99FM – Your Inspiration Station

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Nedbank IMC Conference

Africa’s biggest marketing conference is happening this September.  The Nedbank IMC 2024 dares you to “Challenge Yourself”. Join thousands of marketers in person in Johannesburg, or online, to hear from experts from around…

Multichoice Table Talks

Your Inspiration Station Menu Home 99FM App Blueprint Series Shows Vlogs Competitions Events News Partner with Us Multichoice Table Talks – 10 April 2024

InnovateHER with 99FM and NDTC

Your Inspiration Station Menu Home Top99on99 Shows Blogs Competitions Events News Partner with Us InnovateHER with 99FM and NDTC – 09 November 2023

A Year of Conversation

“You’re invited for a conversation” is all the info invitees are offered regarding the events of the night, “come enjoy and experience”. Now, many people are apprehensive about accepting an…

Conversation Café Swakopmund- 14 October 2023​

Your Inspiration Station Menu Home Top99on99 Shows Blogs Competitions Events News Partner with Us Conversation Café Swakopmund – 14 October 2023

Building bridges

Women. We are connectors This gathering will elevate the ideas of women connecting across generations; inspire, ignite and uplift spirits. Sharing personal stories, stimulating conversations, re-igniting spirits with connections that…

Let’s Jazz it Up!

The Windhoek Jazz Festival is Jazzing it up at Vegkop Stadium in Windhoek on October 7, 2023. Renowned R&B and Jazz fusion star Johnathan Butler is this year’s headline act….

Conversation Café Oshakati – 30 August 2023

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Conversation Café Otjiwarongo – 27 July 2023

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The Great Polana Instant Noodle Off

He says his recipe is the best but she knows hers is better. Is it a pinch of this or a spoon of that? Add water before or after? Stir…

Purukutu Perfect Together | 2023

The “Purukutu Perfect Together” season is back and the grand prize is even bigger this year!  Get your perfect-together-combo of any Bakers, Five Roses, Freshpak Rooibos or Hug-in-a-Mug and you…

Windhoek Lager – Nominate a Master

Windhoek Lager & 99FM wants to know which Master has left a mark on your life. A legend that has inspired you to leave a mark of your own. A…

Conversation Café 11 May 2023

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Conversation Café 09 March 2023

Your Inspiration Station Menu Home Shows Blogs Competitions Events News Partner with Us Conversation Café 09 March 2023

#KultureTalk – Patrick Sam

National Arts Council of Namibia Chairperson, Patrick Sam talks arts and culture post-COVID-19. On his first interview on #KultureTalk, Patrick gives us a look at the state of the arts…

MYD Heart – Yoni Day Spa

Yoni steaming is an ancient practice that’s all the rage across the world right now. Lucy Pinto from Windhoek’s Yoni Day Spa gave us a break down about this intimate…

WIN N$500 fuel voucher & a car wash with King Price Insurance 

King Price Insurance just turned 4, and to celebrate they are giving away N$500 fuel voucher and 1 free car wash every Friday for the next 6 weeks.   To enter,…

Royal Hustler – Leonie Prinsloo

Managing Director of Namibia Dairies, Leonie Prinsloo is a leader who prides herself on leading with humility. She’s passionate about caring for people and through her work, strives to empower…

99FM Woman Crush – Nelao Nengola

Our 99FM#WomanCrush is Nelao Nengola who was gracious enough to share her fitness and wellness secrets with us. From what inspired her fitness journey, the key to consistency in fitness…

99FM Kulture Talk – Reginaldo Antunes

“A lot of problems that we face as Africans stem from the fact that we’ve been stripped of our dignity and our identity.” These are the wise words of Reginaldo…

Royal Hustler – Odile Gertze

“If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough.” In this episode of Royal Hustlers, multitalented beauty Odile Gertze shares her inspiring story of growth and transformation while also…

MYD Heart – The Sibandas Like many Namibians, The Sibandas were forced to change their wedding plans because of lockdown regulations, scaling down on invitations and doing things in a…

Royal Hustlers: Slowing down with the man behind Slowtown

They say do not underestimate the power of coffee and a man with a dream. Slowtown Coffee Roasters founder Dennis De Wet turned his dream into Namibia’s most loved coffee…

My Quarantine Experience – Namibians share their stories

As we proceed with the new normal of life in the time of COVID-19, many Namibians are now having to be quarantined for various reasons with the number of quarantined…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring BlaqMasters

This artist who proudly represents Okahandja brings brand new vibes and all the fire on this episode of #TheTribeExclusive. In his hometown, he goes by the name Simmy, but out…

MULTIMEDIA RECORDING STUDIO

TribeFire Studios bespoke recording studio is ready to capture or stream your next big idea or project.    Our services include:    Podcasts (Audio only – Maximum 4 people) Vodcasts…

#SharePositiveStories – Keep Side by Side going by sharing their story

The Side by Side Early Intervention Centre has changed the lives of over 150 families in informal settlements by supporting children with special needs. Focusing on early childhood intervention and…

#SharePositiveStories – Keep Hephata Care Centre going by sharing their story

Today On One and 99FM have changed many lives with the stories we tell. In the past, the public responded with donations or financial assistance and we’re hoping that this…

Feeling too tired to exercise? Here are some tips to stay motivated

Any fitness trainer will tell you that consistency is one the most important aspect of staying fit but there comes a time when you’ll be too tired to exercise.  Here…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring FortyEight Beerz

We’ve often wondered what exactly this young rapper was referencing when he came up with his unique name.  Could it be the 48 beers one finds in four crates of…

#WomanCrushEveryday – Zodidi on authenticity, community and growth …

Our #WomanCrushEveryday is the phenomenal force of a woman, Zodidi Gaseb. Also known as Zoey, this entrepreneur and creative being give us a breakdown of what her businesses are built…

Safe sex in the time of COVID-19

So we are living through the world’s greatest pandemic right now. But as scary as that is, human nature remains the same and some of us will still be getting…

Develop your leaders, impact your organisation.

“The single biggest way to impact an organization is to focus on leadership development.” –  John Maxwell An Edelman Trust Barometer 2020 survey found that 65% of employees are holding…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring DJ Shoza

Taking a step from behind the scenes to the centre stage is DJ Shoza, our #TheTribeExclusive star of the week. We chilled with the confident young entertainer to talk about…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Mabuzza

From dancing backup for Kwaito veteran Blacksheep, Kwaito musician Mabuzza has worked his way up to becoming a solo act with a distinct image. We spoke to him about rebranding…

5 healing ways to deal with trauma

Experiencing a traumatic event takes a heavy toll on people and it can manifest itself in health issues like headaches, fatigue, low energy or tense muscles. It also manifests in…

Healing with yoga – 5 reasons to take up yoga today!

Yoga /ˈjəʊɡə/ Noun A Hindu spiritual and ascetic discipline which includes simple meditation combined with specific body postures – often practised for relaxation and health purposes.  For thousands of years,…

Royal Hustlers – Success according to Victoria Muranda 

Few of us can proudly say we speak seven languages. Victoria Muranda, Manager of Corporate Communications at NAMFISA is an exception. She speaks KhoekhoeGowab, English, Afrikaans, Oshiwambo, Otjiherero and Ngangela…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring DJ Spuzza

‘Soek Soek’ hitmaker DJ Spuzza AKA Slauterhouze has taken Namibia by storm with sizzling hits that put a new focus on the house music genre. A relative newcomer to the…

Mental Health Awareness – The power of kindness 

Taking care of our Mental Health is one of the most important things we can do during a time when the world seems to be falling apart all around us….

NBL says it #TakesANation – Drink,  Shop and Socialize Responsibly!

Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) Managing Director Marco Wenk recently gave 99FM a breakdown of the #TakesANation campaign which takes the message of responsible consumption to the next level.  Considering the…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Elemotho

He stands tall as one of Namibia’s music giants. He has travelled the world to perform his authentic brand of African music on the biggest international stages. He has won…

Royal Hustlers featuring Tim Ekandjo

Tim Ekandjo is a formidable professional best known for his work as the Chief Human Capital at MTC. This corporate hustler rose the ranks from being a bank teller to…

#HipKouture – 5 things we love about Melisa Poulton’s plus-size collection

Every woman deserves clothing that makes her look good – clothing that gets her feeling like she’s on top of the world. Melisa Poulton understands this to the core and…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring D – Kandjafa

You may be seeing him on your TV screens hearing his music on the radio but D-Kandjafa wants you to know that he has paid his dues in the music…

Lessons from Namibian Prohibition 

The sound of a beer opening. The taste of your favourite merlot. That swanky cocktail to wrap up a hectic week. Sounds familiar? Well, with many of us having missed…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Taylor Jaye

Tayler Jaye is undoubtedly one of the most dynamic performers to come out of the land of the brave. Passionate about performance and committed to always elevating her craft, this…

Office Space Available @ TribeFire Studios

Are you a young or growing business looking to lease office space?  Home to creative tech/media entities and a vibrant working environment, TribeFire Studios is leasing out shared office space…

RMB Song Night May Finale – A hip hop affair 

Namibia’s favourite platform for grooming upcoming singing talent has been thriving through digital performances over the last month. From April, RMB Song Night fans were treated to a LIVE Facebook…

Parenting in turbulent times 

In the last of a three-week MYD Heart and Let’s Talk Psychologists series on communication, we highlight communication between parents and children in times of turbulence. Dr. Anina du Toit, a…

Nedbank & Simonis Storm discussing Namibia’s Budget 

Not many of us are economists and financially literate out here, so when the Government shares the budget we’re so confused and all we really want to know is, “how…

99FM Top5@5 Vibe Check brought to you by Windhoek: Pop Edition

Windhoek & 99FM is checking your vibe every day on our Top 5@5 segment.   Every weekday we’ll share a list of our top 10 songs in a specific music…

Brightening up children’s lives with art 

“Everything and everybody is touched by art … We already have art in our lives, we just need to find the inspiration.” In this episode of Bravo Namibia we celebrate…

TribeFire Studios Masterclass in Collaboration with Think Human Being

Topic: Your Business From Short Term Crisis to a resilient new normal The COVID-19 crisis will stand out in years to come as a highly disruptive game-changer for businesses globally….

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Cassidy Karon

Few musicians in Namibia come close to the creative genius that is Cassidy Karon. Be it lyricism, flow, creative vision, or simply the ability to appeal across a diverse fan…

Let’s Talk Psych tips on communicating effectively in relationships 

The lockdown had many people in relationships lucky enough to spend more time together, or in other cases, being forced to do so. You may love your partner to bits…

99FM’s Bravo Namibia Pick of the Week: PayPulse

Here at 99FM, we love celebrating people and things that move our country and continent forward. And this week we’re giving a big round of applause 👏 to: Standard Bank’s…

FREE Webinar: Your Business – From Short Term Crisis to a resilient new normal

For new ideas and ways of thinking that will take your business beyond the Corona pandemic, joinThink Human Being’s free webinar this Wednesday, 20 May @ 09h00. A seasoned Brand…

99FM’s Metro Effect pick of the week – The Art of Fresh with Liberal Apparel

On the Metro Effect, we celebrate the evolution of the caveman. Men have stepped up their game when it comes to grooming and fashion and we just love it.  Our…

Workplace communication during times of crisis

A famous saying by George Bernard Shaw goes: “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” This alludes to one of the biggest mistakes…

#TheTribe Exclusive Featuring Bomba Shigwedha

Bomba Shigwedha is an ambitious entrepreneur who has made a tremendous impact on the Namibian entertainment scene. He has empowered many musicians through innovative and inclusive projects like Kasi Vibe…

Hobbies for healing

While the rat race has made many of us forget the appeal of hobbies, scientists and researchers have been reiterating the power of hobbies in healing and transforming people.  Activities…

TheTribeExclusive Featuring Don Kamati

Dance Hall artiste Don Kamati is taking up space in Namibian music with his signature sound that draws from Caribbean influences.  He almost came from nowhere to garner so much…

One on One With Ché Ulenga – Queen of The Tribe

A media powerhouse in her own right, Ché Ulenga has been passionate about music – particularly African music – for all her life. With that background, it’s no wonder that…

Five reasons why you should be getting more sunlight

  We’re all spending more time indoors and a negative consequence of that is not getting enough sunlight. While too much sunlight is definitely not healthy (given the risks that…

Voice of Namibia 2020 – Catch the finale this Sunday on One Africa TV

Namibia has produced some of the best music stars with the most beautiful vocal abilities. It only takes a quick listen to 99FM or a careful search on Youtube to hear…

Help create the best Namibian QuaranTunes #Throwdown playlist! 

Cast your vote to create the best Namibian QuaranTunes #Throwdown playlist!  On 99FM, this Friday at 18h00 with Tafel Radler. The challenge is set to create the most refreshing fusion…

To mask or not to mask?

That has been the burning question since the Coronavirus outbreak which led to overburdened health sectors across the world. These burdens include a shortage of medical face masks for health…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring DJ Dreas

DJ Dreas has slowly mapped the journey of his success as a music producer and DJ and lately, the young talent is reaping the results of his calculated entry into…

FNB Group Economist Ruusa Nandago on the impact of COVID-19

Namibia and the world at large are going through quite a scary time as the COVID-19 pandemic takes its toll on everything from our work arrangements to our social lifestyles…

Join the #WindhoekMissingHour on 99FM

Lockdown can get intense but remember guys, we’re in this together!  So, let’s lift each other’s spirits and keep our vibes on point. What song is keeping you going?  What’s…

The sensible guide to #Lockdown nutrition

We’re heading into the second phase of the Namibian lockdown and with the Winter season fast approaching, you might want to re-evaluate the way you stock up on your healthy…

One Africa TV and Eduvision launch  #LearnOnOne

In a move to support quality education for Namibian children from all walks of life, One Africa TV (OATV) launched #LearnOnOne on 14 April 2020. #LearnOnOne is a non-profit sub-brand…

FlyWestair Magazine goes digital

Urban.Current.Cool.  This is the first impression that undoubtedly hits you when you flick across your first copy of the FlyWestair magazine.  And now, you can soak up the magazine online…

Honouring nurses and midwives

Celebrated every year with different themes ranging from mental health awareness, ageing, and health, as well as healthy blood pressure, World Health Day was this time around celebrated on 7…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Vernon Barnard

Vernon Barnard stepped into the spotlight when he took part in the South African version of the popular TV singing competition, ‘The Voice SA’. Born with glaucoma – a disease…

Finance wise: Four things to do during #Lockdown 

So you’re keeping fit, eating well and practicing all safety precautions to keep your family safe from the Coronavirus.  But what precautions are you taking to ensure that you and…

Join the TribeFire Studios Media Trends Masterclass Webinar

TribeFire Studios planned to host a big old event to share some insights on the 2020 media consumption before public gatherings were canceled. After some of the dust settled, we…

How art is living beyond the global lockdown 

While Namibian artists from all disciplines have not taken advantage of digital platforms, recent developments around the world have made it clear that digital is the way to go.  Around…

Self-care tips for lockdown

We’re all feeling it. No more salon visits, gyms are closed, barbers have closed and you certainly cannot indulge in professional pampering sessions like massages, facials, and manicures. So what…

Health, hygiene and COVID-19

There has never been a time in modern history when hygiene has been of utmost importance for every person on the planet as it is today. We are now more…

Upgrade your skills from the comfort of your couch 

Getting bored with spending so much time at home under lockdown? Why not use all the free time you now have to learn a new skill or upgrade your existing…

Help flatten the curve – Stay home!

