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Every year, the music industry gets a brand-new crop of talented and exciting artists who captivate the attention of fans, which makes it increasingly easy to forget about the big-named stars in past years, especially those who went on music breaks or completely divorced the music industry. Going back to school during the pandemic has prompted mixed emotions among teachers, learners, and parents who want to see kids back in school buildings but also fear the risk of their little ones contracting Covid-19. The Lüderitz community will stage a march tomorrow in honour of the missing three-year-old Spencer Mandela Nakale. Nurturing and guiding the next generation of violinist in the country is of fundamental importance to popular violist, Ronaldo Kandume (24) who will offer violin classes to children over the age of 6. Unlike the waves of musicians who have briefly “retired”, only to return within weeks (or days), Legg-Ghetto took his long hiatus seriously – much to our dismay. “I challenged myself to publish a book every 15th May of every year, which happens to be my birthday date. A relative newcomer to the fashion scene Aune Alexander is absolutely part of a new generation of designers turning the country’s fashion industry into a powerhouse of creativity. In a move to provide focused action on preserving history and making learning about it fun and interesting, local innovator, Jana Marie Backhaus-Tors, created an app that offers a variety of knowledge about nature, safe travelling, African myths, stories and portraits of people in Namibia who are making a difference. The Kavango East-based St Boniface College continued its good run, with the school once again dominating the top of the Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate (NSSC) ordinary and higher level performances. After disappearing from our screens in 2016, local kwaito and Afropop artist Uno Boy says he owes his fans a comeback due to the high demand for his music. As theatres are slowly reopening, most of the new works are headed to streaming services rather than the big stage. Considering that many people have lost their employment due to the coronavirus pandemic, Standard Bank Namibia has collaborated with the award-winning disc jockey and musical sensation DJ Castro on the ‘Let’s Unite’ social development project to solicit funds for the purchase and distribution of basic necessities for needy children in the country. Patients living with kidney conditions and who receive life-saving dialysis have appealed to the authorities to establish more facilities in the regions. St Boniface ili sikolo sesi fumaneha mwa Kavango ya Upa sizwelapili kueza hande, mi sikolo hape nesi ezize hande hahulu mwalinepo zelikanelezi ni zepahami za naha Namibia. The Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso) says it has engaged the ministry of education and the attorney general in seeking clarity on the issue of schools sending learners home over supposedly The Namibia National Students Organisation (Nanso) has expressed concern over Unam’s reluctance on admitting learners who exited school at Grade 11 through the new Namibia Senior Secondary Certificate Ordinary level (NSSCO) curriculum. A Windhoek man was left homeless when a fire at Goreangab destroyed his shack on Tuesday. The culinary industry was effectively brought to a halt by the lockdown. Since re-opening, there have been modest signs of recovery, but social distancing continues to limit progress – and the sector is typically hit hard by recessions. Known for her bizarre name, extravagant outfits and energetic performances, the Ma/Gaisa showstopper, Female donkey aka Femalo, is back to claim what’s hers. A 28-year-old woman, who has been determined to complete grade 12 and enrol for tertiary studies, is living testimony of the saying one is never too old to learn.