28.04.22 Pt 1 - Why do we have such a ‘complain culture’ in South Africa? Gareth blames Apartheid and Calvinism. The hilarious Kate Normington then joins the team for a general catch-up, and to chat about her new theatre show.

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Ian Scher is the CEO of Rescue South Africa, and he joins the team to talk about the KZN floods and what has made this current flooding so much worse than previous years. Wayne Duvenage later joins to talk about the work OUTA has done over the past few years, and the potential for looting of the KZN relief funds… how can the government ‘prove’ they are trustworthy with their shocking track record?

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21.04.22 Pt 2 - Ian Scher is the CEO of Rescue South Africa, which has responded to natural disasters worldwide over the last 21 years. He chats to Gareth and Bakh’abantu about the projects they have, the recent KZN floods, and what needs to be done to safeguard against disasters. Later, Wayne Duvenage joins the team as they look into the impact of OUTA.

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Gabriel Crouse and Leeto Nthoba make a return to The Burning Platform. The team looks at the end of the state of disaster and the effectiveness of lockdown, regulations put in place by Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, and how politicians are treated differently when they commit crimes. Gabriel also shares his thoughts and a first-hand account of his experience in Rwanda.

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07.04.22 Pt 2 - Is the law fair for all? Leeto Nthoba and Gabriel Crouse join Gareth and Phumi to discuss the latest news and politics - including Sibongile Mani’s case and her sentence. Is her punishment too harsh, and what about all the politicians and their crimes?

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07.04.22 Pt 1 - The team talks about a number of topics - from the petrol price increase, to basic income grants, land redistribution, and what that truly entails. JJ Cornish joins to give us the latest African news.

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05.04.22 Pt 1 - Seems like we have a law-abiding citizen on the team, as Bakh'abantu refused to bribe his way out of a fine. We also learn about the scale of insulting words… and Gareth might have come up with the greatest reality show of all time!

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In this edition of The Burning Platform, Muzi Kuzwayo joins us to talk about the true meaning of sacrifice, why South Africans don’t go out and vote, and why it’s important to not fall victim to the “me me me” mentality, but to rather give back and help others.

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31.03.22 Pt 2 - Muzi Kuzwayo joins Phumi and Gareth to have a chat on the importance of individuals not doing things for themselves - but rather for the greater good of others, the true meaning of sacrifice, and much more.

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31.03.22 Pt 1 - The Will Smith and Chris Rock saga is still at the top of trending news, as Phumi and Gareth discuss it and share possible other ways that Will could have handled the situation. The team wonders what Bathabile Dlamini will do if she is canned - will she reveal the ‘small-a-nyana skeletons’ she once threatened to unravel during the Zuma tenure?

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