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Success is sweet, but how much sweeter when it comes from selling sweets? 30-year-old, Albertina Ndishishi opens up to Youth Corner about how she emerged from humble beginnings to becoming an influential and successful businesswoman. ONDANGWA - While most people see discarded materials as garbage, 31-year old Kamati Eliaser sees it as a consignment of art supplies which puts bread on the table. Desert Air, a flight charter company operating from Windhoek, recently awarded their first bursary beneficiary, Melkesedek Hamukoto with a certificate for qualifying as a pilot, passing his Private Pilot Licence (PPL) examination. If there is one thing that Kwaito star, Exit real name David Shikalepo knew before entering the industry, it would be backstabbers in the music scene. After some time fighting pain, depression, and other personal issues, local songstress, Telka Iita now known as Teqla, found hope, which she is now sharing with her fans through music and she’s continuing to build lasting value in the music fraternity. She described her journey as a perfusionist trainee a roller coaster, saying she was trained under strict conditions and her early experiences were traumatic and overwhelming. Talking to Entertainment Now! the singer said Uushimba (Urban) is about the ups and downs of living in the city, saying life far from home gets complicated, and going back is always the best choice. Queens of rap in the country collaborated on a female version of the ‘Deadly ground’, a Namibian Hip Hop movement. Lekisha Alcock, well known as Kisha, a Grade 6 learner at St. Andrews Primary School, continues to positively impact the lives of her peers, as she tries to share her passion for dancing in hope of inspiring other young minds. After quitting music to taste waters from the mainstream business, musician turned entrepreneur Vladimir Le-Roy Winkler, also known as Quido, says getting where he is now is a dream come true. He makes music that speaks for him and has kept him relevant in the music fraternity but behind this lyrical genius and rapper, Tesh Lavo, is a man battling a mysterious sickness. Young artist Iverson debuted her first Extended Play (EP) titled Pink Ivey recently, talking about growth and evolution in her budding music career. Young entrepreneur Amakali Elifas, the founder of KalawaFresh brand, continues to inspire fellow youth through his brand. Non-profit organisation, Namibia Environmental Health and Safety Education Project (NEHESEP) is on a mission to educate teachers and learners from across the country about the environment and health and safety in schools. ‘Miss Fabz Traditional Ginger Beer’ may seem like a regular ginger beer but it was brewed by logistics clerk and head chef, Fatima Rhode, who recently joined the brewing industry. International model and youth activist Chelsi Shikongo raised N$ 20 000 to support Twaloloka fire victims. These funds were raised through her GoFundMe account. Versatile artist Shady Blacc, in his latest mixtape, titled ‘My soul is afro’, sheds light on the hitches black people go through. Aimed to promote upcoming and unrecognised artists, Hasai Youth Music Awards (HAYMAs) recently announced the nominees for the Music awards. Board member of the National Youth Council, 2016 Mandela Washington fellow and economic diplomacy and social development advocate, Ndahafa Hapulile, is among the seven Namibian representatives to the 2nd SADC Youth Forum which is set to take place from today till Friday in Mozambique. Since environmental health education is rapidly becoming a global priority, teacher and environmentalist Ester Haikola (26) is presently using her passion and knowledge to educate young people about environmental health.