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Koes Community hosts beauty pageant and dance competition 

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The Community of Koes in the ||Kharas Region hosted a beauty pageant and a dance competition recently.

Rodneycia Basson was crowned Miss Koes, and Young Okkz was crowned dance champion of 2023.

The Miss HFK Beauty Pageant was organised by Ferdinand Swartbooi to provide a platform for Koes residents to diversify their economic potential, which largely depends on farming and agriculture.

The beauty pageants aim was to motivate girls to self-improve and empower them.

Albert Nicanor new NASCAM CEO

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The Namibian Society of Composers and Authors of Music (NASCAM) has appointed Albert Nicanor as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective August 1st, 2023.

NASCAM Board member Knowledge Ipinge lauded Nicanor, saying the new boss brings a wealth of inspirational and thought-leadership skills to the Collective Management Society.

"We Are Not Gonna Do That" event lifts shame associated with making mistakes

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Breaking bad habits takes time and effort, but mostly perseverance.

These were the sentiments shared by various speakers at the "We Are Not Gonna Do That" motivational event, which took place in Windhoek under the theme "Breaking Bad Habits". 

Breaking bad habits means making changes, and this involves strong emotions, even when change is intended for the better.

The 'We Are Not Gonna Do That' motivational event is an initiative by nbc's Sports News Anchor and Production Officer, 33-year-old Jessica Kaimu.

Music lovers celebrate World Music Day in Otjiwarongo

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Music lovers from all walks of life gathered at various outdoor spots in Otjiwarongo to enjoy the music of different genres in celebration of World Music Day.

Otjiwarongo, the heart of the Otjozondjupa Region, put together a music festival through the Directorate of Education, Arts, and Culture.

Microphones, music keyboards, guitars, and drums were the order of the day to bring good melodies and the music of Otjiwarongo musicians to life.

Music lovers in attendance shared their stories about why they love music.

Trustco Group and nbc sign MoU to embark on various programmes

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The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) has signed a five-year memorandum of understanding with the Trustco Group to undertake several programmes.

The main focus of the agreement is to bring back the popular Winna Mariba show as well as introduce new programmes such as a sports trivia show, a financial literacy programme, and an entrepreneurship development programme.

nbc Director-General Stanley Similo explains that the sports shows will provide opportunities for Namibians to actively participate and engage in entertainment.

Namibia ready to compete in international beauty pageants - Karuaihe-Upi

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The Chief Executive Officer of Miss Namibia, Umbi Karuaihe-Upi, says the country is ready to compete in international beauty pageants.

The top ten Miss Namibia finalists are currently on tour in the ||Kharas Region, discovering the breathtaking landscapes of the southern region.

The ten finalists in this year's Miss Namibia Beauty pageant were taken on a tour to Giants Playgroup, situated a few kilometres outside Keetmanshoop.

Miss Namibia top 10 selected

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Saturday night was one to remember as the Miss Namibia Organisation put on a glamorous show in the capital, Windhoek.

Not only that but there was diversity in both beauty pageant contestants and those on the carpet.

It was all fun and glamour under the blue lights.

During the preliminary round, 30 beauty pageant contestants competed for the first ten spots.

The rest are appreciated for their participation, and they can always try next time.

nbc Molelo radio drama project expected to air between November and December

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The Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) has started working on the Molelo Radio Drama project, which is targeting all eleven radio services. 

The project is a result of the scientific audience research that was recently carried out by the broadcaster to determine the audience.

This week, the nbc is hosting a workshop session for producers, writers, and drama experts that is currently underway in Windhoek.

The drama project, which targets young people, will be broadcast in various languages.

NAMPOWER gates attracts numbers of visitors to Ruacana Waterfalls

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The Ruacana Waterfalls have attracted a number of visitors since Nampower opened two scour gates last week.

The opening of the gates was a result of significant rain received in the central and upper parts of the Kunene River catchment in Angola since the beginning of March.

The Ruacana and Epupa waterfalls, in the Omusati and Kunene regions, respectively, are the main waterfalls in the country.

The falls have been inactive since April of last year and receive few visitors.

Miss Namibia, Miss Teen Namibia closing date for applications on 12 April

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The closing date for applications for Miss Namibia and Miss Teen Namibia is Wednesday, April 12.

Interested applicants are urged to visit the regional offices of the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (nbc) to access application forms and get the chance to represent Namibia on the international stage.

Since the nbc took over 100% ownership of the Miss Namibia Organization, the corporation has been going on roadshows throughout the country to ensure inclusive participation in the beauty pageant, which will take place in Swakopmund in June.