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The SA media in crisis

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Today’s Daily Friend Show with Michael Morris, Nicholas Lorimer, and Sara Gon looks at the self-imposed shutdown of the Daily Maverick and the problems facing

MK’s endgame and why you should take them seriously

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Today’s Daily Friend Show with Nicholas Lorimer, Terence Corrigan, and Hermann Pretorius discusses the MK party, where its going and what its strengths and weaknesses

New poll has ANC down to 37% nationally | Daily Friend Wrap

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Nicholas Lorimer and Marius Roodt discuss the latest poll from the Social Research Foundation which shows a terrible result for the ANC. They also discuss

Why is there so little loadshedding right now? | Daily Friend Wrap

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Chris Hattingh and Nicholas Lorimer discuss the low levels of loadshedding South Africa is currently experiencing, the ridiculous number of bodyguards for the mayor of

The Youth don’t care, and that’s normal

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Today’s Daily Friend Show with Michael Morris, Sara Gon, and Nicholas Lorimer discusses the myth of the youth disillusionment explored by Gareth van Onselen, South

R1.7 million for a dance video

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Today’s Daily Friend Show with Nicholas Lorimer, Makone Maja, and Mlondi Mdluli discusses a scandal involving the National Lottery, if “policy uncertainty” is the problem,

The speaker goes down in flames | Daily Friend Wrap

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Nicholas Lorimer and Makone Maja discuss the resignation and arrest of the speaker of parliament, Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula. They also chat about pre-election violence and a

Pick n Pay CEO says “ANC will be judged in biblical terms” | Daily Friend Wrap

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Chris Hattingh and Nicholas Lorimer, discuss the harsh comments the Pick n Pay CEO had for the ANC’s leadership of South Africa. They also discuss

You get a bodyguard, you get a bodyguard, everyone gets a bodyguard! | Daily Friend Wrap

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Nicholas Lorimer and Marius Roodt discuss the decision in the Jo’burg council to adopt a policy making it easier for city councillors to get bodyguards.

The town where tax buys gym time, DSTV and groceries | Daily Friend Wrap

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Nicholas Lorimer and Michael Morris discuss how cadre deployment and lack of political will have destroyed the Madibeng municipality. They also chat about the MK