12.01.23 Pt 2 - JJ Cornish, Leeto Nthoba and Kanthan Pillay join Gareth and Phumi for a power hour of politics. Leeto and Kanthan discuss the deep cuts of the ANC, and debate whether we are better or worse off under the Ramaphosa regime, as opposed to Zuma’s. JJ Cornish discusses Zimbabwe’s record wheat harvest, and a discovery of the ‘Black Curse’ in Somalia. Plus, the team predict what’s to come for 2023 in the US.

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JJ Cornish joins the show to give us the latest African news that includes Patrice Lumumba’s ‘remains’ being returned to his family, human rights bodies urging the Commonwealth to hold Rwanda’s feet to the fire at their summit in Kigali, and Kenyan farmers wanting to resume the multi-million dollar daily export of the narcotic khat to Somalia and Somaliland. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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21.06.22 Pt 1 - TikTok and social media influencer Masheane Sefuthi joins as our special guest co-host. How social media savvy is your mom? Is she one step away from being a WhatsApp influencer, or better yet - the next TikTok sensation? JJ Cornish then joins to give us the latest news from Africa.

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JJ Cornish brings us the latest African news that includes Hassan Sheikh Mohamud coming back after five years to lead Somalia, and Mali quitting the G5 group in the Sahel - just as it was about to assume the leadership of the group fighting jihadis. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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17.05.22 Pt 1 - The team get into a bit of a heated discussion about a clip that went viral showing a minister who couldn’t string a sentence together about the water crisis in Kimberley. They are also not impressed about McDonald's leaving Russia for good after 30 years.

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In this episode, JJ Cornish informs us about what’s currently happening in Africa. He starts off by talking about two small countries, Somaliland and Taiwan, that have decided to become friends with each other... and why China and Somalia are highly upset about it. Find out why the Eastern and Western DRC are so different, plus JJ shares his thoughts about Twitter having its headquarters in Ghana. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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From Bridgette Motsepe-Radebe‘s alleged scandalous links to Botswana, to the impact of the elections in Somalia... Gareth, Kanthan and guest Jean-Jacques Cornish tackle the week's biggest political stories. And while we're all still grappling with the ramifications of the Covid-19 pandemic, the team debates how unlocking countries should work. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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