and it turns out, getting out of Syria isn’t that hard.
17.12.19 Pt 2 – Netflix has depicted Jesus as being gay. Siya gets good news from the doctor in the romantic sense. Elena is back in all her element, and rates the crew… plus, Putin is a rugged sex icon!
17.12.19 Pt 1 – Turns out Gareth and Mbulelo are braai grinches. If you’re cooking, they’re there… but don’t expect invites to their houses for Christmas. Phumi reveals a new category of body shape. Is Siya actually a 90-year-old granny? Turns out, if you want a Zimbabwean wife – don’t go on life support!
13.12.19 Pt 2 – Another day, another car folly as Siya has to drive up his first ramp – did he do it? Boris Johnson may very well have Elmo negotiating Brexit. Dan Wells, Eskom se Push app founder tells us how his Afrikaans work colleagues inspired the technology which helps us track when darkness will visit us. Viva the geeks! Then George Mienie tells us what the vehicle protocol is in a flood.
Not many people have a life story quite like this… at the age of 21 he gives up a life of privilege for one of danger and sacrifice, including 27 years living in exile while working for the ANC. He was also one of the founding members of Umkhonto we Sizwe in Natal in 1961. Ronnie Kasrils is a former SA government minister, and was a leading member of the African National Congress during the apartheid era. In his post-activism life, he’s written another book – ‘Catching Tadpoles: The Shaping of a Young Rebel’. Gareth Cliff chats to him about the pages of his latest read that are bursting with anecdotal stories that are not only enjoyable to read and connect together like a racy novel, but can teach old and young, black and white much about inclusiveness and bringing hope for all South Africans.