Join BDL as he wraps up the news week that was with compelling analysis from: Robert Duigan (Afriforum), Gabriel Crouse (IRR), Nicolas Lorimer (Daily Friend), Chris Wyatt (Chris Wyatt Africa), and Hugo Kruger (writer & analyst). They focus on the the Russian invasion of Ukraine, as sanctions by Western countries pile on to Putin and what could happen next and what it means for the world.


Sihle Ngobese, best known as Big Daddy Liberty (BDL), is the Head of Strategic Operations at the IRR. Sihle has nearly a decade of experience in political and strategic communications, having worked in party-politics, the legislature and government. He is an Industrial Sociologist and UKZN alumni, holding an Honours degree in Industrial, Organizational & Labour Studies. Sihle brings with him the BDL social media brand and is the host of The Big Liberty Show. He is responsible for the production of all IRR shows, including the flagship ‘Daily Friend Show’ and podcasts.