Moeletsi Mbeki joins Phumi Mashigo to unpack a number of topics that include South Africa having a massive stunting growth problem, our leaders lack of care, whether or not the DA is a white party, and what ordinary South Africans can do to make a change.

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13.10.22 Pt 2 - Does South Africa have a leadership problem or do our leaders simply not care? This week Phumi is joined by Moeletsi Mbeki and they have a conversation about leadership, stunted growth being a massive problem, and whether the ANC is a black party.

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Senior fellow at African Liberty, Phumlani Majozi joins Gareth and Phumi to unpack the latest political news. Is the DA positioning itself as a leading party, or will it always just be seen as the opposition? Was the economy in better shape during the Zuma era? Plus a discussion on the young, skilled South Africans leaving the country for greener pastures.

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29.09.22 Pt 2 - Politics, economics, and global affairs commentor Phumlani Majozi joins the show to discuss the big news of the week, which includes the UK economic meltdown, Iran’s morality police, having a better economy during Zuma’s term, and whether there are too many political parties in South Africa.

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Is chasing rabbits in an economy like South Africa’s detrimental to society? Should Ernst Roets appeal the current verdict of the hate speech case involving a notorious struggle song? And are coalitions a positive for the country going forward?

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15.02.22 Pt 1 - Is Kanye West doing way too much now, or is he a marketing genius? Elson Chigerwe is no stranger to this show - he’s started his own podcast in Zambia with his friend Kalenga Chambatu, and they join the team to tell us all about it.

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Kanthan Pillay and Solly Moeng both join the final episode of The Burning Platform. They recap of some of the biggest stories of 2021, including local government election results, lockdown, Shell’s planned seismic survey, and more.

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23.12.21 Pt 2 - It’s time for a wrap of the year’s biggest news stories! Kanthan Pillay and Solly Moeng join the team to recap some of the hottest topics, including Shell’s planned seismic survey, LGE results, and more.

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Newly appointed Mayor of Joburg, Dr Mpho Phalatse from the DA, joins the team to have an open discussion about her being the first female mayor of the city, coalitions, what will be prioritised, crime, and what the future of Joburg looks like.

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09.12.21 Pt 2 - The team speaks to Dr Mpho Phalatse from the DA, who they first spoke to during the run-up to the local government election, and who is now the new Mayor of Joburg. They talk about the road to becoming mayor, and future plans for the city.

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