What are the results we should be bracing for in South Africa as the political decisions impact our economy? Daniel Silke is someone who could provide some answers around this. As he’s written in his recent column: “Re-opening South Africa needs to express much more than a colour-coded set of amended restrictions. It needs to be coupled to hope for a new future. Not one based on dependency and decay, but one based on innovation across the board.” Gareth chats to Silke, a keynote speaker, author and futurist specialising in South Africa, Africa and global trends. He’s also the Director: Political Futures Consultancy.

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How does the formative ANC structure differ from the one we see today ideologically? Does Covid-19 render the political landscape fertile for totalitarianism in South Africa? Is the economic and philosophical illiteracy of news reporters dangerous for society at large? If we lose a generation of black graduates in the formal economy because of lockdown regulation, what does that mean for the future of South Africa's social landscape? WHO should pay the biggest price globally for this pandemic? Brought to you by Nando’s.

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21.05.20 Pt 2 - The Donald is taking medicine and the American media have lost their minds. Could this be why people have lost trust in the mainstream media? Are most people fit to run their personal lives, contrary to the way the government treats them? Where has the EFF been during lockdown... why so quiet?

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21.05.20 Pt 1 - If you shame your mom into a beauty upgrade, is that so bad? 'Petty socialist' has now made the merch shelf on the interwebs. If you have a fridge being loaded onto the wrong truck, look out for Timothy Maurice before getting angry. Moonshine and Stalin have both killed too many Russians. NDZ, Thuli and a Kardashian meet up... it's some incredible scenes.

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20.05.20 Pt 2 - Decimal Dan was around in a rather different time, and his maths wasn't great. When you are on Earth, the aim is to just win at all costs. If you are going to die, don't do it in the Eastern Cape, you literally have to stare death in the face in hospital. And Joe Cimino joins us to talk about finance troubleshooting post lockdown.

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20.05.20 Pt 1 - Joe Rogan has proven to be the most magnetic figure in the information game, and he just made bank. The nature of routine is good for you, especially in lockdown. Gotham is fantastic trash. We've all had one rich person who we just visited for their video games or pay per view television access haven't we? Tupperware tops and bottoms seem to get raptured separately... very annoying!

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As Covid-19 has engulfed the world, an interesting observation to make has been the different approaches taken to thwart the threat of the pandemic. With a documented global history of male bias when selecting leaders, should we be looking to re-address the role of women in leadership? There's evidence to suggest female Presidents and Prime Ministers have dealt with large scale challenges far better than their male counterparts in the last half century. From Thatcher to Merkel, from Ardern to Ing-Wen... this may be the time for feminine leadership to be given its big break.

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19.05.20 Pt 2 - If you can communicate effectively, there's no reason you can't get two boyfriends during lockdown. Don't run with a mask, you might die. It turns out in order to step down as Prime Minister of Lesotho, you need to be accused of killing your ex-wife. JJ Cornish joins us to ask whether women lead better when peril ensues. Blind History returns... this week we feature Genghis Khan.

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19.05.20 Pt 1 - Having kids in lockdown is exhausting because of the incessant cooking. If you could just take a pill instead of needing food, would you? The secret with neighbours is to be chums, but not besties... people don't know their limits. Your first marriage should always be for money, the second one is for love.

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Though JSE share value is down, this is no time to panic, Exchanges recover from crashes rather quickly. With the UK's GDP contracting 2% in the first quarter and 33 million jobs lost in America, how will this affect consumer spending as lockdown eases? Group Five will be delisting after nearly five decades on the JSE.

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