Africa has always had a rich oral tradition of storytelling, that through the centuries has made it possible for people or cultures to pass knowledge, history, and experiences from one generation to the next. This largely rural tradition is a dying art form that has never been more necessary, particularly at such a critical time in South Africa’s history. Even with a financing past, Michael Charton understood this and created Inherit South Africa - to condense epic narratives of South Africa into bite-sized stories. He shares more about his passion with Gareth, and retells some of his favourite figures from the past.

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Frans Cronje joins us this week and his suggestions about policy vs on the ground policing of Covid-19 will not be served well by the annals of history. Is the dissonance between the ANC and the Western Cape government political, or is it led by fact? How should we read the data around the case fatality rate? Death vs Economy... is it just about "market before life"? Brought to you by Nando’s. Frans Cronje's book, The Rise or Fall of South Africa, is available now on Kindle.

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14.05.20 Pt 2 - The medical fraternity did us no favours by not telling us to wear masks right away. What is the political cost of getting the policy around Covid-19 wrong? The political party in charge will change in 2024 - this was extrapolated in 2012 and sounded crazy, but the data tells us that it doesn't look so crazy now.

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14.05.20 Pt 1 - President Cyril Ramaphosa has been reduced to being the stepfather of the nation. The nature of corruption seems to be about poor policy, make corruption legal... and Bob's your uncle. The Bible has officially declared that Lance Armstrong would not get into heaven. Nqobile Ngema, our loyal listener, joins us to give feedback regarding the big debate that stirred the nation.

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13.05.20 Pt 2 - Lauren Martin, Head of Teaching and Learning at the South African College of Applied Psychology, joins us to detail the trauma of being an addict during lockdown. We are keeping our shower game strong with episode 3 of Sorbet Man Shower Diaries... this week featuring Shahan Ramkissoon.

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13.05.20 Pt 1 - If you live in a mansion, will you know - or is it just a house to you? Siya is bossing Ben around and he's not sure how he feels about that. Is President Cyril still alive? Dr Phil can help you with family confrontations. The WHO suggests wet markets aren't that bad. Sheeples and Karens need to stay home so we can stay safe.

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12.05.20 Pt 2 - What Twitter has taught us is that it's a bad idea to drag a baby around on Twitter. Phumi just wants the best for Cyril, that's her story and she's sticking to it. The politicisation of Covid-19 has created a myriad of philosophical dilemmas for society... Rorisang Tshabalala joins us to break down what's really going on. Blind History returns - in this episode we feature Eva Perón.

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12.05.20 Pt 1 - We've lost two greats this week - Jerry Stiller and Little Richard... RIP. Art speaks to the soul like nothing else can. There are people who don't wash their feet and have pies from 25 years ago in their fridge, what a bunch of animals. Bikram is awesome, but please stop before the sexual abuse.

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11.05.20 Pt 2 - Are humanities subjects useless in 2020? Is there still room for public debate? The aim for this week is to keep Leigh-Ann buzzed. Kazakhstan is a better place to live in than Australia apparently. If you are 12 years old, get a 3D printer. What happens if you have permission to travel back home, but can't leave South Africa?

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11.05.20 Pt 1 - Psychic mediums might help you find a husband, but they'll also smudge your make-up. Hit making producers are all over the web right now. Fake news is not a problem, let the people live a little. South African TV productions are back, no kissing though. And concrete on the moon needs something you produce daily.

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