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Ees releases new single

EES has proved both locally and internationally that he is a force to reckon with since he first showed up on the music scene a decade ago. Just a couple of months ago the Namibian-born German kwaito artist won the Channel O award for the best kwaito video.

Will you marry me . . . from space?

SINCE time immemorial, women have yearned for more romantic and more creative ways for men to propose to them. The men, who want their future wives to be happy and know they will never hear the end of it if their proposals are not up to scratch have it all, ranging from banners on planes to flash mobs.

Swimming pool ordeals

IT IS no secret Namibian summers are hot and unforgiving. Everyone looks forward to the rainy season that lifts the veil of heat that overwhelms the nation. However, it has not rained much this year, especially in the capital, and that forces people to find other ways to cool off.

Gay list causes panic

news gays 08 febWINDHOEK-based lawyer Sisa Namandje held a press conference on Thursday this week to quash rumours circulating on social networks that he is gay following an article that appeared in a local tabloid newspaper and a list that allegedly contained his name. The list started circulating in the capital after an opinion piece by Wendelinus Hamutenya appeared in The Villager newspaper on Monday titled “To be or not to be gay”.

Mekox is on the boil

MEKONDJO Kanana popularly known as Mekox just launched his second album last week, but he is no stranger to the music industry. He first made headlines when he released his first single titled “Dananasho” produced by the late Eclipse in 2008. As far back as he can remember he always loved music, although his reasons for wanting to be a musician have since changed.

Gazza song questionable

LAZARUS Shiimi a.k.a. Gazza had tongues wagging last week when he announced the official launch of his eighth studio album. Although fans were delighted about the album, one of the songs on the album raised eyebrows for many people. The song in question is “Forever” or is it “Once in a lifetime”; it is hard to choose what to call it between the two.

Multi-Choice rewards DStv subscribers

MULTICHOICE Africa has decided to reward its loyal Namibian DStv subscribers with cash prizes from 5 February to 10 April. MultiChoice Africa CEO Nico Meyer said that DStv was pleased by the support it has received from its subscribers. It therefore, wished to express gratitude because people continue to choose DStv for its diverse range of bouquets and channels.

Namibians join blogosphere

BEFORE 17 December 1997, no one knew the meaning of the word “weblog” or “blog”, until Jorn Barger coined the words. By early 2000 “blog” people had already started using it as both a noun and a verb (“to blog,” meaning “to edit one’s weblog or to post to one’s weblog).

Smaage pays homage to mothers

“Homage to My Mother”, a photo exhibition by Kari Smaage opened early this week at the Blue Frog Restaurant at the FNCC. The photo exhibition features portraits of Namibian women who Smaage says have inspired her with their selfless community work.

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