Activist Mark Heywood recently released his new book ‘Get Up! Stand Up!’ He comes into the studio to talk about his life in activism and civil society in South Africa.
Ranjeni Munusamy joins the team to talk about the ANC’s challenges ahead of its December conference, and beyond.
How do you raise children in a racist, sexist, unequal and violent world? The team speaks to three parents on how they negotiate the challenges.
Daily Maverick’s Richard Poplak joins the team to talk about what we learned, or failed to learn, from the ruling party’s policy conference.
The Daily Maverick team is joined by Pauli Van Wyk and Kristen Van Schie. They talk #GuptaLeaks and touch on continental stories from Rwanda, Tanzania and the Chagos islands.
The taxi industry is often seen as violent, unsafe and unregulated. In the wake of a massive strike, the Daily Maverick team delves into the system – its past, present and future.
The team is joined by amaBhungane investigative journalist Craig McKune to talk #GuptaLeaks. Lorato Palesa Modongo then tells us about a new Setswana feminist dictionary.
The team looks at the impact of the Gupta emails and analyses Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba’s first nine months, before tackling SADC politics.
Patrick Wisani was recently sentenced for beating his girlfriend to death. We use this case as an example of how the systems in place to prevent and respond to gender-based violence fall short. We then speak to experts about the limitations of criminal justice, what prevention interventions are working, and the obstacles to scaling what works.
The team digs into the deliberation on whether parliament can vote via secret ballot. Then they turn to the South African food crisis, before asking why pirates kidnapping for ransom is on the rise.