The Daily Friend Show is a 30-minute current affairs podcast featuring our analysts and writers. It presents a liberal perspective on the political, social and economic issues of the day.
No topic is taboo, nothing is off-limits. Our team of analysts and writers from South Africa's fastest-growing liberal news site - dailyfriend.co.za.
Vigilante stalks the streets of Mamelodi
Today's Daily Friend Show with Nicholas Lorimer, Marius Roodt and Terence Corrigan. They discuss the story of a vigilante referred to as "John Wick" who is accused of killing gang members in the area. They also discuss the call by Mandla Mandela to boycott Miss Universe and the story of yet another community threatening "not to vote" in the upcoming elections.
Prices are going up!
Today's Daily Friend Show with Bheki Mahlobo, Nicholas Lorimer and Hermann Pretorius. The team discusses the raise in inflation in SA and the world. They also discuss the NUMSA strike and Ramaphosa's pledge to not tolerate corruption.
What's the best local government in SA?
Today's Daily Friend Show with Nicholas Lorimer, Marius Roodt and Terence Corrigan. The crew discusses an index produced by Media24 about which is the best governed municipality in South Africa. They also talk about the murder of Sir David Amess in the UK.
Defence minister taken hostage by army vets
Today's Daily Friend Show with Sara Gon, Nicholas Lorimer and Terence Corrigan. The crew discusses the alleged taking hostage of two ministers by MK veterans, an update on the Glencoe case and Apple bowing down to China.
Taxis burned on the streets of PE
Today's Daily Friend Show with Marius Roodt, Hermann Pretorius and Nicholas Lorimer. The team discusses the outbreak of violence between shop owners and taxi drivers in Gqeberha (Port Elizabeth) sparked by a road rage incident. They also chat about the city of Joburg's request to be taken off the loadsheding list and Malema telling people to have 10 babies.
Mogoeng Mogoeng steps down as Chief Justice
Today's Daily Friend Show featuring Nicholas Lorimer, Michael Morris and Gabriel Crouse discusses the run of Mogoeng Mogoeng as Chief Justice, the impact of tariffs on chicken and the state of SA's unions.
Always interesting analyses
I listen everyday, thank you for your opinions.
Probably the best podcast, on the Battle of Ideas. We need more sane, logical thinkers like this.