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23
SEP

Electile Dysfunction

Ray Hartley joins the team to talk about the upcoming election... what will voters say about the divided ANC? Why are so many young people disinterested in voting? Plus, Zuma and the Constitutional Court, Joe Biden and lots more.
Nando's
16
SEP

How Parties should be Campaigning

Dumo Denga - a Libertarian, former member of the Capitalist Party, and host of the ManPatria podcast - joins the team to talk the vaccine passport, local elections and more. They also chat to Paul Jacobson, who is standing as a nominee for Ward 54 Councillor for Sea Point, Camps Bay and Mouille Point in Cape Town.
Nando's
09
SEP

A Tale of Two Cities in One

Brett Herron and Neil de Beer are both Cape Town mayoral candidates. They join the team to talk about why you should vote for them, their thoughts on Covid vaccinations, and how they are different from their previous parties - the ANC and DA.
Nando's
02
SEP

#PoliticalChicken

The team - alongside Kanthan Pillay and Lord Peter Hain - talk about Peter’s latest memoir titled A Pretoria Boy: The Story of South Africa’s ‘Public Enemy Number One’, whether Cyril Ramphosa really is better than Jacob Zuma was, Afghanistan and much more!
Nando's
26
AUG

How do Politicians Tackle Corruption?

What are the City of Joburg’s biggest issues that need fixing, and what are the solutions? Former Mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, and the DA’s new mayoral candidate, Dr Mpho Phalatse, join the team to share what they have cooking, and why you should vote for them on this very fiery episode!
Nando's
12
AUG

Another Cabinet Reshuffle

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.
Nando's
05
AUG

Dogs that Bark but don’t Bite

Is President Cyril Ramaphosa just the least dirty shirt in the laundry pile that is the ANC? Can the families of corrupt politicians stop flaunting their gains on social media? Solly Moeng joins the panel this week to dissect the dog show that is South African politics.
Nando's
29
JUL

SA’s Water Crisis

Kanthan Pillay returns to The Burning Platform this week to answer all your questions. Dr Anthony Turton also joins the team to have a candid conversation about the water crisis in South Africa and a lot more.
Nando's
22
JUL

Aftermath of Looting & Lockdown

Most small businesses have not received any support or relief funding during the extended lockdown, and the recent looting activities haven’t helped. Economist Mike Schussler and Township Entrepreneur Developer Bulelani Balabala join the team to talk about the state of SA’s economy, and how to potentially save it.
Nando's
15
JUL

Pro Zuma Actions vs Actions of Looters

Dr Jonathan Witt and Leeto Nthoba join the team to analyse the difference between pro Zuma actions and the actions of looters. Plus a look at President Cyril Ramaphosa’s timid response, and why his leadership style makes the situation worse.
Nando's
08
JUL

#ZumaArrest

Jacob Zuma turning himself in is the hot topic of the day. What are the implications of this, and can we trust the ANC again? These are just some of the things that the team - alongside Sipho Shezi (published author on politics and international relations) and Mighti Jamie (multi award-winning international debating and public speaking champion and coach) unpack this week.
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