99FM – Your Inspiration Station

UNAIDS applauds judgement on Namibian Sodomy Law

UNAIDS applauds the judgement by the Constitutional Court of Namibia, striking out as unconstitutional the law which had criminalised same-sex relationships.  The court found the law incompatible with the constitutional…

Mutorwa calls for collaboration to create single African air transport market

Namibia’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Transport, John Mutorwa, urged African nations to prioritize aviation development through a collaborative effort. Speaking at the AviaDev conference in Windhoek,…

Government Institutions Pension Fund urges eligible members to claim unclaimed benefits

The Government Institutions Pension Fund (GIPF) is calling on all eligible members to claim their due benefits, emphasizing the importance of securing their financial futures. The Fund currently holds millions…

Suicide cases, a clarion call for action!

The rise in suicide cases is a clarion call for action. This was said by the Namibian Police Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, further urging the public to play their part…

FAO donates cold storage rooms to enhance Namibia’s veterinary services

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has made a significant contribution to strengthening Namibia’s veterinary services and improving livestock health in the northern regions of the…

Over 187,000 Namibians registered in first week of voter registration

In a significant development, the Electoral Commission of Namibia has reported that during the first week of the General Registration of Voters (GRV), a total of 187,171 eligible Namibians, both…

Namibians march for Basic Income Grant to combat poverty

The Basic Income Grant (BIG) Coalition of Namibia is gearing up for a protest march this Saturday. They aim to raise awareness and advocate for the implementation of a universal…

Partners Against Piracy launches in Namibia

MultiChoice Namibia, together with the Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA), the Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board (NIPDB), Namibia Film Commission (NFC) and Co-Creation Hub launched Partners Against Piracy…

Namibian Correctional Service to release inmates following presidential pardon and reprieve

The Namibian Correctional Service (NCS) announced the release of a designated group of offenders following a Presidential Pardon and Reprieve. The proclamation, effective March 21, 2024, authorizes the release under…

Steps2Walk, a beacon of hope for patients with foot and ankle deformities

The Steps2Walk medical outreach and education program officially launched in Windhoek. This initiative is poised to make a profound impact globally by raising funds to perform surgeries on patients suffering…

Transforming lives through education funding

Over the past decade, the Namibia Students Financial Assistance Fund (NSFAF) has played a pivotal role in shaping the future of Namibia by investing heavily in the education of its…

RMB Facilitates USD 155 Million syndicated loan for QKR Navachab’s mine expansion

RMB has been appointed by QKR Navachab as the initial mandated lead arranger, underwriter, and coordinator of a syndicated loan from Namibian and South African banks. The loan providing bespoke…

Telecom Namibia bolsters educational resources at Aranos Primary School

Telecom Namibia, a leading Namibian telecommunications provider, announced today the donation of photocopy machine ink and printing paper to Aranos Primary School. This contribution underscores Telecom Namibia’s unwavering commitment to…

Registration dates will not be extended, Shaama

The Chief Electoral and Referenda Officer at the Electoral Commission of Namibia, Petrus Shaama, has urged eligible voters to register in their constituencies, for the Presidential and National Assembly elections,…

Namibia voter registration commences 

In a vital step to uphold and strengthen democracy, Namibia has commenced its voter registration drive, ensuring that every eligible citizen has the opportunity to participate in the upcoming elections….

Mines & Energy Ministry announces June 2024 fuel price review decision

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has released its fuel price review for June 2024, detailing significant over-recoveries across various fuel types. Despite these over-recoveries, the Ministry has decided to…

KAZA TFCA unveils bold new tourism destination brand – “Rivers of Life”

The Kavango Zambezi (KAZA) Transfrontier Conservation Area (TFCA) launched its transformative new destination brand, “Rivers of Life,” during a landmark event at the KAZA Heads of State Summit in Livingstone,…

Africa pledges to triple fertilizer production and distribution to empower smallholder farmers

African Heads of State and Government united to bolster agricultural sustainability and enhance smallholder farmer livelihoods by endorsing the Nairobi Declaration articulating the outcomes of the Africa Fertilizer and Soil Health Summit…

Rob Youth Foundation Namibia and partners celebrate Africa Day at Katutura Old Age Home

In true African spirit, the Rob Youth Foundation Namibia(RYF) joined hands with International Peace Youth Group, International Women’s Peace Group, and Heavenly Culture, World Peace, Restoration of Light (HWPL) to…

Letshego lists its first social bond on Namibian stock exchange

Letshego Holdings Namibia Limited (“Letshego Namibia” / “LHN”), a subsidiary of the pan African inclusive finance entity that has a presence in 11 Africa markets, is further demonstrating its social…

SAEF mourns the death of Ronelle Rademeyer, former Secretary General of the Editors’ Forum of Namibia (EFN)

The Southern African Editors’ Forum (SAEF) has learnt with sadness about the passing away of Namibian veteran journalist and former Secretary General of the Editors’ Forum of Namibia (EFN), Ronelle Rademeyer who…

Namibia ranked 4th out of 22 African jurisdictions surveyed on overall investment attractiveness

The 2023 Fraser Institute Survey of Mining Companies reported that Namibia’s position on the overall Investment Attractiveness Index (IAI) deteriorated by 3 points from 59 in 2022 to 56 in 2023….

Changemakers rally behind Side by Side ECD centre

Over 30 Capricorn employees, known as Changemakers, dedicated a day to supporting the Side by Side Early Intervention Centre, located in the Goreangab community. The centre provides early childhood development…

Paratus Rights Issue doubles market capital

Paratus Namibia Holdings Limited (PNH), a leading telecommunications company in Namibia, has successfully raised over N$600-million through its recent Rights Issue and investment drive, which was fully subscribed. This significant…

Mindscape Events Namibia launches inaugural Namibia Creative Summit

Mindscape Events Namibia, a leading creative and event management company, is thrilled to announce the inaugural Namibia Creative Summit scheduled to take place on the 6th of September 2024 at…

Senior officials meet in preparation for the inauguration of the Angola-Namibia Bi-National Commission

Ambassador Penda Naanda, Executive Director in the Ministry of International Relations and Cooperation and a Namibian delegation arrived in Luanda, Angola, for the Senior Officials Meeting of the Inaugural Session…

Namibia’s inflation cools down to 4.8% in April 2024

Namibia’s annual inflation rate dropped to 4.8% in April 2024, compared to 6.1% in the same month last year, according to the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA). This marks a positive…

President Mbumba attends World Hydrogen Summit in Rotterdam

President Nangolo Mbumba arrived in Rotterdam, Netherlands, to participate in the World Hydrogen 2024 Summit and Exhibition. The three-day event, running from May 13th to 15th, is a key platform…

Namibia to host African Insurance Regulators’ regional seminar

Namibia is set to welcome insurance regulators from across Africa for the 2024 International Association of Insurance Supervisors’ (IAIS) Sub-Saharan Regional Seminar, to be held in Windhoek on 27 to…

African Development Bank Group president calls for media transformation to uplift Africa’s global narrative

The President of the African Development Bank Group, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, delivered an impassioned plea for more balanced media coverage of Africa and its development, noting it was critical for…

Recent hijackings on South African routes prompt caution from Walvis Bay Corridor Group

The Walvis Bay Corridor Group (WBCG) has issued a cautionary advisory to the Namibian transport and logistics sector regarding a spate of hijackings occurring in South Africa. The latest incidents,…

Namibia secures World Bank funding for landmark energy project

In a significant milestone for Namibia, the World Bank has greenlit the nation’s inaugural energy project financed by the institution. Aimed at fortifying the reliability of Namibia’s transmission network while…

The Capricorn Foundation is advancing access to quality education with LearnOnOne

