26.08.21 Pt 2 - Former Mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, and the DA’s new mayoral candidate, Dr Mpho Phalatse, join the team to tackle some of the burning issues and questions when it comes to service delivery, corruption and what they have planned.

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So what’s happening in podcasting? The short answer is a lot. Podcasting went up by 50% in 2018 (according to Nielsen) and then doubled from 2019 to 2020. For CliffCentral.com, our audience doubled again since the start of the pandemic and lockdowns, and this is probably true for other South African podcasters. When we launched CliffCentral in 2014 and began pioneering podcasting, everyone thought we were mad...

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Phumlani Majozi - Senior Fellow at African Liberty - joins Gareth to have a candid conversation about the cabinet reshuffle (especially the new Finance Minister), Cyril Ramaphosa at the State Capture commission, proposals for people to withdraw their retirement, the DA's fight against the postponement of local elections and more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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12.08.21 Pt 2 - Gareth and Phumlani Majozi (Senior Fellow at African Liberty) seem to agree on more things that they would like. They dissect the cabinet reshuffle, proposals for people to withdraw their retirement, and the DA's fight against the postponement of local elections.

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The team is joined by Ebrahim Harvey - former Cosatu trade unionist and a political writer, analyst and commentator for over two decades. Ebrahim has written an analysis on the ruling party called The Great Pretenders: Race and Class under ANC Rule. It’s a heated and passionate discussion about the current state of the ANC, trade unions being corrupt, the impact of the 4th industrial revolution and a whole lot more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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13.05.21 Pt 2 - This week the team dives into the ANC being a mess, corrupt trade unions, racism, and the impact of the 4th industrial revolution. They’re joined by Ebrahim Harvey - a former Cosatu trade unionist and a political writer, analyst and commentator for over two decades.

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How much do you know about The Gambia? It's one of Africa’s smallest countries and was carved out of the middle of Senegal… how and when did this happen? It's the end of Gambian former justice minister Fatou Bensouda’s term as Chiefdoms Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. What legacy does she leave? Who is replacing her and what does it mean for the court? And what do marbles have to do with Gambian politics? Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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Has Cyril Ramaphosa been a weak leader for the ANC and South Africa at large? What is the big difference between Cyril and Jacob Zuma when it comes to leadership? What is the role of the Zondo Commission within the South African legal landscape? Do South Africans need to worry about the 2021 elections being cancelled? Brought to you by Nando’s.

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As world leaders and global organisations wrestle with the geopolitics and economic strategy for Covid-19, Africa is now entering its 'second wave'. Is the continent ready to deal with what’s to come, and can lessons be learned from Tanzania’s approach? In the DRC, which continues to function amid all its tribal and militant tensions bubbling close to the surface, Laurent Kabila's real killer may have been found. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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