14.05.21 Pt 1 - The search party can be called off as Siya has been found alive and kicking all the way in Dundee. Gareth highly recommends recording the stories of your grandparents while you still can… and what’s the one thing you would change about yourself?

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This week the team dives into whether or not we will see a split in the ANC, SARS holding a gun to taxpayers’ heads, the vaccine passport, Donald Trump, and much more. They're joined by Rob Hutchinson, MD of “Dear South Africa”, a civil organisation which facilitates public participation in government policy formation. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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06.05.21 Pt 2 - What do the Zondo Commission, SARS, and the vaccine passport all have in common? Nothing, other than being the most heated current political stories! To discuss these and more, the team is joined by Rob Hutchinson, MD of “Dear South Africa” - a civil organisation which facilitates public participation in government policy formation.

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28.04.21 Pt 1 - Gord recently and randomly started rollerblading. Siya watched the Zondo Commission and was oddly taken aback by Norma Mngoma’s appearance. And Gareth dreamt about his tooth falling out… what could that possibly mean?

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It’s been a long time coming… Kanthan Pillay returns to The Burning Platform! Together with Gareth and Phumi, he dissects the Zondo commission, likening it to being a reality show. There’s a chat about creative ways of creating jobs, and why Derek Chauvin being found guilty of murdering George Floyd shouldn’t be a big deal. Brought to you by Nando’s.

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22.04.21 Pt 2 - Gareth, Phumi and Kanthan Pillay have a candid chat about the state of state capture, the shift in South African politics, and the corruption cloud. Kanthan offers an insight about why Derek Chauvin being found guilty of George Floyd’s murder isn’t about race.

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19.04.21 Pt 1 - In the event of an apocalypse, Gareth says he would not have Leigh-Ann or Siya on his team. The team talk about the moments that had them reaching for tissues during Prince Philip’s funeral, and go as far as saying it was one of the most properly executed funerals they have seen.

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23.03.21 Pt 1 - Siya is still in Durban... could this mean that he might be the next heir to the Zulu kingdom? Leigh-Ann laid her dog to rest and is now officially a cat lady, and Gareth shares the One Thing for the Week, which deals with learning about wine and cheese.

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11.03.21 Pt 1 - For some unknown reason, Meghan Markle is still a hot topic today, as more revelations come to light. Have your parents ever told you not to sit on concrete or else you will get piles?

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10.03.21 Pt 1 - You know a little singing will always take place when Gord is here. Siya feels there’s far too many opinions being thrown around when it comes to the whole Meghan Markle and Prince Harry saga. A couple of impersonations are done by the team.

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