Do you know what the average take-home pay is? JJ Cornish, our expert on all things African, joins the team to have a candid conversation about the South African economy, increase of taxes, the Mozambique situation and more.

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27.01.22 Pt 2 - JJ Cornish - our expert on all things African - joins the team this week to discuss the situation in Mozambique, the AU summit in Ethiopia, the South African economy and more.

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27.01.22 Pt 1 - Is it true that the rules don’t apply the same way for pretty people? Phumi recommends a book that shares some interesting insights... and believe it or not, Gareth and Phumi still have postboxes!

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Gabriel Crouse - writer and analyst at the Institute of Race Relations, as well as a regular co-host on The Daily Friend podcast - joins the team to unpack the latest political news, including the State Capture report, the disintegration of coalitions, and how Julius Malema conducts himself as a domestic terrorist.

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20.01.22 Pt 2 - Friend of the show Gabriel Crouse joins Gareth and Phumi to discuss the latest current affairs - including his latest petition, the current state of coalitions, State Capture report, and Julius Malema going to restaurants demanding to see their employment details.

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20.01.22 Pt 1 - Is it normal to ask people to not wear shoes in your house? Mbulelo thinks that maths is the highest form of creativity... and the team is shocked about a new erection emoji!

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Two returning champs launch The Burning Platform for 2022! Dumo Denga - a Libertarian and host of the ManPatria podcast, and Dr Jonathan Witt - a doctor with strong opinions. They discuss Zandile Mafe being a possible scapegoat, Lindiwe Sisulu, the State Capture report, and whether the end of the pandemic is in sight.

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13.01.22 Pt 2 - Dumo Denga and Dr Jonathan Witt join Phumi and Gareth to have a candid conversation about ending the State of Disaster, the parliament fire and Zandile Mafe being a scapegoat, Lindiwe Sisulu, the State Capture report and much more.

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13.01.22 Pt 1 - Mbulelo finds out what this year has in store for him according to the Chinese horoscope. Gareth thinks that if you are over 12 and doing TikTok dance videos, your parents are quite disappointed in you. The team then delve into an article about women being too emotional compared to men... and the research that debunks that theory.

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Kanthan Pillay and Solly Moeng both join the final episode of The Burning Platform. They recap of some of the biggest stories of 2021, including local government election results, lockdown, Shell’s planned seismic survey, and more.

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