While some people are starting to understand the importance of staying home to help slow down the rate of Coronavirus infections, many still do not fully grasp why staying at…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Kevo Maro

Kevo Maro is a young and rising music star who’s got his eyes set on the big prize – becoming one of Namibia’s top performers.  Real name Kevin Kimaro, Kevo…

Lockdown blues? Follow these Namibians on Instagram to stay upbeat 

Being bound to your home for at least three weeks is going to test even the most introverted homebodies. To lift your spirits and keep you upbeat over the next…

4 Things businesses and brands should be thinking of today

To keep brands and businesses in tune with the best strategies to adopt in a time when the world has come to a complete shutdown, we retrieved a brilliant piece…

World Tuberculosis Day 2020: TB in the time of the Coronavirus

Commemorated every year on 24 March, World Tuberculosis (TB) Day is aimed at raising awareness about the devastating health, economic and social consequences of Tuberculosis (TB). This year, World TB…

‘TheTribeExclusive’ featuring Black Vulcanite

They are undoubtedly Namibia’s leading hip hop act. Their lyricism packed with Afrofuturist themes has garnered them throngs of devoted fans and over the years the group has managed to…

Adora on hosting ‘Die Eintlike Vibe’ – One Africa TV’s latest Namibian show

Ever wanted a peek into the lives of Namibia’s hottest musicians? One Africa TV’s latest addition to its local programming will satisfy all cravings for home brewed entertainment getting you…

A CEO’s guide to staying productive while working from home 

The unmotivated employee. The micromanaging boss. The overworked overachiever. Which one are you and how do you best navigate the work challenges that come with working from home due to…

COVID – 19 and Anxiety: Beauty Boois gives three tips for coping 

Life is full of stressful situations as it is but with the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) worldwide, people suffering from anxiety are faced with more pressure on their mental…

Self Awareness – Fannes Namhunya on why we shouldn’t take it personally

  MYD: What is your take on taking things personally? FN: We are brought up in a culture where we don’t go into children’s minds, to where critical thinking occurs….

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Loft

No stranger to #TheTribeExclusive, Loft is back again to shares some new insights into his musical journey. From growing up in a musical home to hip hop and what it…

What you do is not who you are

Anthony Auchab, a motivational speaker, sheds light on the value of you.  “For most of us, our career is tied into self-actualisation, a dream that is realised. Thus, when you…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Diolini

Diolini made her first appearance on The Tribe a little while back giving us a performance of her song, ‘Off The Grid’. This time around, the soulful songstress is back…

The Tribe Featuring DJ SIYA

Katima Mulilo export DJ Siya is a Namibian musician who has managed to break out beyond borders with his music reaching fans in countries like Botswana, Zimbabwe South Africa, and…

Tools for embracing change

Change is an inevitable part of life. It urges us to try new things, but it is also something that many of us fear. Creativity coach Karen Powell, has prepared…

World Wildlife Day – Sustaining life on earth 

World Wildlife Day was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in 2013 as the day on which the world celebrates and raises awareness of the endangered fauna and…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Tunakie, queen of Otyaka

Known as the queen of Otyaka in her motherland, Namibia, Tunakie is spreading her wings wider and planting roots in neighboring lands while also tapping into audiences around the world….

Anger: the invisible toxin

Anger is particularly destructive in relationships. When we live in close contact with someone, our personalities, priorities, interests, and ways of doing things frequently clash. Leandre Kurz from Let’s Talk…

The B2GOLD Rhino Gold Bar –  Going gold for a change 

In the third and final episode of this special podcast highlighting the B2Gold Rhino Gold Bar Mark Dawe, Managing Director and Country Manager of B2Gold Namibia, sat down with 99FM’s…

The B2GOLD Rhino Gold Bar initiative 

The difference that 1000 ounces of gold can make The ground-breaking initiative of a 1000 ounce donation of gold by B2Gold in aid of rhino conservation is a striking example…

Building Tolerance Towards Yourself

by Karen Powell The idea of needing to build tolerance towards yourself implies there’s something wrong with you, or that you’re struggling to reconcile something within yourself. You might be…

World Radio Day 2020 – Celebrating Diversity

As we celebrate World Radio Day 2020, it’s important to note that despite global trends, TV, print and the internet have not managed to kill radio.  In fact, radio continues…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Lioness

Ready for Global Domination A multifaceted music powerhouse who excels at everything she puts her hands on, Lioness changed the game when she graduated from medical school soon after releasing…

The B2GOLD Rhino Gold Bar initiative

Creative philanthropy for the future of the planet A gold bar is seen as a representation of one of the best investments one could make.  To invest in the future…

Get your music played on 99FM

Have you heard? We’re looking for new Namibian music to line up on our airwaves!  That’s right, 99FM is looking for fresh, new sounds from Namibian musicians to add to…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Blossom

Possessing a distinct voice that stands out as one of the best in Namibian music, Blossom has made some of the most memorable songs to come out of the land…

Re-imagining a world free from preventable cancer deaths

World Cancer Day (commemorated every year on 4 February) is the global uniting initiative led by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC). By raising worldwide awareness, improving education and…

Afra Schimming-Chase on setting boundaries

Boundaries are the physical, emotional and mental limits we establish to protect ourselves from being manipulated, used or violated by others. 99FM’s Master Your Destiny spoke to Afra Schimming-Chase, a…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Nga – I

This Namibian rapper at one point announced an imminent departure from the music industry. Fortunately for his fans, Nga-I has reiterated that he will still be making music for a…

Goodbye to the guilt of the working mom

A 2010 meta-analysis of 69 studies over 50 years found that, in general, children whose mothers worked when they were young had no major learning, behaviour or social problems, tended…

A passion written in the stars

The struggle and the story behind becoming a world-famous astronomer  “The best piece of business advice I have comes from Sir Richard Branson. He said: ‘Do what you love, love…

The restorative tonic of ‘thank you’

Science is proving the many health and wellbeing benefits – better sleep, lower blood pressure, and fewer aches and pains – that come with the simple practice of gratitude. How…

One on One With Ché Ulenga – Queen of The Tribe

As we kick off 2020 and prepare for yet another exciting season of The Tribe, we sat down with our powerhouse of a host, Ché Ulenga to talk Namibian music…

Off the beaten tracks

Namibians have many reasons to be proud of our country. One example that has gained international respect and mimicry is our community-based natural resource management, or CBNRM.  Since its founding…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Ethnix

In their very first interview on #TheTribeExclusive, the dynamic music duo Ethnix sit down with Presenter Ché Ulenga to talk about their music.  Consisting of Etjo Kangumine and Julius Marco…

The First 1000 Days 

How to seize this window of opportunity for the optimal development of your child’s brain. “Our early years of life – from conception to eight years of age – are…

Growing your own food 

Water is always a critical talking point in arid countries such as Namibia. However, many people and organisations are stepping up to share potential solutions to curbing water wastage when…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Jackson Wahengo

Once again we celebrate music from the Land of The Brave, this episode of #TheTribeExclusive features Namibian music legend, Jackson Wahengo.  Never one to go anywhere without his beloved guitar,…

Food as a mode of vitality

“Now, more than ever, as we experience more stress, exercise and move less, breathe in more polluted air and consume food in a form that is very different to its…

Water – It’s a people problem!

Despite the random good years of rain in Namibia, there are facts that we cannot dismiss:  Namibia is an arid country and as such, is prone to droughts. Without significant…

Trust in silence

“Silence of the mind is the key to introspection,” says Namibian writer Marita van Rooyen, “and it always helps to have silence around you in order to be able to…

Forgiveness

Forgiveness is the peace and understanding that comes when you let go of that which has hurt you – not for anyone else, but for yourself. This release adds to…

Wanderlust – Getting lost in the beauty of Namibia

‘Wanderlust’ is the irresistibly strong desire to travel or wander; the word may be German in origin, but the feeling is universal. The impulse to explore, to push the boundaries…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Kalux

This throwback edition of #TheTribeExclusive features award-winning hitmaker Kalux who has made his hometown Otjiwarongo proud by becoming one of the fewest musicians from the town to make it big…

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation – Providing access to resources

This last episode of the MYD Africa series with Allan Gray Orbis Foundation we talk to Kennedy Liswani a Namibian entrepreneur and Founder of Elephonic Mobile Technology Africa.  In this…

#TheTribeExclusive featuring Chikune

Known for her songs like ‘Pumpkin’, ‘Sammy’ and the catchy ‘Too Much Sauce’, Chikune is an all round artist who grabs attention whenever she hits the stage. In this throwback…

 Allan Gray Orbis Foundation –  Entrepreneurship for change

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellowship programme recognises that career paths evolve over time. Accepting that for some, entrepreneurship is a goal in itself; for others, it is a milestone…

Dr Vaja Zatjirua’s insight into our brains

MYD: How does the brain work? VZ: The brain is a very sophisticated piece of machinery. It is a very active organ, it’s busy all the time. An important concept…

Why Meditation is a business must

What meditation can do for productivity and efficiency in the office Imagine that the place where you work was a solace where your personal balance and wellbeing was the most…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Shishani 

This 99FM Tribe Exclusive features the undeniably talented singer-songwriter Shishani. A global citizen with her roots firmly set both in Namibia and Belgium, the musician grew up in the Netherlands…

#TheTribeExclusiveFeaturing Kboz 

His EP ‘38’ was undoubtedly one of the most solid Namibian music productions in 2018. Released when he turned 38 years old, the EP was a reflection of his life…

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation –  Building Communities 

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation’s model sets out to develop a long-term pipeline of entrepreneurial talent. Through their innovative programmes since 2005 they’ve seen how talent explodes into success when…

Why the doctor turned to hypnotherapy

We are bombarded with messaging that affects us consciously. Opinions are given loosely, and they are just a click away. When pieces of damaging information seep and settle in our…

Melissa Mukaiwa on the need for a meditation movement 

“It’s important to understand that every issue in our lives – on the individual, national and even global scale – first originates in our hearts and minds. That’s why I’m…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Matongo Family

This legendary Namibian music trio first stole our hearts when they broke onto the scene over two decades ago. Many Namibians grew up to the music of these guys and…

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation : Building Relationships

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation  was created in 2005 as part of Dr. Allan Gray’s (the Founder’s) vision to make a sustainable, long-term contribution to Southern Africa by nurturing the…

Money money money, it’s so funny…

We work hard for it every day. Not only do we have to worry about how to stretch it throughout the month, we also have to worry about how it…

Yvonne Chaka Chaka – Beyond the music

We can never talk about legendary musicians, trailblazing stars and memorable musicians without mentioning Yvonne Chaka Chaka. The South African singer-songwriter has been a fierce and prominent feature on the…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Ann Singer 

Boasting one of the best voices in Namibia at the moment, Ann Singer features in this episode of #TheTribeExclusive. She talks falling in love with music, overcoming life’s challenges and…

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation – Inspiring Future Leaders

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation’s Fellowship programme provides students with the best opportunity to build the life they would want for themselves, their families and the broader community, by supporting…

Linda Baumann : The Woman. The Force. The Activist

Linda Baumann is a sheer force of a woman. An unwavering activist for the rights of women, the LGBTQI community and for marginalised people in general, she has fought to…

Drumming up mental health

– How creative expression can be part of healing  The arts are gaining ground as part of a treatment process for many forms of mood disorders such as depression and…

The Namibian Economy – Shaping up or doomed?

The state of the Namibian economy has been a hot topic over recent years not only amongst economists and financial commentators, but between every citizen of this country.   To facilitate…

Sustainable Conservation in Namibia

A pragmatic environmentalist, a vegetarian and a supporter of sustainable hunting, Dr Chris Brown has been at the forefront of Namibia’s environmental movement for the past 30 years.  His practical…

Academic Excellence and Personal Leadership

Martha Hatutale shares her journey to becoming a Process Engineer in this special MYD episode brought to you by The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation. The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation sets…

Dr Helena Ndume : Serving Humanity With the Gift of Sight

Known reverently as the ‘Miracle Doctor’, Dr Ndume has treated some 30 000 blind Namibians since 1997. In 2009, she was honored with a humanitarian award presented by the Namibia…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Sally Boss Madam

On this throw edition of ‘The Tribe’, we take a moment to sit down with 2018 NAMAs Female Artist of The Year Sally Boss Madam. We talk about her last…

Healing Touch Without Sight

How Mariane’s ‘Aha’ moment led to the creation of jobs for many visually impaired women In 2014, Mariane Akwenye founded Nomad African Spa with the obvious goal of providing a…

Marlice van Vuuren and the N/a’an ku sê  Success Story

A Namibian conservationist of note, Marlice van Vuuren is a small town girl who grew up to be one of the biggest forces in the Namibian conservation sector.  Together with…

Building a Career in Actuarial Science

How the Allen Gray Orbis Foundation boosted Mathew Green’s career in Actuarial Science The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation’s purpose is to cultivate high-impact responsible entrepreneurship. They seek out young people…

Tick! Tock! Win N$20 000 with English Blazer

Win N$20 000 with English Blazer High-Performance Range. When you’re pursuing your dreams, you’re always on the clock. It’s a fast-paced world and every second counts. The new English Blazer…

Nurturing The Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

Joseph Mukendwa talks to MYD about the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation and its contribution to the next generation of young Namibian leaders and Entrepreneurs. The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation’s Fellowship programme…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Vaughn Ahrens 

Singer/songwriter and guitarist Vaughn Ahrens has always been surrounded by music. He has learnt so much over the years that he refuses to make mediocre music.  “Music has always been…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Top Cheri

Formerly known as Monica Moroki, Top Cheri has brilliantly transformed her brand over the years. She went from being a writer, a journalist and even a social media star with…

Perspectives on Perception with Adriano Visagie

This MYD Africa series takes a look at perspective and perceptions with Adriano Visagie,  who is not only well known as an award-winning actor in Namibian theatre, but excels in…

The Desert Lion Success Story

Namibia has a population of about 800 lions,  a number which was last seen between 1965 and 1980.  The most significant increase of populations has been in the Kunene Region,…

Alzheimers and Dementia: Ending the Discrimination

Alzheimer’s is defined by the Alzheimer’s Association of America as a disease of the brain that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior. Dementia on the other hand, is an…

The New Narrative For Rhino Conservation 

During an unconventional interview that took place under the cool shade of a mopane tree in the warm in Southern town of Khorixas, Clemence Naomab talks to MYD’s Kirsty Watermayer…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Tapz Munya

Multitalented Tapz Munya who hails from Zimbabwe, is an ethnomusicologist who was inspired to tap into the authentic African elements of music for his solo debut. He talks unity through…

Sam Shivute – Transforming Your Life With the Right Choices 

Through sheer determination, passion and grit, Sam Shivute was able to go from an assistant taxi driver to a high flying executive in the banking sector.  Overcoming life’s challenges to…

Harnessing The Power of Healing With Meditation

With Mental Health Awareness Day coming up on 10 October, the world is gearing up for “40 seconds of action” to raise awareness towards the scale of suicide around the…

Fighting Climate Change For A Sustainable Future

What do you tell a five year-old asks you why their neighborhood streets are covered in litter? How do you explain to a five year old that even though it’s…

Changing The Way You Think About Money

The MYD Africa Golden Moments Series takes a look at some of the magic of MYD, highlighting some of it’s most insightful episodes over the years.  This episode is no…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Ghetto Ballerina

Rising female rapper Ghetto Ballerina is the guest for this exciting episode of #TheTribeExclusive. This talented Namibian musician birthed her unique sound way back in Russia where she spent seven…

Examining The Causes and Effects of Chronic Pain

With World Physiotherapy Day celebrated every year on 8 September, physiotherapists around the world took the opportunity to raise awareness about the crucial contribution the profession makes to increasing the…

Bernadette Shalumbu : Namibian Youth Voices on Water Conservation

According To Think Namibia, water’s central role in the biosphere has long implied that several of the most important challenges confronting human development are related to fresh water. This has…

Oc Ebs and Sanet Prinsloo are Comedy Gold in new Influencer Campaign 

What do you get when you put a popular social media personality and a renowned chef from the land of meat-eating lovers in a shop isle with the most popular…

Patrick Sam Shares His Journey of Hope and Changing Narratives 

Season four, episode two of the MYD Africa Show features Patrick Sam, a Namibian who has done so much for both social activism in the arts and cultural sectors in…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Reeziana

Afrikaans rapper Reeziana joins Ché on #TheTribeExclusive to talk about her music career and what it means to be a female musician in Namibia. How did you get into music?…

Mojo Velo Journalists Share Notes on Namibian Adventure

The MYD Africa Show throwback series looks at some highlights of the most memorable interviews on the show and this episode of  MYD Earth is no different. Kirsty Watermeyer talks…

Ashwyn Mberi Talks Collaboration, Ubuntu and Art Connections

This MYD Africa Show throwback series has Kirsty Watermeyer talking to Ashwyn Mberi. A performing artist, poet, television presenter, actor, director and MC, Ashwyn is a multidisciplinary performer whose work…

Human Wildlife Conflict Mitigation in the Reimvasmaaker Community

The MYD Earth tour of Southern Kunene yielded one of the most insightful interviews on the show to date.  The Riemvasmaaker community lives and farms alongside wildlife and despite the…

Technology & Relationships: Sorry, you’re breaking up …

One of the very things that connect us to other people is threatening relationships all over the  world. It’s a catch-22, but studies are pointing to the potential relationship-wrecking effects…

Odile Gertze on Chasing Her Dreams

Multitalented queen of the stage and big screens, Odile Gertze graces MYD Africa Show with her presence in this throwback episode.  This interview happened just after she won the award…

All About The Majestic Giraffe With Stephanie Fennessy 

This episode of MYD Earth features Stephanie Fennessy, Program Director at the Giraffe Conservation Foundation.  A conservationist of note, Fennessy has a range of expertise in the environmental and conservation…

99FM loves WINNING, but we love YOU winning even more. Thus we accepted the #flywestairchallange.

