The Daily Friend Show

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The Daily Friend Show is a 30-minute current affairs podcast featuring our analysts and writers. It presents a liberal perspective on the political, social and economic issues of the day.

No topic is taboo, nothing is off-limits. Our team of analysts and writers from South Africa's fastest-growing liberal news site -


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12% social security tax defeated...for now!

Today's Daily Friend Show hosted by Nicholas Lorimer featuring Gerbrandt van Heerden and Gabriel Crouse. The crew talks about the withdrawal of the proposed 12% social security fund tax on incomes, the voting preferences of LGBT South Africans and a leaked report from the state security ministry.

Yet more drama with Cricket SA

Today's Daily Friend Show with Marius Roodt, Nicholas Lorimer and Hermann Pretorius talks about the chaos at Cricket SA, the Impeachment of Judge President John Hlophe and the ANC's inability to pay their staff

Government plans to take 10% more of your income

Today's Daily Friend Show with Nicholas Lorimer, Gabriel Crouse and Michael Morris discusses a green paper from the department of social development which will force all employees and employers to give 10% of their income to a state managed social security fund. They also discuss the debate around immunity to Covid from prior infection and the source of guns in criminal hands.
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