Ian Scher is the CEO of Rescue South Africa, and he joins the team to talk about the KZN floods and what has made this current flooding so much worse than previous years. Wayne Duvenage later joins to talk about the work OUTA has done over the past few years, and the potential for looting of the KZN relief funds… how can the government ‘prove’ they are trustworthy with their shocking track record?

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21.04.22 Pt 2 - Ian Scher is the CEO of Rescue South Africa, which has responded to natural disasters worldwide over the last 21 years. He chats to Gareth and Bakh’abantu about the projects they have, the recent KZN floods, and what needs to be done to safeguard against disasters. Later, Wayne Duvenage joins the team as they look into the impact of OUTA.

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The team goes down memory lane as they recap some of their favourite This Is Us moments, which guests stood out the most for them, and the impact that the movement has had so far.

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Pt 2 - Procter & Gamble communications has joined forces with UNICEF to rebuild 5 schools in KwaZulu-Natal, following the looting and unrest in July 2021. Lebang Kgosana chats to Cassie Jaganyi about this exciting building project involving the community in KZN.

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The team gets an update from JJ Cornish about what’s currently happening around Africa. Kaveel Singh and Jeff Wicks - co-authors of Eight Days in July: Inside the Zuma unrest that set South Africa alight - unpack the looting and violence that took place earlier this year.

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02.12.21 Pt 2 - JJ Cornish joins the team to give us a quick update on the recent travel bans on African countries, China, and much more. Then Kaveel Singh and Jeff Wicks - co-authors of Eight Days in July: Inside the Zuma unrest that set South Africa alight - unpack the violent scenes of unrest and looting in KZN and Gauteng.

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Kanthan Pillay returns to The Burning Platform this week to answer all your questions. Dr Anthony Turton also joins the team to have a candid conversation about the water crisis in South Africa and a lot more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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29.07.21 Pt 2 - Kanthan Pillay makes a welcome return to answer all your questions and engage with the team about the water crisis in South Africa, alongside Dr Anthony Turton, who is a political scientist specialising in transboundary resource management.

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All South Africans are called upon to join the #ThisIsUs movement, to show the world that we condemn the ugliness, hatred, and fear of recent events. Yatish Narsi joins the team to give more insights about the campaign and how people can join.

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Most small businesses have not received any support or relief funding during the extended lockdown, and the recent looting activities haven’t helped. Economist Mike Schussler and Township Entrepreneur Developer Bulelani Balabala join the team to talk about the state of SA’s economy, and how to potentially save it. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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