Afternoon Drive with John Maytham
Latest episodes in this series
Why are Big Tech pioneers such arseholes?04 December 2023 | 8 Minute Listen
Burnet Media Publisher and Author Tim Richman joins John to discuss the negative impact of social media on society, culture, and politics over the past decade and a half and questions why the leaders of Big Tech companies allowed this to happen.
The Shosholoza Meyl is back on track04 December 2023 | 12 Minute Listen
PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) Spokesperson Andiswa Makanda joins John to discuss PRASA’s announcement of the resumption of passenger train services between Johannesburg and Durban, as well as Johannesburg and Cape Town, starting next week.
Paddle out in yellow for Oscar Chalupsky on 02 Dec01 December 2023 | 6 Minute Listen
Rob Mousely is the joint founder of surfski.info and is a prolific writer and avid surf-skier. He invites listeners to wear yellow and to join paddlers from around the world to head out tomorrow in support of the world's best paddler - SA's Oscar Chalupsky that is suffering from multiple myeloma cancer.
The Israel-Hamas War01 December 2023 | 11 Minute Listen
Dan Perry is the Former chief of the associated press news agency in Europe, Africa and the Middle East and former chairman of the foreign press association in Jerusalem and he joins Mike to bring an update on the state of affairs across the Gaza Strip as the Israeli military resumed combat operations against Hamas after efforts to extend the truce failed.
RamApocalypse Now from South Africa's legendary cartoonist Zapiro01 December 2023 | 9 Minute Listen
South Africa's legendary cartoonist Zapiro joins Mike to discuss his 28th annual collection 'RamApocalypse Now'. Listeners are invited to signings of the book: Saturday 02 Dec 11:00 - 12:45 Exclusive Books Constantia,13:30 - 15:00 Exclusive Books Cavendish, Sat 9 Dec 11:00 - 12:45 WWB Gardens Centre,13:30 - 15:00 Exclusive Books Cavendish.
Our Burning Planet: COP28 Crash Course Quiz01 December 2023 | 5 Minute Listen
Our Burning Planet is the Daily Maverick section devoted to expert environmental opinion and analysis. We partner up each Friday on the Afternoon Drive to discuss a burning issue. This week, Ethan van Diemen put readers to the test to help us understand how much we actually know about climate change before we jump to opinions about the COP28 Summit.