Mayor Mpho Phalatse and Kanthan Pillay join Gareth and Phumi live in the studio to discuss the recent events surrounding the vote of no confidence. Mpho also answers question about coalitions, voter apathy, future plans for the city, and the role of a mayor.

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This week the team is joined by SA journalist, author and news editor Ferial Haffajee, to unpack her new book - Days of Zondo. They look at the moments that took everyone by surprise, and more. Dr Alan Mendoza joins to talk about what is currently happening in UK politics, and gives his prediction about England in the World Cup.

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Kanthan Pillay joins the team to discuss both local and international political issues including the consequences of breaking a coalition, defining a good system of governance, and the downstream effects of current US politics. The Republican divide is brought to the forefront of the conversation, before diving deeper into the Ukraine/Russia saga.

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Moeletsi Mbeki joins Phumi Mashigo to unpack a number of topics that include South Africa having a massive stunting growth problem, our leaders lack of care, whether or not the DA is a white party, and what ordinary South Africans can do to make a change.

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Wayne Sussman is an independent election analyst, known as 'the Elections Geek' and he joins the team to unpack Joburg’s coalition government debacle, Mpho Phalatse’s Twitter thread, elections in South Africa, and voter apathy.

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Senior fellow at African Liberty, Phumlani Majozi joins Gareth and Phumi to unpack the latest political news. Is the DA positioning itself as a leading party, or will it always just be seen as the opposition? Was the economy in better shape during the Zuma era? Plus a discussion on the young, skilled South Africans leaving the country for greener pastures.

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After going viral the first time with a video about loving his country, Rob Hersov has done it again - this time telling the ANC to "voetsek"! He joins the team to about his recent rant, his thoughts and opinions on bringing change in South Africa, and Cyril being a disgrace.

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How do migrants contribute to SA’s economy? What is most often misunderstood about Operation Dudula? Dan Radebe (Deputy Chairperson of Operation Dudula) and Patrick Sewera (co-founder of The Black Africa Fund) join the show to unpack some of these questions and issues.

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Is chasing rabbits in an economy like South Africa’s detrimental to society? Should Ernst Roets appeal the current verdict of the hate speech case involving a notorious struggle song? And are coalitions a positive for the country going forward?

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Political analyst and columnist, Mpumelelo Mkhabela, talks about his new book ‘The Enemy Within’, which covers the corruption within the ANC, leadership struggles, political insurance, and much more! Dada Morero from the ANC is in the hot seat… and Kanthan Pillay gets in on the action, alongside Gareth and Phumi.

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