Head of Policy and Research at the Rivonia Circle, Lukhona Mnguni joins the show to talk about the work he is currently up to, and to shed light on some of the pressing issues that various communities face, comments on the ANC ‘ecosystem’, and thoughts on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s UK visit.

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24.11.22 Pt 1 - Lukhona Mnguni is a governance, politics, and development specialist. He currently serves as the Head of Policy and Research at the Rivonia Circle, and he discusses the work he is doing - reforming current systems, thoughts on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s UK visit, and the real issues affecting various communities.

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24.11.22 Pt 1 - Phumi shares how she facilitated a workshop this week that had her breaking down South Africa with a room full of 20-something ‘creative types’ - which leads to a conversation about voter education. Dr Jonathan Witt then joins the show to discuss the FTX debacle.

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The team discuss Trump’s announcement of running for office again in 2024. The debate then heats up as Ashley Sauls I - the Patriotic Alliance’s Premier Candidate for Gauteng and Former MMC for Health, Social Development, and Transport - joins to talk about coalition party antics, the work done so far, and much more!

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17.11.22 Pt 2 - It’s a heated show as the team talks about Trump’s announcement of running for office again in 2024. Ashley Sauls I - the Patriotic Alliance Premier Candidate for Gauteng, and Former MMC for Health, Social Development and Transport then joins to try to explain why the Joburg coalition government broke down.

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17.11.22 Pt 1 - The team gets into a variety of topics that includes Mariah Carey not officially being the ‘Queen of Christmas’, the FTX implosion, developments in the Senzo Meyiwa case and an expected petrol price increase for December!

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Researcher, analyst and commentator Mighti Jamie joins the show this week to unpack coalition governments, COP27, and South Africa being used as a pilot for green energy transition. The team also speaks to Brooks Spector - a former US diplomat - about the US midterm election results.

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10.11.22 Pt 2 - Gareth and Phumi are joined by researcher, analyst and commentator Mighti Jamie as they discuss coalition governments, COP27, and South Africa being used as a pilot for green energy transition. Former US diplomat Brooks Spector then joins the show to talk about the US midterm election results.

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10.11.22 Pt 1 - Phumi and Gareth look at the trending news of the week that includes the Terry Pheto allegations, the most recent revenge porn saga with Zanele Sifuba, and the Tammy Taylor nails debacle on the ‘Real Housewives van Pretoria’.

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Mayor Mpho Phalatse and Kanthan Pillay join Gareth and Phumi live in the studio to discuss the recent events surrounding the vote of no confidence. Mpho also answers question about coalitions, voter apathy, future plans for the city, and the role of a mayor.

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