The Friday Stand-In 2016

German ambassador hosts the Redi Tlhabi show with ease

Diplomat and musician, Walter Lindner, brought an interesting perspective to understanding the SABC's local music quota.

The German ambassador had a thought-provoking discussion with legendary musician, Sipho ‘Hostix’ Mabuse, and Macdonald Netshitenze from the Department of Trade and Industry, about what constitutes local music in South Africa.

Is it content or contributors or both? Listen to their conversation below.

See how the ambassador felt before the informative and engaging show. The excitement and acknowledgement of a challenge must have helped.

Lindner ended-off at high note, with listeners sharing their experiences of cultural misunderstandings.

You come to South Africa, people come to you and say 'Good morning, how are you?'. German people say Good and full stop. In Germany 'how are you?' requires an answer. But if you say 'how are you?' in South Africa nobody expects an answer.

Walter Lindner, Friday Stand-In

In Germany when you come from one to five, you start with your thumb. In South Africa you start with the little finger.

Walter Lindner, Friday Stand-In

See highlights from the show on our Facebook gallery below.

WATCH the whole show below...

Twitter was lit, enjoying the conversations and German accent...

Read More
Top 10 #FridayStandIn hosts and fun moments

Top 10 #FridayStandIn hosts and fun moments

We've been featuring interesting personalities as guest presenters on the Redi Tlhabi show. It's time to recount some key moments

Protesting students did universities a favour, says UCT Law Dean

Protesting students did universities a favour, says UCT Law Dean

There's no 'business as usual' at university campuses thanks to student activism, says the Dean of Law at UCT.

ConCourt Judge is last #FridayStandIn for 2016

ConCourt Judge is last #FridayStandIn for 2016

Activist and former Constitutional Court Judge Albie Sachs hosts the Redi Tlhabi show this Friday.

Civil society and SA govt must call a truce to work together - experts

Civil society and SA govt must call a truce to work together - experts

The conflict between civil organisations and the state needs to come to an end in order to mobilise social change in South Africa.

Muzi Kuzwayo stands by his ‘Pro-African’ agenda

Muzi Kuzwayo stands by his ‘Pro-African’ agenda

Muzi started with ranting about how the system continues to 'sideline' black people, sharing anecdotes from his own experiences.

Nomboniso Gasa takes the hot seat as #FridayStandIn

Nomboniso Gasa takes the hot seat as #FridayStandIn

Nomboniso Gasa was in the hot seat today as the #FridayStandIn host of the Redi Tlhabi Show. Find out how it went...

Popular articles
Brother of man who died in Kuga opens up on air, discusses lawsuit against Ford

Brother of man who died in Kuga opens up on air, discusses lawsuit against Ford

John Maytham interviews Kaveen Jimmy; who says he has damning evidence against Ford.

Madonsela warns against appointing woman President as a proxy

Madonsela warns against appointing woman President as a proxy

Former Public Protector Advocate Thuli Madonsela addressed the Cape Town Press Club on a number of issues.

LISTEN: Mbete denies pronouncing her availability for Presidency

LISTEN: Mbete denies pronouncing her availability for Presidency

ANC national chairwoman Baleka Mbete says reports alleging she has agreed to run for the Presidency are full of distortions.

'My daughter bought Spur shares when she was 10 years old' - Dr Adrian Saville

'My daughter bought Spur shares when she was 10 years old' - Dr Adrian Saville

What does Citadel’s famed disciple of contrarian, deep-value investing Dr Adrian Saville hope for (and fear) about money?

'I apologise to our customers for the inconvenience' - Ford SA CEO Jeff Nemeth

'I apologise to our customers for the inconvenience' - Ford SA CEO Jeff Nemeth

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Ford South Africa CEO Jeff Nemeth.

‘3 richest South Africans have wealth equal to the poorest 28 million’ – Oxfam

‘3 richest South Africans have wealth equal to the poorest 28 million’ – Oxfam

The Free Market Foundation's Leon Louw, however, calls Oxfam "OxScam" and says the organisation does not care about poor people.

Lumka Oliphant sorry for insulting women while defending Minister

Lumka Oliphant sorry for insulting women while defending Minister

Minister Bathabile Dlamini's spokesperson says people should stop spreading lies that minister drinks alcohol.

Terror expert warns that SA could be a target in 2017

Terror expert warns that SA could be a target in 2017

Sunday Times reported that a Islamic State bomb maker was arrested as he was about to board a flight to Johannesburg.