ActionSA leader, Herman Mashaba is on the Burning Platform today to lay down his manifesto for a “better South Africa” under his party. Things get heated when Kanthan and Phumi question him about coalition politics, and involvement from the DA. And Gareth asks how Herman plans to deal with foreigners and immigrants coming into South Africa.    

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22.02.24 Pt 1 - Gareth and Phumi give their thoughts on the Budget Speech and its impact on the economy. The team ponders the role that corporate South Africa plays in an election. And Phumi tells us why she gave up swearing for Lent.

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Xavier Bapoo, a self-taught political analyst, joins Gareth Cliff and Jack Motlanthe as they delve into paid political influencers, the comparison between manifestos and party constitutions, and the influence of major groups on the electoral process. Powered by Podcast Party.

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13.02.24 Pt 2 - Xavier Bapoo, a self-studied political analyst, joins Gareth and Jack for Democracy 101 for a discussion on many topics including if voting is enough, Manifesto vs Party Constitution as well as Major Groups that have an impact on the vote.

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25.05.23 Pt 1 - Tina Turner has sadly passed away at the age of 83. Gareth and Phumi share some happy memories they have of her trips to South Africa, as well as her influence in the music world. Phumi really wants to get something off her chest about the latest Herman Mashaba book publishing scandal. And Dr Mark joins the show to talk about puberty.

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Writer and analyst at the Institute of Race Relations, Gabriel Crouse joins The Burning Platform this week to discuss Herman Mashaba's recent dig at the IRR, the Digital Misinformation Conference, as well as the ideal coalition that South Africa should be focusing on.

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30.03.23 Pt 2 - Gabriel Crouse, writer and analyst at the Institute of Race Relations, comments on some current topics making headlines right now. This includes the IRR’s work on the Phala Phala cover-up angle, and a coalition fantasy of an ideal takeover in 2024. Kanthan is also very interested in the Digital Disinformation Conference that Gabriel spoke at this past weekend.

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Herman Mashaba joins the Burning Platform to discuss his points of view on the upcoming EFF ‘National Shutdown’ on Monday, and to respond to Julius Malema’s comments after being slammed at the EFF press conference yesterday. Ian Cameron shares his opinions on several topics, including how South Africa is becoming a mafia state, and how the SAPS have been captured in the process.

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Ian Cameron is today’s featured guest on The Burning Platform to talk about the upcoming EFF March, amongst other things, as well as comment on how South Africa has become a mafia state with SAPS have been captured in the process. Herman Mashaba drops in to give his comment on Julius Malema slamming him at the EFF Press Conference yesterday and also spill some inside information on the DA during his candidacy for Mayor a few years ago.

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16.09.21 Pt 1 - Why does everyone in Joburg drive an expensive car? This gets the team sharing what their ultimate dream car would be if they had all the money in the world. Find out what could get you kicked out of Mbulelo’s house... and should social media platforms roll out mental health content to combat suicide searches?

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