The Capricorn Foundation has reaffirmed its commitment to the LearnOneOne Initiative by committing funding in the amount of N$200,000 for 2024. The partnership with LearnOnOne will supplement the Foundation’s support…

BAN and NaSIA urge companies to submit Beneficial Ownership Information

Banking industry bodies, Bankers Association of Namibia and the Namibia Savings and Investments Association, are calling on all companies to comply with Beneficial Ownership (BO) information requirements.  The BO information…

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…

NWR REOPENS BO PLAAS FACILITY

Namibia Wildlife Resorts have just announced the reopening of the Bo Plaas campsite, situated along the Orange River. The closure of Bo Plaas was necessary to address increased security concerns…

Global African Hydrogen Summit 2024 sets stage for collaboration and investment

In a world increasingly focused on sustainable energy solutions, Africa emerges as a beacon of innovation, with Namibia spearheading the continent’s transition towards green hydrogen production. The upcoming Global African…

KHOMAS REGIONAL COUNCIL AND CHINA SIGN WORK PLAN AGREEMENT

The Khomas Regional Council and a delegation from China’s Jiangsu province signed a work plan focusing on important areas like science, education, culture, sports, health, trade, agriculture, environment, tourism, and…

Namibia urges restraint in Middle East amid escalating tensions

Namibia has expressed concern over the ongoing developments in the Middle East, cautioning that the situation could escalate into a broader conflict affecting the entire region and beyond. The Namibian…

Namibia to Host Inaugural Global Africa Hydrogen Summit in September 2024

The Minister of Mines and Energy, Honourable Tom Alweendo, announced that Namibia will host the first Global Africa Hydrogen Summit in September 2024. The event, themed “From Ambition to Action:…

Rössing Uranium commits to service Erongo Police fleet to combat crime

Rössing Uranium made a donation of N$750,000 to the Namibian Police in the Erongo Region. The funds will be used to service and maintain police vehicles in the towns of…

Bannerman Mining Resources Namibia appoints Twapewa Kadhikwa as new chairperson

Bannerman Mining Resources Namibia has appointed Twapewa Kadhikwa as the new Chairperson of the company in Namibia, effective immediately. Mrs Kadhikwa succeeds Mr Mike Leech, who has servedas Chairman for…

Rising with Rosamunde –  U.S. Government Project Empowers Youth 

In the heart of industrial Windhoek, Mello Bakery hums with activity. The 24-hour operation, which produces thousands of loaves of bread every day, has recently become the place of work…

Police warns against escapees

The Namibian Police has launched a massive manhunt for 11 prisoners who escaped from the Katima Mulio police cells in the Zambezi region. Inspector Kisco Sitali, the Police spokesperson in…

Trustco Group Holdings Limited secures investment partnership with Riskowitz Value Fund 

Trustco Group Holdings Limited (“Trustco” or “the Company”) has announced that RiskowitzValue Fund (“RVF”), a US-based fund, has entered into a six-month non-exclusive agreement toinvest up to USD 100 million…

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

ACTION Namibia Coalition welcomes funding allocation for Information Commission

The ACTION Namibia Coalition has welcomed the announcement by the Namibian Government of aN$19 million allocation to operationalise the Information Commission under the Access toInformation Act 8 of 2022. The…

Prices and buying activity remain muted, Ruusa Nandago

The FNB House Price Index printed a 12-month average growth of 1.5% at the end of Q4-2023,compared to a growth of 3.3% at the end of Q3-2023 and -1.9% at…

Methealth Namibia implements SWIFT regulations for payments to South Africa

Methealth Namibia has announced a significant policy shift affecting payments to South Africa, with the Bank of Namibia (BoN) mandating all such transactions as foreign currency transfers via the SWIFT…

Capricorn executives and senior managers volunteer at local ECD centre

In a heartfelt demonstration of commitment to social responsibility, Executives and SeniorManagers from Capricorn Group, Bank Windhoek, Capricorn Asset Management, and CapricornPrivate Wealth traded in their business attire for jeans…

President Mbumba embarks on official visit to the south

President Nangolo Mbumba has commenced an official visit to Keetmanshoop, where he is set to engage with traditional leaders representing the Hardap and //Karas Regions. The President’s arrival marks a…

NBL announces half year financial results for 2023

Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) has announced its summarized consolidated financial results for the 6 months which ended December 2023. As a proudly Namibian business that is vested in growing the…

Rössing Uranium donates busses to NIMT

Rössing Uranium donated two busses to the Namibia Institute of Mining and Technology (NIMT) in Arandis. The donation, which falls part of the company’s deliberate efforts to keep up to…

President Mbumba appoints Boundaries Delimitation and Demarcation Commission

President Nangolo Mbumba has announced the appointment of members to the Boundaries Delimitation and Demarcation Commission. This commission has been tasked with evaluating the existing boundaries of regions and constituencies…

BIPA extends Annual Duty Penalty Waiver Programme

Following extensive feedback and demand from the local business community, particularly Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), the Business and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA) has extended its Annual Duty Penalty Waiver…

O&L Group announces resignations of CEO and CCO

It is with profound reverence, gratitude, and deep understanding that the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Groupannounces the forthcoming resignation of its beloved Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Wessie vander Westhuizen, and…

Sanlam empowers Namibian entrepreneurs

Sanlam hosted a pivotal phase of the Sanlam Bridge session, where 11 ambitious entrepreneurs showcased their innovative ideas in a pitch competition, in collaboration with esteemed partner, the Namibia Investment…

Deadline for mandatory SIM card registration imminent

As the deadline for the mandatory registration of all Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) cards looms, the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) urges stakeholders to register their SIM cards before…

Namibia welcomes UN’s call for ceasefire in Gaza

The government of the Republic of Namibia welcomes the adoption on Monday, 25 March 2024, of Resolution 2728 by the United Nations Security Council, which demands amongst others, an immediate…

EIF hosts integrated strategic business plan stakeholder consultation

The Environmental Investment Fund of Namibia (EIF) hosted a significant Integrated Strategic Business Plan (ISBP) Key External Stakeholder engagement at the Mercure Hotel, underscoring its dedication to sustainable environmental development….

CoW breaks ground for affordable housing project in Goreangab Ext 4

In a significant step towards addressing housing challenges, the City of Windhoek marked a pivotal moment with a ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of 113 houses. These residences are part…

African Development Bank and DBN discuss partnership

The African Development Bank’s (AfDB) Dr João L. Ngimbi, Executive Director of Southern Africa GroupII Constituency, visited the Development Bank of Namibia (DBN) as part of his consultation mission toNamibia….

CRAN empowers communities through tech-hub and e-village

The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has reinforced its commitment to promoting universal access to information and digital services with a recent donation. CRAN handed over seven (7) computers…

Namibia to Host AU Peace and Security Council events on Women, Peace, and Security

As the current Chair of the African Union (AU) Peace and Security Council (PSC) for the month of March 2024, Namibia is set to host two significant events aimed at…

Year of Expectations and Elections, symbolizes a period of new beginnings, Mbumba

True independence stands as the cornerstone of a nation’s prosperity and integrity, enabling its people to embrace dignity and realize their full humanity. In his address to the nation, at…

CMA cross-border payment changes set for April

In line with regulatory requirements, the banking sector will be rolling out changes to howclients make and receive payments between Namibia, Eswatini, Lesotho and South Africaalso known as ‘the Common…

Cricket Namibia breaks ground for first international cricket stadium

In a historic moment for Namibian cricket, Cricket Namibia, alongside its partners, convened for a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the commencement of construction for the nation’s inaugural international cricket stadium,…

FAO launches crucial animal health vaccination campaign in NCA

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has announced its unwavering support for the Directorate of Veterinary Services (DVS) under the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Land…

