Is President Cyril Ramaphosa just the least dirty shirt in the laundry pile that is the ANC? Can the families of corrupt politicians stop flaunting their gains on social media? Solly Moeng joins the panel this week to dissect the dog show that is South African politics. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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05.08.21 Pt 2 - Can Zweli Mkhize ever recover his reputation? How powerful is the EFF in reality? The looting is done - so what’s next? Solly Moeng joins the Burning Platform panel this week to try find answers to these questions, and more.

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Kanthan Pillay returns to The Burning Platform this week to answer all your questions. Dr Anthony Turton also joins the team to have a candid conversation about the water crisis in South Africa and a lot more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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29.07.21 Pt 2 - Kanthan Pillay makes a welcome return to answer all your questions and engage with the team about the water crisis in South Africa, alongside Dr Anthony Turton, who is a political scientist specialising in transboundary resource management.

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Most small businesses have not received any support or relief funding during the extended lockdown, and the recent looting activities haven’t helped. Economist Mike Schussler and Township Entrepreneur Developer Bulelani Balabala join the team to talk about the state of SA’s economy, and how to potentially save it. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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22.07.21 Pt 2 - Economist Mike Schussler and Township Entrepreneur Developer Bulelani Balabala join the team to talk about being a small business in South Africa, and how the lockdown and looting have had an effect on them.

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Dr Jonathan Witt and Leeto Nthoba join the team to analyse the difference between pro Zuma actions and the actions of looters. Plus a look at President Cyril Ramaphosa’s timid response, and why his leadership style makes the situation worse. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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15.07.21 Pt 2 - This week, the team - alongside Dr Jonathan Witt and Leeto Nthoba - have an open discussion about the recent looting in KZN and Gauteng. They chat about what this all means for the ANC, leadership styles that are worsening the situation, and what the future may look like.

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15.07.21 Pt 1 - Looting talks continue as the team agrees that this devastation cannot be swept under the rug, and how communities are losing faith in their government and now taking the law into their own hands. And in the midst of all this, you just got to love South Africans and their humour!

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13.07.21 Pt 2 - Should parents be looking at alternative forms of schooling? Gareth then chats to Toya DeLazy about her music, her mental health and why she believes her existence “triggers” hate because she’s royalty.

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