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Have you ever had questions about things around you? Why do we have loadshedding? How does Dexter fund his lab? Can sport be played over the long term without an audience? It turns out that economics is an amazing tool to get an understanding of a lot of these questions but there's one problem, I'm not exactly an economist.

Join us as we start to figure out the world around us from the view of an economics and social sciences enthusiast. It should be an experience, Right?

Giveonomics Kibare wa Njuguna

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Have you ever had questions about things around you? Why do we have loadshedding? How does Dexter fund his lab? Can sport be played over the long term without an audience? It turns out that economics is an amazing tool to get an understanding of a lot of these questions but there's one problem, I'm not exactly an economist.

Join us as we start to figure out the world around us from the view of an economics and social sciences enthusiast. It should be an experience, Right?

    #1 - Supply and Demand- Eskom Loadshedding, Cabinet and Put South Africa First

    #1 - Supply and Demand- Eskom Loadshedding, Cabinet and Put South Africa First

    In this episode, Kibz dives into understanding the nitty but not too gritty stories of supply and demand surrounding his foray into podcasting, how we get Ministers and Members of Parliament, #PutSouthAfricaFirst and Eskom Loadshedding.
    Credits:
    Producer and Host: Kibare wa Njuguna
    Script Edited by Yalezo Njuguna
    Music:
    Black Tie by Desire Zwane
    Deep End by Desire Zwane


    Follow Up Links:


    Click https://dearsouthafrica.co.za/electoral-reform/ (here) to comment on the Electoral Act


    Click https://feeds.captivate.fm/next-gen-greats-podcast/ (here) to check out The Next Gen Podcast


    Click http://optin.telkomsdp.co.za/service/109?rid=61044030fcff11eab55af92e3ec6372e (here) to check out Mzansi TV


    Click https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCY47-EDeHPBOqV-LrpWUdIQ (here) to check out The Told and Untold with Tshego Paledi


    Click https://soundcloud.com/desirezwane (here) to check out more music by Desire Zwane


    Click https://giveonomics.wordpress.com/2020/09/24/podcast-1/ (here) for the full episode transcript


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