FNB Namibia staff dedicate time to support Amos Meerkat ECD programme

“In observance of Independence Day, which is commemorated on March 21st every year, ourstaff members showed their patriotism to the Amos Meerkat Early Childhood DevelopmentProgramme by volunteering their time and…

OPEC SG to deliver address at Namibia International Energy Conference 2024

Haitham Al Ghais, Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), willdeliver an address at the Namibian International Energy Conference (NIEC) in Windhoek this April, sharing insight into…

Sanlam takes bold strides in Education empowerment

In its ongoing commitment to education and youth development, Sanlam proudly announces the awarding of six bursaries and the induction of 17 interns into the Sanlam family. This initiative reinforces…

CRAN wins Supreme Court challenge on regulatory levies

BACKGROUND During December 2020, Mobile Telecommunications Limited (MTC) filed a constitutional challenge against the amended Section 23 of the Communications Act, in the High Court. MTC’s application was based on…

Over 3,000 delegates to meet Nairobi in April to drive Africa’s connectivity agenda

Over three thousand delegates drawn from both public and private institutions globally will, from 21st to 25th April 2024, meet in Nairobi to discuss Africa’s connectivity matters. During the five-day…

Namibia to expand TVET in all regions

His excellency President Nangolo Mbumba in his state of the nation address said a comprehensive transformation plan was developed to expand access to Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) with…

MIT promotes sustainable use of green energy-efficient appliances 

The Ministry of Industrialisation and Trade (MIT) through the National Ozone Unit (NOU) with assistance from the GIZ Proklima donated 16 Green Air Conditioners (ACs) to the Windhoek Vocational Training…

NSA releases findings on 2023 Population & Housing Census Preliminary

The Namibia Statistics Agency has highlighted findings from the 2023 Population and Housing Census Preliminary Report which contains provisional results on population size and sex composition, population density and number…

Future Media and TribeFire Studios merger successfully completed

Future Media and TribeFire Studios are delighted to announce that the merger between the two media companies has been successfully completed, with OneAfrica and 99FM becoming subsidiaries of Namibia Future…

Rainhold & Haitope defend Rössing Marathon title

Rössing Marathon defending champion Thomas Rainhold was crowned as the 2024 champion, while Lavinia Haitope was crowned the ladies open champion, on Saturday, 9 March at the Rössing Marathon Championship…

Energy Capital & Power (ECP) celebrates women leading Africa’s energy growth

As part of its Women in Energy series taking place this month, Energy Capital & Power (ECP) www.EnergyCapitalPower.com celebrates women in leadership positions within Africa’s energy and mining sectors. With Senegal,…

FNB Namibia opens up investment opportunities for Namibians

FNB Namibia officially launched an Exchange Traded Notes (ETN) programme to allow Namibians to participate in the global investments economy by acquiring listed instruments in international companies like Amazon, Apple,…

Namibia launches African Peer Review Mechanism Country Review Report

His Excellency President Nangolo Mbumba officially launched the inaugural African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) Country Review Report for Namibia, underscoring Namibia’s unwavering commitment to fortifying its governance framework and fostering…

Namibia to attend SADC Council of Ministers’ meeting

Hon. Dr. Peya Mushelenga, Minister of International Relations and Cooperation will travel to Luanda, Angola to attend the Meeting of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Council of Ministers from…

Minister of Justice attends Commonwealth law ministers meeting

Justice Minister Yvonne Dausab attended the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting in Zanzibar with the ministers calling for stronger action to ensure that access to justice becomes…

Mbumba concludes Angola visit

His Excellency President Nangolo Mbumba concluded a one-day working visit to the Republic of Angola, where he held bilateral talks with the President of Angola, His Excellency João Manuel Gonçalves…

NTA appoints new CEO

The Board of Directors of the Namibia Training Authority has announced the appointment of Mr. Erick Fundula Nenghwanya as its Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 1 April 2024, for…

USAID grants N$19 Million to Namibian hydrogen fund

The U.S. government, through the USAID Mobilizing Investment project, announced a grant of N$19 million (US$1 million) to Namibia Hydrogen Fund Managers (Pty) Limited to support the N$22 billion (US$1.15…

900 Pensioners registered so far on debt write-off program 

Councilor Queen Omagano Kamati, the Mayor of the City of Windhoek, at the first ordinary Council meeting of 2024, pledged to focus on critical issues that are essential to enhance…

Scholastica’s journey from HIV patient to life-saving case manager

Scholastica works for KP-STAR (Key Populations Strengthening Technical Assistance Response), a U.S. Government-funded project that provides health and other crucial services in Namibia to people who are at risk of…

ECN responds to reports about deregistration of political parties

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) has issued a statement raising concern to reports regarding compliance with section 139, 140 and 141 of the Electoral Act to the Democratic Coalition…

Namibia to attend Commonwealth law ministers meeting in Tanzania

The United Republic of Tanzania is all set to welcome ministers and attorneys-general, from commonwealth countries, including Namibia, to the Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting in Zanzibar on 4 March 2024…

State funeral to be conducted in three stages

The state funeral of the late president Dr Hage Geingob will be conducted in three stages, starting with the ceremonial route procession today, the main memorial service tomorrow, Saturday the…

NDF to lead military procession 

The Namibian Defence Force will lead a military procession with the remains of the late President Dr Hage Geingob across the capital city tomorrow, Friday 23 February, to allow the…

Namibia wants larger stake from diamonds

Namibia is preparing to negotiate with De Beers to secure a larger stake from diamonds mined within its borders. The current arrangement allows Namibia to retain 15% of the diamonds…

African Union and SADC unveil commemorative statue of Mwalimu Julius Nyerere

The African Union together with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) unveiled a commemorative statue of the revered Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere of Tanzania during the 37th Ordinary Session of…

MAWLR delegation explores agricultural best practices in Malawi

In a collaborative initiative led by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) country offices in Namibia and Malawi, a delegation comprising 31 agricultural extension staff and…

ECN conducts 2nd mock voter registrations

The Electoral Commission of Namibia (ECN) will be conducting a second mock voters’ registration exercise of the enhanced and upgraded Integrated Mobile Voter Registration System (IMVRS) in the Khomas Region….

BoN maintains repo rate at 7.75%

In the intricate dance of economics, few instruments wield as much influence as a country’s repo rate. This often-overlooked figure holds the power to sway markets, influence borrowing costs, and…

NBL commits to raising the bar on sustainability

As part of its “Brew a Better World 2030” strategy, Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) has announced that it is accelerating its sustainability efforts by committing to reach zero emissions across…

The power to connecting through radio

Observed annually on February 13th, World Radio Day is a global celebration that honors the power and impact of radio as a medium of communication. Established by the United Nations…

08 February 2024

– The United Nations general Assembly paid tribute to the memory of the late President Dr. Hage Geingob at the 54th plenary meeting in New York, yesterday.   – Two…

07 February 2024

– The ministry of Information and Communication technology held a memorial service in honour of the late Dr. Hage Geingob in Windhoek yesterday, with prominent lawyer Sisa Namandja paying tribute…

06 February 2024

– Parliament is set to mark a significant occasion in the nation’s democratic journey with the opening of the Ninth Session of the Seventh Parliament this afternoon at 14:30. In…

05 February 2024

– The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology has announced a period of mourning for H.E. Dr. Hage G. Geingob, from today until the date of his funeral. During the…

01 February 2024

– A photograph of a Mahangu (Pearl Millet) harvester in northern Namibia has won first prize in an international photographic competition organised by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization…

31 January 2024

– Namibia has maintained its ranking of 59 and a score of 49 in the Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI), online magazine, The Brief reports. The CPI ranks 180…

30 January 2024

– The Namibian government says it is working on finalising the awarding of the TransKalahari railway tender to connect with Botswana before the end of the year. The rail tender…

29 January 2024

– The Namibia National Students Organisation (NANSO), will be launching its Access to Higher Education Month long Campaign this morning that aims to assist students and trainees with all issues…

26 January 2024

The Namibian correctional services has revealed that 3,129 offenders have been sentenced to community service since 2010. Out of this figure, 2,781 offenders successfully completed their sentencing conditions by December…

24 January 2024

– Namibia has been ranked as the 5th country with the strongest investment momentum for 2024 in the world, as revealed by a new study conducted by FDI Intelligence, online…

23 January 2024

– The Parliament of Namibia, will host a Meeting of the Budget Committee of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Region in Windhoek from today until the 26th of January….

