Royal Hustler – Zelrine Verdoes

“If you wanna be in any genre of dance, you need to put in the time and you need to be passionate – get excited about the small stuff!” -Zelrine Verdoes Zelrine Verdoes, from the National Ballet School, shares her tips for being a successful professional dancer on this episode of the #RoyalHustlers. She also shares some of her career …

Royal Hustler – John Nakuta

“We’ve got reason to celebrate. It was not a fluke that the Windhoek declaration was adopted 30 years ago in our country and we’ve shown to the world that it was not by coincidence.” -John Nakuta As 99FM joins the world in commemorating #WorldPressFreedomDay​, we sat down with Namibia’s Media Ombudsman John Nakuta who praised the country’s media and Government …

Royal Hustler – Rosalia Martins-Hausiku

“I believe that women are the best leaders, we don’t only lead with the mind but there’s that aspect of the heart and it just brings in a different flavour in leadership.” -Rosalia Martins-Hausiku In this episode of Royal Hustlers, Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund CEO Rosalia Martins-Hausiku shares with us her inspiring story, her hopes for the future of …

Royal Hustler – Maria Lisa Emmanuel

“I have always been somewhat of a conservative person. I congratulate myself for not always falling into the pressures of wanting things I can’t afford.” -Maria Lisa Emmanuel Maria Lisa Emmanuel who is better known by her stage name ML initially dreamed of becoming a scientist. Today doubles as a Technical advisor at the Agricultural Trade Forum, award-winning musician, and …

Royal Hustlers – Mauriza Fredericks

“I’m really hopeful … The new leaders are rising – that generation of ‘why not us?’ is long gone. We have now been equipped to take Namibia into the next century and I’m hopeful because these leaders are rising up…” -Mauriza Fredericks Old Mutual Namibia’s Communication and Social Responsibility Manager Mauriza Fredericks shares her hopes for the future of Namibia …

Royal Hustler – Ché Ulenga

“The responsibility that we’re given as radio personalities is huge! For the last 15 years of my career, I’ve been part of shaping the minds of our society and the information that we share is so vital it needs to be of growth and development.” -Ché Ulenga As she graciously made her exit as a 99FM on-Air presenter, Ché Ulenga …

Royal Hustler – Shawn van Eeden

“Keep pushing the boundaries of your work. Collaborate with people, go into new technologies, try and reinvent things and constantly lookout for opportunities.” -Shawn van Eeden This is Shawn van Eeden’s advice to emerging photographers and young professionals in general. The multi-award-winning photographer and art director of CreativeLAB Photography recently shared his career story on Royal Hustlers, giving us a …

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Daisry Mathias

Royal Hustler – Daisry Mathias

“It’s also about the impact you make when nobody is looking … as much as I have this big policy perspective, every day, it’s about which Namibian life I have improved and made better.” -Daisry Mathias Our Royal Hustler of the week is Daisry Mathias who shares her journey of working in the president’s office as a Youth Advisor on …

Royal Hustler – Zenzi Awases

“Diversity does not mean that we’ve achieved equality, the fact that we are seeing more women in mining does not mean that we are reaping the true benefits of what diversity should be.” -Zenzi Awases A champion for the inclusion of women in the mining industry, Zenzi Awases shares her thoughts on what it would take for women in mining …

Royal Hustler – Helena Ngaifiwa

“Your circumstances don’t define you … you can definitely be whoever you want to be.” -Helena Ngaifiwa From running a controversial gossip magazine in school to Co-Founding Simply You Magazine some years later, Helena has always been passionate about media. Today, she finds herself in a role where she uses her media skills to drive youth dialogue as the #BeFree​ …