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WINDHOEK – Football remains the world’s most popular sport code with an estimated four billion fans across the globe, and while many of the beautiful game’s top names are the most recognisable faces on the planet, they are many a time not always viewed as citadels of intelligence and responsibility. WINDHOEK – Namibian artists have complained and continue to complain about the unfair treatment from event organisers in terms of payment. Some worries and deception are that event organiser tend to pay more for international acts than the local ones. WINDHOEK - Eliaser Abel Kavari, professionally knows as Oompie to some in the music industry says there is a scarcity of support and empowerment in the music industry in Namibia. WINDHOEK – The top trending clip on our radar this week was of Lukas, a young entrepreneur from Oshivelo who was convinced to go to school. CHINA - There is a high level of uncertainty looming among Namibian students currently pursuing studies in China, due to the intensity of the recent outbreak of coronavirus. Earth Angels Network Namibia is a non-profit organisation which was established in 2016 to do good deeds and inspire others to do the same through mentorship. Adam Smaruj (27) says he does parkour for mental, physical and personal growth. Parkour means the activity or sport of moving rapidly through an area, typically in an urban environment, negotiating obstacles by running, jumping and climbing. In a nutshell, Smaruj is jumping on things like buildings and concretes. The top trending clip is from a UK based music video critiquing group which analysed a local song, ‘Saka’ by PDK featuring Athawise, Top Cheri and King Elegant. Mobile Telecommunication Limited (MTC) launched the 30th Independence Day concert in the capital on Wednesday. Sponsored by Nasria, Tafel Lager and Profile Investment, the concert is roping in continental artists including Tiwa Savage and D’Banj, both from Nigeria as well Master KG from South Africa. Founder of the International University of Management (IUM) David Namwandi says the institution will continue to promote placements and work experience for students. “Valentine’s Day is for Kwanyama people, the Ndongas, Kwambis and Ngandjera can wait for AIDS Day”, these are the words uttered in our top trending clip by a temporary staff member of the Oshakati Pharmacy Group. For her masters, a young Namibian researcher at the University of Stellenbosch in SA collaborated with two governmental departments, two universities, a radio station and 98 corporate companies in an effort to save water at schools in the province. The president of the Students Representative Council of the International University of Management (IUM), Lloyd Sikeba admonished first year students of the institution to stay focused, remain disciplined, use their time wisely and not to forget the purpose of why they are at the institution. The executive director in the ministry of information Mbeuta Ua-Ndjarakana said government has budgeted just N$1 million for next month’s 30th Independence Day celebrations and inauguration of President Hage Geingob. The University of Namibia says it will impose serious consequences for exam cheaters. Students involved in cheating will face expulsion and be de-registered from the university, vice-chancellor Kenneth Matengu warned this week. Everybody loves ice cream to some degree – even those who are lactose intolerant. There is a new captain in town, Frozen Hut, to satisfy your ice cream cravings The Let’s Unite Festival organising team said they are looking at least raising N$100 000 from the event slated for the Mokati Stadium in Otjiwarongo from 27 to 29 March 2020. Our top trending clip was uploaded on Facebook by Raymõndo Ráy-j Cook of two young men, dancing at a braai stand and dancing to a beat in the background. Namibian artist and businessman Lazarus Shiimi, stage name Gazza, unveiled his youth employment opportunity, which has finally reached its peak for his project that will see about 58 young Namibians getting training in Dubai (UAE) to sharpen their skills in artisan at Streit Group, an armoured vehicle manufacturer. She says her inspiration is born out of a passion for a higher truth.