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Since its inception, the Lidar Community Foundation has been at the helm of youth empowerment – and has over the years been a haven for orphans and vulnerable children as well as young mothers around Katutura, Windhoek. Established in Namibian in 2013 by Tanya Byleveldt, Biolink Attention Training agency has been offering neurocognitive training and support to, especially children with concentration, behavioural and academic challenges. Multi-award-winning gospel artist D-Naff, his wife Dainess Ziba, gospel star Lady Dyna and NamGospel United – a group consisting of various local gospel artists – have been nominated for the 24th edition of the Texas Gospel Music Excellence Awards (TGMEA) 2022. Launched this week to coincide with the prestigious annual Windhoek Fashion Week, telecommunications giant and headline sponsor MTC has joined the mainstream fashion industry with its clothing store Bluetick. The sixth edition of the MTC Windhoek Fashion Week tells a strong story of explosive growth in the fashion industry, exclusive homegrown designer brands as well as the emergence of ‘Made in Namibia’ as a force. To offer participants a unique opportunity to work with international and local professionals to gain valuable knowledge and insight into the working world, Nust is calling on graduates from various institutions of higher learning to apply for a career-starter week, commencing in January 2022. The Namibia Training Authority (NTA) under its Work Integrated Learning (WIL) division held its first-ever National Apprenticeship Week at the Nust Hotel School last week. The Miss Namibia organisation has brushed aside calls to boycott Miss Universe 2021 set to take place in Israel next month due to appalling war crimes in that country. Josef Kefas Sheehama (44) has called a rickety shack made from scraps of tin sheets and planks in Rehoboth’s Block E location his home for many years. The second edition of the youth-led initiative ‘Bring a buddy to parly’ took place last week, and brought together 60 young Namibians from all regions to accord them an opportunity to contribute their voices to the people’s house. Deputy minister of information Emma Theophelus has proposed the implementation of a parliamentary unemployment ad hoc committee to tackle youth unemployment challenges in the country. The leaking of 32 examination papers involving 10 grade 11 and 12 subjects will cause further disruptions to a system which is already experiencing challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Covid-19 pandemic presents Namibia with a massive hurdle to overcome due to its paucity of capacity in scientific research, investment in digital technology and artificial intelligence. Miss Namibia 2021, Chelsi Shikongo will be sashaying down the Miss Universe catwalk like a proud flamingo with calculated and carefully rehearsed steps. Foibe Paavo is currently celebrating the release of two new books which give emphasis on success, failure, love and friendship. Patululo yamapampili atatubo amashumi amalalu ka amabeli mokuna ni lituto zabalitopa za10, 11 ni 12 kukatisa butata kwakalulo yetalimana kale ni butata bone butisizwe kibutuku bwa Covid-19. All people face hardship – but for many, the thought of losing their sight is a horrifying prospect. Renovations to the Augustineum Secondary School hostel and other buildings that have been coming along for almost five years have been completed. The life and times of one of Namibia’s most celebrated visual artists, the late John Muafangejo, is being brought to life at the National Art Gallery (NAGN) this Saturday. Batu kaufela batalimana ni butata kono kulatehelwa kimeeto kitaba yesituhu kubabañwi.