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ZAR is a discussion that aims to inform and educate us all about what is really happening in the Republic of South Africa. Every episode will feature a guest that is an expert in their respective fields and I will try to get to the heart of what makes the country tick. Through this all we might just get a better insight into The State of our Nation.

Latest Episodes

RW Johnson -South Africa - Local Elections 2016

I jumped out of retirement to cover the local elections with RW Johnson and discuss the results of the opposition party, the reaction of the ANC and the future of the ANC.

40 MIN2016 SEP 3
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RW Johnson -South Africa - Local Elections 2016

How long will South Africa Survive? – An interview with RW Johnson

My guest today is RW Johnson.R. W. Johnson is a South African author, journalist and historian. Born in England, he was educated at Natal University and Oxford University, as a Rhodes Scholar. He was a fellow in politics, philosophy and economics at Magdalen College, Oxford, for twenty-six years. He was formerly director of the Helen Suzman Foundation in Johannesburg.He has published 12 books including Shootdown: The Verdict on KAL 007, South Africa’s Brave New World and his most recent How Long will South Africa Survive which is a follow up to his 1977 book of the same title.His most recent book has captured the public imagination and is being debated both in the press and across dinner tables around the country.

66 MIN2016 AUG 26
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How long will South Africa Survive? – An interview with RW Johnson

Drought, food security and the future of land reform – with Agbiz CEO John Purchase

I sat down with John Purchase to talk about the state of the agriculture industry in South Africa. We cover the current crippling drought, El Nino, GMO crops, the state of food security and policy decisions around land reform. Plus – Should we be farming Rhinos!John is currently CEO of the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) of South Africa, having been appointed to the position in 2007. Prior to taking up the position with Agbiz, he was the CEO of Grain South Africa. He started his professional career as a scientist in South Africa’s Agricultural Research Council (ARC).John was appointed to the Board of the Land & Agricultural Bank of South Africa in July 2012, as well as appointed as Council Member to the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) by the South African Cabinet. John is the current chairman of the CEO Forum, a forum of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) in which the CEO’s and MD’s of agribusinesses and organized agriculture meet w...

59 MIN2016 AUG 26
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Drought, food security and the future of land reform – with Agbiz CEO John Purchase

The Sacking of Nene – With RW Johnson and Russell Lamberti

We also discuss why we aren’t governed like a normal G20 country, why the specific reasons for his sacking don’t really matter, why we have never been serious about fiscal reform, what this means for our sovereign rating and where we go from here. It’s not all doom and gloom however with both guests finding some silver lining in our current plight.

48 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
The Sacking of Nene – With RW Johnson and Russell Lamberti

The Problem of White Privilege – with Scott Burnett

This week I discuss the racial situation in South Africa with Scott Burnett.We discuss the racial inequalities in our country, the problem of White Privilege and an analysis of offence. Plus why some Save the Rhino bumper stickers are racist.Scott has worked for many years for loveLife; a national youth leadership development organisation where he developed a strong interest in social change and youth leadership. In 2003 he was selected as a Clinton Democracy Fellow for his work on citizen service.He holds and honours in English Literature and Philosophy from Rhodes university and a Masters in Philosophy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.He is currently a PhD candidate at the Wits Centre for Diversity Studies where his focus area is critical whiteness studies with a specific research into the influence of whiteness on environmental discourse.

49 MIN2016 AUG 26
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The Problem of White Privilege – with Scott Burnett

The State of the Nation – with Public Protector Thuli Madonsela

This week on ZAR I discuss the state of the nation with Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela.We discuss why we are headed for a crisis if we don’t change course, why the size of the state has increased corruption, why we still have a robust and independent judiciary and why millennials are the hope for the future of the country.Advocate Madonsela is the Public Protector of South Africa, a position she has occupied for over 6 years. The 3Rd Public Protector and first woman to occupy the position, Adv Madonsela was appointed by the President with effect from 15 October 2009 following a unanimous vote by all parties represented in Parliament.Advocate Madonsela is also a Human Rights Lawyer and Equality Expert and is one of the 11 technical experts who helped the Constitutional Assembly draft the final constitution in 1994 and 1995.Since Advocate Madonsela took office, the Public Protector as a constitutional institution has tackled tough questions and has received unprecedented n...

48 MIN2016 AUG 26
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The State of the Nation – with Public Protector Thuli Madonsela

Capitalist Crusader – Herman Mashaba

We discuss why private profits equal country growth, why the only thing you get out of communism is brutality and why we should abolish all race based legislation. We also cover why we need less government in our lives and how redress can come from our humanity not our statute books. I spoke to Herman Mashaba just after the ANC’s NGC at his offices in Sandton.Herman Mashaba is a leading South African businessman and the founder of hair care company Black Like Me. Founded in 1985 with a R30,000 loan, Black Like Me has grown to a household name in South Africa. He still serves as a non-executive director of the business.He is currently executive chairperson of Lephatsi Investments, a company he founded a few years ago, operating in the mining, construction and the logistics sectors.He is the recipient of numerous awards including in 2012 the Ernest and Young Lifetime Achievement Award.