Flywestair has added a new Embraer ERJ to their fleet and now they are challenging our 99FM Tribe to give it a name it.  If your name gets chosen you…

Press Esc!: The child’s brain and technology

Professor Dr Manfred Spitzer, a German psychiatrist, psychologist, neuroscientist and author, is one of the most well-known and respected neuroscientists in the world. While in Namibia, Dr Spritzer shared his…

The Power of Giving Back With Nabukenya Muwonge

The MYD Africa show throwback series takes a look at some of the magic of the MYD Show, the highlights that we’ve had and this specific show is no different. …

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring BLVC BOXX

Blvc Boxx Entertainment graced #TheTribeExclusive studio with their energetic presence to talk about their work and just what Blvc Boxx movement is all about.  Birthed in August 2017, Blvc Boxx…

Aiming For a Plastic-Free World 

This MYD Earth feature puts a spotlight on the founding members of Recycle Forum Namibia. This is a company that has made it their business to prioritize sustainability, a company…

Technology & Relationships: Friends are therapy

In this three-part series, MYD explores the effects that technology has on our relationships and our lives. Just how much does screen time control us?   Great friends make you…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Sam-E Lee Jones

Superstar producer Sam-E Lee Jones has gone from producing in his room as a teenager to producing award-winning music for some of Namibia’s top musicians.  He chats to ‘The Tribe’…

Suta Kavari Shares Notes From Beirut

Prominent Political Economist Suta Kavari sits down on this throwback edition of the MYD Show to discuss his experience as an expat in Lebanon on this episode of the MYD…

Renewable Energy Conversations in Namibia

This MYD Earth Show features an inspiring tale of young Namibians who are making a difference in the renewable energies market. Namibia is a net importer of around 60 percent…

Fortune Kangueehi Reminisces on a Life-changing Experience

In this throwback episode of the MYD Africa Show, formidable, fearless and fabulous Fortune Kanguuehi takes us back to one of the biggest moments of her life – her participation…

Ten Relationship Expectations to Avoid

We are all prone to forming expectations, especially when we’re in a relationship. Sometimes, though, what we expect and what we get don’t line up. “We probably cannot exist without forming…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Sally

On this special episode of ‘The Tribe’, Sally Boss Madam talks music, innovation and longevity in the music  industry.     We’ve seen you on almost every single stage whether…

Community-Based Conservation For Sustainability 

One of the pioneers of the Communal Conservancy Program in Namibia, Dr. Margaret Jacobsohn is no stranger to the MYD show.  This time around, she joins us to talk about…

The 13th Annual Namibian Women Summit 

Koffi Anan once said: “There is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women.”  And Ms Anne Thandeka Gebhardt has passionately been involved in the project since…

Learning to Bend But Not to Break

Yoga in Namibia is growing, the many new studios in Windhoek, Swakopmund, Oshakati and beyond to prove as such. But more than that, schools are offering yoga to students to…

Exploring Traditional Innovation With Aron Hamukwaya 

This throwback series of the MYD Africa Show features Aron Hamukwaya who is the inventor of the Digital Owela Game and the Managing Director of the National Software Engineering Academy….

Safeguarding Namibian Forests 

On this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we sit down with Dr. Jonathan Kamwi, a Plant Studies Lecturer at the Namibia University of Science and Technology. MYD: Tell us…

Cyber Security and online Reputation in The Digital Age

The MYD Africa Show throwback series is a conversation with international speaker, lawyer, and social media law expert Emma Sadlier.  Emma talks about the main dangers of social media and…

Lessons in Conservation With Alistair Nielson

The Managing Director of Conservation Synergies, Alistair Nielson in this episode of the MYD Earth show shares his insight on conservation in Namibia and Africa at large.  After working for…

#TheTribeExclusive: R&B Crooner Desmond on Music and Rebranding

  This sizzling hot episode of #TheTribeExclusive features a little hip hop fun with R&B crooner Desmond. TheTribe: How important was it for you to establish your brand, to establish…

Dillish Mathews on Trusting The Process

In this episode of the MYD Africa Show throwback series, Namibian superstar Dillish Mathews talks about her journey to success, staying grounded and trusting the process.  After becoming the country’s…

Biomass Technology Expo 2019 

Explore Woody Biomass Technology from Over 100 Exhibitors Got bush? If so, the Biomass Technology Expo 2019 is an event not to be missed! If you are a farmer, business,…

South African Singer Toya Delazy on Finding Your Passion

South African multidisciplinary artist Toya Delazy has been a stand out star for as long as she can remember.  Hailing from KwaZulu-Natal, Toya has achieved great achievements that few Africans…

Saving the Namibian Cheetah

This episode of MYD Earth sheds light on how Namibian conservationist Patricia Tricorache who has been fighting alongside international counterparts to stop cheetah trafficking. Patricia, who is the Assistant Director…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Nga-I

The one and only King of Trap, Nga-I chats to Ché about his music and dreams of making it big internationally on this episode of #TheTribeExclusive. Declaring that he will…

Cultivating Self Love Through Introspection

This episode of MYD Heart features trendsetter, comedian and creative, Sibongile Tshabalala.  Never one to box herself into one description, ‘Sibo’ as she is affectionately known, is also an avid…

Combating Desertification For a Better Tomorrow      

Desertification is one of the biggest threats to the Namibian ecosystem and essentially, it’s economy.  Ina Wilkie, manager of the World Future Council, in this episode of MYD Earth talks…

Tuli Shityuwete on The Importance of Passion

Tuli Shityuwete shares more on her passions and dreams in this throwback series of the MYD Africa Show.  A professional dancer, singer and actress, Tuli has graced many international stages….

Unlock your future with Goldstone Software Engineering Institute

Education opens up so many doors for personal, social and economic development. At Goldstone Software Engineering Institute, the importance of education is never understated.  Accredited by the Namibia Qualifications Authority…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring D-Naff

Namibian award winning gospel hip-hop artist D-Naff, is still on fire.  On this episode, he opens up about his philosophy on forgiveness, building a timeless brand and taking Namibian music…

Get Personal Finance Savvy with Nedbank Personal Loans

In this time of economic mayhem, we all need to check our “Hendriks” and our financial health status and assess if or when we need to go in for a…

Movement as a Form of Therapy

Michele Gregan, a Nia dance instructor in this segment of MYD Heart shares some tools on loving yourself and loving your body.  Nia, a fitness exercise movement program combines elements…

The MYD Earth Show With Professor Kobus Bothma

Kirsty Watermeyer chats to Professor Bothma, an author and wildlife conservationist with a wealth of wisdom in his field.  He has carried out tremendous research here in Namibia and has…

MYD Africa: Understanding the Value of Living a Rooted Life

This episode of the MYD Africa Show throwback series looks back at Joel Karabo Elliott’s interview where he talks about his interests and passion for Namibia, music, social development and…

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring One Blood

Award Winning group, One Blood have come a long way since their ‘Warakata’ days. The sibling duo, comprising of Daphny and Victor have since become a powerful force in Namibian…

The MYD Earth show with Heiko Denker

Kirsty Watermeyer interviews Heiko Denker in this episode of MYD Earth. Not a stranger to the show, he shares his thoughts on conservation and the possibilities that it opens up…

Being Lioness

With hits like “Bad” and “Dreams”, there is no doubt that Lioness is one dope MC. From finishing her medical school studies, to taking part in the Coke Studio Africa…

#TribeExclusive Featuring Adora

A multi talented musician, Adora (@adora_kisting) is undoubtedly one of Namibia’s finest artists with a voice that stands out after a decade of singing and perfecting her craft. On this…

DJ Alba Of House Of Nalo

From Spinning the decks to hanging on your ears. Dj Alba has turned her spinning fingers into creating stunning earrings.   Alba Hamukwaya, affectionately known as DJ Alba, is one…

Celebrating Namibian Trees

The Botanical Society of Namibia, in honour of the people that plant, advocate for and work to support our unique Namibian trees.  Diana Thompson, the Chairperson of the Botanical Society of Namibia joined…

Tools on Balancing your Emotions with Dr Elga Drews

Kirsty Watermeyer chats to Dr Elga Drews in this enlightening throwback episode of MYD Heart.  A registered chiropractor, homeopath and demartini facilitator, Dr Elga Drews is also a life coach…

Being Eyezman

Gonkenda Isai Sipunga,  recording artist, music producer, song writer, beat-maker, sound/recording engineer. We used to know him as Eyezman but he switched things up on us. Know he goes by…

5 Best Last Minute Fathers Day gifts

You did again didn’t you?! You forgot Father’s day was this Sunday *facepalm*. Don’t worry, I’m not here to shame you, I’m here to help you. It’s a cringeworthy truth…

‘The Tribe’ Featuring ML – The Economics of Music and Trade

She is known as either ML the musician or Maria Immanuel the economist and trade specialist. A true jack of all trades and master of everything she sets her mind…

Power Player: Selma Kaulinge

Selma Kaulinge –  Journalist, Communication Specialist, blogger, philanthropist, amazing mom and an all round awesome human being. When she’s not at work, she is out saving the world. Currently the…

The importance of preserving seabirds in the Namibian coastal area

In today’s episode of the MYD Earth show, Kirsty chats to Samantha Matchila from the Albatross Task force. She talks about the importance of the work they are doing in…

Being Chikune

Coleen Tjikune, best known for her stage ‘Chikune’. Namibian singer, songwriter and performer has a new single out: ‘Pieces remix’ featuring Tanzanian ‘s beloved Mbosso of WCB Wasafi Records, and…

State Of Emergency: Simple Ways We Can Conserve and Save Water

The president Of Namibia has declared a national drought emergency. A statement from the presidency said: “the state of emergency exists on account of the natural disaster of drought in…

The value of yoga for health and creating discipline

In this episode of the MYD tools series, Kirsty chats to Liezl Hoving, a registered yoga instructor who talks about developing habits for success and the value yoga has for…

Danny Meyer: Helping SMEs Get On Their Grind

Starting a business is a daunting endeavor. Entrepreneurship is treacherous ground. A dear friend of mine recently started her own business, within 3 months she was ready to quit. She…

MYD AFRICA: The importance of developing self-confidence

In this episode of the MYD Africa show, Kirsty chats to Zodidi Gaseb a social entrepreneur and the founder of African Naturals, who will be talking about the importance of…

An Ode To Game of Thrones

I spent 430 minutes binge watching all the episodes of the final season of Game of Thrones. I wasn’t ready?! I’m still shoock! You probably hated the ending, it seems…

How hunting preserves habitat and why it is important for the Namibian economy.

In this episode of the MYD Earth, Kirsty chats to Danene van der Westhuyzen, the president of the Namibian Professional Hunters’ Association(NAPHA). She will be talking about how hunting preserves…

The Importance of Pursuing what you Love

In this episode of the MYD tools series, Kirsty chats to Lara-Lyn Ahrens, an acrobatic yoga instructor who shares why it is important to pursue what you love  

Winter Nights With Nouveau Wines

Winter is here. It’s really here. And if you are anything like me, you too want to spend more time indoors and less time … well anywhere else. The cold…

Dr. Petrina – Auino Mwandingi: Entrepreneur, Healer and An All Round Inspiration

Naturopath, Dr. Petrina – Auino Mwandingi. No she is not a sangoma, although she is  nature’s sage. This formidable healer is the founder and owner of Naturo Health and Wellness….

The Value Behind Ignoring Negative Criticism

In this episode of the MYD tools series, Kirsty chats to Ashwyn Mberi, actor, director and activist. He shares the value behind ignoring negative criticism.  

The Importance of Quality Alone Time with Yourself.

In this episode of the MYD tools series, Kirsty chats to Sibo Tshabalala who is a well renowned writer & comedian, she shares the importance of quality alone time with…

Global Shapers Windhoek

Born out of the World Economic Forum, the Global Shapers (GS) Community is a network of inspiring young people under the age of 30 working together to address local, regional…

Being Wellem Kapenda

Namibian influencer and model Wellem Kapenda is one to watch: He recently teamed up with a local cosmetics company, Chrisla Essentials as their brand ambassador for their Beard oil collection….

The Tribe: Lioness is Ready for Global Domination

She has now completed her sixth and final year of Medical school, and ‘The Pride of CilQ’ is also the culmination of Lioness hustling for 11 years to finally get…

Nedbank Kapana Cook-off

Like fish & chips, hugs & kisses, sneakers & laces, high’s and fives – Namibia and Kapana belong together forever! For the fifth year in a row, Nedbank Namibia will…

Conservation and Cost-effective Mitigation Strategies that can be Implemented by the Government.

In this episode of the MYD Earth show, Kirsty speaks to Clemence who is the NNF regional project coordinator of CBNRM in the northwest region of Namibia as well as…

On The Grind with Marcelina !Gaoses

ON THE GRIND we talk business with the big cats, the start-ups, the innovators and entrepreneurs – the good, the bad, the ugly and most of all, the grind necessary…

Memoirs Of An Unfit Mother by Anne Robinson

Hated, and loved to be hated is Anne Robinson. She’s the notorious grand inquisitor of the television sensation The Weakest Link. With her ice-cold stares, quick wit and dispassionate demeanour,…

The Tribe: Brain The Tool-The Man, The Music, The Mind

You may know him as ‘the Black Asian’, Mathew Ishitile or Brain The Tool. These are the many faces of this multi-talented creative who now focuses his skills on the…

#Tableof12: Current Affairs Moment hosted by Afra Schimming-Chase

Have you ever met someone who makes you feel like a loser by making you question your life decisions, but yet inspires you at the same time…I did, just a…

The Harvesting of Devils Claw in Namibia and how it can alleviate poverty

In this episode of MYD Earth, Kirsty chats to Jessica-Jane Lavelle about the harvesting of Devils Claw in Namibia and how it can alleviate poverty in the country as well…

The importance of authoring your own destiny.

In this episode of the MYD tools series, Kirsty chats to Lynne Fraser who is a well renowned public speaker. She will be sharing with us the importance of authoring…

Being Celma Hamunyela

Celma Hamunyela, is not just a beauty, she is all brains too. After being crowned Miss Okahandja in 2013, she has gone on to be an Entrepreneur, Commercial Model, Brand…

May You Try Again

I saw a meme yesterday which read; “for those of you that said that 2019 was your year, how’s it working out for you so far?” The month of May…

Being Milton Xuro

Milton Xuro; fun-loving, ‘lover of life’, who is very much OCD (according to him). He enjoys the outdoors, loves cooking with wine (and drinking it..lol). When not serving beef or…

What a Plant Based Diet Entails

My diet is always a hot topic at any dinner party, people seem curious to know what exactly it is I eat, where I get my protein from and how…

BushSkies and how aerial survey can assist the science community

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Kirsty chats to the CEO of the Namibian Chamber of Environment Dr. Chris Brown on his work with BushSkies and how aerial…

Stand A Chance To Win N$ 20 000 With Pupkewitz Nissan-Datsun Go

Are you in search of a new set of wheels? Why not head over to Pupkewitz Nissan where you not only get to test drive a Datsun Go and also…

The Importance of Sharing Skills with Between Nations

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Kirsty chats to Dr. Morgan Hauptfleisch, an environmental scientist from NUST and he talks about the importance of sharing skills with between…

Being Jean-Claude Tjitamunisa

Name:  Jean-Claude Tjitamunisa but go by Jean-Claude Nazarii or JC. Hometown: Tsumeb Occupation: New Media Student (Graphic and Web design and photography), a waiter and a model. Three words that…

3 African Tea’s Worth Savouring And Their Health Benefits

I have a confession: I love tea!  Near obsessed with it. I’d like to think of myself as a tea connoisseur, but that would be a hyperbole. In my novice…

Dololo For Entrepreneurs And Startups

In studio we had Dololo co-founders Tim Wucher and Disney Andreas to tell us more about this community of entrepreneurs and startups, game-changers and trail-blazers. Dololo enables organisations and leaders…

Being Marvellous Shilongo

Name: Marvellous Crethe Debby Shilongo Hometown: Tsumeb Occupation: Student at the Namibia University of Science and Technology Three words that describe you:  Enthusiastic, Daring, powerful     What is your…

The issue of Timber in Namibia and the Impacts it May Cause for the Country.

