This week we got a request from one of our listeners who wanted JJ to speak about the new Zambian president Hakainde Hichilema, and how he’s keeping the country’s inflation in single digits, his agreement with the IMF about subsidies, and more about him and Zambia in general. Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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15.02.22 Pt 1 - Is Kanye West doing way too much now, or is he a marketing genius? Elson Chigerwe is no stranger to this show - he’s started his own podcast in Zambia with his friend Kalenga Chambatu, and they join the team to tell us all about it.

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The Jihadi insurgency in north east Nigeria has executed dozens of farmers, and havoc has ensued as authorities seek to bring peace to the region. Abiy Ahmed, who was lauded as a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, is now struggling to stem the violence in Ethiopia... and is in fact becoming fuel to an already raging fire in the troubled East African country.  Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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How is it that the Bushiri family escaped the border control of South Africa, and can we take anything from the activities at Waterkloof military base around their return to Malawi? The violence in Ethiopia has the attention of the UN, can the horn of Africa find a peaceful resolution? Zambia became the first African country to go into sovereign default - what does this mean exactly, and what are the consequences? Brought to you by Johannesburg Business School.

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20.04.20 Pt 2 - When you start to cyberstalk people out of boredom, you know lockdown is getting real. If you go bald, what's the honourable way out... shave or hair piece? If you want to have a virtual meeting with a goat, it's possible. Phoeby Musonda tells us how the lockdown in Zambia is playing out. If you want healthy, great tasting food with no mess, Chantal Lascaris has just released her new book, 'All sorts of One-Dish Wonders'.

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03.03.20 Pt 1 - The black market... is it a bunch of humans who sell kidneys, or black people who buy things? How well do you know Soweto? Phumi takes it upon herself to educate. If you are willing to pay for Siya’s trip to Paris, he’ll take you on a tour. And the serum for your face might come from a shark’s liver.

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