22 January 2024

– The Hospitality Association of Namibia (HAN) says the country’s tourism industry experienced a surge in leisure travels last year, with 90% of total visits. – The Brief – The…

19 January 2024

– The Road Fund Administration (RFA) has raised concern about the possibility of losing revenue due to the expected boom in electric vehicles in Namibia. Online magazine, The Brief reports…

18 January 2024

– 19 Year old Fenni Megameno Ankoshi was arrested along with 34 year old Untag Kamati in connection with a Bank Windhoek theft case of N$2 million. Ankoshi and Kamati…

17 January 2024

– The UK Government has appointed VFS Global as its visa agent in 142 countries including Namibia. The UK Government introduced a visa requirement for all Namibian nationals intending to…

16 January 2024

– The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) has cancelled the Spectrum Licences awarded to UCOM Mobile Namibia (Pty) Ltd (formerly known as (MTN)), issued between November 2014 and April…

15 January 2024

– Namibia’s passport has been ranked 65 globally, according to the latest Henley Passport Index, granting visa-free access to 80 countries. Online magazine, The Brief reports that this is a…

12 January 2024

– The Blood Transfusion Service of Namibia (NAMBTS) is experiencing critically low blood stocks, the lowest the reserves have been over the preceding four years. NAMBTS is therefore urgently calling…

11 January 2024

– The Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Honourable Ester Anna Nghipondoka has instructed that school principals, education officers and inspectors of education to analyze the 2023 NSSC Ordinary and…

10 January 2024

– The Ministry of Mines and Energy has proposed the introduction of a single importation point for goods as a means to curb rising import prices. Minister of Mines and…

09 January 2024

– Evidence of widespread abuse and torture by the founder of one of the world’s biggest Christian evangelical churches has been uncovered by the BBC. Dozens of ex-Synagogue Church of…

18 December 2023

– Former South African president Jacob Zuma says he will not vote for the African National Congress (ANC) and is creating a new political party. – BBC – Stepping into…

15 December 2023

– The 53rd meeting of UNAIDS’ Programme Coordinating Board (PCB) concluded in Geneva, Switzerland, with Board members making strong commitments to redouble efforts to end AIDS by 2030. Namibia First…

14 December 2023

– Namibia has accumulated more than N$110 billion in revenue from the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) since 2017, under the revenue-sharing formula. – The Brief – The Board of…

13 December 2023

– Fishrot accused Nigel van Wyk was granted bail by Judge David Munsu in the Windhoek High Court yesterday, with co-accused Bernhardt Esau’s bail application dismissed. – The Board of…

12 December 2023

– U.S. multinational energy corporation Chevron has donated N$5.6 million for projects that support food security in Namibia, plus N$1 million for emergency drought relief for vulnerable women and children.-…

08 December 2023

– The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia says that only 1, 043, 144 active SIM cards out of approximately 2,436,367 across all licensed networks in Namibia, representing 43%, have been…

07 December 2023

– The Bank of Namibia says the country’s international reserves decreased to N$49 Billion as of 30 November 2023. BoN Governor Johannes !Gawaxab stated that the reserves mark a decline…

06 December 2023

– The Ministry of Mines and Energy has implemented a new licensing procedure for mineral rights and petroleum upstream licences, marking a shift from the traditional open application system. Online…

05 December 2023

– Windhoek Country Club Resort has notched up a N$69.2 million revenue surge year-on-year for the fiscal year 2023, culminating in a remarkable profit of N$15.3 million, the highest recorded…

04 December 2023

– The City of Windhoek is set to write off N$524 million in interest accrued by residents’ debt providing much needed relief for individuals struggling to keep up with their…

01 December 2023

– The Ministry of Finance and Public Enterprises maintains Namibians are not overtaxed as it may seem because if that were the case the Treasury could have been recording a…

30 November 2023

– The government is considering a long-term plan to transform its state-owned power utility, NamPower, into an electricity distribution company, while Independent Power Producers (IPPs) take over the generation of…

29 November 2023

– Namibia is targeting to convert more than 120 000 fuel combustion engine vehicles to use green hydrogen by 2030 as premised in the National Determined Contribution climate change strategy….

28 November 2023

– President Hage Geingob has raised concern about the trade regulations of the Southern African Customs Union, saying in its current form, it does not allow for industrialisation. The President…

27 November 2023

– The Ministry of Mines and Energy has since March this year ceased allocating the fuel levy to the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia. NAMCOR’s Manager for Marketing, Communication and…

24 November 2023

– The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia has reported an unprecedented net loss of N$700 million, according to unaudited financial statements as of 31 March 2023. NAMCOR’s Acting Managing Director Shiwana…

23 November 2023

– The Namibian Ports Authority is close to finalising 2 25-year concession agreement with Terminal Investment Limited (TIL), a subsidiary of the MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, for the operation of…

22 November 2023

– The Ministry of Finance and Public Enterprises says it is reviewing and reforming the country’s taxation policy, as it seeks to maximise taxes from the insurance sector, online magazine,…

21 November 2023

– Namibia Water Corporation Ltd has unveiled plans for a large scale desalination and power plant project along the central coast, with an estimated investment of N$4.2 billion. The project,…

20 November 2023

– The Namibia Airports Company (NAC) has reported a surge in passenger numbers at Luderitz Airport, rising from 400 per month to 1420 as of March 2023. The increase is…

17 November 2023

– The government will have to fork out an additional N$1.7 billion for the 2024-2025 financial year to cover the 5% salary increment for civil servants at Grades 1-13, Secretary…

16 November 2023

– The Trans-Kalahari Railway Project Management Office says 12 companies have shown interest in funding the feasibility study as well as developing the new Trans-Kalahari railway corridor between Namibia and…

15 November 2023

14 November 2023

– The Namibian Government intends to accelerate nationwide upgrading of informal settlements and implement proactive incremental land servicing. Online magazine, The brief reports that the plans are highlighted in the…

13 November 2023

– The Ministry of Labour, Industrial Relations and Employment Creation has proposed a National Minimum Wage (NMW) of N$18 per hour. Online magazine, The Brief reports that the Minister of…

10 November 2023

– Windhoek’s Mayor, Cllr Joseph Uapingene, revealed that a proposal on the debt write-off is being finalized to serve at Council before the year ends. The proposed submission will highlight…

09 November 2023

– Following the passing of Mr Axali Doëseb, composer and author of the National Anthem on 27 October 2023, President Hage G. Geingob has declared a period of national mourning…

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

08 November 2023

– Meeting with President Hage Geingob, and his top government officials at state house yesterday, Dr. Victoria Kwakwa, the World Bank Regional Vice President for Eastern and Southern Africa, articulated…

07 November 2023

– City residents have once again exceeded the water consumption target reaching 536,418 cubic meters, significantly surpassing the target of 422,877 cubic meters. The City of Windhoek warns that the…

6 November 2023

– The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia says the current SIM card registration rate is a mere 33% as of 30 September 2023. Katrina Sikeni, the Executive: Communication and Consumer…

2 November 2023

– Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the newly renovated emergency unit at the Katutura Hospital, President Hage Geingob said that Cabinet recently approved a comprehensive plan prepared by the…

1 November 2023

– Loans worth N$326.1 Million have been disbursed to a total of 310 small and medium enterprises since the launch of the SMEs Recovery Loan Scheme by the Bank of…

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…

31 October 2023

– The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia (CRAN) and Namibia Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding further extending a previous agreement to create a framework of coordination…

30 October 2023

– Namibia is set to become a new frontier for satellite internet and digital connectivity, with companies like Starlink, Amazon and OneWeb expressing interest in extending operations to the country….

