True thespian Aubrey Poo has graced TV screens, silver screens and stages the world over. He opens up to Gareth about his acting experiences which include broadening his world view from high school, getting to work creatively with teams on set and his dream roles (which involve having fun playing the role of the bad guy). While raising his daughter and being invested in his job, be inspired by the passion and talent of Aubrey in this conversation.

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Robby Collins brings humour and insight into this conversation around the comedy industry, his relationship with social media, and how he deals with people's opinions of him. He shares hilarious stories from growing up in SA, riding in private jets with his friend Trevor Noah, and his mother becoming a nun. Get into the brain of this great talent!

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As an influential voice and thought-leader who currently serves as the Head of Communications at Barclays Africa Group Limited, Songezo Zibi draws from his expertise in the communications industry to keep many in the know. Gareth chats to him about his history as the editor of Business Day and monitoring the landscape of the country. Hear Songezo’s thoughts on the upcoming ANC conference and the Steinhoff saga. Who does he think we can trust? He answers this, as well as discussing his busy December which includes finishing writing his second book.

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Senegalese-born British businesswoman Mariéme Jamme has been named on the Powerlist 2017 of Britain’s 100 most influential people of African and African Caribbean Heritage because of her ground-breaking work in the technology and coding space. Her latest venture – iamtheCODE – mobilises governments, businesses and investors in supporting young women and girls in STEAMD (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics and design) the opportunity for education and aims to achieve a giant global goal of one million women and girl coders by 2030. Gareth gets to the fascinating trailblazer in this conversation about her background, passion and motivation in continuing the work that she does.

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Can you make 8 sounds at the same time, with your mouth? Of course you can't, but Morgan Beatbox can, and he does so in studio with Gareth while talking about his crazy career so far. It goes beyond just a special talent, Morgan is constantly pushing boundaries in entertainment like no other.

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One to always frankly speak his mind - comedic great John Vlismas and Gareth sound off and comment on a few burning, popular topics like his show The Good Racist, what he experiences producing The Gathering, parastatals, politics, the media and social media. Get ready to laugh as John talks about what he learned from being high on mushrooms, and hear a whole new side to him as he talks about his 16-year-old Uma. John also comments on coaching Khanyi Mbau to be a comedian, and the evolution of the industry he’s in.

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The man himself, Dominic Neill is in studio. He gives his insights on Eminem and talks about how in high school he had a love for Guns N' Roses. He studied and worked at a few record labels to get to know the industry, and there is a lot that he still wants to achieve. He also tells us about writing a song on the Craig Lucas album.

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Kimberley-born Thebe Ikalafeng has always enthusiastically worked towards his success today. As one of Africa's foremost global branding authorities, advisor, and author he has had firsthand experience in seeing Africa's growth and still tirelessly develops its potential. Hear his backstory in this conversation with Gareth, which highlights his time in the USA, bringing passion into the corporate world and the beauty and dangers of the internet. Gareth steals a moment to get some branding advice for CliffCentral.com before Thebe speaks about his intention to have his work and personal life align, rather than strive for a "work/life balance".

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Abuse towards women and children is a dire problem that affects us all in some way. 'Zunga' comes into studio to tell her harrowing story of abuse and betrayal, and how she is taking back her life despite the hurt that she has suffered. This isn't an easy interview to digest, but it is a story of new beginnings, and how the strength of a young girl can inspire others looking to take a stand against the evils of modern society.

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Professor Deidre Byrne is the Chairperson of the Unisa-Africa Girl Development Programme, launched to promote girls' rights and highlight gender inequalities. Even now in 2017, this is more important than ever with many underage girls being forced into becoming child brides across the African continent. She shares some shocking stats with Gareth around the issue, and what the #AfricaGirlsCan campaign is looking to achieve to rectify these gender ills in society.

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