30.11.23 Pt 1 - Gareth and Phumi are out of the studio today, and have a lot on their minds. Gareth goes off about Elon Musk’s message to advertisers, and Phumi reports on an employee who blew $18,000 on a Birkin bag. Dr Mark then joins to discuss skincare in summer.

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In 1994, two friends went surfing at Nahoon beach in South Africa… but there was a Great White shark there too. Proudly brought to you by SharkSafe Barrier.

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One of the biggest challenges posed by the rapid pace of technological development is the need to keep up. This means allowing ourselves to make mistakes, and know which ones to keep. Lebang Kgosana sits with a tech- entrepreneur, Dickson Willie, to talk about what parents can do to prepare kids for the changing education system, the shift from the fourth to the fifth industrial revolution, corporates collaborating with startups, and the value of creative thinking in our everyday lives.

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Tony Leon is a South African icon in post-apartheid politics. He's the longest serving leader of the opposition in Parliament, and he led the Democratic Alliance for 13 years. Having exited leadership in 2007 and later the public political space in 2009, Tony lived through a political movement that did not involve the loud voices of social media and the intense racial criticism the DA experiences now. Gareth and Tony take a look into the possible futures of South Africa, with the different links of coalitions - as well as some analysis of South Africa’s state of deterioration over the years.

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22.11.23 Pt 2 - Tony Leon, a pivotal figure in South African post-apartheid politics, joins Gareth for an in-depth conversation examining South Africa's potential trajectories. They explore the evolving landscape of coalitions, while analyzing the country's gradual decline over the years.  

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22.11.23 Pt 1 - Should restaurants charge parents for “bad parenting”? Lebang shares how her scammer is back online with the same scam she got her with. Plus, some tips on how to navigate Black Friday.  

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Join Gareth as he chats with global sensation Jen Su - from her journey on Taiwan Idol to her Hollywood encounters. Discover her path from childhood to fame, navigating personal struggles… plus her encounters with Siya Kolisi, Meghan Markle, and more.  

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Longtime friend of the show, Jen Su joins us for a catch-up to reveal the celebs she's recently been hanging out with. She also delves into her lesser-known personal life story, including almost losing her son. Plus, the one celebrity she still wants to interview.  

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Liberia's smooth power handover after a tense election is a good sign for democracy. JJ Cornish also delves into the DRC's uncertain election climate. President William Ruto is on a mission to secure 200,000 jobs for Kenyans in Germany. And Gareth wants to know more about South Sudan. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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21.11.23 Pt 1 - How many cups of coffee do you drink a day? Bakh’abantu and Gareth are fascinated by a gross procedure called 'fecal microbiota transplantation.' And you won’t believe some of the weird things you can buy from an online shopping store!  

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