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    Reyno de Beer

    Reyno de Beer

    Is the extended, voluntary hard lockdown bringing South Africa to its knees financially? Is there an irrational side to hard lockdowns, even with a global pandemic being declared by governments globally? What are the metrics for success in order to end the lockdown completely? Reyno de Beer of the Liberty Fighters Network joins us to speak about the constitutionality of lockdown, and why the government must be challenged before it's too late for South Africa's citizens and their civil liberties.

    • 22 min
    Andile Ramaphosa & Brad Fisher

    Andile Ramaphosa & Brad Fisher

    Two entrepreneurs - Andile Ramaphosa and Brad Fisher - are doing their part in the fight against Covid-19, by providing ventilation technology to taxis in Gauteng. This is a major development, but has been marred by controversy, given that Andile is the son of President Cyril Ramaphosa. With so many allegations regarding the funding of the project circulating, the co-founders of SDI Force speak to Gareth Cliff about the inaccuracies in the media's reporting on this.

    • 33 min
    Mark Sham

    Mark Sham

    Your civil liberties are not a given, they are constantly to be fought for. Mark Sham of #SACitizensUnite challenges South Africans to not be silent in the fight for a better country. How can you get actively involved, how can you protest together, and will technology be the saviour of society against poor governance? It's okay to want a better life, but what are you willing to do to have that life?

    • 19 min
    Dr Srini Pillay

    Dr Srini Pillay

    How much of what, and how you think is holding you back right now? Would you care to know? Harvard psychiatrist and brain scientist, Dr Srini Pillay, has a career that spans three decades and he's dubbed his recent learnings, 'The Science of Possibility: Leveraging your Brain for Future Success'. He gives Gareth a few tips and tricks on how shifting how you use your brain, could shift the way you do things for the better.

    • 36 min
    Sam Cowen

    Sam Cowen

    Across the country, we are currently experiencing many schools dealing with students, both past and present, who have had enough. For years now, some high-profile schools have been hiding a wide-range of abuse behind “heritage”, “reputation” or “legacy”. Using the story of Collan Rex (the former water polo coach at Parktown Boys High School, found guilty of 144 charges of sexual assault and 14 of assault, who was sentenced to 23 years in prison) as a background, Sam Cowen chats about uncovering what has been dubbed “institutional abuse” in her new book, Brutal School Ties - The Parktown Boys’ Tragedy.

    • 50 min
    Hlubi Mboya Arnold

    Hlubi Mboya Arnold

    If your love language is to touch and hug, how does one deal with social distancing? What are the rules for making movies during lockdown? How long can creatives make it in South Africa without working? South Africa's marginalised populous is largely looked after by grandmothers and single moms, and Hlubi has put together a terrific initiative to help these 'imbokodos' in trying to feed their families. For more info go to relate.org.za.

    • 24 min

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