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Glynis Horning experienced something no parent ever should. Her 25-year-old son Spencer committed suicide two years ago. Glynis shares her deeply moving and personal story with us, and approaches it from the point of view of being a mother, and
Dr Tshepo Motsepe, South Africa’s First Lady and Patron of the Early Care Foundation, shares her thoughts and passion about the importance of early care for children. ECF is an organisation dedicated to increasing access to early childhood deve
Muzi Kuzwayo has written an inspirational book on how we can make South Africa live up to its incredible potential. He and Gareth explore the ways we can get South Africa to deliver on the promise - the promise of 1994 and the bright future we
Travis Brown is a filmmaker and philosopher who has just produced a documentary series about the religion of wokeism. In this discussion, he and Gareth talk about the parallels between established religion and the current, obsessive ideology of
Would it be better to have never been? If you’re not having an existential crisis yet, then this interview might just give you one. Professor David Benatar of UCT is one of the world’s greatest philosophers and proponents of antinatalism - the
Kenny Xu is a brave author - brave enough to publish a book on an issue none of the major parties in America care about. But they should, because it’s actually about an attack on merit. Kenny and Gareth discuss some of the parallels between Har
Living through 2020 and 2021, you could be forgiven for thinking the conspiracy theorists were right. Looking back on the big events in South Africa and the US (not to mention the rest of the globe), there’s enough fertile ground for every wild
Ian Goldin is a professor and globalist at Oxford University, but he’s also a South African who served in the Development Bank during the Mandela years. He and Gareth Cliff discuss his book, RESCUE, and argue about big government, the ways the
Ian Goldin is a professor and globalist at Oxford University, but he’s also a South African who served in the Development Bank during the Mandela years. He and Gareth Cliff discuss his book, RESCUE, and argue about big government, the ways the
What is hope during times of crisis? Is it passion? Perseverance and grit? Or faith? And how do we look beyond the current situation to inspire and acknowledge others? Should we look to the bravery and resilience of others, to hold each other s
Greg Ellis is a star of the stage, the screen and the digital world. He has sung for the Queen, starred in Pirates of the Caribbean and Titanic, and even voiced some of your favourite video game characters. The reason we wanted to speak to him
Kojo Baffoe is a writer, speaker, entrepreneur and self-proclaimed retired poet. His life story has been a book waiting to happen. He and Gareth have a candid conversation about his book, ‘Listen to Your Footsteps’, which dives into reflections
The world is going through tremendous chaos and change, individuals and corporations are trying to adapt to this change with little or no guide or reference point. What is the public ‘bidding’ for? Emotional stability? Consistency? Answers? Hop
To know him is to like him… ProVerb is one of the warmest and talented people you’ll ever meet as a TV host and producer, musician and entrepreneur. But most recently he's given readers an unprecedented look into his life in his memoir, “The Bo
David Weiss - a businessman, podcaster and Flat Earth believer - joins Gareth to have a candid conversation about his conspiracy theories, how belief is the enemy of knowing, and the most important secret of the elite. This conversation will ce
Even though many of us would rather not mention 20/20 vision because it reminds us of last year, let’s find out though... how are your eyes doing? And what should you be concerned about when it comes to taking care of them? Dr Rob Daniel, Chief
In the midst of these crazy times, it’s astonishing that Pepe Marais has been able to not only raise the bar at Joe Public United, but also inspire and assist people towards being the best version of themselves through his writing. Gareth talks
John Hunt’s new novel, ‘You Never Really Know’, has been described as one that is “filled with warm humour and serves up a double shot of pathos as it moves from playful satire to true tragedy, whilst examining the inner workings of power.” He
Molly Bernstein (Development and Communications Manager) and Sita Cacioppe (Head of Health and Medical Sector) from IsraAID, which is an international non-governmental humanitarian aid organisation based in Israel, to chat to the team about the
She’s the woman of the moment - calling the shots as a number of men chase after her affection. She’s the star of South Africa’s very first 'The Bachelorette SA'... Qiniso Van Damme joins the #GCS team to talk about her dating experience and wh
He’s probably been on more Zoom calls than anyone else under lockdown... Rich Mulholland joins the team to talk about adapting to the new normal of doing things, why “Zoom fatigue” is a myth, and a few apps that will improve your virtual experi
With a career spanning over 40 years, Cindy Alter joins the team to talk about her new single, 'Last One Standing', her album - having sold 12 million units to date... and she also shares some interesting stories about what she got up to back i
Live from his car and still in his PJs is Idols judge and media personality, Randall Abrahams. He takes us on a musical journey like no other, letting us into his music room and sharing how he connects with music. Plus a random fun fact on why
"Larry King was passionate about radio... he was the king of talk." - John Berks. The iconic Larry King has passed on. Gareth reminisces about his life and times with another legendary broadcaster, John Berks.
With the advent of Covid-19, most of the world has had a sharp response to external factors, but what are the controllable factors which we have ignored for far too long? Though jobs have been lost en masse, is there any hope for the global cit
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