The Daily Friend Show (19/06/2019) On Phumzile van Damme, land reform and the real state of South Africa's race relations
by Kelebogile Leepile — last modified Jun 19, 2019 09:07 PM
Jun 19, 2019

Today we discuss the inadequately explained circumstances in which DA MP Phumzile van Damme allegedly punched a white person 'in self-defence'; Ambassador Zindzi Mandela's controversial tweets about white South Africans and what this says about her appreciation of her diplomatic functions; and the deficient arguments in a prominent New York Times article on land reform in South Africa.

The Daily Friend Show (14/06/2019) Hope Report: We need to unite the silent majority of citizens!
by Michael Morris — last modified Jun 19, 2019 08:16 PM
Jun 14, 2019

In this episode, we talk about the country's grim economic conditions, being among other things a major factor pushing South Africans of all races to emigrate. But we also talk about our new Hope Report - which confirms that most South Africans are moderate, respectful and sensible - and the IRR's Unite The Middle campaign.

The Daily Friend Show (12/06/2019) | Good news about race, not so much for Ace, departing MPs & an LGBTQ win in Botswana
by Kelebogile Leepile — last modified Jun 13, 2019 07:52 AM
Jun 12, 2019

Midweek sees us sharing good news on race in our Unite the Middle Campaign; Ace in trouble - again - accused of helping to set up the rival ATM party; the departure of no-longer-dedicated ANC MPs from parliament; Botswana legalising same-sex relationships; and another ‘good deed’ story about crime on a Cape Town train.

The Daily Friend Show (05/06/2019)| On ANC's plans to print more money
by Kelebogile Leepile — last modified Jun 06, 2019 01:27 PM
Jun 05, 2019

The two factions in the ANC are at it again, but this time the effects of their economic policy gobbledygook are ever increasingly serious. Any talk of "quantitative easing" should worry people. It is essentially printing more money and devaluing the currency, risking potential run-away inflation. Today we look at and weigh in on the consequences of any such policy decision.

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