27 October 2023

– Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila has implored financial and insurance companies to be transparent and truthful with their clients. The Prime minister called for the training of the public on…

26 October 2023

– The Bank of Namibia Monetary Policy Committee has decided to leave the repo rate unchanged at 7.75% and the prime rate at 11%.  – Workers at a South African…

25 October 2023

– The Namibia Revenue Agency says the construction sector owes it N$2.6Billion in tax arrears. Online magazine, The Brief reports that the agency’s database indicates that 14 330 construction companies…

24 October 2023

– Namibia has been awarded with the Champion of Press Freedom in Africa Award at the 10th International Festival of Freedom of Expression and Press in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. –…

23 October 2023

– Namibia President Dr. Hage G. Geingob has departed for Brussels, Belgium to participate and deliver a statement at the European Union inaugural Global Gateway Forum and the first EU-Namibia…

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

13 October 2023

– Telecom Namibia, NPTH and the Namibia Public Workers Union concluded the 2022/2023 wage and salary negotiations that provides for an inflationary adjustment of 4% across the board for all…

12 October 2023

– The Ministry of Information and Communication Technology and Salt Essential IT has officially launched the first ever iSecureBot, a WhatsApp Info Bot that provides cybersecurity awareness and education.  –…

11 October 2023

– The Chief Executive Officer of the Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia, Emilia Nghikembua, said CRAN is working on a study that will be issued to the Ministry of Information…

10 October 2023

– The Communications Regulatory Authority of Namibia says Namibia falls short in cybersecurity measures, making the country vulnerable to cyber crimes. Online magazine, The Brief reports that this comes as…

09 October 2023

– Namibia’s trade deficit widened by 17% during the month of August to 4.9 billion compared to 3.7 billion and N$4.1 billion recorded in July 2023 and August 2022, respectively. –…

04 October 2023

– The Electricity Control Board of Namibia says Regional Electricity Distributors are not to blame for high electricity tariffs. The ECB says the high tariffs are due to generation and…

03 October 2023

– The Windhoek municipal council has approved a plan to electrify approximately four thousand households in Windhoek’s informal settlements over the next five years. – Kenya’s government will abolish all…

02 October 2023

– The price of petrol will increase by N$1.90 cents per litre while Diesel 50ppm and 10ppm will increase by N$2.40 cents per litre respectively. – Nigeria’s President Bola Tinubu has announced a…

29 September 2023

– Members of the public are embarking on the ultimate Car Free Day Challenge today, which is an annual event advocating for reduced car usage and increased reliance on sustainable…

28 September 2023

– The Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority has raised concerns about the financial stability of the country’s medical aid industry. – The Brief – At least 11 people have been…

27 September 2023

– The City of Johannesburg in South Africa has named a road after anti-apartheid hero Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. – News24 – At least 100 people have died and 150 others injured…

26 September 2023

– Load shedding in parts of South Africa have been suspended amid heavy flooding. – BBC – Sacking Eddie Jones would be “the worst thing” Australia could do despite their…

25 September 2023

– Niger’s military rulers have banned French aircrafts from entering the country’s airspace. – BBC – Screenwriters in the US say they have reached a tentative deal with studio bosses…

22 September 2023

21 September 2023

– Parents in the US whose children purchased items in the popular game Fortnite without their permission will be able to claim a refund. – BBC – India has suspended…

20 September 2023

– More than half of girls between the ages of 15 and 19 in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province have already been pregnant, according to a study by the National Statistics…

19 September 2023

– Zambia’s former President Edgar Lungu has taken the government to court after he was allegedly blocked from travelling to South Korea for a conference.- BBC – Showers and thundershowers…

18 September

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

Your Inspiration Station Menu Home 99FM App Shows Blogs Competitions Events News Partner with Us Conversation Café Oshakati – 30 August 2023

Standard Bank #ChooseAppyness Competition

Standard Bank #ChooseAppyness Competition ‌ #EndlessPossibilities ‌ It’s time to choose. Choose– all your accounts in one convenient location. Choose effortless transfers and payments. Choose sending money with BlueVoucher or…

Conversation Café Otjiwarongo – 27 July 2023

Your Inspiration Station Menu

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

Your Inspiration Station Menu Home 99FM App Shows Blogs Competitions Events News Partner with Us Conversation Café 11 May 2023

Conversation Café 14 April 2023

Your Inspiration Station Menu

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

Shiwomeho Kalla, affectionately known as Shiwa The Baker. She runs her own bakery specialising in premium bakery delights. Through her baking skills she has equipped others to become entrepreneurs through…

Being Ndapewoshali Ndahafa Ashipala

Meet Ndapewoshali, our latest 99FM blog contributor. She is an accountant and Namibian labour law specialist by profession, a self-taught graphic designer and avid community activist. She uses writing to…

3 Amazing Night Time Routines To Jump Start Your Day

Your nightly rituals deserves special attention. Morning routines are vital, but it starts the night before. Prepare for your tomorrow morning, the night before. I’ve had mornings where I woke-up…

B Is For Black Girl, An AFROwesome Children’s book

B is For Black Girl, the brainchild of Chelsae and Channing Moreland, twins, mothers, teachers who grew up with the privilege of seeing positive representation of Black Women in print…

Being Happie Ntelamo-Matswetu

Former Miss Namibia (2009). Fierce Mother Of Two. Runs Her Own Law Firm, Ntelamo-matswetu & Associates.       Name: Happie Ntelamo-matswetu Hometown: Katima Mulilo Occupation: Lawyer Three Words That…

Mindfulness Techniques and Exercises

Psychologist Jack Kornfield recently said in an interview, “The cultivation of mindfulness… really allows us to become present for our own body, for the person in front of us, for…

Mindfulness And How It Can Help You Lose Weight, Deal With Depression And Have Better Sex

Mindfulness, it sounds very Zen doesn’t it?! You’re probably imagining yourself in a yoga pose, sitting still…looking very hippie. Before you disregard it and chug it to things those enlightened,…

WIN!! With Tafel Lager Helpful Hands

Namibians are some of the most helpful and friendliest people in the world.  It’s not everywhere that someone will go out of their way to help you, especially for a…

Being Reinhard Mahalie

Name: Reinhard Mahalie Hometown: Keetmanshoop Occupation: Fashion Stylist Three words that describe you: Fearless, Energetic & Passionate     At birth, if you were able to give yourself a name,…

WOKE: 3 Rooster Reasons Why You As An Artist Can Benefit From Waking Up Early

I’m a night owl. My excuse has always been, I’m an artist. I work late into the the night. I wear more than one hat. If you’re like me, I’m…

Afro-haired, Barefoot, Yoga Posing Hydrogeologist

Winnie Nansunga Kambinda, Hydrologist and Yoga enthusiast. Her fondest childhood memory, is growing up in a small village in Katima Mulilo. “Playing with my cousins in the middle of our…

Martin Amushendje: Chasing artistic growth.

Martin Amushendje Photographer/Videographer, beat maker, events coordinator and co-founder of the music event Beat Auction, an auction-based platform for the buying and selling of Instrumentals. His passion for the development…

‘JanuWorry’ Survival Tips

You did it again didn’t you?! You #kedecembered too hard, knowing very well that January is made up of 90 days. You did exactly what you told yourself you were…

#MuteRKelly: Should We Separate The Art From The Artist?

