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Following in the footsteps of fellow Namibian musician, EES and international acts like Nicki Minaj and Dr Dre, singing sensation Adora Kisting has joined the world of radio. Upcoming kwaito, afro-pop musician Blacky Bantwan, real name Frans N. Haingura, recently released his EP ‘My Story’, serving as a taste of what his second album will sound like. While many are celebrating Valentine’s Day today, award-winning stand-up comedian Mitch Gaoseb, better known as Big Mitch, is sharing “valuable” tips on how to avoid spending money on loved ones this day. Up-and-coming Namibian musician Katungua Tjitendero (23), better known as KDogg KT, is striving to make his mark on the music scene in the United Kingdom. Before Independence, music made in Namibia carried messages of hope for a better future free from colonial oppression. For as long as Namibians do not set the agenda to promote local arts in the country after 32 years of independence, Namibian music will have little influence in the international market. Media personality Leonard Witbeen has shifted focus from himself to help learners achieve better marks in school in order to succeed in life. Those who love .radiopapi know he is now with 99FM. It’s not often that a DJ gets to do two gigs daily at two different radio stations in two vernaculars. “Just because you see them happy and dancing every day, [it] does not guarantee they are okay”. Radio comeback kid Azeal Matsoarelle, better known as ‘Cheeze’, will be hosting a one-man comedy show about himself, titled ‘Tell All’ in September. In 1999, a young boy from the Zambezi region envisioned becoming a household name in the entertainment circles. A lightbulb went on for new author Desire Reinecke while watching a Tom and Jerry cartoon four years ago, which inspired her to write her first book called ‘Chronicles of Revelations’. Donlu Africa, Namibia’s premier music streaming service, continues to extend a helping hand to local musicians and producers in innovative ways. Bonganisoul will unveil his first-ever EP titled ‘The Nakedness in Me’ next Saturday. After a good seven years off radio, Uejaa Kazondunge is back on air. The media personality recently re-joined Energy 100 FM to host the smooth jams slot on Sundays from 16h00 to 18h00. The new season of the popular Next Ma/Gaisa Star Search competition promises to be bigger and better this year, following a memorandum of understanding, signed on Friday between organisers and the African Institutional Management Services. It is generally believed regular exercise helps keep your mind clear, essential for creating music and performing it well. Almost any form of movement can help with this pursuit. A group of 240 girls from 12 high schools in the Khomas region recently attended a girl in engineering (GirlEng) micro workshop. Grinding it out in the studio after almost a four-year hiatus, Sunny Boy – real name Sunday Shipushu – is ready to release his latest album ‘Kingdom of Yaziza’.