The Friday Stand-In 2016

WATCH German Ambassador Walter Lindner hosts the Redi Tlhabi show

Walter Lindner is the German ambassador to South Africa. But there is more to his life than diplomacy. He is an active musician, music arranger and producer with several CDs on the market.

Having majored in music at university, Lindner is passionate about African tunes.

Lindner previously served as the spokesperson of the German Foreign Minister, Germany’s Ambassador to Kenya, director for Sub-Saharan Africa in the German Foreign Office and until recently as the Special Representative of Chancellor Merkel for the Ebola Crisis.

And this man of many talents is multilingual! Other than German, he speaks English, French, Spanish, Turkish fluently.

Listen to Lindner throwing forward to his #FridayStand-In show below. There will be a surprise guest in his line-up.

WATCH the video about Walter Lindner below...

WATCH the ambassador live hosting the Redi Tlhabi show below...


This article first appeared on 702 : WATCH German Ambassador Walter Lindner hosts the Redi Tlhabi show


CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

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.

SA Rapper Riky Rick back from BET Awards in L.A. talks to #FridayStandIn

SA Rapper Riky Rick back from BET Awards in L.A. talks to #FridayStandIn

South African rapper Riky Rik just back form the BET Awards in Los Angeles, #FridayStandIn surprise guest, talks African unity

SA going nuclear: For or against?

SA going nuclear: For or against?

Kumi Naidoo hosts a debate on the benefits and disadvantages of SA pursuing nuclear power, as stipulated in the deal with Russia.

#FridayStandIn: Anti-apartheid activist Kumi Naidoo

#FridayStandIn: Anti-apartheid activist Kumi Naidoo

South African activist for social, economic, gender and environmental justice, Kumi Naidoo is your next #FridayStandIn.

Roger Moore has died, age 89

Roger Moore has died, age 89

Listen to Roger Moore opening up to CapeTalk's Melanie Verwoerd about his life, acting and being James Bond.

Popular articles
Black Friday… there are scams and lures everywhere!

Black Friday… there are scams and lures everywhere!

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Personal Finance Consultant Samke Ngwenya.

[LISTEN] Pravin Gordhan grills Lynne Brown in State Capture Enquiry

[LISTEN] Pravin Gordhan grills Lynne Brown in State Capture Enquiry

Pravin Gordhan suggests Lynne Brown is experienced in keeping secrets says EWN reporter, Rahima Essop.

Eskom inquiry: "It's embarrassing to see a Minister in a compromising position"

Eskom inquiry: "It's embarrassing to see a Minister in a compromising position"

DA shadow minister, Natasha Mazzone, says the committee will ensure that those implicated in state capture march to jail.

If you're caught driving with your phone, officials are allowed to confiscate it

If you're caught driving with your phone, officials are allowed to confiscate it

If the engine is running and you are sitting behind the wheel you are not allowed to operate your phone says W Cape's JP Smith

SA fizzy drinks undergo "shrinkflation" to control sugar intake

SA fizzy drinks undergo "shrinkflation" to control sugar intake

Coca-Cola has reduced its 500ml "buddy" to 440ml and the traditional 330ml Coke cans will soon have a volume of just 300ml.

What Shoprite, Checkers, Pick n Pay and Makro will offer on Black Friday

What Shoprite, Checkers, Pick n Pay and Makro will offer on Black Friday

Up for a Springboks level scrum? Instructions on how to ensure you get the deals in your inbox the moment they become known...