41 MIN2016 AUG 26
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Capitalist Crusader – Herman Mashaba

South Africa’s Love Affair with China – With Phillip De Wet

My guest this week is Phillip De Wet.Phillip is the deputy editor of the Mail and Guardian. This week we discuss South Africa’s love affair with China, why we still don’t understand China, why the ANC doesn’t buy its own rhetoric but why others do and the future of media relations in SA. It is worth noting we spoke in October just before the ANC’s NGC.Phillip de Wet writes about politics, society, economics, weird stuff, and the areas where all of these collide.

46 MIN2016 AUG 26
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South Africa’s Love Affair with China – With Phillip De Wet

Do we need a national minimum wage? – with COSATU’s Neil Coleman.

Neil joined me on the line from Cape Town in the midst of the #feesmustfall student campaign. We discuss the future of trade unions, why we need a national minimum wage, how to cultivate a patriotic business sector and why COSATU is the ANC’s most vociferous critic.Neil is Strategies Co-ordinator in the COSATU Secretariat. He has been active in various community organisations, and anti-apartheid formations such as the United Democratic Front, and trade union organisations, in particular the Congress of South African Trade Unions, over the last three and a half decades.Neil has worked for COSATU since 1989 and has co-ordinated several departments in COSATU over this period, including COSATU’s parliamentary office and communications department.His current role involves giving strategic advice to the COSATU Secretariat, as well as coordinating various teams of experts for the federation, including working with the country’s top progressive economists.Since January 2015 he has been t...

76 MIN2016 AUG 26
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Do we need a national minimum wage? – with COSATU’s Neil Coleman.

Afrikaner Autonomy and cultural independence with Solidarity’s Flip Buys.

This week I interview Solidarity Chairman Flip Buys. We discuss Afrikaner autonomy, the pursuit of benevolent neglect, the need for community engagement and the benefits of the free market. Oh and also my quote of the year “you can’t out promise a socialist”.Flip obtained a degree in Communication Studies, from the Potchefstroom University in 1988. In 1992 he obtained an honours degree in Labour Relations from the Rand Afrikaans University. He also attended courses in political economics at the University of the Witwatersrand and project management at the NWU.Flip Buys previously served as council member and member of the executive committee of the North-West University for seven years. During this period he gained significant experience of the university setup and the activities of the university council.Flip is executive chairperson of the Solidarity Movement, which consists of a “family” of 18 organisations and represents approximately 270 000 families. The Solidarity Moveme...

54 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
Afrikaner Autonomy and cultural independence with Solidarity’s Flip Buys.

Latest Episodes

RW Johnson -South Africa - Local Elections 2016

I jumped out of retirement to cover the local elections with RW Johnson and discuss the results of the opposition party, the reaction of the ANC and the future of the ANC.

40 MIN2016 SEP 3
Comments
RW Johnson -South Africa - Local Elections 2016

How long will South Africa Survive? – An interview with RW Johnson

My guest today is RW Johnson.R. W. Johnson is a South African author, journalist and historian. Born in England, he was educated at Natal University and Oxford University, as a Rhodes Scholar. He was a fellow in politics, philosophy and economics at Magdalen College, Oxford, for twenty-six years. He was formerly director of the Helen Suzman Foundation in Johannesburg.He has published 12 books including Shootdown: The Verdict on KAL 007, South Africa’s Brave New World and his most recent How Long will South Africa Survive which is a follow up to his 1977 book of the same title.His most recent book has captured the public imagination and is being debated both in the press and across dinner tables around the country.

66 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
How long will South Africa Survive? – An interview with RW Johnson

Drought, food security and the future of land reform – with Agbiz CEO John Purchase

I sat down with John Purchase to talk about the state of the agriculture industry in South Africa. We cover the current crippling drought, El Nino, GMO crops, the state of food security and policy decisions around land reform. Plus – Should we be farming Rhinos!John is currently CEO of the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz) of South Africa, having been appointed to the position in 2007. Prior to taking up the position with Agbiz, he was the CEO of Grain South Africa. He started his professional career as a scientist in South Africa’s Agricultural Research Council (ARC).John was appointed to the Board of the Land & Agricultural Bank of South Africa in July 2012, as well as appointed as Council Member to the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) by the South African Cabinet. John is the current chairman of the CEO Forum, a forum of the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) in which the CEO’s and MD’s of agribusinesses and organized agriculture meet w...

59 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
Drought, food security and the future of land reform – with Agbiz CEO John Purchase

The Sacking of Nene – With RW Johnson and Russell Lamberti

We also discuss why we aren’t governed like a normal G20 country, why the specific reasons for his sacking don’t really matter, why we have never been serious about fiscal reform, what this means for our sovereign rating and where we go from here. It’s not all doom and gloom however with both guests finding some silver lining in our current plight.

