This week the team dives into whether or not we will see a split in the ANC, SARS holding a gun to taxpayers’ heads, the vaccine passport, Donald Trump, and much more. They're joined by Rob Hutchinson, MD of “Dear South Africa”, a civil organisation which facilitates public participation in government policy formation. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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06.05.21 Pt 2 - What do the Zondo Commission, SARS, and the vaccine passport all have in common? Nothing, other than being the most heated current political stories! To discuss these and more, the team is joined by Rob Hutchinson, MD of “Dear South Africa” - a civil organisation which facilitates public participation in government policy formation.

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Helen Zille is a best-selling author, path-breaking journalist and politician. She talks to Gareth Cliff about her book, 'Stay Woke, Go Broke!'... and also opens up about her thoughts on Freedom Day.

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It's 27 years after democracy, so how far have we come? And how far will being 'woke' get us? Gareth is joined by Helen Zille, Gabriel Crouse and Rekgotsofetse Chikane.

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29.04.21 Pt 2 - The team - alongside Leeto Nthoba, Lecturer at Central University of Technology, debater and socio-political analyst - have a feisty and candid conversation about Cyril Ramphosa’s appearance at the Zondo Commission, the plague of corruption in the country, and a whole lot more.

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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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The team is joined by libertarian, former member of the Capitalist Party, and host of the ManPatria podcast, Dumo Denga. They take a scorching hot look at what’s happening in the world of politics and discuss land invasion, whether a new leftist party is a possible solution, cabinet reshuffles, cancel culture and more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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15.04.21 Pt 2 - Libertarian, former member of the Capitalist Party, and host of the ManPatria podcast, Dumo Denga joins the team to have a candid conversation about Chief Justice Mogoeng, land invasion, the EFF, cancel culture and a whole lot more.

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13.04.21 Pt 1 - According to her Instagram bio, she’s a part-time twerker and full-time clown, Nina Hastie joins the team and talks about depression and what it actually looks like. It’s a candid conversation about the difference between simply feeling emotional, and actually being depressed.

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