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Local musician and businessman Lazarus Shiimi, notably known as Gazza recently came under fire from Twitter users for not teaching his children their mother tongue “The concept of the song came from the doubt that people had about me featuring big artists. Producer Shilongo Peuyavali Ashipala, also known as Kanibal or shortly Kani said he wants talented musicians to afford to be professionals and exhibit their art at the highest level as the music ‘industry’ is not self-sustaining. The country was twirled in shock when the story of a bride getting arrested on her wedding day surfaced, with the groom allegedly Adora won the Best Collaboration for her hit song ‘Sim Di A’ featuring Jayden while Sally Boss Madam scooped the award for Best Afro-pop for her song ‘Centre’ featuring Don Kamati at the first NAMAs virtual show held over the weekend. The locally-made film, Baxu and the Giants, depicting the importance of saving Namibian rhinos is going to be making its premiere on Netflix. The #BeFree ambassador at Jan Möhr Secondary School, Moses Filippus (14) has questioned whether education is more important than the health of young people in the country amidst divided inputs on students returning to schools for face-to-face sessions. Having recently celebrated her 39th birthday, Rosalia Martins-Hausiku says that when it comes to following in people’s footsteps as a way of inspiration, it is never easy, but it is possible and the greatest battle to win, is the battle from within. The top trending clip on our radar is of a vegetable vendor who attacked a police officer when told to vacate an area where she was selling her goods, which prompted her to rip off the wig of the officer. The first episode of Rock the Boat, a new Namibian music TV series promoting local artists, will be aired on Ngandu TV via YouTube soon, featuring Rundu’s finest sextet, Mighty Ill Game (M.I.G). The I Am Voting Namibia organisation, tasked with empowering the youth in democratic processes said the lack of interest in the youth participating in elections stems from the information which lacks and doesn’t seem to appeal well to the current generation. Brandberg Global , an organisation aimed at providing valuable resources for start-ups to enable them to perform at their highest potential created an online platform to assist local start-ups to have abundance access to information about the entrepreneurial journey. The Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia (ELCRN) has demanded government bury persons who succumbed to the novel coronavirus in a dignified manner, including providing coffins, especially to the less fortunate whose families may not be in a position to afford them. When asked how he takes denigration he constantly receives from people, especially on social media, in his line of work, Quinton van Rooyen, the sometimes dubbed controversial businessman, said: “Lions don’t lose sleep at the opinions of sheep”. The top trending clip on our radar this week is of Bishop Sageus /Kheib of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in the Republic of Namibia (ELCRN), who presided over a wedding reception saying: “You should have a problem with being alone for so long .’’ Alfons Sagunji, known as Dr Alfons has released his fifth studio album, dubbing it Gravity, singing in eight different local languages with elements of pop, Oviritje, Kizomba, Damara punch and many other genres. In light of the ongoing supplementary registration of voters for the upcoming regional council and local authority elections, Youth Corner contacted young potential voters from across the country to find out if they are going to vote in the elections and the importance thereof. Nust FM Radio personality and author Delila Katanga (20) said it is not easy being a local author and one of the toughest experiences of a writer like her in Namibia is getting her books on the shelves, as local publishers do not fulfill the same duties as international publishers. Miss Namibia national director Conny Maritz has said, entries for Miss Namibia 2021 and Miss Teen Namibia 2021 are officially open. Best Kwaito artist of NAMAs 2020, Sunday Shipushu, known as Sunny Boy, has said the Kwaito genre in Namibia has derailed a bit due to another genre that has taken over the industry, which indirectly leads to people forgetting the genre.