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Shot of the day

LIGHTING THE WAY: Pro-democracy demonstrators hold up their cellphones during a protest near the Hong Kong government headquarters on Monday. The ranks protesters, who have paralysed parts of the city, swelled into the tens of thousands, as they dug in for another night of confrontation with police in their campaign for free elections. PHOTO: NAMPA/AFP Read more about Shot of the day

Walvis Bay beauty crowned Miss Tourism World Namibia 2014

Monique Smith (19) from Walvis Bay walked away with the Miss Tourism World Namibia title and two tickets to Frankfurt sponsored by Air Namibia on Saturday.
Deputy Minister of Youth, National Service, Sport and Culture Pohamba Shifeta officially opened the event in Walvis Bay on World Tourism Day. He emphasised the importance of tourism and said that it contributed significantly to the GDP and the development of communities.
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Keeping it real

R&B sensation Alicia Keys penned a beautiful song titled ‘We Are Here’. The song raises awareness about many global problems, including the hysteria in Africa’s second biggest economy, Nigeria. The song is a call for action; a call for global dialogue about a world that’s in crisis. Alicia has again brought into the spotlight the concern, or lack thereof, that Africans have of African issues.
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Milesa Poulton defies local fashion odds

Windhoek-born Milesa Poulton keeps climbing the local fashion ladder. At the age of 25, she owns her own boutique, employs five people, has a local clientele and exclusively dresses a top female star. All these are achievements other local designers only get to dream of. In today’s edition, she tells tjil her story. Read more about Milesa Poulton defies local fashion odds

Young Windhoeker takes the fashion world by storm

Windhoek-born Milesa Poulton has always been a lover of fashion. Her parents always knew she was a creative soul, so much so that they wanted her to study architecture. Milesa had other plans, however.
When she finished high school at St George’s, she left for Cape Town where she studied fashion design at the Cape Town Academy of Fashion from 2008 until 2011.
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Poly wins first round of choir competition

The winner of the first round of the Joyful Sounds Choir Competition was identified on Sunday at the end of the first knockout round.
The Joyful Sounds knockout stages will run until November 2.
The Polytechnic of Namibia choir, led by conductor Michael Kisting, excelled and made its mark as a potential contender for the first three prices and, quite evidently, is a choir that will go a long way.
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Shot of the day

ON THE JOB: A photographer takes pictures after police fired tear gas at protesters near the Hong Kong government headquarters this past Sunday. Police fired tear gas as tens of thousands of pro-democracy demonstrators brought parts of central Hong Kong to a standstill, in a dramatic escalation of protests that have gripped the semi-autonomous Chinese city for days. PHOTO: NAMPA/AFP Read more about Shot of the day

Shot of the day

DISPLACED: Syrian Kurds stand near the Turkish-Syrian border at Suruc in Sanliurfa province last week. Tens of thousands of Syrian Kurds flooded into Turkey fleeing an onslaught by the jihadist Islamic State group that prompted an appeal for international intervention.
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Calendar

Friday, September 25
Palm Tree Park
NeonGlow Paint Party Namibia
N$50
16:00

Vintage Swakopmund
Len Nel Live @ Vintage
Free
16:00

Hilton Kalabar
Comedy in the House
Free
19:00

Kin Lounge
Money Talks 007 Party
N$50 before 00:00
N$70 after 00:00
19:00

Supporters Sports Bar
Soulful Fridays
20:00

Saturday, September 26
Hage Geingob Stadium
P-Square Namibia Concert
N$150
18:00 Read more about Calendar

Blessing champions modern theatre renaissance

Director: Blessing Mbonmabi
Title: Muse
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Young director and final-year drama student at the University of Namibia Blessing Mbonmabi staged his play at the University of Namibia’s Space Theatre and left the audience, which included theatre lecturers, acting students and industry insiders, in awe of his incredible talent. The Space Theatre is known to be the home of future stars and has nurtured some of the best actors in the country.
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