Your civil liberties are not a given, they are constantly to be fought for. Mark Sham of #SACitizensUnite challenges South Africans to not be silent in the fight for a better country. How can you get actively involved, how can you protest together, and will technology be the saviour of society against poor governance? It's okay to want a better life, but what are you willing to do to have that life?

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27.07.20 Pt 2 - What do we do about people who fall asleep on Zoom calls? CliffCentral has a Lebanese cuzzie. Is Joost's brother the Afrikaans Batman? If you thought church was for spiritual peace, imagine finding out you buried a body that isn't your aunt. It seems like people stink more and guzzle more ice-cream during lockdown. If you'd like to help Penny Stein and Women and Men Against Child Abuse (WAMCA) with their mask campaign, click here for details.

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When lockdown started we saw a lot of social media posts "We are led". But are we? How do we balance saving lives with saving livelihoods? Leadership, the economy, conspiracy theories - hear different opinions and you get to make up you own mind. Gareth chats to Giulietta Talevi, Phumlani Majozi, John Vlismas & David Icke.

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Employment: we delve into the stats on South Africans’ opinions on racially-based employment; we also ask whether it’s possible to make cadre employment work. Politics: the strife of the Cape Flats is well-documented, and it raises the question: why does it seem that solving societal problems is not a priority for career politicians? Economics: is big business in South Africa still big? And finally, South Africa's lockdown hasn’t just been the last five months, it's been the last decade. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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21.07.20 Pt 2 - If you want to protest in favour of restaurants and booze coming back into your life, go and protest... just don't expect good service at your table. If you get a delivery from FedEx, get your bulletproof vest on before opening the door. Ronen Aires, founder of Student Village, joins us to discuss the tools millennials were born with which equip them to deal with a growing digital reality.

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17.07.20 Pt 2 - The Kalvari/Mol beef can be laid to rest, nothing to see here. Sleep is a science, start doing the work. If you want to have swagger, maybe dress in MAGA. The new Ford Bronco is out, only makes sense for OJ Simpson to be the ambassador... The Juice is loose! Nicolene Holtzhausen of Headway Gauteng joins us to tell us about raising funds for First Responders for Mandela Day. For details click here.

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In the age of Covid-stigma, is it safe to sleep with a frontline worker? Sex, status and senses of humour with Tumi Morake, Dr Elna Rudolph and Devan Moonsamy. Gareth then connects with fellow South Africans stranded abroad, Ulrich Fobian and Leoni Jansen.

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"The emperor has no clothes... but I'm not saying it,'' has been the great failure of South Africa's citizenry lately. Can South Africans ever view contentious issues through a lens that's not tainted by race and power agendas? What is the role of dissenting voices like Helen Zille for the sanctity of democracy in SA? What are the visceral, quantifiable concerns of South Africa's voting public? Is Cyril Ramaphosa showing tendencies of tyrannical lust with his wildly oscillating Covid-19 laws and messaging? And is Trump's approach to WHO leading us to Cold War 2? Brought to you by Nando’s.

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If your love language is to touch and hug, how does one deal with social distancing? What are the rules for making movies during lockdown? How long can creatives make it in South Africa without working? South Africa's marginalised populous is largely looked after by grandmothers and single moms, and Hlubi has put together a terrific initiative to help these 'imbokodos' in trying to feed their families. For more info go to relate.org.za.

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The rise of the South African black opera singer may be a surprise to some, but this maestro believes that the nature of South African social culture is to sing in choirs, so where better to find and breed talent? The lack of patronage for South African artists has driven Njabulo to help South African artists by starting the Voices of South Africa International Opera Singing Competition. Yes, there's prize money to be won, but there's a far bigger prize for those who are scouted, and it's truly life-changing. Bravo Maestro!

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