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Kirsty chats to the CEO of the Namibian Chamber of Environment Dr. Chris Brown, who shares his views on the issue of…

The Evolution of Desmond And His New Single

From Lil D to Desmond;  Desmond Katamila award-winning independent hip-hop, RnB and Afrobeats musician has been putting in the work. Desmond has opened for artists such as Trey Songz, Davido…

Black Vulcanite Bringing ‘Heavens’ To Earth

Black Vulcanite (BV), a hip-hop/poetry group consisting of Mark Question, AliThatDude, and Okin. 2013, a 15 track EP 2016, a full length album. 2019, a Single. I still remember when…

Art Therapy, A Whole New World

In the words of Howard W Thurman, civil rights leader, “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and then do that… Because what the world…

The Importance of Community-based Conservation

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Kirsty chats to Aina Andreas is the project coordinator for the community based natural resource management. She talks about the importance of…

Being Skrypt

Meet the latest edition to the 99FM tribe; Skrypt, real name Hitjivirue Katjakenja. Skrypt is a Rap musician, producer and now turned 99FM presenter.   Getting to know Skrypt  …

Windhoek Charity Cup 2019

Windhoek Charity is a formalised Non-Governmental Organisation that host an annual charity event known as Windhoek Charity Fundraiser. The event hosts A charity Fun Day which sees social and corporate…

Smart Toilets Are The Latest Tech Fad

“Alexa, flush the toilet, I’m done” You think I’m exaggerating?! I assure you I’m not. What’s currently trending on the Tech front?! Could it be the latest Iphone? 3D TV’s?…

Keep Worry in Check with Relaxation Time

“Generally, to maintain one’s overall well-being, a visit to the spa will leave you with a sense of vitality, new found energy and joy.” Would you consider yourself an excessive…

Being CJ Dumeni

Cj Dumeni, Chommie.app co-founder, model, entrepreneur specialising in Marketing, Personal Branding and Social Media. Getting To Know CJ   Name: Cj, Dumeni. Hometown: Windheok, Namibia. Occupation: Brand strategist, tech entrepreneur,…

Trusting Yourself

“Trusting in yourself makes your day lighter – no matter what you experience during your day, you remain firm in your resolve about yourself, and your life” Written by Nabukenya…

The Sight to See Heroism

“A starving person’s hero is someone who helps them by giving them food. That is how we can all be heroes” Having been awarded the first United Nations Nelson Mandela…

Being Katrina Andreas

Katrina Andreas, Television and  Radio host. Katrina is also an entrepreneur with a start-up media company and a mascara line launching soon. Getting to know Katrina.     Name: Katrina…

Happy (Social) Independence Day

We live in a world of Facebook ‘likes’, Instagram ‘hearts’ and Twitters ‘re-tweets’. Which had me thinking … how socially independent are we? On the 21st of March 1990, Namibia…

Windhoek Jazz Festival: Call For Local Artists

This is an invitation to all local artists who would like to perform at this year’s Windhoek Jazz Festival. Simply apply by downloading and filling out the form at www.windhoekjazzfestival.com.na…

Mutindi Jacobs, Budding With Karibu Flowers

Karibu which means (Welcome) in Swahili, is the brainchild of Lydia Jacobs. This extraordinary wife, mother and lawyer, built Karibu Flowers to be a premier lifestyle brand.   “Karibu Flowers…

How to Stay Motivated in Achieving Health and Wellness Goals

  Staying motivated is often described as the impossible task but not only is it possible, it’s also a requirement of a healthy and wholesome life. With this in mind…

Golden Moments Experience At Strongbow’s Exclusive Party

An exquisite garden set up, complete with unlimited fresh apples, quaint collectables and sips of  Strongbow – This is what the recent Strongbow Golden Moments experience was all about. Promised…

The Business of Health and Wellness

  Empowered and Inspired Health and Wellness is what two young woman have set out to achieve here in Namibia, by starting Pulse Health & Wellness which is an innovative,…

Office Space Available @ TribeFire Studios

Tribefire Studios has shared office spaces available for lease. Home to fun and creative tech/media entities,  we are looking for new and growing businesses who would also love our environment. Available…

99FM Joins the world to call for #BalanceForBetter

Commemorated worldwide on 8 March every year, International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This year’s theme is #BalanceForBetter -a…

Change As the Vehicle of All We Could Become

“Change is the vehicle that delivers you to the doorstep of your dreams.” Fear of change is something we all seem to have in common yet all the great sages…

Being Bognahn Möller

Name: Bognahn Tarryn Möller Hometown: Windhoek (Namibia) Occupation: Student/filmmaker, writer Three words that describe you: Determined, fierce, empathetic   At birth, if you were able to give yourself a name,…

All Roads Lead to #KasiVibe Festival Vol. 5

Kasi Vibe Festival 2019 – Bigger and Better Back for a bigger and better edition, Kasi Vibe Festival promises a bigger exhibition showcase of some of the most innovative young…

7 Classic Afro-Books By African Authors Your Bookshelf Needs

There is something African literature that has so much soul. There is no better time than now to dig it one, or Seven. Something old, something new, something borrowed and…

“I Knew Something Wasn’t Right With That One”

Prioritising Mental Health Education for the Destigmatization of Mental Health Illnesses in the Namibian Community In Namibia, we live in a society that shuns those afflicted by mental health illness, rather…

Being Varaa Hambira

Psychology student, model, fashion enthusiast and etiquette coach. Name: Varaa Hambira Hometown: Gobabis Occupation: Model Three words that describe you: tranquil , feminist, bookworm.   At birth, if you were…

5 Psychological Life Hacks That Will Change Your Social Life

I love life hacks…who doesn’t?! They make our lives so much easier and simpler. From using vinegar to ward-of mosquito’s to separating your Bananas from the stem so that they…

Treza Cooper, Song Night Ambassador Extraordinaire

She walks towards me dressed in a black tank top and high-waisted blue jeans. She proceeds to sit uncomfortably close to me, giggles and says; “yes, I’m sitting right here”….

Fall In-love With Yourself This Valentine’s Day With These Great Self-Love Routines

Just because you’re alone, doesn’t mean you have to be lonely. Self-love and self-care is all about the art of appreciating yourself. Don’t let Valentine’s day fool you into thinking…

Shiwomeho Kalla and Mutindi Jacobs Showing Us The Magic Of Collaborative Businesses

Two fierce female entrepreneurs Collaborating to create magic! Shiwomeho Kalla and Mutindi Jacobs owners of Shiwa The Baker and Karibu Flowers have teamed up for Valentine’s day. These two pioneers…

Shiwa The Baker: Baking Her Way To Success

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The MYD Show – Perspectives on Perceptions with Conn Bertish

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The MYD Show – Discussing Tolerance with the United States of America Ambassador to the Republic of Namibia, Lisa Johnson

United States of America Ambassador to the Republic of Namibia, Lisa Johnson joins us in studio for this episode of the MYD Show to talk about her journey to become…

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With the World talking our waste crisis and our global pollution problem, in this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we sit down with the world-renowned speaker on the topic of Zero…

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Welcome back to another Friday fix of Namibian music and exclusive interviews. This week on the #TribeExclusive we touch base with Ambambo Alweendo, better known as D.j. Ambizzy He tells…

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In this episode of the MYD Show we’re joined in studio by the award winning Namibian artist, Isabel Katjavivi. Isabel is an artist, photographer and film maker who last year…

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The threat of climate change and the human impact on our environment is increasingly on the forefront of our awareness. Namibia is internationally recognised in our efforts to not only…

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Afrospection Throwback: It’s June already and we’re taking a look back at some of the amazing individuals we featured in our Afrospection series.   Afra’s wellness goal for 2018 was…

Pick n Pay Celebrates 20 Years with Riaan Steenkamp

Pick n Pay is celebrating 20 Years of impacting Namibian lives! To commemorate this great achievement Pick n Pay has teamed up with 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to tell the great…

The Tribe feat. Rap Battle Namibia

We pay Tribute to Namibia HipHop as the Rap Battle Vol 3 unfolds. On our Tribe Exclusive, we talk to Namibian art lover, co-founder of Free Your Mind Stand Up…

#LANDoftheBRAVEfilm, our story, our investment

  I remember the first time I watched a movie at the cinema, how mesmerized I was. I remember the films that made me cry, and the ones that made…

The Tribe feat. Kasi Vibe Festival founder Bomba Shiguedha

#LocalisLekker and even better when you can get it from anywhere in the world. We talk to Bomba Shiguedha – the founder of the Kasi Vibe Festival and the man…

Running for Riley Wiley and the children of Hope Village

“Running for Riley is not only a story about loss and survival. It is not about running away. It is about running through the pain and tiredness, hopelessness and despair….

The Tribe feat. Damara Dikding

We touch base with the original Chessta – Damara Dikding He talks the Damaloki Project, building the Damara DikDing brand and staying true to Beats from his Heart. PLUS –…

Community Perspective in Lion Conservation

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Kirsty sits down with one of the greats in conservation in Namibia, John Kasaona. John Kasaona is the Executive Director at Integrated…

The Tribe feat. Sally Boss Madam

She has won the award for Best Southern African female at the 2017 #AFRIMA and most recently at home, scooped the Best RnB and Female Artist of the Year categories…

Building Tolerance Towards Yourself

by Karen Powell The very idea of needing to build tolerance towards yourself implies there’s something wrong with you, or that you’re struggling to reconcile something within yourself. You might…

The MYD Show – Discussing Tolerance with Berrie Holtzhausen

In this episode of the MYD Show we take a look at one mans journey to help people in Namibia living with Dementia, that man is Berrie Holtzhausen. Berrie is…

The Tribe feat. Reeziana

On this Tribe Exclusive we get to know the NAMAs Best Afrikaans winner – Reeziana Naris. From the streets of Dolam to performing and winning on the biggest music stage…

Celebrating the Kings of the Namib

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we discuss the premiere of the Vanishing Kings 2 movie in Windhoek along with the launch of the Vanishing Kings Book. The…

The MYD Show – Discussing Tolerance with Zodidi Gaseb

A Namibian woman who used her bulling in school to fuel her passion to right wrongs we have around appearance, Zodidi Gaseb, joined us for this episode of the MYD Show….

Naturally Beautiful

In the beauty industry a movement is happening, a movement towards natural ingredients and away from harmful toxins as consumers become more informed of the potential health dangers of many…

Desert Elephants and the Journey for Water

Namibia’s Desert Dwelling Elephants are one of only two populations worldwide that that adapted to live in a desert environment. Sometimes these Elephants walk up to 70 kilometres at night…

The Tribe feat. Rodney Seibeb

We are joined by first time Namibian Annual Music Awards nominee Rodney Seibeb who has been nominated in the Best Gospel and Best Reggae categories. He talks to us about…

The MYD Show – Discussing Tolerance with Professor Peter Katjavivi Part 1 & 2

Professor Peter Katjavivi, the Speaker of the National Assembly of Namibia and the Chancellor of the Namibia University of Science and Technology, holds many wisdoms and life lessons through the rich tapestry that makes…

The Luscious Life of Desert Plants

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we discuss fascinating adaptations of desert plants that store water in their leaves, stems or roots to adapt to dry climates and…

Pick n Pay Celebrates 20 Years with Henock Shama

Pick n Pay is celebrating 20 Years of impacting Namibian lives! To commemorate this great achievement Pick n Pay has teamed up with 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to tell the great…

The CEO on the Link Between Wildlife and a Strong Namibian Economy

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, the CEO of the Namibian Chamber of Environment Dr. Chris Brown, shares with us now about the link between wildlife and a…

Breaking a Barrier to Girls Education

Contributing to as much as 20% of a girls academic year being intentionally skipped, a major barrier to education for girls in developing countries is a lack of menstrual products…

Building a Business in the Sky

A love affair developed on Valentines Day in 1991, when Derick Gey van Pittius took his first jump out of an aeroplane, “I was still very young at the time….

The Tribe feat. Nga-I

It’s all a musical trap when we touch base with Namibia’s most recent addition to the HipHop fraternity – Nga-I – The Ovi-Trap Chief and #Kurama hit maker. He tells…

The MYD Show with Otto Kapuka 

Otto Kapuka is a son of the soil who comes from humble beginnings, born and raised in the North of Namibia where he spent most of his days at the cattle post….

The MYD Show – Love and Knowledge with Meunajo Tjiroze

Meunajo Tjiroze has a passion for social transformation, she is the technical director at the Office of the First Lady, with a background of being a counsellor to offenders at…

Chef Penda’s Passion

Early this year, the doors to Goûts d’Afrique, an Ethiopian-inspired African fusion restaurant with a French touch, opened at the FNCC in Windhoek. With a unique blend of Ethiopian traditional cuisine…

The MYD Show – Love and Knowledge with Ben Schernick

Ben Schernick was a police officer before he became a social worker, and has assisted many Namibians as a trainer for non-violent conflict resolution. As the founder of Co-Create Change…

Breaking the Stress Cycle

While some days are worse than others, most people experience some form of stress every day. Stress has been called the silent killer, or the killer without a face because…

The Tribe feat. Paradox

From ‘Introducing Porchmunki’ to ‘The Known UnKnown II’, this award winning Namibian Hip Hop duo has kept true to heart and their art. Known individually as Cassidy and Toufi and…

The MYD Show – Love and Knowledge with Treza Cooper

In this episode of the MYD Show, Treza Cooper shares her story. Treza is an acclaimed Namibian Singer and an On-Air Radio DJ on 99FM. Having grown up in a…

Lighting the Way out of the Storm

Tabea Boye started the Lighthouse Lifestyle Wellness Centre, to teach people different relaxation techniques and offer various relaxation treatments. This after she saw first hand, the damaging effect stress has…

The CEO talks Plastics and Human-Lion Conflict

In this episode of the MYD Earth show Dr Chris Brown, the CEO of the Namibian Chamber of Environment, shares with us on the upcoming projects at the Namibia Chamber…

The Tribe feat. D-Jay

We go hard as we touch base with Namibian HipHop Champion – D-Jay. Joining us to tell us more about his long awaited album – Champion. The good, the bad…

Are Your Qualifications Authentic? Find out from the NQA.

Education is regarded as the greatest equalizer. Today, more than ever, there is an increasing demand for qualifications as more and more students are seeking study opportunities as a way…

Out & About with Scottish Leader 19 – 25 March 2018

Celebrate Independence Day at The Warehouse Theatre, check out a new exhibition at the StArt Art Gallery and wind down your week at Kapana Sessions at The Wolfshack. TAFEL LAGER…

The MYD Show – Love and Knowledge with Patrick Sam

Social Transformation is what was discussed in this week’s episode of the MYD Show with the help of Patrick Sam. Chairperson of the National Arts Council of Namibia, a Broadcast…

The Tribe feat. Dice

We touch base with Namibian Hip Hop artist and actor on the Third Will – Dice #1 Stunner. He talks the HipHop Hype in the Namibian HipHop fraternity and killing…

Separating Facts and Chats in Lion Conservation

What the effects of sensational social media messages are, in the work done in conservation, was what was discussed in this episode of the MYD Earth Show with the help…

Standing for Sameness

The HeForShe solidarity movement for Gender Equality provides a systematic approach and targeted platform on which men and boys can engage and become change agents towards the achievement of gender…

The Business of Equality

While great progress has been made in strides towards gender equality here in Namibia, the benefits that this human rights issue delivers prove that this is not simply a concern…

The MYD Show – Love and Knowledge with Sandra Mwiihangele

The Founder of Kiyomisandz Beauty Products, Sandra Mwiihangele, joined us in studio for this episode of the MYD Show. A powerhouse Namibian woman, who was selected by Forbes Africa as…

Ethos of Ancient

Dr Margaret Jacobsohn is a Namibian writer, anthropologist and community-based conservation specialist. The co-founder of Integrated Rural Development and Nature Conservation (IRDNC), and a mentor for Conservancy Safaris Namibia, Dr Jacobsohn…

The Tribe feat. Patrick Sam – The Art Activist

We get to know Patrick Sam – The Art Activist. He joins us as we speak of the artistic culture in Namibia, where we are today and how we move…

The Remedy in the Horseback Ride

Listed as a proven successful therapy in the treatment of ailments as diverse as anxiety, depression, ADHD cerebral palsy and more, Horseback riding has become the recovery remedy for many…

Taking a Trip Under the Sea

An excellent introduction to the cold offshore world of our South Atlantic Ocean, is the Namibian National Marine Aquarium. A window to the wonders of marine life found in the…

The Movement in the Song

Always reinventing as a way to ensure that the up and coming vocal talent of Namibia gets exposure to the stage, Song Night is back with their first event for…

The Tribe feat. Desert Films

We show love to the guys behind the scenes who capture the moments and build visual pictures for Namibian music. One such production company is Desert Films who was founded…

99FM Standard Bank Namibia Conversation Café

Moving Forward Through Conversation – an inspired evening powered by Standard Bank Namibia – with the theme “Where on Earth Are We? As Human Beings, as Africans, as Namibians & as…

The Wonders of Life in the Desert

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we we’re chat to Dayne Braine of Batis Birding Safaris, a Namibian family run Tour Company based in Swakopmund specialising in birding…

Kindness over Contempt Breeds Love

In this final instalment in our month of love we look at the small things that could make or break relationships, with a significant other, family or within your community….

