In this 50th edition of Liberty & Friends the team unpacks the chaos & violence against farms in Kirkwood, Eastern Cape. They also look at the ongoing joke that is “Workers Day” in a county with near 50% unemployment & examine the ANC desperate plea for land donations as part of its land reform agenda. This weeks Friends panel is; – Koketso Resane (ManPatria Podcast), Nzuzo Khati (Manpatria Podcast), Robert Duigan (Afriforum), and Thandaxolo Mabaso (Business Analyst).


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.