16.11.22 Pt 2 - This week Gareth has a candid conversation with Thomas Grant KC - an English barrister, author and polemicist. His latest book on Sir Sydney Kentridge, called The Mandela Brief, is the incredible story of one of Apartheid South Africa’s most infamous trials. In this discussion, he and Gareth talk about Kentridge, the law, oligarchs, mock trials of the dead and lots more.
16 Nov 2022 12AM
Society & Culture · News
29.02.24 Pt 2 - Herman Mashaba joins the Burning Platform with Gareth, Phumi and Kanthan, to share ideas for South Africa if he were to take the presidential seat. Herman speaks on his time at the ANC, and Kanthan grills him about coalition politics with the DA.
29.02.24 Pt 1 - Gareth and Phumi dive into the statistical hopes of each party ahead of the 2024 elections. Gareth speculates on the true health of members of the royal family. And Dr Mark joins the team to chat about aesthetics, and where to look for signs of ageing.
21.02.24 - She might have a more recognisable voice than Gareth Cliff... South African icon and news veteran Leanne Manas joins Gareth to reminisce about her 20-year career in media - from breaking the biggest news stories the country has seen, to the impact of Vuyo Mbuli’s passing on her…
28.02.24 - Brendan O'Neill is a British journalist, author, and commentator known for his controversial and dissenting views on contemporary political and social issues. He rose to prominence as the editor of the online magazine Spiked, and has been a vocal advocate for free expression, individual liberty, and personal autonomy…
Veteran journalist Camilla Bath joins Gareth to have an in-depth discussion about mis- and disinformation within the media, assessing credibility and removing our own biases in a world of constant new information. Camilla also touches on the use of AI in content creation today.