Pick n Pay Celebrates 20 Years with Adri Erwee

Pick n Pay is celebrating 20 Years of impacting Namibian lives! To commemorate this great achievement Pick n Pay has teamed up with 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to tell the great…

The Tribe feat. KP Illest

On this Tribe Exclusive, we catch up with Namibian HipHop’s Kp Illest. He talks about his latest masterpiece titled the “Price of Ambition. We touch on his signing to Mshasho,…

PwC Business School is the Future. 

PriceWaterhouseCoopers Namibia is your guide to Business Law, VAT, Corporate Governance, Thought Leadership, Client Specific Learning Solutions, Namibian Income, Public Training Solutions and many more. This universally renowned firm is…

Netting the Resources to Learn

Learning is something accessible to all with an internet connection these days, as many self taught experts will attest. Here co-owner of iWits, Yolinda van der Linde explains how she…

How Do You Speak Love?

In the third instalment in our Month of Love, we take a look at how we communicate in our relationships. When you interact with another person, how they receive your…

Namibia’s Lake of Mystery, Solved

The mysterious Otjikoto Lake, famously called the Lake of Gold for the rumoured lost gold at the bottom of this lake, was the topic of discussion in this episode of…

Love is a Verb

As we continue this month of love we take time to reflect on the dynamics of relationships, whether it be a significant other, family or friendships. It is human nature…

The Tribe feat. RFC

Welcome back to another banging edition of the Tribe. Friday night at 7pm. This week – we are visual as we catch up and get to know a fast growing…

The Ground on Which We Grow

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we are chatting to the Deputy Director in the Department of Agriculture at the Namibia University of Science and Technology, Dr. Ibo…

NQA – Safeguarding the Future of Namibia through Quality Education

The NQA was established through the NQA Act 29 of 1996 and started from humble beginnings as a Directorate in the former Ministry of Education. As the higher education sector…

Reintegrating for Change

CHANGE is changing the lives of people desperate to start over and lead a good life, but weighed down by the stigma of having been imprisoned or unqualified. For the…

The Tribe feat. King Elegant

Welcome back to the Tribe. Friday nights at 7pm on 99FM. This week its a brand new love affair – it’s February and we spread the love of Namibian music….

Pick n Pay Celebrates 20 Year with ELSO Holdings

Welcome to the Pick n Pay celebrates twenty years series. We are looking at the twenty years success of Pick n Pay through stories shared by their staff members, suppliers…

Show YOURSELF Some Love

February is considered the month of love the world over. Everywhere you look, from shop windows to our social media feeds, the opportunity to declare your undying love for a…

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can I Can with Oscar Capelao

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

Carnivores; Data and Conservation

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we speak to Dr. Louisa-Richmond Coggan the founding partner of ConservationFIT, about large carnivore research and conservation. “Resources in conservation are limited…

A Pangolin, Snake, Fish & Lion

We take a look at the top stories in the year that 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer won the award for Pioneering Journalism in the field of Sustainable Development for the MYD…

The Medicine of Nature as Art

A collection of alternative photographic prints depicting various medicinal plants of the Topnaar and Ju’/Hoansi people, their application and the wealth of wisdom that lies in ancient astuteness. This is…

A Cut Above in Hair and Beauty

What started as a dream with very modest means has grown into a thriving business and home for two Windhoek born women. From humble beginnings washing hair in the bathroom…

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can I Can with Junius Mungunda

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

What Four Behaviours Spell Danger in Your Relationship?

Can you accurately predict the demise of a relationship? Following years of research, Professor of Psychology Dr. John Gottman, uncovered communication styles that have proven to be able to predict…

The Tribe feat. Athawise

Welcome back to the biggest Namibian Music show on your radio on Friday nights at 7pm. This week on the #TribeExclusive, we touch base with BLVCBOXX Entertainment artist – Athawise….

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can I Can with Minke and Jana Van Der Westhuizen

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

Afrospection with Heidi Burmeister-Nel

A Namibian woman who helps so many, Clinical Psychologist and regular MYD contributor, Heidi Burmeister Nel, shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her self examination from…

The Tribe feat. KBOZ

It’s a brand New Year and we look forward to a Bangin’ 2K18. We get real with one of Namibia’s most succesful DJ’s and record producers – The TurnTable King…

Afrospection with Meta

Metarere Tjiho aka Meta, burst onto the scene and into our hearts with his musical beats and generous nature. Hip Hop artist and Radio Presenter on the Ignition on 99FM,…

Afrospection with Coach Herbert

Speaker, Counsellor, Author and Life Coach, Herbert Mtowo shares here his learnings and lessons from the past year, his self examination from Africa… his Afrospection. Looking Back… Q: How would you describe…

Afrospection with Drum Cafe Namibia’s Irmi Röder

Founded at Ongoma and now trading as Drum Café Namibia, drummed their ways into our hearts this year and saw many a Namibian joining in the rhythm and the beat…

The Tribe feat. Top Cherrie

We kick of the show with a bang as we get to know Namibian artist Monica Pinias, better known as Top Cherrie. Also an author of two Namibian reads –…

Afrospection with Elke le Roux

Artist and Architect, Elke le Roux, shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her self examination from Africa… her Afrospection. Looking Back… Q: How would you describe your…

Afrospection with Occupational Therapist Nina Balzar

Occupational Therapist at the new Mental Wellness Clinic in Windhoek, Bel Esprit, Nina Balzar, shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her self examination from Africa… her Afrospection….

Afrospection with Unleashed Design’s Leon Engelbrecht

Leon Engelbrecht is the man behind Unleashed Design, a unique Namibian design house that burst onto the scene and made an impressive mark on the creative industry this year. Leon shares…

Top 5 Best of 2017

Don’t miss out on the last Friday of the year! As always this episode features the Top 5 Tribe Exclusive interviews for 2017 – featuring Director of OgopaButterfly Namibia Suleimen…

Afrospection with Che

The vivacious 99FM DJ Che,  shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her self examination from Africa… her Afrospection. Looking Back… Q: How would you describe your 2017? A: It…

Afrospection with The Power Pad Girls

A group of dynamic women make up the Power Pad Girls, who have made it their mission to raise funds to distribute free re-useable sanitary pads to girls across Namibia….

Afrospection with Dennis de Wet

Dennis De Wet is the passionate name behind Slowtown Coffee Roasters, the man who took his passion and grew a flourishing business around it. Dennis shares here his learnings and…

The Tribe feat. MasZanga

Friday Nights at 7pm with Castle Lite We catch up with dynamic trio MasZanga. After a 3 year album break, the trio are back with their latest addition to the…

Afrospection with Isabel Katjavivi

Isabel Katjavivi is a Namibian artist who this year won first place at the Bank Windhoek Triennial. Dynamic and not afraid to use her art to share an important message,…

Afrospection with Suncycles’ Marita Walther (van Rooyen)

Marita Walther (van Rooyen) is a Namibian Writer, Editor, Photographer, Environmental Social Activist and co-founder of Suncycles Namibia, which is all about sustainable energy use and mobility. Marita shares here her…

Afrospection with Afra Schimming-Chase

Afra Shimming Chase, is a powerhouse Namibian woman, a motivational speaker, Financial Planner and Partner at FranklinCovey Namibia. Afra shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her…

The Tribe feat. #NAMAs John Ekongo

THE TRIBE: #99FM. Friday Nights at 7pm. Brought to you by Castle Lite We catch up with John Ekongo – Corporate Communications Officer at #MTC on behalf of the #NAMAwards Executive…

Afrospection with NAGN’s Annapaula Vakamuena

The ever-delightful Public Relations Officer at the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN), Annapaula Vakamuena shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her self examination from Africa……

Afrospection with Charine Glen-Spyron

Clinical Psychologist, Founder and CEO ofBel Esprit, the new Namibian mental health clinic, Charine Glen-Spyron shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her self examination from Africa… her…

Afrospection with Tatum Strauss

Social Entrepreneur, Tatum Strauss, is completing her Masters in Leadership and Change Management and has impressive aspirations of creatively bridging Namibia’s socio-economic divide through volunteerism and civic engagement. Here Tatum…

The Tribe feat. Chikune

THE TRIBE: Friday at 7pm – The Future is Female. We hit you with a major surprise and an early Christmas Gift in the form of NAMAwards 2016 Female Artist…

The Tribe feat. Kallo On The Beat

We change the beat as we get to know the people behind the scenes in the recording studio. We caught up with Otjiwarango born and raised producer – Kallo On…

Pick n Pay Celebrates 20 Years with Fabupharm’s Carl Brinkman

In this episode of the series, we’re delighted to be joined in the studio by Carl Brinkman, a majority shareholder at Fabupharm. A hundred per cent Namibian pharmaceutical manufacturer and…

Afrospection with Lize Ehlers

Lize Ehlers, once again wowed us this year with her colourful, flamboyance and musical genius. Lize shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her self examination from…

Afrospection with Bianca Özcan

An exceptional woman, Bianca Özcan is the Founder & Project Manager of Multiple Sclerosis Namibia, which is an association that supports Namibians living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and also someone…

Afrospection with StArt Art Gallery’s Gina Figuera and Helen Harris

The Capital’s first contemporary private art gallery, the StArt Art Gallery, opened its doors this year to rave reviews. StArt Art Gallery aims to be a bridge that connects Namibian…

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can I Can with Anca Fourie

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

Afrospection with Mappz

Matthew Kapofi aka Mappz is a man of many talents as a Hip Hop Artist, Producer and Radio Presenter on 99FM’s The Pulse. Here Mappz shares his learnings and lessons from…

Afrospection with Nelao Nengola

All round lovely, Nelao Nengola is a personal trainer, wellness coach and the owner of Power Poise Fitness and Wellness Studio. This year she showed us all the depths of her bravery…

The MYD Show – Celebrating Courage with Zenzi Awases

Zenzi Awases is a powerful Namibian woman, who pursued a career in the mostly male dominated, mining sector. Zenzi is a Geologist, and is also today the president of the…

Afrospection with Zodidi Gaseb

Zodidi Gaseb is the Founder of African Naturals, a Namibian business that is built on social entrepreneurship. She has since the launch of her business inspired us with her activism centred…

The Tribe feat. The Dogg

We love all things Namibian – especially when it includes winning continental or international accolades and putting the Land of the Brave on the map. Case in point – The…

The Tribe feat. Karishma

We fall in love with more and more Namibian music as we catch up with Namibian female rapper – Karishma. Brand new on the scene and ready to break down…

Afrospection with Treza Cooper

A beautiful voice and a big heart, 99FM’s DJ and Newscaster, Treza Cooper shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her self examination from Africa… her Afrospection. Looking…

Afrospection with Beauty Boois

A woman of many talents, Psychological Counsellor, Yoga Studio Owner and Columnist Beauty Boois shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her self examination from Africa… her Afrospection. Looking Back……

The MYD Show – Celebrating Courage with Sascha Olivier Sampson

Namibian born Sascha Olivier Sampson, is a Belly Dancer and owner of the Moon Goddess Dance Studio. Sascha is also a Lecturer in Performing Arts at the University of Namibia and…

Afrospection with Fortune Kangueehi

Namibia’s first Master Chef South Africa contestant and the Managing Partner at 99FM, Fortune Kangueehi shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her self examination from Africa… her Afrospection….

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can I Can with Sven Thieme

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can I Can with Graeme Mouton

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

The Tribe feat. The White Line

It’s Lights, Camera Action as we talk to the cast and production crew from Namibia’s latest feature film offering – “The White Line”. It is a story of hope borne…

Breaking Cognitive Dissonance About the Climate

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we speak to Dr. Justine Braby, the Director of Progress Namibia Technical and Advisory Services, about the state of the world environment…

The MYD Show – A Mind of My Own with Dunja Berger

To own your thoughts is to take the steering wheel in your life, this is some of what we uncovered as we explored the series on mental emancipation. In this,…

The First Lady Asking All to Pledge Peace

Working together to create the change we wish to see in our societies is what the newly launched #BreakFree 2 #BeFree Campaign is all about. Through smart partnerships, Namibians are…

Opportunities for your business in tough times

“There are two types of businesses – those that have experienced tough times and those that are going to experience tough times”. But can we look at the way our…

Wildly Exploring Wildly Eating

Namibia’s first game meat food festival is happening this week. Elzanne Erasmus, one of the organisers of the event, joined us in studio to explain why the sustainable use of…

Reflecting on Being Here

Art that is not only a something to admire but also acts as a mirror of our social identity in the here and now, is what the StArt Art Gallery’s…

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can I Can with Chris Botha

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

The MYD Show – A Mind of My Own with Charine Glen-Spyron

As we continue to explore the power of the mind, in this episode of the MYD Show Charine Glen-Spyron joined us in studio. Charine is a Clinical Psychologist, Founder and CEO…

The Tribe feat. Ghetto Ballerina

We show mega love to female EmCee’s in the Namibian music industry and we kick it off on a high with Ghetto Ballerina – Namibian Hip Hop artist who lived…

Eye in the Sky Game Counts

Technology is enabling improved monitoring of human-wildlife interaction here in Namibia, this is what a team from the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) joined us in the MYD…

The MYD Show – A Mind of My Own with Melissa Mukaiwa

As we continue to uncover the power of the mind and what it is to own our own thoughts, in the series A Mind of My Own, we sat down…

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can I Can with Erwin Tjipuka

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

The Tribe feat. Freeda

Kickin’ it with Namibian award winning afro pop & dance artist – Freeda. A household name – Freeda’s career spans over fifteen years has seen her develop into a vibrant…

How to Get Your Mind Stronger and More Flexible

Life is unpredictable, this is why the people who manage to stay calm in the midst of it all use strategies to calm and centre. One such strategy is meditation,…

Pick n Pay Celebrates 20 Years with Angelo Morkel!

Pick n Pay is celebrating 20 Years of impacting Namibian lives! To commemorate this great achievement Pick n Pay has teamed up with 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to tell the great…

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can I Can with Nangula Uuandja.

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

How Much Stress is Too Much Stress?

