A request was made for Kanthan Pillay to comment on the latest coming out of the US regarding Kevin McCarthy. Leeto Nthoba discusses the downfall of the ANC, and sparks a debate about whether South Africa was better under the Zuma or Ramaphosa. And JJ Cornish shares some good news coming out of Zimbabwe and Somalia.

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12.01.23 Pt 2 - JJ Cornish, Leeto Nthoba and Kanthan Pillay join Gareth and Phumi for a power hour of politics. Leeto and Kanthan discuss the deep cuts of the ANC, and debate whether we are better or worse off under the Ramaphosa regime, as opposed to Zuma’s. JJ Cornish discusses Zimbabwe’s record wheat harvest, and a discovery of the ‘Black Curse’ in Somalia. Plus, the team predict what’s to come for 2023 in the US.

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29.11.22 Pt 1 - Even though we can put Black Friday behind us, Mash shares some sales stats that will leave you speechless. Gareth finds out why Balenciaga is now cancelled… and find out how you can own a piece of future music history!

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24.10.22 Pt 1 - What happens when you mix vodka and Oros? Mash urinating on someone’s bathroom door! A South African company introduces a 4-day work week… and Dr Hanan shares some advice on how to maintain adult friendships.

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20.10.22 Pt 1 - In 1977, several newspapers were banned and a number of journalists thrown in jail because ‘their presence in society posed a threat to its stability’. Gareth and Phumi get into the history of media freedom.

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Senior fellow at African Liberty, Phumlani Majozi joins Gareth and Phumi to unpack the latest political news. Is the DA positioning itself as a leading party, or will it always just be seen as the opposition? Was the economy in better shape during the Zuma era? Plus a discussion on the young, skilled South Africans leaving the country for greener pastures.

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29.09.22 Pt 2 - Politics, economics, and global affairs commentor Phumlani Majozi joins the show to discuss the big news of the week, which includes the UK economic meltdown, Iran’s morality police, having a better economy during Zuma’s term, and whether there are too many political parties in South Africa.

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Ivo Vegter joins the team this week as they have a candid conversation about Zuma, and the figureheads of fractionalisation within the ANC. Can coalitions topple the party? They also delve into the Digital Vibes scandal regarding Zweli Mkhize’s absolution by the ethics committee, and how it just doesn't make sense. And who is behind the Amazon HQ development in Cape Town?

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14.04.22 Pt 2 - Ivo Vegter is a freelance journalist who joins the team to discuss Zuma’s day off from court due to being ill. Which is the worst governed SA province? Will the rotten Eastern Cape beat the Free State for this SHAME award?

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12.04.22 Pt 1 - Pronouncing one's name correctly is quite important, but is getting their pronouns correct just as important? Remember the days when we used to back up all our data on the computer? The team is joined by Jaco Voigt from Catalytic, who talks about the importance of back-up and disaster recovery.