Is there ever a quiet week in politics? Never, right? So if you’ve missed out on some of the buzz, The Burning Platform is here to catch you up on things, with analysis from one of the country’s sharpest minds. Gareth Van Onselen - who is a liberal, a humanist and a published author... but most of all, a political animal with a deep love for ideas, statistics and argument - joins the team this week. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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24.06.21 Pt 2 - Gareth Van Onselen - a liberal, a humanist and a published author - steps up to the heat to discuss this week’s latest current affairs. The team dive into the effect of policies on society, Twitter, fake news and elections taking place in America.

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24.06.21 Pt 1 - Phumi discusses a recent documentary about China's population curbing policy that has her completely astonished as to how it’s being carried out, and the consequences of it. Siya plugs the sweetest app, which brings you video calls from blind people all over the world, so you can help them with everyday tasks.

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Another week of some interesting developments in the world of cryptocurrency... Sean Sanders, co-founder of Revix, is here to tell us all about it. He talks about the latest pullback, and what this means for crypto going forward.

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23.06.21 Pt 1 - Is Siya the only one who despises the type of people who have to say goodbye 15 different times before hanging up? Gilli is discovering a whole new bunch of family members from all over the world that she didn't know existed - and she’s concerned about that.

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02.06.21 Pt 1 - It’s said that if you dream of eating, someone is trying to bewitch you. Gareth beats Leigh-Ann to singing ‘Don’t be Suspicious’... and we discover something that could be worse than Siya pooping his pants.

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01.06.21 Pt 1 - Both Flax and Siya find out why you shouldn’t be busy with your phone when you are at the petrol station, and Gareth isn’t too thrilled with the Chinese government...

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27.05.21 Pt 1 - The scenes from President Zuma’s trial were crazy... the crowds, the singing, the army! Is Prince Harry using his fame to bring much needed awareness to mental health? Elson Chigerwe, a regular listener, joins the team to give insight into the drama that’s been going on in Zimbabwe concerning Mugabe’s body and a sceptre that he was supposedly buried with.

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After weeks and weeks of seeing a climb in the Bitcoin price, the market is starting to see a sharp pullback. Sean Sanders from Revix explains the cause of this, and what investors should or shouldn’t do at this time.

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20.05.21 Pt 1 - Dating isn’t as simple as it used to be, as people now are quick to ghost someone or even leave a restaurant without telling their date... yikes, it’s tough out there! Another celebrity announces that they are non-binary, and Siya still thinks he can sing.

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