How much stress is too much? As the end of the year approaches, most people are reporting their stress levels as at an all time high. However, how much is…

AON Out & About 23 – 29 October 2017

Take it easy at the start of this week, because your calendar is about to fill up leading to the weekend! TASSIES EN TWEE LOS GWAAIS Date: Thursday, 26 October…

The Tribe feat. Xuro

We get to know Xuro Milton Hochobeb, commonly known as Xuro. A Namibian actor from the Namibian series – ‘The 3rd Will’- where he played “Mbozo” in season 1 and…

The MYD Show – A Mind of My Own with Althea Van Wyk

In this episode of the MYD Show, we chat to a brain coach, who teaches Neuroplasticity here in Namibia. Althea Van Wyk has two psychology degrees, yet it was her…

Scaling Up to Save the Pangolin

Pangolins have walked the earth for 80 million years, as insect eaters who provide an important role in our ecosystem. Yet today, Pangolins are believed to be the most trafficked…

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can I Can with Johannes Sheya

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

The Tribe feat. Adriano Visagie

Welcome to our Friday the 13th edition of the show bought to you by Castle Lite. We head into the Drama of Arts as we sit down and chat to…

Revealing for Healing the Past

With her father as an ambassador to Namibia, Isabel Katjavivi was exposed to politics early on in life; this is what led her to study international relations but visual art…

The Tribe feat. The Boy Jay

This week on the show, we are hitting bars as we celebrate underground HipHop with The_Boy_Jay, Namibian EmCee out of the P.I.S.D collective group. Known for being on scenes from…

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can I Can with Miriam Dikuua

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

The Roar of the Conservancy

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we speak to Dr. Chris Brown about Namibian lions and the communities that live side by side with them. Following the recent…

Dance Therapy: The Connection Between Motion and Emotion

Considering that well being is more than the absence of a disease, integrative and alternative medicine, with its holistic approach to a persons mind, body and spirit is proving that…

Challenging the Approach in Tough Times

Challenges, like change, are a constant in life and part of the process in being a business owner. With the current economic challenge connecting most Namibian businesses, we are asked…

Survival and Adaptation

Namibia is home to the only desert adapted lions in the world. For these lions to survive they need to be able to live in harmony with communities, this is…

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can ICAN with Anna-Rosa Naanda

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have built their careers and lives around the field of accounting….

Starting the Conversation Around Contemporary Namibian Art

The art of today, contemporary art, challenges traditional boundaries and forms part of cultural dialogue. A bridge for Namibian contemporary art is about to open as the capitals first contemporary…

The Action of Inclusion

Sinasra is a Namibian non-profit organisation, passionately committed to empowering people living with Albinism. According to Toon Sanders, volunteer and passionate driver of Sinasra, this is much needed in a country…

Moving Together for World Rhino Day

World Rhino Day is held every year on the 22nd of September, around the World. Here in Namibia, the day was marked by many individuals and corporations alike, demonstrating the…

The MYD Show – A Mind of My Own with Jackie Burger

Still in our series, A Mind of My Own, in this episode of the MYD Show we talk about how being true to yourself is the ultimate style with the…

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can ICAN with Baronice Hans

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

AON Out & About 25 September – 1 October

Support the launch of a new art space, have some fun at the Nyama Food & Music Weekend and walk away inspired at TEDXUniversity – all this week! Launch of…

Getting to Know Depression and Anxiety

A Namibian driven company, the Bel Esprit Clinic, is about to open in Windhoek with a view to empowering Namibians regarding their mental health. Through in- and out-patient services for…

Marking the Stripes

Kenneth Uiseb is a Conservation Scientist working on a research project that is seeking to uncover more about Zebra’s in Namibia. With different species of Zebra in Namibia, including the…

ICAN Passport to the World – If They Can ICAN with Abel Akayombokwa

Welcome to the ICAN Passport to the World series. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Namibia have invited 99FM’s Kirsty Watermeyer to meet some of their members. Namibians who have…

Bags That Give Back

Love is the clear driving force behind one Namibian business that demonstrates the power and reach of social entrepreneurship. With handmade leather bags that easily rival top international designer bags,…

AON Out & About 18 – 24 September 2017

Following the amazing inspiration last week, this week Windhoek switches gears and brings you a line up of legends in Blues. Don’t miss any of these amazing musicians! Dan Patlansky…

The MYD Show – A Mind of My Own with Afra Schimming Chase

In this episode of the MYD Show, Afra Schimming Chase joins us to discuss the power of our frame of mind, and how our mindset can determine everything in our lives,…

Chiseling Into the Poaching Pandemic

Raising funds to assist in the fight against poaching, is one of the aims of the Hunters United Against Poaching Trust. Through various projects this trust has been actively generating…

“Before I Die” wall coming to Windhoek

Do you have a bucket list of things that you want to do before taking your last breath. Now you will have a chance to write it down for everyone to see when…

The Benefit of the Melody

Music has been attributed with healing powers since ancient times, with even Hippocrates, considered the founder of medicine, having been known to use music as part of his treatment plan…

Bright Ideas and Creativity

The bright yellow doors are about to open on Namibia’s biggest creativity and artisan event. With both local and International artists putting the final touches on their exhibitions, their stages…

The MYD Show – A Mind of My Own with Dr. Shaun Whittaker

To start off our new series, A Mind of My Own, Namibian Clinical Psychologist Dr. Shaun Whittaker joined us in studio to share the latest science regarding mental and brain…

Young Women Powering Progress

A group of young Namibian women established a non-profit initiative that aims to create awareness around topics regarding sexual and reproductive health, that group is the Power Pad Girls. The…

Ingenious Indigenous Namibian Plants

Indigenous plants are not only adapted to our climate but here in Namibia, we have a selection of exquisite plants that are found nowhere else in the world. With the…

Hair, Beauty and Natural Authenticity

A Namibian business that is built on social entrepreneurship, is demonstrating that this is both a global, and a local trend towards more inclusivity in business. Social entrepreneurship uses business…

Four More Reasons to Love Massage

As though anyone needed any more reasons to love massage, it’s been proven that the power of touch boasts many health benefits and whats more, is said to be as beneficial…

Showcasing All Things Exquisite

A gap was noticed. A space between a budding Namibian creative industry, that has nurtured artistic talents, and it’s clientele, a market hungry for artisan products and services. It was…

The MYD Show – The Power of Will with Twapewa Kadhikwa

Twapewa Kadhikwa is one of Namibia’s most sought after entrepreneurs, has never held a formal job, and is about to launch a book on entrepreneurship, which has been endorsed by…

Sister Shivute’s Passion for Health and Care

Sitting down with Sister Shivute you quickly notice that she radiates a passion for quality healthcare. This passion drove her to start a mobile clinic that has become a permanent…

Going and Growing Green

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we discuss how environmental and sustainable development requires a collaborative effort, and how corporations are getting behind good environmental practises. The Nedbank Go…

Baronice on the Benefits of Staying Power

When discussing the merits of staying in a company while you build of your career, most often employees are advised to move around and gain a wide variety of experience…

Crafting a Collection From Clay

Every two years, Namibian pottery and ceramic artists submit their most treasured pieces for review. A team consisting of local and international expertise, judge the submitted works to select only…

Windhoek’s New Breast and Thyroid Specialist

“Medical services in Namibia are developing towards a higher level, and what we are going to see in Namibia is the introduction of super specialist clinics that are organ specific….

Sustainable and Organic Gardening

After the recent lifting of some water restrictions in Windhoek, we invited a Namibian Botanist, Permaculturalist and Agro-Ecologist, to join us for this episode of the MYD Earth Show. “Gardening…

Wellness at Work

While building a business, is there merit in creating a balanced environment for your staff? Experts believe so, and say it’ll be felt by your organisations bottom line, when you…

Taking a Stand for Road Safety

A group of Namibians have decided to take a stand, collectively, against road fatalities through an awareness campaign that is cracking down on drunken driving in the capital. “We knew…

The MYD Show – The Power of Will with Jermain Ketji

Jermain Ketji, or Ketji as he is known by most, is the Community Engagement Manager for Wilderness Safaris and has been in community based conservation and the tourism sector for…

Absurdity and Tragedy

Art can be a form of self-expression or a reflection of our society, it can also be a tool to heal. The latter was what initiated Namibian painter Silke Berens’…

Navigating Life with CYMOT – One Adventure at a Time

Need a little adventure to spice up your life – then Namibia is the place for you. You can stop searching for adventures outside our borders we have enough on…

The Latest on Water in the Capital 

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we chat to Pierre van Rensburg, our water expert and member of the Technical Committee of Experts on Water Supply Security as…

Decoding Cyber Security for Small Businesses

For most Startups or Small to Medium Enterprises (SME’s), just getting your business going is enough to preoccupy your time and resources, leaving little for tracking computer news or security…

The Tribe feat. S-Man

Die Koning Van Die Suide: S-man Buchter also King in the Ring when it comes to Afrikaans rap in Namibia. From his debut single “Nuwe Single” to working with NAMAward…

Gaining By Starting Arts Education Early

An Arts Festival for Namibian Youth is gearing up to showcase the power of art as a means of education and social awareness. In the lead up to this festival,…

The MYD Show – The Power of Will with Sandra Mwiihangele

In this episode of the MYD Show we sit down with the Founder of Kiyomisandz Beauty Products, Sandra Mwiihangele. Sandra was this year recognised as the ultimate amongst entrepreneurs on…

The Holistic Business of Hambelela

Since the age of fourteen, Victoria Hambelela Toivo has had a mind for business, so when an idea presented itself for her to start her own business, this young Namibian…

A Future Built On Sustainability Today

Talking sustainability as an approach to life, business and the longevity of a town, in this episode of the MYD Earth Show we speak to Charnelle Fortuin and Emilie Iyambo….

The Tribe feat. Mr. Bones

Welcome back to another flavourful show on The Tribe. We touch base with a master of movement. From backup dancer to a force to be reckoned with on stage and off…

The MYD Show – The Power of Will with Silas-Kishi Shakumu

Silas-Kishi Shakumu is a Legal Practitioner of the High Court of Namibia, but to become a lawyer meant he had to work many jobs and rely on the support of…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Michelle Mclean-Bailey

The Pebble in the Pond, Creating a Ripple for Change Michelle McLean-Bailey started her modelling career at the age of thirteen and was crowned Miss Namibia in 1991. At the…

A Business Based on Technology and Relationships

An example of what happens when you prioritise the needs of your customer, Bintecs is a small start-up Namibian company that has gone from operations on a balcony, to creating…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Stefan Ludik

Dreams Don’t Work Unless You Do In 2011, he won the Afroatainment Museke Online Africa Music Award (MOAMA) for best alternative song for the single: ‘Black Girl, White Boy’ which…

Authenticity in Diversity

The diverse tapestry of Namibia’s LGBTI communities are this week being celebrated in the capital city, through an advocacy campaign that is themed ‘#WeAreOne’. Initially planned for later in the…

Leaving as Little a Mark

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we speak to Julien Cloete, about rehabilitation and mining. Julien is the Environmental Management Coordinator for Rehabilitation at Namdeb Diamond Corporation, based in Oranjemund,…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Cornelius Shikolaye

Life Changing Experiences Cornelius Shikolaye, is a GOtv customer and was born and raised in Northern Namibia. He is an entrepreneur and owns Evatello Trading market, with several branches in…

The Tribe feat. BuQaid Shevanna

Winter is officially here and it has no chills…But the Tribe is sure to heat things up. On this #Tribe exclusive we speak to one of the most determined artists, who…

Care in All Languages

A year ago, one young Namibian woman attended a charity event that inspired to her action in aid of people who are hearing impaired. In her realisation of the difficulties…

The MYD Show – The Power of Will with Khanyi Dhlomo

On her recent visit to Namibia Khanyi Dhlomo, joined us to talk the power of will. Khanyi was the first black newscaster for the South African National Broadcaster. She is…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Sanet Steenkamp

Education is the Backbone of Our Economy Sanet started her career as a teacher in the Northern area of Namibia before being appointed Permanent Secretary. What is the importance of…

Mediclinic Puts Patients First Through UNAM-DUXAH Seminar

For the second year running, Mediclinic is showing commitment to putting “patients first”, placing science at the heart of their care process and striving to provide evidence-based care of the…

Community Growth in the Desert

In the Southern corner of Namibia, where the Orange River meets the cold Atlantic Ocean, enclosed among rolling hills of desert sand, you’ll find the town of Oranjemund. On the…

Environmental Practices That Benefit

The MYD Earth Show recently travelled to Oranjemund in the South of Namibia to find out how mining can co-exist with protecting the environment. In this episode of the show,…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Dillish Mathews

Turning Personal Brands into Empires. Today Dillish is an entrepreneur and brand ambassador for Delush Wines, Automobile Association of Namibia in the category of Women in Road Safety and South…

The MYD Show – Woke with Michelle McLean-Bailey

In this episode of the MYD Show, Michelle McLean-Bailey joined us in studio. Michelle, is most well known for being Miss Namibia and then being crowned Miss Universe in 1992….

Guiding Economic Value in Innovation

Forging forward to build the innovative industry, is what a team of imaginative individuals are aiming at when talking Namibia’s first ever, Creative Industry Guide. The Guide is aimed at…

Snake Awareness, Education and Understanding

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we are joined in studio by Ipinge Agapitus from the Snake Conservation Association of Namibia. Ipinge shares here about snakes, their behaviours…

The Tribe feat. Vaughn Ahrens

Welcome to another winter warmer on the #Tribe. We fall in love with Namibian talent, singer/songwriter Vaughn Ahrens. He talks about how music has always been a part of his…

Freshpak – Natural Goodness for the Whole Family

We all remember sipping on a hot cup of Freshpak Rooibos tea as children, on a cold winter morning, made by mamma just the way you like it. As adults,…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Roger Gertze

Enriching Lives Give us insight into MultiChoice’s history. The past twenty-five years? MultiChoice Namibia, is the first joint venture with MultiChoice outside South Africa. We’ve got two shareholders being Kalahari…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Kobus Bezuidenhout

An Adventure of a Lifetime After graduating with a Bachelor of Accounting, Kobus Bezuidenhout couldn’t see himself going into auditing and joined what was then called M-Net and his life…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Ali Majiet

Home Is Where The Heart Is What do you do at MultiChoice? My responsibility is looking after customer services all over Namibia. We have thirteen agents in different towns and…

Tips for Sacking the Stress Slump

In business, any given day can be the best or the worst, and is often both. This effect is compounded in the grips of stress, and being the middle of…

The MYD Show – Woke with Lorenzo Fioramonti

In this episode of the MYD Show, a professor of political economics and the author of the book ‘Wellbeing Economy’, Lorenzo Fioramonti, joined us in studio. International speaker, author of…

The Tribe #FlashBackFriday

This week it’s #FlashBackFriday as we hook you up with some of the best moments we’ve had on the Tribe. We check out the #TribeExclusive interviews we did with –…

A Passion for Woodwork

In 1997 a young German carpenter arrived in Namibia and started an apprenticeship at a local joinery in Windhoek. Inspired by a passion for German craftsmanship, Sven Gries and Andreas…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Hon. Mbeuta Ua-Ndjaraka

Setting a Benchmark Mbeuta was born in Botswana and joined the liberation struggle in Zamibia and Angola in the nineteen eighties. Mbeuta came to Namibia in 1989 at the age…

The Tribe feat. Maranatha Goroh

We catch up with the winner of the #NAMAwards2017 Best Gospel and Best Live Performance winner – Maranatha Sophia Goroh The latest addition to women with powerful voices in the…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Ciska Hayward

Bringing Communities Together Is what you are doing now what you’ve always wanted to do? Yes. I am very happy to be a MultiChoice Namibia agent. We work really well…

Championing for The Child in Need of a Kidney

The Windhoek Kidney & Dialysis Centre does not dispense medication. This means that Namibians on dialysis need to get their medication from pharmacies with dispensing licenses. Through dispensing medication to…

Mining and Sustainability

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we speak to the acting Chief Executive Officer of Namdeb Diamond Corporation, Markus Lubbe, about why sustainability needs to be a cornerstone…

Mindful Governance : How Value Drives Impact

A former judge of the Supreme Court of South Africa, the Chairman of the Integrated Reporting Council and of the Global Reporting Initiative, Professor Mervyn King is most well known…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Ewan Orlam

Innovative Education What’s your favorite movie or TV series of all time and why did it speak to you so much? My favorite series would be Suits. I like it…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Wilhelm Louw

Customer Perception Is Our Reality At MultiChoice Namibia, Wilhelm ensures that the company stays true to its promise of enriching lives and looks at ways of improving customer service on…

The MYD Show – Woke with Papa Shikongeni

In this episode of the MYD Show, a Namibian artist who uses music and visual art, to create awareness around social issues and drive a message of inclusivity for all…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with David Mbeha

Soaring for Greatness David was born in Katima Mulilo, in a small village, Ngoma, with no access to television, as he was growing up, became TLC’s Next Great Presenter in…

Conservation Education for Children in Rural Namibia

An environmental and life skills educational programme that focuses on the next generation of rural decision makers, was what was discussed in this episode of the MYD Earth Show. “Most…

Tuli on Social Entrepreneurship

Social Entrepreneurship is a growing movement in business that shows a shift towards a more inclusivity in business. Additionally, using businesses to solve social problems, create shared financial and social…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Nonnie van der Westhuizen

Fostering Relationships Tell us about Nictus’ journey with MultiChoice, any favourite memories? Well it was great to be on board with MultiChoice right from the start. We were able to…

The Tribe feat. Mich Gaoseb

This week on the show, we laugh away the winter blues. Joining us on the Tribe Exclusive is Free Your Mind’s Last Comic Standing 2016 winner – Mich Gaoseb also known…

The MYD Show – Woke with Linda Bauman

In this episode of the MYD Show we spoke with Namibian Paralegal and Communications Activist, Linda Bauman, renowned and awarded for the work she does as a LGBTI activist in…

The MYD Show – Woke with Marita van Rooyen

Marita van Rooyen, joins us for this episode of the MYD Show, to talk being woke and the power of awareness. Marita is a Namibian Writer, Editor, Photographer, Environmental and…

Celebrating Multichoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Freddy Nissen

The Road Less Travelled So tell us about your journey with MultiChoice, your favourite moments, memories, highlights? Well that’s a whole lot of favourite memories there definitely. When I returned…

Nature of Light and Dark in Music and Film

Two acclaimed Namibian artists, a Musician and a Filmmaker, have collaborated on a project described as raw, innovative, unique and guided by intuition. The two are, Steffen List, the Namibian…

Sun Powered Mobility Solutions

A solution to overloaded transportation systems in Namibia, that presents a sustainable, environmentally friendly and cost-effective solution, Suncycles Namibia is fast graining traction as a Namibian start up with a…

Questioning What Comfort Is?

