With domestic violence escalating during COVID-19 lockdowns, President Cyril Ramaphosa declared sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) against girls and women a “second pandemic” raging in our country. Our nation has one of the world's highest rates of rape and femicide, and recently, several brutal killings have caused horror and public outcry. Join Gareth Cliff in conversation with Dr Roze Phillips (Head of People and Culture at Absa), feminist social worker Keitumetse Fatimata Moutloatse, and Busi Mkhumbuzi-Pooe (activist and entrepreneur), whose friend Tshegofatso Pule was brutally murdered in June. Brought to you by Absa.

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From Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe‘s alleged scandalous links to Botswana, to the impact of the elections in Somalia... Gareth, Kanthan and guest Jean-Jacques Cornish tackle the week's biggest political stories. And while we're all still grappling with the ramifications of the Covid-19 pandemic, the team debates how unlocking countries should work. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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14.05.20 Pt 1 - President Cyril Ramaphosa has been reduced to being the stepfather of the nation. The nature of corruption seems to be about poor policy, make corruption legal... and Bob's your uncle. The Bible has officially declared that Lance Armstrong would not get into heaven. Nqobile Ngema, our loyal listener, joins us to give feedback regarding the big debate that stirred the nation.

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We live, we learn. It has been almost three weeks since we heard from the President, and two weeks where I have found myself trending on Twitter. Neither of those things is optimal. I’d really like to hear from the President - because we’re in crisis and it would be in everyone’s interest to know what the endgame is. When is level 4 morphing into level 3? Are we still flattening curves, or are we just paralysed in fear or ignorance? Will people be able to return to work? Nobody can plan their lives unless we know these things. And by we, I think I can safely say, all of us...

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