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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20.01.22 Pt 2 - Friend of the show Gabriel Crouse joins Gareth and Phumi to discuss the latest current affairs - including his latest petition, the current state of coalitions, State Capture report, and Julius Malema going to restaurants demanding to see their employment details.

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Siv Ngesi and Dumo Denga join the team to have a candid conversation about the recent local elections that took place. They look at why people didn’t vote, future coalitions that will have to take place, and how the IEC can do better to educate people on how to vote.

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04.11.21 Pt 2 - The team - alongside Siv Ngesi and Dumo Denga - take a look at the recent local elections, and try to analyse the results, why the voter turnout was so low, and how the political parties could have done differently.

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We kickstart the show with Kanthan Pillay and Phumi Mashigo sharing their thoughts and opinions on what took place on The Burning Platform last week. The team then has a candid conversation about the upcoming local elections, their predictions, and voicing the importance of getting out and voting!

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28.10.21 Pt 2 - The team starts off by discussing the viral clip of Gareth, Mudzuli Rakhivhane and John Steenhuisen... which leads to a sizzling conversation about the upcoming elections, as they predict which party is going to win which ward.

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Dr Makhosi Khosa (ActionSA’s eThekwini mayoral candidate), alongside Colleen Makhubele (COPE’s Johannesburg mayoral candidate), join the team to elaborate on why we should vote for them, if coalitions are an option for them, and the current state of South Africa. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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14.10.21 Pt 2 - This week the team is joined by Dr Makhosi Khosa (ActionSA’s eThekwini mayoral candidate) and Colleen Makhubele (COPE’s Johannesburg mayoral candidate), as they discuss their plans if they are elected, the challenges they may be facing, and possible coalitions.

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15.09.21 Pt 1 - You’ve probably heard his voice on a commercial or two, Weza Matomane joins the guys as the guest co-host to shed some light on how to master the art of being a voice over artist. Then Sean Sanders announces a new referral promotion that could earn you up to R10k!

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Is there ever a quiet week in politics? Never, right? So if you’ve missed out on some of the buzz, The Burning Platform is here to catch you up on things, with analysis from one of the country’s sharpest minds. Gareth Van Onselen - who is a liberal, a humanist and a published author... but most of all, a political animal with a deep love for ideas, statistics and argument - joins the team this week. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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