It’s a story that leaves many South Africans cold at the mere mention of a few details: the sexual abuse that occurred at Parktown Boys’ High by now convicted former waterpolo coach Collan Rex. Many young men are at the centre of this horrific tale, particularly 18-year-old Jason Dally, whose courageous decision led to the exposure of this crime. Months after the historic sentencing, Jason and his father Ian speak to Gareth Cliff to share their story and continue to make a change.
17.05.19 Pt 2 – Has J Lo well and truly got old? A Rod photographed repeatedly on the toilet, crossbow killings in Germany, and the culmination of Game of Thrones. Leigh-Ann campaigns for the healthiest types of booze you can drink, then Gadget Gal Clare Petra brings you the latest from the world of smartphones, apps, and your online life. Then George Mienie wraps up the week with the AutoCentral Power Pod – live from the London Motor Show.
17.05.19 Pt 1 – You know you live in a rough place when you have a brick in your bag, but that’s how it goes on the west side of Joburg. Leigh-Ann reveals that she is actually a pensioner, Camilla eating things, and Siya’s love for the spotlight. Then the serious news headlines, Ben on the sport and some delightful positivity for you too.
16.05.19 Pt 2 – OUTA’s Wayne Duvenage joins Gareth and Phumi on this week’s Burning Platform. He discusses his recent article about how positive people can stay and fix South Africa, corruption, tax abuse and his thoughts on the recent election.
16.05.19 Pt 1 – What does active citizenery mean? Phumi explains what her take on it is, as someone who believes in it. Gord doesn’t want anyone to spoil Game of Thrones for him… even though he still hasn’t made the effort to watch the new episode four days later. Get a dose of news in the Five Things You Need To Know, before the team try to understand Hlaudi Motsoeneng and Mzwanele Manyi’s intentions.
15.05.19 Pt 2 – Ben confronts his biggest fear, and it ends with a giant glob of lube in his private area. Bill Nye is certainly not the science guy we remember him as, a lion does lion things to a child’s scalp and the latest on the Krugersdorp Killers. Kerry Rudman from brainharmonics.co.za then comes into studio to talk about stress in everyday life, and what effect it has on your brain.
15.05.19 Pt 1 – Thanks to Siya, the team is wide awake for you today, and straight into a conversation around beds and laying cable. The differences between men and women where it matters, then Simba calls in from America for a catch-up. Your latest news and sport from there… plus Siya’s positivity feature for the day.
14.05.19 Pt 2 – It’s Miss South Africa time again… this time around, its organisers say it’s more than just a beauty pageant. Singer Maluma comes under fire just for kissing his mother on the lips. Leigh-Ann has more updates on the Tati Westbrook and James Charles saga, amidst eye rolls from Gareth. Then, swimmer Ryan Stramrood talks about planning to reach the milestone of 100 Robben Island Crossings (he will be the second person to have achieved this milestone) before the team wrap up with more news.
14.05.19 Pt 1 – Gareth has taken a new step in researching his DNA… find out the fascinating adventure he’s found himself in now. The team spare a thought for all of those people who voted for Hlaudi Motsoeneng right before the Five Things You Need To Know. Nqobile, a listener of the show, fans out about ‘Game of Thrones’… and Siya has an inspiring story about one couple saving the environment in Brazil.
13.05.19 Pt 2 – Drama as the foundation of Afrikaans television, Boer Soek ‘n Vrou, now has a boer that is soeking ‘n ou! The invention of the ‘jeado’, a prolific pedo turns himself in after 23 years on the run, Alyssa Milano is saying no to sex, and so is High Rob. Well, with lots of women that is, as he is committed to the settle down life now in the ‘Dam. The best food cities in the world, a man who proudly eats ass, South Sudan gets tough on having fun, and how to break poverty.