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Over the past few days, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng have been rocked by unprecedented violence and looting. 

Incited by calls to free former president Jacob Zuma from prison, the protests quickly descended into mass chaos.

READ | EDITORS: Open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa

Join editor-in-chief Adriaan Basson on Thursday at 19:00 to unpack and make sense of the events of the past few days and discuss the way forward.

Basson will be joined by political editor Qaanitah Hunter and journalists Sesona Ngqakamba and Kaveel Singh, who have been covering the unrests on the ground in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal respectively.

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