14.01.21 Pt 2 - With Donald Trump having effectively been kicked off social media, there are a lot of people asking a lot of questions about free speech on digital platforms, and who decides which voices get heard. The team discusses how citizens need to become more involved in their communities in order to effect change in South Africa. And finally, it turns out that Africa is the youngest continent geologically, but we continue to have the oldest leaders… Go figure.

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12.01.21 Pt 1 - If the President is sitting down when South Africa has a 'family meeting', don't worry about it - he just wants to check up on you and let you know that politicians are still doing nothing. If you have taken on the misguided notion of New Year's resolutions, how are those going two weeks into 2021? And Matt Greoning: superstar cartoonist, or clandestine time traveller?

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11.01.21 Pt 1 - Some arrests even with a global pandemic on the loose are too much aren't they, is there no room for authorities to be reasonable? Why are people worried about their data on WhatsApp? Is there a line between walking quickly and jogging? The space between the testicles and the anus needs a rebrand.

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05.01.21 Pt 2 - Ever since Jack Ma made a speech that went against the Chinese government's economic policies, he hasn't been seen… Where in the world is he? We’ve all embraced the idea of the influencer (or at the very least learned to tolerate it), but the team wonders what the rise of the Covid influencer says about society. Finally, Gen Z: are they just an ugly bunch of asexual betas? Article - The Kids are Not Alright: Generation Z Sexuality

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There was once a great emperor, who ruled over the most cosmopolitan and rich empire. This emperor built skyscrapers, palaces, giant statues and ruled for half a century. This isn’t the start of a fairytale, and it isn’t the story you might expect. This emperor was a woman... and she ruled a millennium and a half ago - in China.

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05.11.20 Pt 2 - One thing poor service will do in South Africa is bring out the hood in the most prim and proper private individual. Is there a Zulu name for a Karen type of busy bee? Dear people of the world... a Harvard dropout is not the same as a high school dropout from your local area in rural KwaZulu-Natal. The Zondo Commission has turned into Vetkoek Paleis, and it's cringeworthy stuff. And is Twitter a good place for your political opinion to be shared?

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Is Africa seeing the second coming of colonialism in the form of loans from China? Three African countries including Kenya, Angola and Zambia have a combined debt of $143 billion to the Eastern power, and Kenya seems to be on track to default on payment. The Blue Nile Dam is possibly the biggest African story in 20 years, with the geopolitical ramifications for Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia being considered by the White House and UN Security Council. As Kenya enters a delicate political time, the tragic mall attacks seem to be coming to court within the coming week, and that act of terror may finally be laid to rest. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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06.10.20 Pt 1 - Should we allow the public to vote on sending the yentas from The View to hell? Donald has Trumped Covid-19, and he says you shouldn't let a pandemic dominate your life. If you think you are better than others, surely people should be allowed to shame you in the public square...

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03.09.20 Pt 1 - Eating in a restaurant during Covid is like pulling teeth, they need to figure out the digital menu. Australia has turned into a big prison again, the Brits must be proud of what they built. Gene-modified babies... good or scary? Dear Jonathan, sorry we don't plan our lives around you.

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How does someone who has worked as an advertising strategist all over the world, and run a company in China, turn to rubbish? Gavin Heron took a leap of faith (in his business idea and partners) and recycled himself as an eco-warrior. Gavin tells Reg about the skills he learned from working in advertising for many years, and the new wisdom he has gained after starting a new company with his wife.

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