As world leaders and global organisations wrestle with the geopolitics and economic strategy for Covid-19, Africa is now entering its 'second wave'. Is the continent ready to deal with what’s to come, and can lessons be learned from Tanzania’s approach? In the DRC, which continues to function amid all its tribal and militant tensions bubbling close to the surface, Laurent Kabila's real killer may have been found. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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04.01.21 Pt 1 - Having just lived through the weirdest of holiday seasons, complete with curfews and alcohol ban, the team wonders how people will feel about working in December 2021 - and if big holidays will still be a thing going forward. Healthcare workers have a tough gig, but right now they may just be in the sweet spot of all sweet spots. And camper vans: the ultimate holiday freedom, or just a shambolic mess?

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23.12.20 Pt 1 - On the eve of Christmas Eve, the team chats Yuletide spirit, the non-negotiables of Christmas lunch, and decoration theory: is more always more? Then it’s back to the harsh realities of living with Coronavirus, and the risk of being unfriended if you drive with your mask on.

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15.12.20 Pt 1 - Johnny Mathis has the voice of an angel, but the skin of well-salted biltong. Sadiq Khan is now a man in a mask on TV... he's like Batman, but without the cool factor. If Cyril is standing, it's now clear - it's terrible news for our fellow South Africans.

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11.12.20 Pt 1 - Is it good for us to filter everything our children consume, or should they just learn about everything as the world throws it at them? Frugality: we all know someone who takes it to an extreme. What's it like for an aged celebrity being told by youngsters that their parents are fans? And: is Hollywood dead?

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10.12.20 Pt 1 - If you speak a foreign language, should you use that as a pick-up line? Is sneezing into your mask the equivalent of pooping in your pants? Do South Africans need to learn how to cue? Are old people in Africa hogging all the jobs? South Africans want to go to Mars, how bad is planet Earth? Do parents secretly hate all children... including their own?

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04.12.20 Pt 1 - Nelson Mandela Bay has let down two parts of the world. All Xhosa people are now ashamed and so is Cyril Ramaphosa, it's not a good situation at all. If you want to make free money, go and join #TimesUp and you might get to hang out with the insufferable Amy Schumer at a 5-star resort. Surely we don't need cash in 2020?

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26.11.20 Pt 1 - When you spew vile abuse at people, what might Sigmund Freud suggest about the state of your mind? If you take luxury baths, what's on your playlist? Dionne Warwick is watching your playlists by the way, careful what you name them. The world has lost Diego Maradona, God has his hand back... rest in peace El Pibe de Oro.

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25.11.20 Pt 1 - It matters which music we venerate in our time because VH1 will carry it for life! If you believe in any god, just understand you are not in the majority. Black Friday is here and we will witness what we thought were civil people becoming zombies marching towards the latest flat screen TVs. Processed cheese can't get much worse you thought huh... well there's a culinary monstrosity which has come to reality beyond even your wildest Cthulhu-laden nightmares.

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17.11.20 Pt 2 - Chinese journalists who have reported on Covid-19 and its effects on life in China are being held in prison - how do we deal with advocating for their civil rights? Is social media captured? Be careful about swimming with dolphins... they may be special agents from North Korea. An Australian man, Paul Walton, is not fit to be a vet for more reasons than you would want to know. Blind History returns, featuring the mould-breaking Chinese empress Wu Zetian.

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