The Guptas have had some of their fancy things seized. Jacob Zuma’s legal costs to taxpaying South Africans, Theresa May is taking some heat over Syria, the country of Eritrea, and Karl Lagerfeld slams the #MeToo movement. Women to grow penis fingers, how to help the poor, and using different messenger platforms which reveals how Ben is very much still a child.
The team plays musical chairs to start the morning, which gets into a conversation over posture and better living. Gareth is getting a little nervous about hosting the Roast of Somizi, and how he can’t use the jokes Trevor Gumbi gave him. Is Ryan Seacrest another #MeToo creep? Can Mabz kill someone? Then into your latest news, sport and Siya’s positivity segment for your day.
Are you not getting enough sleep? Well you may die younger. The president of Uganda reminds us what our mouths are for. A Beyonce parody, Google and the right to be forgotten, looking back at the days of Destiny’s Child, the upcoming roast of Somizi, then onto a rather serious legal issue. Chrislynn Moonieyan from Masimanyane Women’s Rights International talks about women’s issues within relationships, and empowering change by advocating human rights in daily lives.
The aftermath of the Winnie Mandela funeral provides mixed emotions and take outs for all. Political grandstanding aside, Gareth and team discuss what should be remembered from her passing. Some more on the sleep sex syndrome and what can potentially go very wrong, then into your latest news, sport and finance.
Siya’s recent holiday fling is coming back to bite him. Not medically of course, but a certain someone wants a rendezvous with him. Mabz has some interesting info around what happens to humans during sleep. Would you rather spend a day with Donald Trump or Mark Zuckerberg? Then Robyn Sher from Lifestyle Home Garden returns to talk about ‘growing your own’ in a food sense, and George Mienie wraps up the week with what’s happening in the world of cars.
It’s Friday the 13th! Does that mean anything to you? Mabz is a witch and she doesn’t even care about it. Different types of people and the different things they do in life. Ben updates you on the situation of the new cat at home, then some interesting messages from listeners who always seem to live bizarre lives. News, sport and Siya’s life changing stories from there.
Karyn Maughan has become renowned not only for her professional and groundbreaking reporting (particularly in the crime and justice field), but also for the empathy and forthright information she brings to her stories. Gareth sits down with her to discuss how she has navigated some of the biggest moments in her career so far… from keeping her composure in court, reporting on the Oscar Pistorius case, to going toe-to-toe with Bathabile Dlamini, and her exit from eNCA.
Do you suffer from misophonia? Turns out Ben does which explains a lot about how he feels around certain noises. Justice Malala then even chimes in on the subject, before tackling the hot topics in SA politics on the Burning Platform brought to you by Nando’s. Nobody brings you up to speed on current events quite like Justice, and he is really on fire this week.
Is Gord fake news? Well one listener thinks so and takes him to task around the story of Christopher Robin. Gareth elaborates on this and the story of Winnie the Pooh and the characters. Ben’s present to Daniela is met with mixed reviews, and the ongoing Zuckerberg trial is reminding us how dreadful governments are. Top news and sport stories from there, plus Siya’s kick of positivity.
The 16 escaped convicts from the Sun City prison are still at large. More information is revealed around their brazen breakout, but where to for them now? The team discusses where best to hide in South Africa, before getting onto the latest Donald Trump outrage, and how cocaine bags can fly in the wind. Then a rather interesting chat on health insurance with Sven Laurencik from Oneplan.