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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21.04.21 Pt 1 - Siya shares the one time he had to buy weed for his mate, as the team talks about celebrating 420. Super League gets brought up and no one on the show knows exactly what is going on. If you bring up star signs in a conversation, just know Gareth and Simphiwe will judge you.

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16.04.21 Pt 1 - Some might think having a microwave is overrated, while others use it for everything - including making tea and eggs... which one are you? Is there any food that you refuse to eat now, because you had too much of it growing up? Leigh-Ann has second thoughts about getting vaccinated.

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07.04.21 Pt 1 - “I wanna be a Simba chippie” is just one of the many jingles that the guys reminisce about... feeling old yet? At your big old age, are you still able to do long division? And Sean Sanders is back to update the team about the world of crypto.

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With a week that was far from quiet, we had to bring in the big guns to unpack some of the hottest political stories in another edition of The Burning Platform. Joining Gareth is lecturer at Central University of Technology, debater and socio-political analyst, Leeto Nthoba... plus, analyst, CEO of the IRR, and director of the Centre for Risk Analysis, Frans Cronje. They tackle student protests, police brutality, Bheki Cele, the trial of George Floyd, unemployment in South Africa, the abuse that taxpayers experience and a whole lot more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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18.03.21 Pt 2 - Leeto Nthoba (lecturer at Central University of Technology and socio-political analyst) and Frans Cronje (analyst and CEO of the IRR) join Gareth to discuss and share their thoughts on the recent student protests, police brutality, and the trial of George Floyd.

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11.03.21 Pt 1 - For some unknown reason, Meghan Markle is still a hot topic today, as more revelations come to light. Have your parents ever told you not to sit on concrete or else you will get piles?

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