23.04.21 Pt 1 - Siya wasn’t the biggest believer when it comes to mediums, but after an indirect encounter with one, he just might be now. If you are looking for a reason to charge people, the One Thing for the Week is just for you. Siri knows what Oprah is reading… we all know who shared that right?

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15.04.21 Pt 1 - Jackie Chan recently announced that his son won’t be receiving an inheritance from him, which gets the team talking about entitled, spoiled brats and what it takes to be a good modern day parent. And Siya shares why he would never MC at a party or wedding.

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06.04.21 Pt 1 - Whilst everyone’s weekend was pretty chilled and restful, Leigh-Ann on the other hand was dealing with Easter cooking stress. The One Thing for the Week task involves you discriminating in a positive light. Gareth thinks he might have to consult a sangoma... and there’s a pastor who believes he can heal you by farting.

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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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22.02.21 Pt 1 - Siya suspects that he could be pregnant. The team tries an interesting tongue twister and Gareth shares the one word that he absolutely doesn’t like. Siya judges people over the age of 23 who still text like it’s the Mxit days.

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Racial politics are a hot topic this morning as Phumi states that there are too many white men in one particular party. Playing the blame game seems to be second nature when it comes to our politicians. Do we have a toxic relationship when it comes to corporate and government? Hermann Pretorius - head of Strategic Initiatives at the IRR - shares his thoughts on the current state of the nation. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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18.02.21 Pt 2 - Did we somehow manage to export loadshedding to a first world country? Herman Pretorius wishes that viral stupidity can just go back from where it comes from. Is it truly inconvenient to become a politician? Are we on the verge of a technological war for information?

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Has Cyril Ramaphosa been a weak leader for the ANC and South Africa at large? What is the big difference between Cyril and Jacob Zuma when it comes to leadership? What is the role of the Zondo Commission within the South African legal landscape? Do South Africans need to worry about the 2021 elections being cancelled? Brought to you by Nando’s.

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10.02.21 Pt 1 - Long time friend Casper de Vries joins the team and shares how life has been since the inception of lockdown, his recent TV show, and the reaction to it that shocks him to the core. Siya burnt his tongue, and Gareth is thoroughly entertained with former President Zuma’s sphithiphiti video.

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