Taking a look at some of the week’s hottest current affairs topics, journalist Katharine Child joins Gareth and the team to comment on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, the ConCourt’s ruling against Malusi Gigaba and Bathabile Dlamini, the Wellington farm attack, and a march by ANC supporters for better service delivery. Then, Katharine concludes by looking at the VBS bank saga and who could possibly be the next public prosecutor. Brought to you by Nando’s.
Stepping up to the hot mic on this week’s Burning Platform, Simon Allison opens up about the somewhat worrying Pegasus spyware software. The potential of a rapper-led revolt in Uganda, Liberians take to the streets to demand the return of state funds, plus an interesting discussion around Melania Trump’s Africa visit and why the media aren’t that interested in it. Brought to you by Nando’s.
Kanthan Pillay presents this week’s Burning Platform, brought to you by Nando’s. Is the SABC really going to follow the law to the letter with retrenchments? President Trump got the usual attention at the United Nations, but is it all as controversial as it seems? Meanwhile, President Ramaphosa had a real missed opportunity there, according to Kanthan. And Former President Jacob Zuma left government officials scrambling this week, after sneaking out of SA to attend a mystery meeting in Doha with the Emir of Qatar. Plus a discussion over the TV licence issue.
Mmusi Maimane and the DA show a little panic around the leadership of the Western Cape, which again highlights how the party lacks the necessary leadership to make a big difference in South Africa. Didi Mabuza doesn’t seem too bothered about the recession, Enoch Godongwana and the State Capture Inquiry, and what we still need to know about Bell Pottinger. Brought to you by Nando’s.
Michael Appel from eNCA returns with SA’s hottest topics on the Burning Platform – brought to you by Nando’s. Lifestyle audits, amnesty for #FeesMustFall activists, and Jacob Zuma still making R3 million a year. All of this and more as nothing is spared in bringing you the truth.
With the past week at the State Capture Inquiry heating things up, the #GCS team have legal journalist and writer Karyn Maughan break down the story behind the hot headlines. Former President Zuma’s son Duduzane Zuma, Rajesh and Ajay Gupta have all applied for the right to cross-examine former Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas – what does this mean for the process? Why does Karyn advise we pay attention to the pain whistle-blowers endure? And, does she think we’ll reach a constructive resolution at the inquiry? The team answers these questions in this week’s Burning Platform – brought to you by Nando’s.
The State Capture Inquiry is the hottest topic in SA right now, with eNCA reporter Michael Appel getting into the hot seat to discuss it on The Burning Platform presented by Nando’s. From the credibility of the witnesses to the levels of power the Guptas held over cabinet, this is not for the fainthearted!
SARS are struggling to regain the control they once proudly held prior to Tom Moyane came to power. Pauli van Wyk brings this hot topic to you on this edition of the Burning Platform brought to you by Nando’s. The State Capture enquiry also gets reviewed, the crippling effect of the foul play involved. Then onto the latest in the land issue and how we need to become as active as possible.
Ivo Vegter went along to some of the Constitutional Amendment hearings tabling the great land debate, and with that has some interesting feedback on this week’s Burning Platform, brought to you by Nando’s. Historical claims versus emotional claims to people just getting bussed into an area to make some noise, this is a hot topic where no end is in sight, but gives you a window into the future of the country.
Justice returns to studio for the last time on the Burning Platform brought to you by Nando’s. He leaves on a fiery footing as he delves deep into Cyril Ramaphosa’s strange sudden announcement around changing the constitution on land reform. Justice and Gareth assess all the elements at play here, plus the NPA finally getting some heat that could lead to some long-awaited justice of its own.