Two returning champs launch The Burning Platform for 2022! Dumo Denga - a Libertarian and host of the ManPatria podcast, and Dr Jonathan Witt - a doctor with strong opinions. They discuss Zandile Mafe being a possible scapegoat, Lindiwe Sisulu, the State Capture report, and whether the end of the pandemic is in sight.

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13.01.22 Pt 2 - Dumo Denga and Dr Jonathan Witt join Phumi and Gareth to have a candid conversation about ending the State of Disaster, the parliament fire and Zandile Mafe being a scapegoat, Lindiwe Sisulu, the State Capture report and much more.

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What is the cost of telling the truth in the face of overwhelming pressure? Poet, philosopher and author of 'Deep Collusion: Bain and the Capture of South Africa', Athol Williams is the State Capture whistleblower who testified about massive corruption allegations and had to flee the country in fear of his life. Gareth Cliff speaks to him about his fascinating story.

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Angelo Agrizzi is the man who spilt the beans on Bosasa at the State Capture commission. In this interview, he also spills the beans on Gavin Watson’s death, crooked and venal politicians (and how cheaply they can be bought) and how he was poisoned. With the release of his second book, and plenty of frightening evidence, Angelo isn’t backing down - he’s upping the ante. Hear about the tactics of State Capture, the people involved, and the amounts of money that changed hands.

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Phumlani Majozi - Senior Fellow at African Liberty - joins Gareth to have a candid conversation about the cabinet reshuffle (especially the new Finance Minister), Cyril Ramaphosa at the State Capture commission, proposals for people to withdraw their retirement, the DA's fight against the postponement of local elections and more. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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12.08.21 Pt 2 - Gareth and Phumlani Majozi (Senior Fellow at African Liberty) seem to agree on more things that they would like. They dissect the cabinet reshuffle, proposals for people to withdraw their retirement, and the DA's fight against the postponement of local elections.

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27.05.21 Pt 1 - The scenes from President Zuma’s trial were crazy... the crowds, the singing, the army! Is Prince Harry using his fame to bring much needed awareness to mental health? Elson Chigerwe, a regular listener, joins the team to give insight into the drama that’s been going on in Zimbabwe concerning Mugabe’s body and a sceptre that he was supposedly buried with.

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21.05.21 Pt 1 - Gareth and Siya seem to agree that if you are going to break up with someone, you should be courteous enough to do it in person. They then ramble on about the latest headlines, an x-rated version of the classic Basic Instinct movie, and the Friends reunion clip.

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There’s hardly an uneventful day in the South African political landscape with President Ramaphosa appearing at the State Capture inquiry, the ANC and corruption, Ace Magashule’s suspension, and lots more. The team, along with Leeto Nthoba - lecturer at Central University of Technology, debater and socio-political analyst - unpack these and share their views and opinions. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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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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