48 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
The Sacking of Nene – With RW Johnson and Russell Lamberti

The Problem of White Privilege – with Scott Burnett

This week I discuss the racial situation in South Africa with Scott Burnett.We discuss the racial inequalities in our country, the problem of White Privilege and an analysis of offence. Plus why some Save the Rhino bumper stickers are racist.Scott has worked for many years for loveLife; a national youth leadership development organisation where he developed a strong interest in social change and youth leadership. In 2003 he was selected as a Clinton Democracy Fellow for his work on citizen service.He holds and honours in English Literature and Philosophy from Rhodes university and a Masters in Philosophy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.He is currently a PhD candidate at the Wits Centre for Diversity Studies where his focus area is critical whiteness studies with a specific research into the influence of whiteness on environmental discourse.

49 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
The Problem of White Privilege – with Scott Burnett

The State of the Nation – with Public Protector Thuli Madonsela

This week on ZAR I discuss the state of the nation with Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela.We discuss why we are headed for a crisis if we don’t change course, why the size of the state has increased corruption, why we still have a robust and independent judiciary and why millennials are the hope for the future of the country.Advocate Madonsela is the Public Protector of South Africa, a position she has occupied for over 6 years. The 3Rd Public Protector and first woman to occupy the position, Adv Madonsela was appointed by the President with effect from 15 October 2009 following a unanimous vote by all parties represented in Parliament.Advocate Madonsela is also a Human Rights Lawyer and Equality Expert and is one of the 11 technical experts who helped the Constitutional Assembly draft the final constitution in 1994 and 1995.Since Advocate Madonsela took office, the Public Protector as a constitutional institution has tackled tough questions and has received unprecedented n...

48 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
The State of the Nation – with Public Protector Thuli Madonsela

Capitalist Crusader – Herman Mashaba

We discuss why private profits equal country growth, why the only thing you get out of communism is brutality and why we should abolish all race based legislation. We also cover why we need less government in our lives and how redress can come from our humanity not our statute books. I spoke to Herman Mashaba just after the ANC’s NGC at his offices in Sandton.Herman Mashaba is a leading South African businessman and the founder of hair care company Black Like Me. Founded in 1985 with a R30,000 loan, Black Like Me has grown to a household name in South Africa. He still serves as a non-executive director of the business.He is currently executive chairperson of Lephatsi Investments, a company he founded a few years ago, operating in the mining, construction and the logistics sectors.He is the recipient of numerous awards including in 2012 the Ernest and Young Lifetime Achievement Award.

41 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
Capitalist Crusader – Herman Mashaba

South Africa’s Love Affair with China – With Phillip De Wet

My guest this week is Phillip De Wet.Phillip is the deputy editor of the Mail and Guardian. This week we discuss South Africa’s love affair with China, why we still don’t understand China, why the ANC doesn’t buy its own rhetoric but why others do and the future of media relations in SA. It is worth noting we spoke in October just before the ANC’s NGC.Phillip de Wet writes about politics, society, economics, weird stuff, and the areas where all of these collide.

46 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
South Africa’s Love Affair with China – With Phillip De Wet

Do we need a national minimum wage? – with COSATU’s Neil Coleman.

Neil joined me on the line from Cape Town in the midst of the #feesmustfall student campaign. We discuss the future of trade unions, why we need a national minimum wage, how to cultivate a patriotic business sector and why COSATU is the ANC’s most vociferous critic.Neil is Strategies Co-ordinator in the COSATU Secretariat. He has been active in various community organisations, and anti-apartheid formations such as the United Democratic Front, and trade union organisations, in particular the Congress of South African Trade Unions, over the last three and a half decades.Neil has worked for COSATU since 1989 and has co-ordinated several departments in COSATU over this period, including COSATU’s parliamentary office and communications department.His current role involves giving strategic advice to the COSATU Secretariat, as well as coordinating various teams of experts for the federation, including working with the country’s top progressive economists.Since January 2015 he has been t...

76 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
Do we need a national minimum wage? – with COSATU’s Neil Coleman.

Afrikaner Autonomy and cultural independence with Solidarity’s Flip Buys.

This week I interview Solidarity Chairman Flip Buys. We discuss Afrikaner autonomy, the pursuit of benevolent neglect, the need for community engagement and the benefits of the free market. Oh and also my quote of the year “you can’t out promise a socialist”.Flip obtained a degree in Communication Studies, from the Potchefstroom University in 1988. In 1992 he obtained an honours degree in Labour Relations from the Rand Afrikaans University. He also attended courses in political economics at the University of the Witwatersrand and project management at the NWU.Flip Buys previously served as council member and member of the executive committee of the North-West University for seven years. During this period he gained significant experience of the university setup and the activities of the university council.Flip is executive chairperson of the Solidarity Movement, which consists of a “family” of 18 organisations and represents approximately 270 000 families. The Solidarity Moveme...

54 MIN2016 AUG 26
Comments
Afrikaner Autonomy and cultural independence with Solidarity’s Flip Buys.
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