The #MuteRKelly movement was started by Oronike Odeleye and Kenyette Barnes in 2017. The two women were frustrated by the inattention to the disturbing allegations against R. Kelly. Allegations range…

Stay In Holiday Mood All Year Round

Nothing beats a good holiday. You feel relaxed, unbothered, and happier simply because you’re carefree. But now it’s back to daily grind. Game face on. Aahhh aah…nope! Not just yet….

Anti-Resolutions, Resolutions You Can Actually Keep

Let’s be frank. New year’s resolutions aren’t for everyone. Mark Griffiths, Professor of Behavioral Addiction, professor of behavioral addiction, in his article, The psychology of New Year’s resolutions says that, the…

HAPPY new YOU

Every new year brings with it a sense of optimism, hope and renewed spirit. Yet, somehow as the year progresses, we find ourselves dissatisfied, sluggish, and even     depressed. More…

Looking Back To Move Forward: 99 Lessons From The 99FM Tribe

2019, exciting! But before we completely turn the page, let us take a moment and look back to move forward. Growth comes from deep reflection and introspection as we strive…

Intercity

Intercity is a mobile application that offers ride sharing services and courier services between all the different towns in Namibia. The app makes travelling and sending parcels affordable and convenient…

Palesa Pads Namibia

Palesa Sanitary pads are reusable pads  made of  high-quality fabric so they can be washed and reused. Palesa Pads is committed to providing a sustainable solution to help keep girls…

Afrospection with Linda Magano Baumann

Namibian Paralegal and Communications Activist, Linda Magano Baumann, awarded for the work she does as a LGBTI activist in Namibia shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year,…

5 Christmas Hacks To Make Your Life a Little Easier and Prettier

As Andy Williams  sang, “ it’s the most wonderful time of the year…” It is both wonderful and stressful. Make Christmas a little easier on yourself with these 5 last-minute…

Penduka

Penduka, which means ‘Wake Up!’  provides jobs to more than 660 Namibian woman in hospitality and arts and crafts ventures, teaching them basic business skills as well as self confidence.  Penduka…

Donlu Africa

Donlu is one of Namibia’s premier online music and merchandise stores where musicians and artists in the creative space can sell their albums, single tracks and any products affiliated to…

Skeleton Staff: How To Stay Productive While Everyone Else Is On Vacation

Definition: Skeleton staff, the minimum number of employees needed to operate a business during a vacation, weekend, or other period when people do not normally work, or full staffing is…

Dolly Dares to Travel: Thailand

Dolly Nghixulifwa, travel enthusiast and all round lover of life and adventure took on Thailand and had a whale of a time.   Why did you decide on Thailand? A…

Afrospection with Berrie Holtzhausen

Berrie Holtzhausen is the founder of Alzheimer’s Dementia Namibia (ADN), an organisation that looks to assist people living with these mental illnesses. Berrie travels Namibia to assist people living with…

Jacqueline Angula, A Global Citizen

Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100 The Global Citizen Festival is part of a movement to end extreme poverty. Recently, legions of citizens filled up the FNB Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa…

Going On A Staycation

Staycation: a vacation spent at home. A staycation works just as good as an elaborate getaway. The aim is the same, to just take a break from the day-to-day hustle…

Fluffy Mallow, Proudly Namibian Marshmallows

Fluffy mallows, proudly Namibian, handcrafted with love. Fluffy mallows, Marshmallows that come in bite size pieces with just the right amount of sugar for an energy boost as well as…

Afrospection with Luis Munana

Rundu born, Luis Munana, is an International Model, Big Brother Africa Housemate, TV Producer and more. Luis shares here his learnings and lessons from the past year, his self-examination from…

Afrospection with Kirstin Van As

Yoga Instructor, Massage Therapist, Qigong Trainer and Alternative Healer, Kirstin Van As, shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her self examination from Africa… her Afrospection. Kirstin’s…

Sending an SOS, Our Children Need YOU!

SOS Children’s Villages ensures that no child  grows up alone and neglected. On my visit to the SOS children’s villages, I held my heart in my hand. Here is a…

Give Me Another Day By Elise Shinedima

Young Author and Final year student at the University of Namibia, Elise Shinedima has penned her second book: Give me Another Day From the title one can already deduce that this…

Designer Kapana

Dolce and Kapana, A kapana food truck. Food (brain) child of Hanso Diehl and Nabil Robiati. These two mavericks decided to put Kapana on the move and dubbed it #designerKapana….

Afrospection with Joel Haikali

Film Maker, Joel Haikali runs a film a film production company, Joe Vision Production, and this year published the Namibia Creative Industry Guide. Joel shares here his learnings and lessons from…

Afrospection with Ben Schernick

Founder of Co-Create Change Consultancies, Ben Schernick has assisted many Namibians as a trainer for non-violent conflict resolution. Ben shares here his learnings and lessons from the past year, his…

Men’s Mental Health: Male Suicide

Movember, An annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide….

How To Be The “IT” Guy, By The “IT” Guys

The “IT” guy; the kind of guy that people respect and look up to. The kind of guy women love to be around, when they’re not swooning over him. These…

Digital Marketing with Betty Sibeso

Digital marketing; any form of marketing products or services that involves electronic devices. Digital marketing is defined by the use of numerous digital tactics and channels to connect with customers…

Afrospection with Otto Kapuka

Otto Kapuka is an Author and Motivational Speaker. From humble beginnings, to today a business owner whose business focuses on unlocking human potential through development. He shares his learnings and…

Afrospection with Adriano Visagie

Adriano Visagie is an award winning Namibian actor, a Radio host and media personality and a Full-time Banker. He shares his learnings and lessons from the past year, his self…

Namibian Youth Getting Involved in COP24

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we speak to Reinhold Mugunda and Hans Hango from the Namibia Youth Coalition on Climate Change. Reinhold and Hans share here what is…

Movember-Testicular Cancer higher in Men between 15-37 years

Movember, An annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide….

Afrospection with Isabel Katjavivi

Award winning Namibian artist, Isabel Katjavivi, is not afraid to use her art to share an important message. Artist, Photographer and Film Maker, Isabel shares here her learnings and lessons…

Afrospection with Karen Powell

Creativity Coach, Karen Powell shares here her learnings and lessons from the past year, her self examination from Africa… her Afrospection. Karen’s favourite that quote right now: “Be yourself and everything…

Targeting Environmental Efforts Towards Farmers

In this episode of the MYD Earth we speak to one of the founders of the N/a’an ku sê Wildlife Sanctuary, Rudi van Vuuren. Rudi is a Namibian Physician and Conservationist, who together with his…

The Desert Elephants of Namibia

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we spoke to Dr. Betsy Fox. Dr. Fox is from Elephant Human Relations Aid (EHRA), she shared some of the fascinating things…

How Climate Temperature Rise Will Effect Namibia

“In the climate sphere in Namibia, there’s always been a very important call for evidence based research. There’s been a gap in terms of what we know about climate change,…

Getting Over The November Slump, TribeFire Studios edition

Push through the slump.   I’m hot, I’m cranky, I’m unmotivated, and talk around the office as of late has been: “ wooah, I’m ready for the holidays”.  Just a…

The Best Instagrams From The 2018 Windhoek Fashion Show

The most highly anticipated Fashion event on the year set the runaway ablaze recently in Windhoek. Models, designers,photographers,celebrities, influencers, hipsters and the wannabe’s all  showed-up and showed-out at this year’s…

Looking At The Bright Side, From The Dark Side Of The Moon

This year has taught me a great deal – from joblessness, traumatic events and dysfunction. All the while it seems as though it never even happened. I Unknowingly isolated myself….