It started as a politically inspired project and became a thought provoking statement that questions individual inner perspectives. Ndasuunje Papa Shikongeni  is about to open his first photographic exhibition at…

Setting the Challenge for Mental Health Awareness

Intrepid adventurers’ are about to embark on the journey of a lifetime, a challenge that is also a metaphor for the battles faced in mental illness and the freedom that…

The Tribe feat. J-Black

This week on the show – HipHop takes a stand. 2017 seems to be the year where all our favorite things make a come back – from chokers, to the…

Celebrating MultiChoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Jacques Burger

Uniting a Nation  Jacques is what we all remember during the World Cup, as a true sun of the soil, as he bravely captained our country during two Rugby World…

The MYD Show – Woke with Sister Hileni Samuel

In this episode of the MYD Show, we speak to a passionate Namibian who is causing for social change through her passion for a healthy Namibia. Sister Hileni Samuel through…

The MYD Show – Woke with Bruce Fordyce

In this episode of the MYD Show we spoke with Bruce Fordyce, the marathon and ultra marathon athlete, best known for having won the South African Comrades Marathon a record…

Celebrating MultiChoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Linda Baumann

Umuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu Linda Baumann started volunteering at the age of 13, feeding refugees and raising money in the camps. “I believe in basic fundamental values and principles of dignifying…

Endurance in Rhino Territory

MYD Earth travelled to Uis, to meet with organisers, participants and Save the Rhino representatives, at the Brandberg Rhino Run and Ride. The Brandberg Rhino Run and Ride, is an…

Need Help with Your Tax?

In the run up to the 30 June tax return deadline, Mark sat down with PwC Tax Leader, Stefan Hugo, to chat about TaxTim – the online tax return completion…

Singing a Dream into Life

She auditioned at a church in Pioneerspark, a competition called ‘The Namibian Championships of Performing Arts’, this was where Treza Cooper’s singing journey took flight. Through a series of competition…

Celebrating MultiChoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Dr. Benjamin

A lifeline for the Future Generation In celebration of MultiChoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary, we spoke to Dr. Benjamin, Paediatrician and Head of the Paediatrics Department in Katutura- and Windhoek Central…

TED Radio Hour

Take a journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create every Tuesday evening at 19:00 on 99FM. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world’s most…

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The Tribe feat. Leitago /Narib

This week on the Tribe… #99FM. #Tribe. #AmstelLite. Welcome to another banging Friday on 99FM. Winter is here and we keep doing what we do best – Keeping you on…

The MYD Show – Woke with the Honourable Tom Alweendo

In this episode of MYD Show we had the Minister of Economic Planning and the Director General of the National Planning Commission, the Honourable Tom Alweendo join us in studio….

Celebrating MultiChoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Sally Boss Madam

Sally Boss Madam’s Global Takeover “I just try to do the best I can do. Always giving a hundred per cent to my audience. A show is a show and…

The MYD Show – Woke with Shishani

The first in our new series, Woke, the MYD Show, was in this episode joined by Shishani to introduce this discussion on being aware and what this awareness can do…

Bottling Problems, Does It Help?

Problems don’t discriminate. We all experience our fair share of difficulties and adversity. But in handling problems, at times, it seems that the best, easiest and simplest option is to…

Celebrating MultiChoice Namibia’s 25th Anniversary with Milka Mungunda

Lending a helping hand “I always wanted to be involved in helping people and my professional career has been looking at how I can be of service to people.” Inspired…

Mobilising Environmental Education in Rural Namibia

EduVentures has been in existence since 2003 and is run from within the National Museum of Namibia. It exists for environmental education of Namibian children, from mainly disadvantaged backgrounds, through…

MiLife New Me: Food is My Kryptonite

Zenzi Awases has been on her MILife New Me journey for the past 2 months and we caught up with her to find out how her New Me journey is…

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality – Magic Moments

In this episode of the MYD Show we look back at some of the magic from this series, Spend a Moment in My Reality. A collection of stories that reminded…

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Bianca Özcan

On World Multiple Sclerosis Day, we had a Namibian living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) join us in studio for the MYD Show. Bianca Özcan, joined us to share her story,…

Is How You See Stress Making an Impact on You?

What if how you framed your stress could have an effect on how stressed you are? According to Namibian Industrial Psychologist, Coen Welsh, “Research suggests that our attitude toward stress…

The Tribe feat. Magogoz

The Tribe. Friday’s on 99Fm. Bought to you by Amstel Lite. Welcome back to the Tribe as we set the pace for this month end weekend with Namibian music, a…

Could Empathy Make You a Better Parent?

How do you foster empathy as a parent, is what 99FM’s MYD Heart asked Namibian Clinical Psychologist, Ute Sinkala, who notes that within the context of parenting, “empathy is defined…

Standing Together Against Rhino Poaching

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we talk to Namibian musician, Elemotho as the Save the Rhino – Stand Together music video has just been launched. Last year…

Commandments for Healthy Eating During Winter Months

When winter strikes, we tend to find comfort only in the seasonal starches: potatoes, apples, squashes, onions, beans and carrots. That being said, we all know a plant-based diet or…

Your Businesses Responsibility and the New Cyber Crime Bill

The new Electronic Transaction and Cyber-crime Act (Bill) is open for public consultation, however the deadline to comment, as members of the public, is the 16 June 2017. This Act…

Sunshine, Dreams and Bravery

In a one woman playmakers production, that has toured Namibia to rave reviews and avid applause, Lize Ehlers is about to take to the stage as Sunshine Fontein in ‘Sunny…

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Danene van der Westhuyzen

In our series, Spend a Moment in My Reality, we took a moment to chat to a Namibian with a unique story to tell. Danene van der Westhuyzen is the President…

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Tony Muganza

What empathy is really about and what it is not about is what was discussed in this episode of the MYD Show, with Behavioural Scientist, Researcher and Data Analyst, Tony…

Outapi, Mobility and the Bicycle Lady

Outapi is being touted as the bicycle hub of Namibia, thanks to a collaboration project between SunCycles Namibia, the Bicycle Empowerment Network of Namibia and Hilya Ekandjo, the owner of…

A Festival of Words as Art

The art of weaving words together to create emotion and convey story is about to increase its audience as, a first of it’s kind, the Windhoek Poetry Festival begins in…

The Tribe feat. Tulisan

Welcome back to the Tribe. 99FM. Friday nights. Brought to you by Amstel Lite. This week on the Tribe Exclusive, we ball like a Boss with Tulisan – one of…

Food to Keep Your Skin Glowing during Winter

Cold harsh winter weather can take a toll on your skin. Fight back with this arsenal of skin-nourishing foods that will keep your skin and glowing all season long. Carrots…

Walking the Land, Finding Wisdom

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we talk to Aleksandra Ørbeck-Nilsen of Nanofasa Conservation Trust, who has just completed a walk from the East to the West of…

A Passion for Taxation

Poor financial management is typically one of the main causes of a business failing. Poor tax knowledge has been shown to be the most influential factor in determining tax compliance…

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Sascha Olivier Sampson

Sascha Olivier Sampson is a Namibian Dancer, Dance Instructor, Owner of the Moon Goddess Dance Studio and Lecturer in Performing Arts at the University of Namibia. Dance has always been…

The Medics and their Team of Support for Communities

A group of professional men for whom social responsibility is an undertaking not limited to the corporate world, have just completed their annual mission to supply much needed healthcare to…

The Tribe feat. Oteya

It is the Tribe on 99FM. Fridays from 19:00 – 20:00. Every week we catch up with the biggest musicians and music makers in the Land of the Brave. If…

The Element of Time

Nicky Marais’ artwork is known for telling the story of the Namibian landscape, and the social and political history of the Namibian people. Her most recent collection, that adorned the…

Cyber Crime Protection Tips From The Experts

A recent global cyber attack, the WannaCry ransomware attack that started on the 12th of May 2017, has sent shock waves across the globe, even Namibia was not exempt from…

Perspectives for the Environment in the Arts

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we talk about innovation in the space of sustainability and how even in the arts you can be environmentally conscious with Dr….

MiLife New Me – Keep On Keeping On…

Fortune Kangueehi has been on her MiLife New Me journey for the past 8 weeks and we touched base with her to find out how she is fairing. Here is…

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Tweshi Katonyala

In this episode of the MYD Show we hear from a young Namibian who took her destiny into her own hands to achieve her dreams. Not having the means to…

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Hector Mawonga

Hector Mawonga was diagnosed with mental illness in university yet today he is a multiple award winning sports journalist. He spoke out about his illness on the MYD Show a…

Are You Eating To Optimise Your Immune System This Winter?

The cooler winds are alerting us to the presence of winter, a time many fear due to the associated winter health worries. However our immunity is something dependant on the…

Connection Set in Stone

Visionary Namibian sculptor and printmaker, Alpheus Mvula, is delighting the senses and provoking the mind yet again with another exhibition on at the FNCC Gallery. The exhibition, titled the Tonzo,…

The Tribe feat. Young T

Welcome back to the Tribe on 99FM, brought to you by Amstel Lite every Friday on 99FM. This week on the Tribe, we caught up with #NAMA2017 Song of the…

Chronic Diseases and Workplace Wellness

With the international trend towards wellness in the workplace, companies are starting to take employee wellness more seriously and seeing the benefits in reduction of absenteeism and improved morale. Here…

How Hunting is a Benefit to Conservation

How is hunting a benefit to conservation? The CEO of the Namibia Chamber of Environment, Dr. Chris Brown, joined us in studio to explain the facts and the stats around hunting and conservation. Dr….

Prevent a Binge Before It Starts

We’ve all been there. Despite that green smoothie you managed to down this morning, it takes just one snarky email / very unfriendly customer service run-in / inconsiderate neighbour to…

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Ignatius Mwanyekange

Ignatius Mwanyekange was only a young boy when the bombs fell at the Cassinga camp on the 4th of May 1978. “One of the horrific things I saw when I…

The Dancer Who Knows About Rhythm and Heart

Dance is something that can be found in every culture, throughout history. Science is demonstrating why, as dance yields many advantages from incredible brain benefits to heart health. Dancing is…

Supporting and Funding Namibian Artistic Dreams

A lack of funds is what most young Namibian artists reference as their biggest difficulty. It’s what leads many Namibian artists to working a full time job to fund their…

The Tribe feat. Adora

We catch up with #NAMAward winner for the Most Disciplined artist category – Adora and spoke to her about the categories she was nominated in. She also touched on her…

Pilchards Being Pilfered

Scientists estimate that Pilchard numbers off the coast of Namibia have declined to less than 1% of their former biomass. What this means for the fishing industry, and other marine…

Summer Bodies are Made in Winter

It doesn’t matter what season it is, motivating yourself to workout is never easy. It doesn’t matter if you plan on rocking a swimsuit for the next two months or you…

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Emma Sadleir

Social media is part of most people’s daily reality, however it comes with many dangers and risks. Being unaware means this tool can become a weapon we use against ourselves….

The MYD Show – Spend a Moment in My Reality with Tuhafeni George Dasilva Hishitelwa

Tuhafeni’s story is remarkable, born in the village into abject poverty, Tuhafeni had to rely on himself to provide for most of his childhood and schooling life. “I went to…

What Empathy Has to Do with Your Bottom Line

Business is about meeting needs, but to meet your customers and your employee’s needs, you need to first understand those needs. This is where empathy is a powerful tool in…

Youth Who Feel a Humanitarian Responsibility

Frustrations at seeing others in need, is what drove Jasmine-Rose Goagoses to start a project that would provide assistance to of the most vulnerable in Namibia. When friends, Nonelwa Gqwede,…

Frans’ Art from the Heart

Frans Uunona was born in a small village near Oshikati. It was through visiting someone’s home, filled with art that, at age four, the artist in him was awakened. Today,…

Does plastic waste affect us?

To what extent does plastic waste affect us here in Namibia? With the world talking the vast effect of plastic trash on our environment, in this episode of the MYD…

The MYD Show – Independent Connection – Magic Moments

The Magic Moments episode from the MYD series, Independent Connection. Here we look back at the series, and the many voices that gave insight into the strength of connection, and how this…

How Zenzi Got Her Groove Back

This week we caught up with Zenzi Awases. Who is one of four MiLife New Year New Me competition winners. Zenzi won a 2 year MiLife membership and a Garmin…

The Tribe feat. MTC’s John Ekongo

On this #TribeExclusive, the Land of the Brave gears up for the most anticipated musical event on the Namibian events calendar. Nominees, Namibians and Africa are revving with excitement! With just…

The Tribe feat. Sunny Boy

The Namibian music industry is as much as a jungle as any other music industry in this world so yes, the struggle is real. The only way to make it…

The Tribe feat. Jamie Bartlett

The recently concluded Namibia Theater and Film Awards saw Namibian actors and actresses walk away with the biggest film accolades in the Land of the Brave. The Tribe got on…

The Tribe feat. Shack 72

DJ’s are known to entertain us and set the atmosphere at most social and entertainment events, but a group of Namibian DJ’s known collectively as Shack72 are breaking the boundaries…

Tweshi’s Journey To The Self

An ancient practice, Yoga is more than 10,000 years old with the earliest mention of the tradition found in the worlds oldest surviving literature. There are reasons why this practice…

Crafting a Business With Wire

Creating an income from what started at a hobby, Namibian born, Moris David has become known in the city centre for his consistently happy face and generously warm-hearted nature. That…

Namibian Design That is Static and Active

An exhibition that looks at Namibian architecture, past, present and future, is about to open its doors to the public to view an artistic counter point of static and active,…

How the Communal Conservancy Program Benefits Communities

The Riemvasmaakers, as subsistence farmers, have been living together with wildlife while also working to protect wildlife and the environment for ecotourism since the 1980’s when theirs was the first communal…

Melissa’s Free Meditation Tools

  Anxiety will take a difficult but manageable situation, and convince you that it is an unbearable and unfixable disaster. With stress and anxiety pulling the reigns, decision-making abilities and…

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Melissa Mukaiwa

To connect with others, we need to be able to connect with ourselves first. In this episode of the MYD Show, we were joined in studio by certified Meditation Coach…

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Priscilla, the Namibian Dessert Queen

Loving yourself, as you are, is the foundation on which you enable yourself to achieve your dreams. Priscilla, the Namibian Dessert Queen, is an example of this. “We tend to…

Music that Celebrates Beauty in the World

Namibian born musician, composer, performing artist and musical activist, Elemotho, is about to release his fourth album. Touted as the soundtrack to the new sunrise which is on the rise,…

A Business Built Around Namibian Books

Nestled in the heart of Windhoek is a little bookstore with Namibian patriotism displayed on the shelves as literature. “We try to have all Namibian books available and anything about…

MiLife – Tips for Winter Wellness

Winter can be a trying time both mentally and physically. While it sounds tempting to stay inside and hide from it all, being proactive about your health and wellbeing will…

Essential Oil Based Recipes for Sore and Painful Muscles

If your muscles are extremely sore don’t expect the pain to subside after a single essential oil massage application. You might have to give yourself two to three days rest…

Exploring Natural Heritage

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Desiree Naobes guides us through the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in Namibia. Whilst on a recent visit to Southern Kunene, MYD…

Could Stress and Trauma Be Holding You Back?

