It’s been a heavy and hot political week, so the best solution is some comedy! Hear what John Vlismas thinks about post-elections SA, Helen Zille’s tweets, a Gigaba-free parliament and lots more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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23.05.19 Pt 2 – John Vlismas, renowned South African comedian and friend to the show, is back with a new one man show titled ‘The End’. Gareth and the team find out more about his new show, but also, after such a heavy and hot political week, they were ready to also hear what he thinks about post-elections SA, Helen Zille-tweeting and a Gigaba-free parliament too.

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OUTA’s Wayne Duvenage joins Gareth and Phumi on this week’s Burning Platform. He discusses his recent article about how positive people can stay and fix South Africa, corruption, tax abuse and his thoughts on the recent election – COPE, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, and President Ramaphosa’s daunting to-do list. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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16.05.19 Pt 2 – OUTA’s Wayne Duvenage joins Gareth and Phumi on this week’s Burning Platform. He discusses his recent article about how positive people can stay and fix South Africa, corruption, tax abuse and his thoughts on the recent election.

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He is a liberal, a humanist and a published author but, most of all, a political animal with a deep love for ideas and argument. Gareth and Phumi hear Gareth van Onselen’s dissection of the 2019 elections. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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09.05.19 Pt 2 – Fresh after the 2019 elections, Gareth van Onselen, the Head of Politics and Governance for the South African Institute of Race Relations, gives his take on the country going to the polls. Then, the team give more analysis on what they observed yesterday.

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An incredible life story told in his own words… at the tender age of 90, Umntwana waKwaphindangene Shenge Mangosuthu Buthelezi is as passionate and hard-working today than ever before. In this bumper edition of an interview, Gareth picks the brain of the legendary royal and politician as he hears about his upbringing, schooling, meeting the likes of President Robert Mugabe and H.F. Verwoerd, and ultimately continuing to navigate the tricky and tumultuous times of a political career.

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Friend to CliffCentral.com, Kanthan Pillay, is gearing up for the big day on 8 May when his very own political party contends for the first time. Gareth catches up with the Founder and chairperson of the Capitalist Party of South Africa — ZACP — about what the party stands for, the work that has gone into it and also touch on some of their future plans.

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The Institute of Race Relations has released its latest polling numbers, and to say the least, they have delivered a bombshell, with the think-tank’s research showing the governing party could be in danger of losing its outright majority. Gareth and Phumi chat to News24’s elections analyst, Dawie Scholtz, via Skype from London to give his take on the numbers. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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Archbishop Thabo Makgoba shares his views on the current political landscape in South Africa, not only from the perspective of a religious leader, but also as the chair of the Electoral Code of Conduct Observer Commission. He also sheds light on the comments he made during his Easter Vigil on Saturday evening in Saint George’s Cathedral, where he spoke candidly about how South Africans need to be wary of political parties who want to use them to fight battles, also saying that changing individual leaders was no cure “for all that is wrong with governance in SA today”. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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