Take To The Skies with Signa Aviation Services

Signa Aviation Services, cutting edge in Aviation Training. I remember as a child, I would lie with my back on the grass looking up the skies, floating on the clouds….

The Tribe feat. ML

On the Tribe Exclusive, we catch up with the Diplomat – ML Maria Lisa Immanuel. From ‘Kushiinge’ in 2011, to featuring on one of Namibia’s biggest kwaito singles, Exit’s Go…

The Tribe feat. Vaugn Ahrens

This week, on our Tribe Exclusive, we go coasting and pull the strings as we touch base with Walvis Bay born singer, songwriter and guitarist – Vaughn Ahrens (@vaughnahrensmusic). He…

The Tribe feat. Naobeb Se kind

We touch base with Namibian radio personality, actor and MC – Naobeb Se Kind From harnessing a passion for all things theater while growing up in Walvis Bay to becoming a…

The Tribe feat. Imm’s Nicolau

We touch base with seasoned guitarist, musical director and solo performer – Imm’s Nicolau – a Master of Strings – as he talks remembering playing the guitar for the first time, and…

The Tribe feat. Gazza

 Gazlam is in the area and we talk his 12th studio offering titled “Misunderstood”. The Swagga hit king spills the beans on his levels and talks industry. PLUS – #BeatsBeyondBorders takes us…

The Tribe feat. Paradox

Dynamic hip hop duo on the Tribe Exclusive. Not only have they perfected their skill starting their musical journey at a tender age and now 3’s all the way up…

Climb your way to success with Louis Carsten.

Overcoming your obstacles to achieve your goals. Courtesy of Capricorn Investment Group, 99Fm had the pleasure of sitting down with renowned South African high-altitude mountaineer Louis Carsten. Louis, an internationally…

Conversation Cafe

No small talk. Big talk only! In Zulu there is a saying that goes: “ umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu.” Meaning a person is a person  through/because of (other) people; you are…

Born A Crime By Trevor Noah

The memoir is fully titled Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, and that title speaks both to Noah’s birth — he was born to his black mother…

Simple Art Activity For Stress Relief

Stress is overwhelming. Yet, no matter how stressful your life may seem, there are steps you can take to relieve the pressure and regain control of your life. This simple…

Movember-Prostate Cancer higher in Black Men

Movember, An annual event involving the growing of moustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men’s health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide…

Out and About 04-10 November 2018

This week Catch: Lyricist’ Lounge Interpretation of Pension Fund Financial Statements Elysee Short Film Premier          Lyricists’ Lounge Date:  Wed, 07 November 2018, 19:30 Venue:  The Loft…

Children and Occupational Therapy

Emma Guthrie is an Occupational Therapist who, in light of the recent Occupational Therapy Month, prepared for us this short piece that explains occupational therapy when working with children. Occupational Therapy…

The MYD Africa Show with Karen Powell

Karen Powell is a Creativity Coach, who is this episode of the MYD Africa Show,  assists us to understand what potential is all about, and how we tap into our full…

Humanity’s Environmental Warning

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Kirsty talks to Dr. Justine Braby, about the Second Warning to Humanity.  “We live with ridiculous inequality and at the same time where we…

Win Free Ad Space with Fruitree

Fruitree is giving away 8 weeks of ad space on 99FM to a deserving small business. To participate, simply enter your own small local business or suggest a business who…

The MYD Africa Show with Heidi Burmeister-Nel

Heidi Burmeister-Nel is a Namibian Clinical Psychologist, who shares in this episode of the MYD Africa Show, tools that will help empower you in your relationships. “We all have maps…

Expressing Emotions Across Gender Lines

Popular culture would have us believe that men are from Mars and women are from Venus. According to Namibian Clinical Psychologist, Heidi Burmeister-Nel, “We are all well aware of the…

Namibia’s Community Identity and Tourism

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we speak to the Director of Environment and Tourism at the Ministry of Environment and Tourism in Namibia, Dr. Sem Shikongo. “I think…

Natural Hair Stories: Part 2

During winter, we go into hibernation mode. We stay more indoors, we turn on the heat in our offices and we tuck our hair away in protective styles such as…

The MYD Africa Show with Afra Shimming-Chase

  The MYD Africa Show – The Mindset of True Empowerment Transforming Your Wealth Stories with Afra Schimming-Chase Afra is a powerhouse African woman, a motivational speaker and Financial Planner….

Saving Rhino Through Film

“The Trader’s List” This is not just another rhino poaching story… This is story about courage, heart and awareness. This is a story about social responsibility. Our responsibility. Written by…

Kaspersky Safe Kids

Protecting your children is every parents number one concern. Kaspersky’s Safe kids is designed to look out for your child online and beyond. Namibian Kaspersky ambassadors, and parents of two:…

Windhoek Jazz Festival 2018

Live bands, soulful music, camp chairs, picnic blanket and a cooler box. That’s the making of a Jazz festival. 2018’s Windhoek Jazz Festival promises to be a date like no…

Your Mental Health Matters

The 10th of October marks World Mental Health Day. According to World Health Organisation, the objective is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts…

Prince William & the Last Free Roaming Rhinos

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show,  we speak to the CEO of the Save the Rhino Trust, Simson Uri-Khob about the importance of community assistance in preventing rhino…

John, Namibia’s Van Gogh?

“Last year was the thirtieth anniversary of his death, and I felt that there was not enough done to celebrate his life.” Says Sandy Rudd the Theatre Director for a…

Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon

As an artist, I’d always strive for originality. I’d strive to stand-out, to be different from the rest. When I’d fall short of the  “out of the box” creativity, I’d…

Pangolins, The Most Illegally Trafficked Animal?

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Kirsty speaks to Dr. Chris Brown, the CEO of the Namibia Chamber of Environment about Pangolins. Dr. Brown shares here in the…

How Emily Found Her Fit

“My parents both have high blood pressure and my Dad has diabetes. I made a decision, that this wouldn’t be me.” Recently awarded the Fitness Personality of the Year 2018,…

Planet Michaels on One Africa TV

Youtube sensation, Planet Michael has made its way to the small screen, on One Africa TV. This Multi-Cultured Namibian Family, take us on their adventures and escapades. Follow the adventuress…

The Mining Sector and Environment

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we speak to CEO of the Namibia Chamber of Environment, Dr. Chris Brown and B2Gold Namibia General Manager, Charles Loots, about how…

Life Lessons and Sustainability

The PREN, Promotion of Renewable Energy in Namibia, Project is assisting to drive the increase of renewable energy usage in Namibia through educating young Namibians on the versatility and power…

What it is to be Valued in a Relationship

“Now it has been discovered that scientifically, love is when we feel we are taken care of.” Establishing your own personal values will have a benefit on your relationships according…

Reaching on-top of the ladder with Nadine Liebenberg

At just 25, Nadine Liebenberg, is the acting General Manager At Sunshine Tours. She is one of the youngest woman in her position in the Transport and Logistics field in…

Collaborative Efforts to Fight Poaching

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, Tinus Hansen from ISAP, Intelligence Support against Poaching, sits down to share about how ISAP came about where they have grown to,…

Natural Hair Stories: Part 1 (Trends)

Natural hair. I gave mine a name: “The Mane”. It’s wild, ferocious, at times obedient, other times temperamental, and when it gets wet, it shrinks (shrinkage is real and it…

Food as a Mode of Vitality

“The food you eat can either be the safest and most powerful form of medicine or the slowest form of poison.”  Nutritionists and Doctors alike advocate for healthy eating as…

Out and About 17-22 September 2018

This week Catch: Namibian Heritage Week Water Stakeholder Forum: The Current Status of Our Water Resources Shades of Broadway   Namibian Heritage Week Date:  17-23 September 2018 Venue: FNCC Heritage…

