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The Highwaymen

10 EPISODES |  Podcast, ±21 min episode every 5 days
In December 2022, the 55th – and possibly last – elective conference of South Africa’s ruling African National Congress will take place against a backdrop of socio-political chaos. In this new limited audio documentary series by Daily Maverick, investigative journalists Richard Poplak and Diana Neille take a road trip across South Africa in search of answers to how the country got to this breaking point, and how the lives and careers of three senior ANC figures – Ace Magashule, Gwede Mantashe and Dr Zweli Mkhize – may be representative of the rise and stumble of our once vaunted democratic project and, by extension, liberal democracies everywhere.

The Gathering 2022

7 EPISODES |  Series, ±43 min episode total time 5 hr 07 min
The leader in future-shaping conversations, The Gathering brings together panels of experts across politics, business and civil society who are all looking at what each of us need to and can do to build the South Africa we all want and deserve.

It’s time for hope. It’s time for action. It’s time for solutions.

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