With a week that was far from quiet, we had to bring in the big guns to unpack some of the hottest political stories in another edition of The Burning Platform. Joining Gareth is lecturer at Central University of Technology, debater and socio-political analyst, Leeto Nthoba... plus, analyst, CEO of the IRR, and director of the Centre for Risk Analysis, Frans Cronje. They tackle student protests, police brutality, Bheki Cele, the trial of George Floyd, unemployment in South Africa, the abuse that taxpayers experience and a whole lot more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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18.03.21 Pt 2 - Leeto Nthoba (lecturer at Central University of Technology and socio-political analyst) and Frans Cronje (analyst and CEO of the IRR) join Gareth to discuss and share their thoughts on the recent student protests, police brutality, and the trial of George Floyd.

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18.03.21 Pt 1 - The funeral of the late King Zwelithini sparks a discussion between Gareth and Siya about cultural funeral rituals. Meghan Markle presidency rumours manage to get the guys talking about her and her husband again. Jeepers creepers, are we ready for the Chinese era?

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17.03.21 Pt 2 - Gord makes another comment about Sean Sanders’ undeniable gorgeous looks. Siya is left highly uncomfortable when the average weight of human poo is brought up. If you had 3 wishes... what would you ask for?

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17.03.21 Pt 1 - Does anyone know what the heck stage 1 of load shedding means? Should South Africa ban Twitter? And surely Gareth isn’t the only one who talks to himself in a different accent...?

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16.03.21 Pt 2 - Will you make it into heaven? Well, the One Thing for the Week will give you a pretty good idea. One of Gareth’s proudest moments is his cameo on Generations... shut the front door! Comedian Simmi Areff then joins the guys to roast Love Island SA.

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16.03.21 Pt 1 - The Grammys recently took place and the guys chat about the winners of the night, which leads to them having a disagreement about Beyonce’s vocal abilities. Now, Siya is on a mission to prove why she’s amongst the greatest of all time. Are you comfortable with paying somebody's else university fees?

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15.03.21 Pt 2 - “Please pass the soda” and “Welcome back to my channel” said in an American accent might be the new normal for the kids of today. Leigh-Ann sings her favourite 'Don’t be Suspicious' song. If you earn above R5000, guess what - you are in the top 40% of rich South Africans!

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15.03.21 Pt 1 - New week, new day and fingers crossed Meghan Markle and her life isn’t brought up again. The team talks about the rules, customs and traditions of what happens when a Zulu king dies, which is highly fascinating to Siya. The simple reason why Gareth is single is because he can’t deal with someone that is messy…

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12.03.21 Pt 2 - Who else has the ability to hold a whole wine bottle with their boobs? It has to be the one and only Leigh-Ann Mol. Gareth shares his experience of getting his nose hair waxed, which leads to a discussion about the awkward places that hair grows.

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