31.03.20 Pt 1 – What are the challenges of being a parent and having to homeschool a child during a pandemic? Children never have enough in the way of snacks, that’s the real cost of having them… not the education and health costs. Should governments save artists? Is compliance good, and should you rat on your neighbours who don’t comply 100% with the lockdown?

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Ivo Vegter tells us why he left the Daily Maverick. As we move into Day 1 of #Lockdown2020 in South Africa, where should we be looking for threats of violence to pop up? The sharp end of capitalism will have brutal effects on the economy at macro and micro levels, what lessons can we learn from the Covid-19 period about the state of our economic structures? Globalisation has its pros and its cons – will China be able to recover its place as the production hub of the world post Covid-19? Brought to you by Nando’s.

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26.03.20 Pt 2 – The Garden Route in South Africa is a place of civility, even in this inevitable period of zombies rising up to kill us all. One tricky question we have to answer now is whether gun owners are a threat to the society at large, or not especially in anxious times. Can small businesses survive Covid-19 and the lockdown of 2020? Mobile money – why isn’t it a common element in South Africa already?

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25.03.20 Pt 2 – Social media has ironically become a cesspool in a time when people are forced to use it to be social… maybe we should return to cat videos and nothing more. In a week where the world lost Kenny Rogers and Sol Kerzner, the big focus is actually this: who would you prefer nudes from – Gord Laws or Kim Kardashian? And Rich Mulholland suggests how it is possible to be post-coronavirus proof!

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25.03.20 Pt 1 – As South Africa gears up for Day 1 of #Lockdown, Oprah has already had Stedman in the guesthouse for weeks. Siya will be dressed like a ninja when going to Durban. Belgium has not banned all sex – just threesomes and the like, calm down. Will straight guys air kiss from now on? Coronavirus… it’s real!

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24.03.20 Pt 2 – We have to work – even at home, and that is scary because the bath is impossible to use as a desk. Redhill’s Red Radio is a youth station at Redhill High School and it has something to offer everybody. Don’t scratch your laptop, it’s not a vinyl… Mbulelo doesn’t seem to know this. If you are stuck at home with family for 21 days, how long will it take before you get sick of them? Our loyal listener Gladmore gives us his Covid-19 report from Tokoshima, Japan. Blind History Season 3 is here and episode 2 features the Butcher of Uganda, Idi Amin.

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24.03.20 Pt 1 – Stakeholders made Cyril late. Will South Africans cooperate with #Lockdown2020? Siya is at stage 3 of Elisabeth Kubler-Ross’ cycle of trauma relief. What are the special skills you could learn in the Covid-19 lockdown? And be warned… if you don’t buy condoms, you might be on lockdown for life!

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There are some names that send a shudder through the air. Some names that have changed whole countries. Names that hang like a dark cloud over history. Idi Amin is such a name. The whole of East Africa – even the world – is still flabbergasted that as recently as 40 years ago, this evil man was able to murder thousands and get away with it. Did he deserve such fear and ignominy? Find out in this episode of Blind History…

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When you leave the intelligence services, can you just go back to a normal life? Public interest and national interest are always in a delicate relationship, but who manages it? South Africa is filled with racial tension – both now and historically. What happened during apartheid if you loved a person with a different skin colour? Moe Shaik gives us his take on the limitations he faced when he was the head of intelligence. His book, ‘The ANC Spy Bible’, is sure to have tongues in South Africa’s power sanctums wagging for some time to come. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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19.03.20 Pt 2 – Certain tribes are just better at cleaning their backside, let’s accept that. Is the rise of technocracies a threat to civil liberty? Is government intelligence run like James Bond runs his operation, or is it just a normal day job? Schabir Shaik – who loves golf – does not represent his whole family. And did Jacob Zuma’s intelligence hand democracy as we know it to South Africans?

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