President Jacob Zuma is a desperate man. More desperate than ever, and this means bad things for South Africa. Ben gets rather angry about that man-child South African sports minister, and Anthea takes stock of what a desperate and devious president does to the South African Rand.
24 Aug 2016 12AM
Society & Culture · News Gareth Cliff and Team
01.03.24 Pt 2 - Gareth, Simphiwe and Ben discuss Dopamine Culture, and how it has changed with every generation. Simphiwe educates Ben and Gareth on ‘ghosting’ and how to handle relationships in a digital society. And, JJ Cornish joins the show to give an update on tensions in northern Africa.
Gareth tells Simphiwe about a special type of burger, that is considered quite nutritious. The team debate how much money they would need to retire... and Ben shares the latest sport news in Beyond the Scoreboard.
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…