28.02.23 Pt 2 - Gareth is in shock after $300m worth of cocaine from Ecuador was seized on its way to Belgium… and the story is (literally) bananas! The team then explore the evolution of digital banking.Read more
Another week in South African politics that has been anything but quiet. This week, key politicians came under the spotlight with new allegations of corruption. One of those politicians is Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize, who has spoken out at a briefing against the controversial multi-million rand communications tender awarded by his department to a company called Digital Vibes. Wayne Duvenage, CEO of the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse, chats to Gareth about all this and more. Brought to you by Nando’s.Read more
27.05.21 Pt 2 - Wayne Duvenage, CEO of the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA), chats to Gareth to unpack the latest political news... from the Dr Zweli Mkhize saga, to Jacob Zuma possibly being the scapegoat, and solutions to combat corruption.Read more
If you are building an organisation which is in public service, should you have to reveal all your funding sources? We have seen the erosion of State institutions over the past 20 years - can the poor survive without functional state apparatus? Is the relationship between unions and the ANC surreptitious? Do South Africans have a viable alternative political party to vote for? Brought to you by Nando’s.Read more
Where did the idea of money come from? With human beings living in a global society of tremendous complexity, is the current model of fiat economies viable for the remainder of the 21st century? Are people too prone to corruption when they are in charge of money? Are banks a bottleneck within the movement of cash from central banks to citizens? Are digital economies stable enough to become the default mode of global financial interaction? Brought to you by The Gas Company.Read more
Is Rapunzel the real Messiah?
03.12.20 Pt 2 - If the only requirement to be the Messiah was long, well conditioned hair - who in your circle would get in? If you are in an emerging economy, what does it actually mean to free up the economy? This is a Public Service Announcement... if you are going to be President of South Africa, please know your tenure will end with a commission of inquiry.Read more