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Namibia’s Got Talent to uncover new stars

Britain’s Got Talent has produced global superstars, and Namibians have a shot at following in the footsteps of those with the launch of Namibia’s Got Talent.
Namibia’s Got Talent is an annual talent show created and produced by Emmi Shivute, who as a young girl had dreams of being a ballet dancer, but sadly had to watch her dream disappear like a puff of summer wind due to lack of opportunities.
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Keeping it real

Last week, I found my peers staring with amusement and disgust, at a video clip of a Namibian woman engaging in a sexual act. There was little or no shock, just mere laughter at the public shame that yet another person has been subjected to. The clip, which has been circulated by many, is an indication of how we have developed a culture of public humiliation. This culture isn’t anything new, but is definitely technologically enhanced, making it much more apparent. Read more about Keeping it real

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Anyone who has not experienced the phenomenon of Vocal Motion Six (VMSIX) cannot imagine the profound effect the spirit of this group will have upon them.
Or can it be described? As they say, you have to be there! All we can do is describe their effect on others!
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Group Black Vulcanite to collaborate with South Africa's Real

Namibian Hip Hop Group Black Vulcanite will be collaborating with well Know South African Rapper, Reason.
Reason and Black Vulcanite will be doing a feature song on their new album, and he will also be joining them for their Namibian leg of the tour to promote the album.
The single will be released end of September just before the drop of their album. This will be used as one of the official singles of the album.
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VMSIX headline a capella festival

Anyone who has not experienced the phenomenon of Vocal Motion Six (VMSIX) cannot imagine the profound effect the spirit of this group will have upon them.
Or can it be described? As they say, you have to be there! All we can do is describe their effect on others!
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Africa’s Queen of Comedy arrives today

Ugandan comedic sensation, Anne Kansiime, has been our dose of laughter in both happy and sad times with her sketches that anyone relate to. tjil takes a look at the life and times of the girl who always “speaks the truth and shames the devil”. Read more about Africa’s Queen of Comedy arrives today

Kansiime ready to entertain her Ninjas

Known for her no nonsense attitude and deceiving ways, Anne Kansiime has become the woman whom we’d all love to hate, thanks to her manipulating ways when it comes to her treatment of Grace and Phillip, still, a doze of Anne Kansiime is bound to lighten up anyone’s day.
She was born and raised in Kabale, Uganda to a now retired banker father and a farmer mother. “My mother grew everything except sweets, sugar and cooking oil,” she told the Daily Monitor in an interview.
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Friday, August 21
KOKO Lounge
KOKO House Weekend
18:00 till late

NTN Backstage Ballet Hall
The Oteya Vigo Tour
N$300
20:00

Hilton Kalabar
Namjamz
Free
17:00

FNCC
Dance Showcase Namibia featuring the Da-mâi Dance Ensemble
N$40 Advance
N$60 Door
20:00

Omba Gallery
Christmas in July
Free
09:00

Saturday, August 22
JoJo's Music and Arts CafeTEDx Event: Changing your View
Doodle session
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Aldo Behrens and Keamogetsi Joseph team up for ‘A Whale in the Goreangab’

The Bank Windhoek Arts Festival and the National Theatre of Namibia (NTN) will be hosting ‘A Whale in the Goreangab’, which focuses on issues of the day, like corruption, poverty and pollution, to name a few.
This Music Theatre production will be performed from September 2 to 5 at 19:00 each evening, at the NTN in Windhoek.
Aldo Behrens crafted the story and text, which he based on the poetry of Keamogetsi Joseph Molapong, as published in THE SCARS ON MY SKIN.
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Protecting the rights of authors

The Namibian Society of Composer and Authors of Music (Nascam) together with an international body has taken a step further in making sure the work and rights of authors in Namibia is promoted and protected.
Nascam and the International Federation of Reproduction Right Organisations (IFRRO) on Wednesday held a meeting in Windhoek.
IFFRO is the main international network of collective management organisations and creators’ and publishers’ associations in the text and image spheres aiming to protect and enable easy
legal access to copyright material.
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