The Friday Stand-In 2016

Friday Stand-In Dion Chang takes listeners to the future

There was no doubt that the man behind the mic on the Redi Tlabi show is a trend analyst and futurist. Dion Chang, hooked listeners with his charm and curiosity about the world, challenging them to think differently. Click here to know more about Dion Chang...

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Before he took listeners to where the world is heading, Dion had to deal with open line callers commenting on the big issues of the day.

As one could have imagined, comments on Rhodes protests against rape culture and the Seriti Commission findings were dominating.

Dion and the team got vaccine shots. And listeners saw Thomas and his "guns".... Finally!

Dion spoke to Hennie Kieser about Skunk Riot Control Copter, which is a 'robot' designed to control unruly crowds without endangering the lives of the protestors or the security staff.

Then, it was the end of it. Dion says it's was a phenomenal experience.

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Dion Chang: Friday Stand-In

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Sylvester Chauke sets Twitter alight as the #FridayStandin

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