Thando Thabethe and Alex Craig from Thando Thabethe’s 947 drive time show Drive with Thando participated in the Umlando Challenge in the 947 studios. Thando Thabethe shared the video on her Instagram page, and she used the words “Fire flames team” in the caption. Another Highveld stereo team member featured in the video is Lerato Ho.
Fans went wild on the comment section.
After Dineo got suspended from doing the same thing in the Metro FM studios, fans told the team a suspension was looming as they were also dancing on top of studio furniture. Fans also asked them if they were trying to throw shade at Metro FM or if their challenge participation was a protest to stand with a fellow industry peer.
Metro FM suspended Dineo Ranaka for the same challenge participation
After Dineo participated in the challenge, the radio personality got suspended for misconduct in the SABC Auckland Park studios. The reasons were that she was dancing on top of expensive furniture.
Highveld Stereo supports its employees.
Highveld Stereo shared the video of Thando Thabethe, Alex Craig and Lerato Ho on their official Twitter page. 947 asked their followers who they thought did the challenge better.
Mzansi reacts to 947
Mzansi cracked their ribs, laughing at Highveld Stereo supporting their workers doing the challenge. Most people think Highveld is throwing shade at Metro FM for suspending Dineo for her challenge video.
Metro FM’s image
Currently, Metro FM’s image took a severe knock after the suspension of Dineo Ranaka. After news broke out, people alleged that the radio station was a toxic working space. As much as hygiene is essential, Dineo was merely having a bit of fun. Many people firmly believed the suspension was unjust.
Metro FM and Highveld Stereo rivalrya