The rate at which the world switched from analogue to digital is amazing, the new normal is online now. How does a man whose job it is to report on the news and the fabric of society stay sane in lockdown? What role does Justice Malala’s wife play in his morning routine, even though she’s in America while he sits in Kalk Bay, Cape Town? As the individual cost of not connecting physically with others comes to the fore, we need people to also report on the possible socio-economic factors at play daily in this pandemic economy. Can the country afford to deal with an outbreak of Covid-19? There’s a fine line between social obedience and tyranny, is South Africa’s military putting large scale public safety on a knife edge? We’ve seen military and state vehicles in townships before, but last time we had Nelson Mandela to placate the restless masses… can Cyril Ramaphosa do the same?

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”These people have regressed!” This is how Tumi Morake speaks about her own children and their struggle to adapt to the Covid-19 lockdown. This might explain why her children say she is driving them crazy. An interesting decision was made about leaving their new home in America to go and join family elsewhere in the States, and the situation has turned into a real life sitcom. With her usual wit and candour we hear about her struggles with mental health and how that battle is going in these self-isolation times. If you plan for a rainy day in Rands but now the rain comes in Dollars, what then? A fascinating revelation about what they could sacrifice as a family following coronavirus only goes to show how conscious the comedian is. Which softer sides of humanity will we see following this pandemic? And the Covid-19 lockdown rule number one… ”Embrace your rotundness and let the kids be free willy!”

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What happens when you have an immune challenged or compromised child, and the most contagious health pandemic of the modern age strikes… how should a parent react to this? Should America be copying China with their measures to control their citizens? Should the response be taken to the federal government in the fight against Covid-19? The things we take for granted like a take-away meal are not what they were – Jen gives her tips about how to be safe from infection from your food containers. The fashion industry has pulled together which is brilliant news. Build up your strength, you are going to need it, Covid-19 is just getting started unfortunately!

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Timothy Maurice stumbled on an interview with an educated, gender equality fighting pornstar named Angela White. He became fascinated by her women’s equality research, and wanted to share what he learned about the mindset of a successful pornstar!

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How useful is the massive decrease in fuel prices to us if we can’t go anywhere? Donald Trump has rolled back the emission regulations and laws which Barack Obama had put in place, this could get interesting. As we attempt to imagine a future beyond Covid-19, do we need to consider accelerating the advent of solar roads, driverless cars and delivery drones? And a man in Australia had a hilarious excuse when the cops stopped him for speeding. Powered by AutoTrader.

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In this introductory episode of The Waterfall Podcast, Siya Sangweni explores little-known facts regarding the history of this multi award-winning mixed-use development with Waterfall Management Company CEO, Willie Vos.

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Who makes all the unseen problems at Waterfall Estate disappear? Thys Redelinghuys joins Siya Sangweni for Episode 2 of The Waterfall Podcast. Thys reveals how the Waterfall Common Services Company deals with various issues around the estate – including security and surveillance, litter control, general maintenance, and lots more. He also provides insights into future projects and shares some fascinating facts around the Jukskei River.

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Waterfall is known for its world-class development status, but did you know it also boasts a vast array of birds and wildlife? Waterfall residents Ron Searle and Kevin Gow explain the role of the Waterfall Bird Club and the Waterfall Environmental Committee which is in charge of preserving the many greenbelts on the development. In the process, they tell us a bit more about the unexpected fauna you may find on Waterfall.

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The Mall of Africa is an award-winning marvel. It’s the biggest mall on the continent built in a single-phase and has some incredible facts, stories and tenants. Siya Sangweni went on a mission to find out everything you need to know about the mall. Johann Fourie, the mall’s GM, takes Siya on a walk around the mall while discussing how it was designed, how they prepare for major shopping events, how they keep winning awards and so much more.

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2019 has been an eventful year in the Waterfall community; one that saw much development, growth and great lessons learnt. Siya Sangweni moderates a conversation between some of the major stakeholders who made the year a success: Willie Vos, CEO of Waterfall Management Company; Giles Pendleton, Head of Developments Attacq; and Steve Brooks, CEO Of Balwin Properties.

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