This week’s guest commentator is Dr Nthabiseng Moleko, a senior lecturer in managerial economics at the University of Stellenbosch Business School. She believes the country needs a lot more decisive and immediate actions to propel inclusive and labour-intensive growth. The team tackles the latest political stories and all of this, as always, is brought to you by Nando’s.

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19.03.21 Pt 1 - Siya decided to start his long weekend early by heading to Durban on a whim. Gareth is proud about how productive he has been recently, and there’s a bit of a dispute about whether Kanye West is really the richest black man.

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17.03.21 Pt 1 - Does anyone know what the heck stage 1 of load shedding means? Should South Africa ban Twitter? And surely Gareth isn’t the only one who talks to himself in a different accent...?

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Head of Strategic Engagement at the IRR, Sara Gon joins the team to share her opposing views with Phumi and Gareth regarding the DA. They define what they consider as mainstream media, have a candid conversation about the shrinkage of the economy, and Eskom implementing stage 2 load-shedding. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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11.03.21 Pt 2 - Gareth, Phumi and Sara Gon (Head of Strategic Engagement at the IRR) have an in-depth conversation about their opposing views when it comes to the DA. They share their thoughts about the 7% shrinkage of the South African economy, stage 2 load-shedding, and what they consider as mainstream media.

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10.02.21 Pt 2 - Eskom is bringing loadshedding back… no surprise there, but Siya shares how much it would cost to switch over to solar power. Erich Viedge - who is polyamorist - joins the team to give insight on how the dynamics of his unconventional relationship works.

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22.01.21 Pt 1 - Most people have a bucket list of all the things they want to do before they die, but have you ever considered drafting a list of all the things you will never do? And Leigh-Ann has a brilliant idea of making electricity wireless.

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17.12.20 Pt 1 - Substitutes in sport are an accepted norm, but substitutes in real life can be tricky. Does your regular barber get jealous if you try someone else? Then there’s strip clubs: if you have a partner that frequents them, should you be stressed or relieved? Staying with strip clubs, the team ponders whether sharing the buffet with the glitter-laden dancers is wise.

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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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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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