21.09.21 Pt 1 - Gareth hasn’t been getting enough sleep, which gets the team talking about a sleeping app, which leads to a discussion about the relevance of a university degree. Should one even bother getting one in this day and age? Then JJ Cornish joins to give an update about what’s happening on the African continent.

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Brett Herron and Neil de Beer are both Cape Town mayoral candidates. They join the team to talk about why you should vote for them, their thoughts on Covid vaccinations, and how they are different from their previous parties - the ANC and DA. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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09.09.21 Pt 2 - Brett Herron from the GOOD party and Neil de Beer from the UIM join the team to discuss why you should vote for them, the policies they would implement, and their thoughts on Covid vaccinations.

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What are the City of Joburg’s biggest issues that need fixing, and what are the solutions? Former Mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, and the DA’s new mayoral candidate, Dr Mpho Phalatse, join the team to share what they have cooking, and why you should vote for them on this very fiery episode! Brought to you by Nando’s.

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26.08.21 Pt 2 - Former Mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, and the DA’s new mayoral candidate, Dr Mpho Phalatse, join the team to tackle some of the burning issues and questions when it comes to service delivery, corruption and what they have planned.

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Phumlani Majozi - Senior Fellow at African Liberty - joins Gareth to have a candid conversation about the cabinet reshuffle (especially the new Finance Minister), Cyril Ramaphosa at the State Capture commission, proposals for people to withdraw their retirement, the DA's fight against the postponement of local elections and more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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12.08.21 Pt 2 - Gareth and Phumlani Majozi (Senior Fellow at African Liberty) seem to agree on more things that they would like. They dissect the cabinet reshuffle, proposals for people to withdraw their retirement, and the DA's fight against the postponement of local elections.

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04.06.21 Pt 2 - Gareth chats to Sibs Qetu-Yates, a South African YouTuber who interviews some of SA’s most well-known people in the hottest restaurants. Why do we still even bother to understand art? An Italian artist auctioned off an ‘Invisible Sculpture’ for over $18,000.

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It’s been a long time coming… Kanthan Pillay returns to The Burning Platform! Together with Gareth and Phumi, he dissects the Zondo commission, likening it to being a reality show. There’s a chat about creative ways of creating jobs, and why Derek Chauvin being found guilty of murdering George Floyd shouldn’t be a big deal. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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22.04.21 Pt 2 - Gareth, Phumi and Kanthan Pillay have a candid chat about the state of state capture, the shift in South African politics, and the corruption cloud. Kanthan offers an insight about why Derek Chauvin being found guilty of George Floyd’s murder isn’t about race.

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