The team gets an update from JJ Cornish about what’s currently happening around Africa. Kaveel Singh and Jeff Wicks - co-authors of Eight Days in July: Inside the Zuma unrest that set South Africa alight - unpack the looting and violence that took place earlier this year.

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02.12.21 Pt 2 - JJ Cornish joins the team to give us a quick update on the recent travel bans on African countries, China, and much more. Then Kaveel Singh and Jeff Wicks - co-authors of Eight Days in July: Inside the Zuma unrest that set South Africa alight - unpack the violent scenes of unrest and looting in KZN and Gauteng.

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This week, JJ Cornish talks about Muammar Gadaffi’s son who is standing in next month's Presidential election in Libya, Burkina Faso loses at least 20 people in the worst terror attack in six years of conflict, and a 31-year-old former child beggar has become a star circus performer and wants to pass on his art to those in a similar position. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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JJ Cornish joins the team to give us updated African news, with a focus on Algeria. He sheds light on the history of Algeria, why Morocco and Algeria are not on the best terms, and what its current tourism landscape looks like. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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02.11.21 Pt 1 - It’s the day after local elections, and it seems like that’s the only thing the team can talk about. Gareth shares how he had to wait in line for over 2 hours, Lebang is heartbroken that she wasn’t able to vote, and Mbulelo has a secret recipe to get rid of the voting mark.

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JJ Cornish joins the team to talk about the eSwatini King closing schools immediately and indefinitely, France’s President Emmanuel Macron says the killing of Algerian protesters in Paris 60 years ago was an "unforgivable crime”, and Sudan’s military leadership wants another coup to end the biggest political crisis the country has experienced since the fall of Omar Al Bashir two years ago. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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JJ Cornish talks about what was once the largest African country, before allowing South Sudan to secede. He explains how the conflict in Darfur became the world's worst humanitarian crisis, and shares an interesting fun fact about Sudan having more pyramids than Egypt. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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JJ Cornish sheds light on how Rwandan President Paul Kagame shows yet again how ruthless he can be with his political critics. Plus, why French President Emmanuel Macron apologised to Algerian veterans who fought on France’s side in Algeria’s bitter war of liberation. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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21.09.21 Pt 1 - Gareth hasn’t been getting enough sleep, which gets the team talking about a sleeping app, which leads to a discussion about the relevance of a university degree. Should one even bother getting one in this day and age? Then JJ Cornish joins to give an update about what’s happening on the African continent.

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JJ Cornish places his focus on Nigeria this week. He sheds light on the rivalry between the two African giants, whether it’s really Africa’s biggest economy, and if oil is a curse for the nation. He also briefly shares some of the worst driving he has seen. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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