With its anti-establishment attitude and a “stuff you” approach to political spin-doctoring and press release-driven news cycles, the Daily Maverick show stands out as a fresh, irreverent take on the current affairs talk show.
The Daily Maverick show puts the journalists behind the stories in front of the microphone. Airing on Tuesdays at 1pm, Daily Maverick journalists will share insights on the big issues moving South Africa and major news items from around the world. Expect regular appearances from Ranjeni Munusamy, Richard Poplak, J Brooks Spector, Simon Allison and others.
Zimbabwe: New Dawn or just a New Face?
Robert Mugabe has been replaced after 37 years in power. Professor David Moore and Dewa Mavhinga from Human Rights Watch discuss what it means for the country.
Countdown to ANC Election
Scholar and anti-apartheid activist Raymond Suttner and Daily Maverick journalist Richard Poplak talk about the ANC, a month before the party's elective conference.
Around the News
The Daily Maverick team look at some of the biggest issues in news this week, including the ANC election race, China's President Xi Jinpeng's consolidation power, elections in Japan, and Life Esidimeni.
Ahmed Timol ruling crucial for SA's future
Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's 1971 death was ruled a suicide until the courts last week said he had been tortured and murdered by police. Timol's nephew Imtiaz Cajee unpacks the judgment and what it means for the country.
Kenya Goes to Elections, Again
Kenya's Supreme Court ruled that the recent presidential elections were flawed. Writer and political activist Nanjala Nyabola unpacks what the judgment means for the country and the road to the rerun of the elections.
Las Vegas: Looking at US Gun Laws
After the recent massacre in Las Vegas, J Brooks Spector discusses the history, lobby groups, politics and ideologies that has seen the United State's flooded with deadly weapons.