In an average life, some kind of traumatic or extremely tense situation has been experienced. If unresolved, traumas can lead to substance abuse, violence, depression and high levels of chronic…

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Joel Karabo Elliott

An advocate for conscious social development, musician, composer, permaculturalist and educator, Joel Karabo Elliott joined us in studio for this episode of the MYD Show. “I started growing weary of…

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Professor Evance Kalula

Social Solidarity is the key to a thriving Africa. This is the belief of Professor Evance Kalula, Professor of Law at the University of Cape Town who joined us for…

Luis’ Namibian Pride Project

Rundu born, Luis Munana, is an International Model, Big Brother Africa Housemate, TV Presenter and more. Right now, he’s busy with a project to launch a Namibian children’s cartoon television…

Serving Society Through a Wellbeing Economy

In an economy, focusing on development alone has been proven to be short sighted, for development alone neglects adaptability, integration and empowerment. To find out more about the movement of…

80% Diet and 20% Exercise!

Consistent exercise and proper nutrition play a vital role in your ability to maintain your overall health and quality of life. Your body needs quality fuel and proper maintenance to…

Heroes of Hope for our Rhinos

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we hear first hand from the Save the Rhino Trackers in the Kunene Region, who work tirelessly every day to protect our Rhinos. Rhino…

Art That Takes The Mind on a Journey

Foibe Amundaba is a Namibian artist whose exhibition, “Contrasting colours of a Namibian”, is on at the FNCC right now. Her work is a collection of breathtaking images where colour…

Where Does Connection and Independence Lie in Relationships?

Deep connection nurtures relationships But how do you maintain your independence within the realms of a healthy connected relationship? This is what 99FM’s Heart asked Namibian Clinical Psychologist and regular…

Crime Shifts to Formal Suburbs, City Police

“Now it’s moving to the formal locations like residential in town, we’re talking about the business premises located in the industrial areas Prosperita, Northern Industrial and even areas such as…

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Gina Figueira

Curator of Collections at the National Art Gallery of Namibia and Artist, Gina Figueira, joined us in studio for this episode of the MYD Show. “Artists are giving something of…

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Odile Muller

Fresh from winning the title of Best Actress in Film at the Namibian Film and Theatre awards, Miss Namibia 2010, Odile Muller joined us in studio for this episode of…

Changing Attitudes Towards Informality

The economy that revolves around peoples social activities is called the ‘leisure economy’. While the leisure economy is a term used for a city’s high street that is lined with…

Bush’s to Focus on Improving Lives of Women and Girls During Namibia Visit

Former US President George W. Bush and Former First Lady Laura Bush will visit Namibia and Botswana from April 4 – 6, 2017. “The trip will highlight the Bush Institute-…

The top 9 Essential Oils to Relieve Sore Muscles and Muscle Pain

While essential oils may not be the best medicine for all of our modern day complaints, they are phenomenal remedies for complaints related to sore and painful muscles. The ones…

Protecting Rhinos Through Teamwork

MYD Earth travelled to Koakoveld and Damaraland with Wilderness Safaris, to find out first hand about Namibian conservation successes. At Wereld’s End, in the howling wind, two legends of Namibian…

Otto On Effective Parenting

Raising children is one of the hardest and most rewarding jobs possible, yet also a job for which most are the least prepared. Effective Parenting is learning the skills required…

Contemporary Connections in Art

Tulina Nakashona is a Namibian textile artist, Thabo Pitso is a South African sculptor and installation artist. What connects these two artists is that their work stands side by side…

Finding Low Cost Alternative Investment Products

The Future Invest Show this week brings you a review of important topics discussed on the show over the past 22 weeks. In this special and final edition we speak…

Develop Rural Areas, Enable People to Feed Themselves

“We need to think differently and take development back to the rural areas instead of having everyone flock into cities and thereby actually putting strain on the infrastructure that is…

AON Out & About: 27 March – 2 April

A week filled with music across genres and venues all over Windhoek! The choices are endless! Karaoke Night Date: Tuesday, 28 March 2017 at 20:00 Venue: Warehouse Theatre – Boiler…

The Tribe feat. Dice

On this Tribe eXclusive, we turn up the heat with Dice #1 Stunner. The DarkDoggs are in the building. Its been three years since the release of his award winning…

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Girley Jazama

Dynamic, powerful and beautiful, Namibian Film and Theatre Actress Girley Jazama joined us in studio, for the MYD Show, to talk Independent Connection. “I think connections are the pivotal point…

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Michael Mulunga

Michael Mulunga was born and raised in Windhoek. During his school years he was involved with the Young Achievers Empowerment Project, a youth led organisation in Katutura that inspires and…

How to Express Yourself for Better Understanding

Communication is the backbone on which companies function. Good communication affects everything from team morale, to productivity and profitability. All too often, what we try to communicate gets lost in…

Keeping Environmental Learning Alive

The Khomas Environmental Education Programme (KEEP), is an exciting initiative of the Giraffe Conservation Foundation in Namibia. It’s a field-based environmental education programme that allows young people to reconnect with…

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Ilke Platt-Akwenye

lke Platt-Akwenye was born in Windhoek. She started working in broadcasting in 2003 and is well known in Namibia by her stage name, Cutie. Currently she is the Manager of…

Could Togetherness Be a Missing Link for Artists

Since it’s inception, 23 years ago, the Tulipamwe International Artists’ Workshop has been a showcase of the power artists derive from collaboration. Now running at the National Art Gallery of…

Che – On becoming an On-Air Radio DJ

Che Ulenga is no stranger to the world of media and entertainment, having been an on air radio DJ and producer for the last 11 years. Having just been nominated…

MiLife – The benefits of essential oils for sore muscles

Muscle aches and pains plague everyone- some people more than others. Whether it’s due to exercise, illness or just a certain monthly visitor, soreness can change what began as a…

Mental, Maternal and Dental Care Services for the Most Vulnerable

The Society for Family Health (SFH) in collaboration with the Finnish Nuovo Nordic Health Care Centre and Betesda Medical Care Centre recently joined hands in supporting Government efforts to provide…

Importance of Liquidity

“The best way to find out the liquidity of your investment is to determine how long it would take for that investment to be sold and converted into cash in…

The Tribe feat. Knowledge Ipinge

  On this Tribe eXclusive, we go back behind the scenes and celebrate those who motivate and encourage artists to be the best of themselves to the rest of the world….

Building on Environmental Strengths with NEWS

Namibia has much to be proud of in the environmental and conservation field. NEWS is the Namibian Environment and Wildlife Society that encourages people to build on our strengths by…

MiLife – No Pain, No Gain

We caught up with Fortune Kangueehi, to find out how the first three weeks of her MiLife New Me journey is going. Here are extracts from her workout journal. “So I…

The MYD Show – We Are Because of One Another – Magic Moments

The Magic Moments episode from the MYD series, We Are Because of One Another. Here we look back at the golden moments from the series, the magic, the learning and…

Why the Sister is Inviting You To Be Tested

Diabetics require specialised care, something one Namibian, Sister Hileni Samuel, knows well through her 23 years of  experience in the nursing fraternity. As such she has established, a first in…

Determining an Investment Goal

“It is most important to be honest to yourself. Each person’s situation is unique. Include all debts and assets. It is also easier to track whether you are saving and…

Construction Companies Unhappy with Awarding of Tenders

“Government needs to change, they cannot just give one person five to six tenders in a year while there are other companies that are not getting anything,” said Johannes Alugodhi…

MiLife – How to motivate yourself to workout.

There are no shortcuts to fitness and you have to motivate yourself enough to get out the door and workout. A gym is an option to put your fitness plans…

Opportunities in Sustainability for the Youth of Namibia

Hilma Angula is a dynamic Namibian woman who is involved in various levels of conservation. She works with communities supporting our communal conservancy programs at NACSO, is the Grants Advisor…

Finding Success in Meaning

In life and in business, obstacles faced often weaken our resolve to continue. How does one re-energise in the face of setbacks, is what 99FM’s MYD Smart asked Namibian Industrial…

PWC Partner Discusses Pre-Budget Expectations

The 2017/2018 financial Year Budget Speech is expected by Minister of Finance Honorable Calle schlettwein this week. PWC Partner/Director Johan Nel says he would like to see the minister address…

Frank Fredericks Steps Down Over Bribery Claims

Four-time Olympic silver medallist Frankie Fredericks has stepped down from a key role at athletics’ world governing body after corruption claims. IAAF council member Fredericks, also a member of the…

Trying to Make a Quick Buck Can be Risky

Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM) Ian Erlank warns investors on the dangers of trading for yourself on Stock Exchanges and Currency Markets. “Generally I do not…

The MYD Show – We Are Because of One Another with Nelao Nengola

Nelao Nengola was born in Namibia and studied to be a certified Personal Trainer and Wellness Coach in America at the National Academy of Sports Medicine. She is the owner…

Windhoek Population Expected to Reach Over 400 000 in 2017

“Even with the normal population growth within the City, excluding the impact of migration, the infrastructure development and the support systems that the City of Windhoek has in place is…

The MYD Show – We Are Because of One Another with Mo Shê

Mo Shê was born in Nigeria but has lived in many African countries. Now in Namibia studying his doctorate, Mo found creative expression that is getting him noticed far and…

Involving Children in Helping Children

Realising that to live in a better world we need to make the world better, has resulted in the birth of Poiyah. A charity organisation, Poiyah wants to be the…

The Tribe feat. Sammy Lee Jones

Friday’s are the most anticipated day of the week…Simply because its Tribe time. This week on the show – we sneek in behind the scenes of the music business and…

Pashuka, the Reading Corner for Artists

Pashuka, which means to be alert, enlightened, wise and with open eyes, has just opened up at the National Art Gallery of Namibia (NAGN). It’s a reading corner housed inside…

FOCUS: A Healthier, Happier You.

There are so many things you can add this year to be healthier. They cost absolutely nothing. Try adding more of each of these to your day-to-day to make this…

Walvis Bay and Swakopmund Mussels Safe Again for Human Consumption

The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources said that it is safe again to consume mussels from the Walvis Bay and Swakopmund areas. Mussel samples from the Walvis Bay Mariculture…

The Youth Talking Climate Change

Development that considers the environment is the goal for a sustainable future. That future lies in the hands of the youth as the future custodians of our environment. “It would…

Fuel Price Increase Announced for March

The Ministry of Mines and Energy announced that fuel pump prices for March 2017 will increase at 00h01 on 01 March 2017. The production cuts by the OPEC members and…

Economic Benefits in Social Cohesion

Bulelwa Makalima-Ngewana is an urban revivalist who has been instrumental in creating economically thriving and creative public and private spaces in which to live, work and play in Cape Town’s…

The Tribe feat. Gazza

From humble beginnings in Oshakati to featuring on BET’s A-List – Gazza is in a lane of his own. This week on the #TribeXclusive – the 14 time award winner,…

Due Diligence and Selecting Your Financial Services Provider

Last week on the Future Invest Show Claudia Boamah, Economic Analyst at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM) spoke about Economic as well as Market Indicators and Investing, the purpose of these…

Where Foodies and Health Meet

Food is fuel for our bodies and using the right fuel has an effect on our hearts, brains, moods, creativity and much more. In Windhoek, a group of passionate foodies,…

The MYD Show – We Are Because of One Another with Rosa Namises

Rosa Namises is a Namibian politician and human-rights activist who has made many self-less contributions towards the lives of Namibians, both young and old. “You must do the things where nobody sees…

The MYD Show – We Are Because of One Another with Ashwyn Mberi

Ashwyn Mberi is a performing artist, poet and television presenter, actor, director and MC. Born in Harare, Ashwyn moved to Windhoek in 2013 pursue studies here. He says when he…

A Unique Blend of Unity in Music

Another example of the power of collaboration in the Arts is the musical duo of Blend. The duo are pure fusion themselves, consisting of French-born Christian Polloni, (who is recognised…

Malaria Mosquito Becoming Resistant to Bed Nets

“The mosquitoes have developed resistance against insecticides used to treat these nets. The nets are treated with insecticides to kill the mosquitoes before they actually bite human beings or their…

Fortune’s MiLife New Year New Me Journey

For the next three months we will be following Fortune Kangueehi’s MiLife New Year, New Me Journey. Fortune is the Marketing Director and Partner at 99FM. She is also a Masterchef…

Supporting the Communities to Protect Namibian Wildlife

The Namibian Association of Community Based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) Support Organisations (NACSO), is the support body for Namibia’s internationally acclaimed approach to conservation; the communal conservancy program. “Poaching is…

Economic, Market Indicators and Investing

Economic Analyst at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM) Claudia Boamah said Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth is the most important rate as it sheds light on the overall health of an…

Slowing Down to Smell the Coffee

One Namibian business that was born out of passion seems to be unstoppable in their success. From humble beginnings in Swakopmund, Slowtown Coffee Roasters have become a proudly Namibian household…

The MYD Show – We Are Because of One Another with Dr. Ruben Kanime

Dr. Ruben Kanime hails from a village in the Omusati region. His exceptional grades afforded him the opportunity to study medicine aboard on scholarship, but this meant he had to…

The MYD Show – We Are Because of One Another with Luis Munana

Luis Munana was born and raised in Rundu, the last born of six siblings. His determination and focus in school saw him receiving a scholarship to study Finance. While a…

Connecting Namibian Musicians with their Audience

Up close is what you get, to Namibian musicians, when you visit the Boiler Room in Windhoek between Wednesday and Saturday every week. The stage is a home for local…

Bleak Future Predicted for Black Rhinoceros Population

The black rhinoceros has already been hunted to extinction in many parts of Africa and now survives in only five countries namely Namibia, South Africa, Kenya, Zimbabwe and Tanzania. Renewed…

4 Heart Health Tips from the Doctor

The month of love brings with it opportunities to reflect on the love in our lives. It is also, in the literal sense, a chance for us to consider the…

Conversations to Curb Poaching

Namibia has key environmental policies that have led to this country having one of the most innovative and successful approaches to wildlife management in Africa. However according to the Namibia…

Emotional and Inter-Cultural Intelligence

Dr. Gustav Gous is a Namibian born International Speaker and trainer. He is the Managing Director of a company which specialises in creating Inter-Cultural Intelligence in organisations. Recently back in…

Crafting a Future for Namibian Fine Art

A new beginning for the Arts Association Heritage Trust as a revival exhibition is asking all the lovers of art, to travel back in time to see the future of…

How to Go About Planning for Your Retirement

Retirement Planning consists of two phases: pre-retirement planning and post-retirement planning. The goal is to achieve financial independence post-retirement, that’s why you need to make sure that in your pre-retirement stage…

Rejuvenation in Movement

“We have become so stationary in our lifestyles, we forget that we need to move our bodies. Not moving is decay.” Women who support each other has a positive affect…

The MYD Show – We Are Because of One Another with Maxi Louis

Maxi Louis is one of the cornerstones of Namibian conservation having been involved, since the inception, in the establishing of our communal conservancy programmes. From growing up in Katutura, during…

The MYD Show – We Are Because of One Another with Helouis Goraseb

A Namibian comedian and actress, Helouis Goraseb, joined us in studio for the MYD Show to talk about her journey as a female comedian, her unique and thought provoking style…

The Tribe feat. Ou Stakes

You will never guess who we catch up with in this weeks #TribeXclusive… ma /gaisa Maestro with 7 studio albums and countless hits under his belt – Standley Hamaseb, more popularly known…

Exercising without “exercising”

Incorporating fun and original exercises into your day can make working out so much easier. Some of these workouts can be done during other activities during the day too. So,…

Cactus Clean Up in the City

Cactus plants, outside of their home ranges, are among the most damaging invasive plant species in the world. Not a single cactus is endemic to Africa, and in many parts…

Commodity Prices Expected to Pick Up in 2017

Economic Analyst at Capricorn Asset Management (CAM) Claudia Boamah joins us this week on the Future Invest Show sharing her views on Namibia’s Economic Outlook for 2017. “O