Are beauty pageants still relevant in 2020? Gareth Cliff chats to former Miss South Africa, Sasha-Lee Olivier, about perceptions of beauty, pregnancy rumours, the concept of plus-size and more.More Info
The US election ends next week – and the country seems split down the middle. Are we too polarised to live side by side, or will the ballot box divide us irreparably? With Deborah Droke, Dom Leon-Davis, Dr Jonathan Witt and special guest Sasha-Lee Olivier.More Info
Why did Tito go off script during his Medium Term Budget Speech? Were his comments about Tygerberg Hospital unethical, and how much power does he have in reality? Is SAA a distraction, or simply a failing SOE? It’s important to keep an eye on the Zondo Commission so you are better informed for elections. How do we deal with debt and taxes? And the team takes bets on who will win the US election. Brought to you by Nando’s.More Info
This sign language interpreted video has been adapted from the podcast ‘Blind History’ – created by CliffCentral.com and Taylor Blinds & Shutters.
A tiny little Queen with enormous power – reputed to have had no sense of humour. That’s how most people know Queen Victoria, but in fact she was a progressive, sensitive and quite strident woman in an age where those things were mostly frowned upon. Let’s see if you’re amused in this episode of Blind History…More Info
Simón Bolívar was the Napoleon of South America – although if you called him that, he might have cut your head off. He could have had the easy life of a rich landowner in Venezuela, but chose instead to create a new Europe in South America. Bolívar made a mark on South America that endures to this day… and is one of the few men in history to have a country named after him.More Info
The Covid-19 lockdown has affected the global economy, but the life of citizens has been different on each continent. Laurel McCulloch of ‘Pumpkin Patch’ fame – who is now a New Zealand citizen living in Australia – joins us to discuss how living in the first world isn’t blissful during a global pandemic. How stringent is Australia’s lockdown? Laurel also shares a touching story surrounding the tragic mosque shooting in Christchurch.More Info
Pol Pot sounds like the kind of dish you’d order at a Cambodian restaurant – but it’s actually the name of one of the most horrific people ever to walk the Earth. For some reason he never makes it to the first division of truly maniacal, genocidal monsters of history… he’s always in the second tier, despite his own murderous efforts to make his mark. In his effort to socially engineer Cambodia, he killed more than a third of his people – and millions of bodies in mass graves are his grisly monument.More Info