It’s been a long time coming… Kanthan Pillay returns to The Burning Platform! Together with Gareth and Phumi, he dissects the Zondo commission, likening it to being a reality show. There’s a chat about creative ways of creating jobs, and why Derek Chauvin being found guilty of murdering George Floyd shouldn’t be a big deal. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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22.04.21 Pt 2 - Gareth, Phumi and Kanthan Pillay have a candid chat about the state of state capture, the shift in South African politics, and the corruption cloud. Kanthan offers an insight about why Derek Chauvin being found guilty of George Floyd’s murder isn’t about race.

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18.02.21 Pt 1 - Masks and social distancing have saved us from bad breath and people standing too close to you... but is Phumi being dramatic when it comes to judging grown folks for eating ice-cream in public? Where does one find 40 people in the middle of the day to incite violence? Has social media made it okay to blatantly lie about our appearance?

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29.01.21 Pt 2 - Leigh-Ann's motivation for buying bootleg booze is to save the wine farms... and because she wants alcohol. Between Gareth, Siya and Leigh-Ann who do you think is the worst driver? Teacher and GCS listener, Gabriella Borowsky, shares her opinion on how school is not only about the curriculum. The classroom is about all those incidental social and emotional moments that cannot be replicated through a screen.

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Only in Italy do Italian cops get to drive a Lamborghini police car... can we move to Italy and become cops already? The oldest driver in the world is currently 107 - should there be a maximum driving age? And Joe Biden goes electric. Powered by AutoTrader.

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14.10.20 Pt 1 - If you are in the media, is it more important to get clicks or spell words correctly? What's it like to go onto a hit TV show as a guest? What is the challenge faced by people who are trying to lose weight? The Police are on Twitter, and Sting isn't happy about that. Amazon will deliver books to the moon soon. A billion dollars won't solve all of your problems, but it'll allow you to lay down your pipe... and ultimately that solves most of them.

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13.10.20 Pt 1 - We have now been in lockdown long enough, why are people still on mute in meetings? Let's start a mute jar. The real question after the pandemic is... WHO should be accountable? The American Presidential Debate was cancelled, and the masses exhaled as they were saved from another disaster!

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28.09.20 Pt 2 - There's a dick doctor telling us that Covid is over. Masks are not cool because it's really hard to understand most people, and without seeing their lips, it's Oxford English roulette. Have some people just been living their normal life during the pandemic? There's more milk than gold on Earth... good for our teeth and bones. Gina Luzzatto gives us an update on life in lockdown in Rome.

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16.04.20 Pt 1 - A chef was arrested for delivering food to a client, is this madness or are rules not negotiable? Are police overreaching by hassling 'The Bachelor' about the contents of his shopping bag? Battle Nips is the only thing you need for this lockdown. Wits University is going online, congratulations to them. And if you need to take the edge off, move to Kenya.

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09.03.20 Pt 1 - When you wake up early, don’t go back to sleep... it’s too risky. Toilet paper is the new platinum standard, in Australia two ladies took it deadly seriously. A news headline to give people - you are not going to die, calm down! Are meetings in South Africa too long? Music festival weekends with mates needs one to be organised, Siya gives us the rundown of how to keep it real to maximise fun. Kim Jong is being a naughty boy again, what do we do now?

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