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Unique stories. Unique perspectives. Carte Blanche: The Podcast delves beneath the headlines on South African and global issues, bringing you the stories that matter. Like what you hear? Drop us a rating or review.
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Kannaland's Convicts

Kannaland's Convicts

2023-02-0212:27

The Western Cape’s smallest and poorest municipality has had a merry-go-round of leadership changes in recent years. But the appointment of a convicted child rapist as mayor has sparked moral outrage and calls for electoral reform. 
The Art of Neglect

The Art of Neglect

2023-02-0112:06

The Johannesburg Art Gallery boasts an impressive collection of over 10 000 artworks from early Dutch masters to contemporary African works. But they’re rotting away in a derelict storage room… 
Boksburg Blast

Boksburg Blast

2023-01-3115:13

More than sixty minutes… That’s how much time the police, fire department and emergency services had to help avert a disaster. But as the clock ticked on, no one came to help. With 40 people dead in the horrific Boksburg tanker explosion, could this tragedy have been avoided? 
The news cycle is busy and, at times, overwhelming. Let us help you make sense of local and international headlines every week as Daily Maverick Associate Editor Ferial Haffejee and Carte Blanche's Masa Kekana sit down every Monday to unpack the biggest talking points, all wrapped up neatly for you to access on-the-go. 
Keyless Car Theft

Keyless Car Theft

2023-01-2613:36

Car-thieves-turned-hackers are targeting high-end keyless cars. It’s a sophisticated MO that’s effortlessly cracking advanced security systems. We unpack a well-orchestrated trend hitting South Africa.
Helicopter EMS Heroes

Helicopter EMS Heroes

2023-01-2511:52

Imagine you live on a farm or a mine in the remote Northern Cape. A medical emergency like a heart attack could be life-threatening simply because an ambulance could take the better part of a day to reach you. Enter helicopter medical services!
Road Rage

Road Rage

2023-01-2411:49

The country’s roads seem busier than ever. Work commutes, traffic jams – it’s a nightmare and ordinary people are exploding and unleashing extraordinary violence. This Sunday, we look at SA’s growing road rage problem.
The news cycle is busy and, at times, overwhelming. Let us help you make sense of local and international headlines every week as Daily Maverick Associate Editor Ferial Haffejee and Carte Blanche's Masa Kekana sit down every Monday to unpack the biggest talking points, all wrapped up neatly for you to access on-the-go. 
Couch Crooks

Couch Crooks

2023-01-2012:02

So, you’re ready to make your house a home. For many, buying the couch of their dreams is first on the list and online shopping is their first stop. But be careful before you hit that Checkout button. 
The Power of Amapiano

The Power of Amapiano

2023-01-1909:23

Homegrown and with a distinctive beat – amapiano is an unapologetically South African music genre that’s taking the world by storm. 
Endless Scam

Endless Scam

2023-01-1811:56

Accepting a late-night call from a complete stranger, a promise of untold profits - a pensioner’s dream turned into a nightmare by ruthless scammers.
Young Farmers

Young Farmers

2023-01-1711:47

The pace of transformation in agriculture has been described as lacklustre. But a growing cohort of black farmers are making moves in the industry with minimal support from government or commercial banks.
The news cycle is busy and, at times, overwhelming. Let us help you make sense of local and international headlines every week as Daily Maverick Associate Editor Ferial Haffejee and Carte Blanche's Masa Kekana sit down every Monday to unpack the biggest talking points, all wrapped up neatly for you to access on-the-go. 
Decades of Terror

Decades of Terror

2023-01-1212:10

Children dragged into conflict, coerced into taking up arms. This is no faraway warzone.  Instead, it’s Majola in the Eastern Cape where speaking out comes at a price. 
IronMac

IronMac

2023-01-1118:24

It’s gruelling, painful, exhilarating… How mounting the death toll among cyclists in hit-andrun accidents has spurred our very own Macfarlane Moleli to go above and beyond as he trains to compete in next year’s IRONMAN race.
Missing Guns

Missing Guns

2023-01-1012:41

South Africa has become one of the most violent societies in the world. As countless illegal firearms flood our streets, even Police Minister Bheki Cele admits these weapons often come from police storage facilities. We investigate.
Living on Credit

Living on Credit

2023-01-0912:04

Times are tough, and more consumers are using their credit cards to buy necessities like groceries. It’s become a crutch for many households but the long-term implications of living on credit can be devastating. 
Meatless Meat REPEAT

Meatless Meat REPEAT

2023-01-0512:06

Is government taking regulation a step too far by wanting to force vegetarian and vegan producers to no longer label their products as “sausage” or “mince” if it contains no actual meat?
You've seen Masa Kekana and Claire Mawisa running after alleged baddies over the years. But have you ever wondered what it takes to confront supposed wrongdoers? 
Are you in the market for free electricity? Turns out, you don’t have to look far... We go undercover and expose how so-called electricity meter hackers charge a once-off “service” fee, to break the law and give their clients free power...
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Anthony Kimble

Something about lab-grown meat that makes me feel it won't be as nutritionally sufficient, at least not anytime soon. Taste should be at least 3rd on the list of priorities

Aug 9th
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