19.05.23 Pt 1 - The Backstreet Boys are in town tonight. Are you going? Simphiwe and Gareth ponder who was the first boy band ever. Gareth introduces his latest Friday morning business idea: an airline exclusively for plus-size individuals. Ben joins the conversation, discussing various topics, including the appointment of a new CEO for KWV following the departure of the previous CEO whose wife's extravagant lifestyle caused controversy on a reality show.

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18.05.23 Pt 2 - Gareth Cliff, Phumi Mashigo, and Kanthan Pillay are joined on the Burning Platform by Phumlani Majozi this morning as the list of topics to cover is long. The team gets into the South African power crisis, the latest BEE Scandal that has made headlines around the country, South Africa’s involvement in the Russian Arms deal, and more.

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18.05.23 Pt 1 - Gareth and Phumi kick off the show discussing De Ruyter’s new book “Truth to Power” and where they stand on the allegations. Phumi has a conundrum that involves pitching in financially for a funeral that’s costing way more than expected. When did you last enter a gym locker room?

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Meet the man behind the political commentator! Solly Moeng - a columnist, expert in brand reputation, and regular contributor to the Burning Platform - joins Gareth in-studio to discuss his life overseas as a part-time lecturer and full-time South African. Due to political reasons, he has been chased out of the country and is waiting for his chance to return. Solly divulges some interesting information about his personal life and more in this special interview.

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17.05.23 Pt 2 - Solly Moeng, a brand reputation specialist, columnist, and part-time lecturer, sits down with Gareth to discuss his life overseas, his feelings about the political landscape in South Africa, and his plans moving forward after 2024.

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17.05.23 Pt 1 - Ryan kicks off the show with a controversial conversation between a "child" and a new AI feature on Snapchat. Mash talks about a wild new dating show on YouTube, and we find out if Gareth has started lighting his fires yet. Sean Sanders from Revix joins the conversation.

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16.05.23 Pt 2 - Gareth goes on a rant about terrible insurance ads that are driving him up the wall. A poll is put out to see if Gord should be allowed back on the show after he cancelled on us yesterday. Dr Ronwyn Van Eeden, a medical oncologist, joins the show to discuss all you should know about cancer.

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16.05.23 Pt 1 - The gremlins got into the studio, causing a bit of an uproar at the beginning of the show. Lebang went away on a 4-day bender, that included the highest bungee jump in the world. JJ Cornish joins for Africanalysis.

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15.05.23 Pt 2 - What’s the best way to judge one’s character before hiring them for a job? Gareth and Leigh-Ann discuss their experiences with people in this position. Gareth names a few things that makes one a South African… and what are some new jobs that AI and technology have created?

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15.05.23 Pt 1 - Gareth and Leigh-Ann discuss the expectations of people after Gord Laws was a no-show due to feeling ill. An odd story took place this weekend after a man was flagged for human trafficking while taking his daughter on a flight… is this justified? Dr Hanan joins the conversation to discuss trust and reliability.

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