Ivo Vegter and Brooks Spector join the team to voice their opinions about the Taliban takeover, President Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw from Afghanistan, the basic income grant in SA and more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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19.08.21 Pt 2 - This week the team talks to Brooks Spector and Ivo Vegter about what’s currently happening in Afghanistan, and how the SA government should have an exit strategy of the social grant system.

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19.08.21 Pt 1 - Don’t you just hate it when your laptop decides to randomly update, minutes before that big presentation? Living in a time with Bitcoin, Facebook, and Twitter... the internet has changed the way we learn - and ‘autodidactic autonomous humans’ like Mbulelo were born for this!

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Is President Cyril Ramaphosa just the least dirty shirt in the laundry pile that is the ANC? Can the families of corrupt politicians stop flaunting their gains on social media? Solly Moeng joins the panel this week to dissect the dog show that is South African politics. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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05.08.21 Pt 1 - Have you ever been in a cult? Better yet, have you ever thought about starting our own? Phumi shares her thoughts on why she isn’t excited about celebrating Women’s Day. Mbulelo says something about men not being attractive in their body suits.

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Kanthan Pillay returns to The Burning Platform this week to answer all your questions. Dr Anthony Turton also joins the team to have a candid conversation about the water crisis in South Africa and a lot more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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29.07.21 Pt 2 - Kanthan Pillay makes a welcome return to answer all your questions and engage with the team about the water crisis in South Africa, alongside Dr Anthony Turton, who is a political scientist specialising in transboundary resource management.

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29.07.21 Pt 1 - Simone Biles pulling out of the Tokyo Olympic Games due to mental health has the team fired up on whether this is something to praise, or an excuse to not perform. Where are most people in their lockdown cycle … still baking bread?

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Most small businesses have not received any support or relief funding during the extended lockdown, and the recent looting activities haven’t helped. Economist Mike Schussler and Township Entrepreneur Developer Bulelani Balabala join the team to talk about the state of SA’s economy, and how to potentially save it. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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22.07.21 Pt 2 - Economist Mike Schussler and Township Entrepreneur Developer Bulelani Balabala join the team to talk about being a small business in South Africa, and how the lockdown and looting have had an effect on them.

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