In this edition of The Burning Platform, Muzi Kuzwayo joins us to talk about the true meaning of sacrifice, why South Africans don’t go out and vote, and why it’s important to not fall victim to the “me me me” mentality, but to rather give back and help others.

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31.03.22 Pt 2 - Muzi Kuzwayo joins Phumi and Gareth to have a chat on the importance of individuals not doing things for themselves - but rather for the greater good of others, the true meaning of sacrifice, and much more.

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31.03.22 Pt 1 - The Will Smith and Chris Rock saga is still at the top of trending news, as Phumi and Gareth discuss it and share possible other ways that Will could have handled the situation. The team wonders what Bathabile Dlamini will do if she is canned - will she reveal the ‘small-a-nyana skeletons’ she once threatened to unravel during the Zuma tenure?

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24.03.22 Pt 1 - The team delves into the notion that guys from the South of Jo’burg are experts when it comes to hubbly. There’s someone out there who hasn’t claimed a winning R20 million lotto ticket!

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Solly Moeng joins Gareth and Phumi to discuss the role the government played in failing to regulate the illegal immigration problem that is facing South Africa. They also look at the ANC’s structure, whether it is a dying organisation, or simply a corpse... and Gareth wants to know when we should start building bomb shelters.

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10.03.22 Pt 2 - Solly Moeng joins the team to talk about the xenophobic attacks in South Africa, plus the situation with Russia and Ukraine. Did the cold war ever really end?

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24.02.22 Pt 1 - Our intern Bakh'abantu Gaqa joins the team and gets a bit of a tongue lashing from Phumi about wanting to leave work without having finished his tasks. It’s true what they say, truth is crazier than fiction. Phumi throws in a young flex of attending the German school on a scholarship.

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03.02.22 Pt 1 - Phumi tries her best to convince Gareth to partake in the population census. Mbulelo recently bumped into a former colleague and couldn’t recognise her. If there’s one thing one should never do, it is to have an entanglement with a colleague and not tell HR!

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02.02.22 Pt 2 - If you are wondering what to get Gareth or Mbulelo for Valentine’s Day, wonder no more as they share the perfect ideal gift that they would love to receive! If you were to compile a list of the most evil men in history, Heinrich Himmler would undoubtedly be near the top of it.

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Gabriel Crouse - writer and analyst at the Institute of Race Relations, as well as a regular co-host on The Daily Friend podcast - joins the team to unpack the latest political news, including the State Capture report, the disintegration of coalitions, and how Julius Malema conducts himself as a domestic terrorist.

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