To be young and Classical (singer)

When you think of Opera singers, first thing that pops to mind is…. Big, old, round, loud, Italian and larger than life singer. But Not Emily Dangwa, one could even say…

The Tribe feat. Adora

We touch base with Namibia’s Sweetheart and award winning artist – Adora Kisting She talks staying consistent and working hard on her upcoming studio album. She also talks on creating…

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari By Robin Sharma

The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams & Reaching Your Destiny. As the title states, it’s a Fable. Following the life of a high profile…

A little “Spring” back in your steps

3 simple steps to refresh, rejuvenate and revitalize yourself as you welcome in Spring. As nature transforms, so do we. Spring, a season for fresh new beginnings. It’s time to…

The Tribe feat. DJ Desertstorm

Namibian DJs are slowly but surely rising to the challenge of producing and creating their a unique sound. Once again we are joined by a Master of Decks – D.j…

Interactive Session with MYD Africa’s Kirsty Watermeyer

On Saturday, 1 September come and have a chat with Kirsty Watermeyer at 11am at Inspiration Tables. Kirsty will be sharing how she developed the MYD Show. You’ll hear where…

Understanding the Relationship Essentials with MYD at Inspiration Tables

Come and join us on Friday, 31 August at 6pm and be a part of the live studio audience. Kirsty will sit down with Clinical Psychologist, Heidi Burmeister Nel. Heidi…

The Tribe feat. 4×4 Too Much Power’s FanFan Mandende

We touch base with FanFan Mandende from 4×4 Too Much Power who have been bring true African Rumba to the Land of the Brave for the last 28 years. He…

The MYD Show – Perspectives on Perception with Adriano Visage

Adriano Visagie is an award winning Namibian actor, a Radio host and media personality and a Full-time Banker. In this episode of the MYD Show, Adriano joins us in studio…

Master Your Destiny at Inspiration Tables with Karen Powell

Inspiration Tables – A live MYD Africa Show recording with Karen Powell – How Do We Truly Unlock Human Potential. Come and join us on Thursday, 30 August 2018 at…

Desolate Gin, distilled Namibian gin.

Andries and Marizaan van Schalkwyk, with their cutest tod’ son in tow walked in looking like #couplegoals. If ever anyone needed a couple for the “white picket fence” poster… they’d…

Cleaner and Cheaper: Renewable Energy

Improved energy and resource efficiency, is now not only better for the planet but also, with technological advancements, has become a more affordable energy source. The PREN, Promotion of Renewable…

Conversations About the Climate in Catastrophe

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show we chat to two gentlemen from the Namibia Youth Coalition on Climate Change.  Reinhold Mangundu and Hans Hangue join us to share…

Bloggers Hang

Bloggers…those opinionated hippie misfits. I love bloggers, she says being a blogger herself. Bias aside, I believe we’re all bloggers. You might not be a hippie misfit, but you do…

The N!a Cap

N!A Caps, Namibia’s very own custom cap branding & destination caps. Remember those T-shirts that read, ” My friend went to (enter destination here) and all I got was this…

The MYD Show – Perspectives on Perceptions with Suta Kavari

Suta Kavari is a well-known Namibian name in economics and development. This year he decided to quit his job and go on a journey to develop his knowledge to better…

Fighting for Life

With one punching bag and a dream, Tobias Nashilongo went from poverty to founding the Soweto Boxing Club, where many of Namibia’s best past and current champions have trained. Tobias…

H Is For Hawk

A surprisingly poignant read about an unfamiliar topic. For many people, nonfiction means textbooks. Thick, boring textbooks filled with facts that need to be memorised when they are not understood….

Tourism Companies in the Fight Against Waste and Pollution

Enough plastic is thrown away each year to circle the earth four times. Annually approximately 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide. More than one million bags are used every minute….

MYEISHA – The One Who Is Loved The Most

Namibian Kym Kibble and German Sandra Baumeister have a deep friendship that is stitched in time, and now also in fabric and leather. Their company Myesiha, produces premium designer handbags…

Good women do good business

Dear Woman…. You can succeed no matter what your background or circumstance. Ujama Mushimba believes just that. That is why she started Good Woman Good Business, a network for women…

Plastic Peril

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we hear from the CEO of the Namibian Chamber of Environment, Dr. Chris Brown, on the current state of plastic waste both…

The MYD Show – Perspectives on Perceptions with Conn Bertish

Internationally awarded creative director and winner of Fear Factor South Africa, Conn Bertish, was in 2006 diagnosed with a severe form of malignant brain cancer. His approach to his healing…

The Tribe feat. Bernice & Patrick

On this Tribe Exclusive we continue tickling your funny bone as we feature the funny man behind the comedy skit take over – Jesaya Namalemo, better recognized as Bernice and…

Running This Race Called Life

Risa Dreyer, 28, is the youngest director at Dr. Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc. She has run multiple marathons, including the Two Oceans and the Comrades repeatedly. Her philosophy about…

The Body Must obey the (fitness) law

‘FREEZE! Put down the bag of potato chips, and all the other guilty pleasures. Step away from the couch. Come out with your Hands up. You’re under-arrest for having cheat…

Chinese yuan in African Banks

China, the biggest trading partner with Africa. Trading with over 130 African countries. With China’s currency gaining traction, certain African countries are considering the possibility of using the yuan in national…

Not Talking About Mental Health Is Literally Killing Men

With the idea that ‘boys don’t cry,’ still being a false belief of society today, it can be difficult for men to reach out for help in troubled times. According…

Hypothesising about the Origins of Some Namibian Rock Art

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we speak to a Namibian Artist whose research into the origins of the Brandberg White Lady has lead to an interesting hypothesis….

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…

The Tribe feat. Courage the Comedian

Welcome back to the Heat on 99FM. Welcome back to the Tribe with Castle Lite. The Tribe Exclusive touches base with a brother from the African diaspora, who has a…

Waste Less, Live More

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…

In the meantime by Iyanla Vanzant

In Summary the title cover says its all. It is about finding yourself and the love that you want. But that’s Just the Summary. In earnest it’s about giving you…

ALivey and Well

Barely 17, Livey Van Wyk found herself not only pregnant, but also HIV positive. She was ostracized and shunned by her community. But at age 26, Livey made history. She…

The Tribe feat. Boli Mootseng

Welcome to #theTribe. We flash back to growing up in Katutura, when “clicks” and Doc Martens were a thing and when Friday nights were a Penduka thing. On the #TribeExclusive,…

Jou ma se katoshe – phoning home

Mom: Siri, “ ndengela okaana kange” Siri: ” I don’t understand what you’re saying” Mom: ” ogg aaye”   Iphone created Siri, Kennedy Liswani (33) created a way in which…

Looking for your big TV-acting break?

Are you an actor, with at least 3 years of experience, looking for your big break on TV? Then listen up, ‘cos Pasta Polana are currently searching for actors to…

Perspective Changing Tips for Stress Relief

Changing your perspective when you can’t change your situation has become almost clichéd advice. Yet, if our perspective can have an affect on our general wellbeing, perhaps its worthwhile knowing…

The MYD Show – Discussing Tolerance with Tulimelila Shityuwete

Tulimelila Shityuwete, was selected to be one of the Young African Leaders who attended the Mandela Washington Fellowship in America. She is well known as a remarkable Namibian dancer. Tuli works in…

The Tribe feat. DJ Ambizzy

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…

The Tribe feat. Ethnix

Welcome back to the Tribe – #EindiesEdition. We feature a duo that has made their essence felt on Namibian radio stations and have melted hearts with debut single titled ‘Omutima’….

The MYD Show – Discussing Tolerance with Isabel Katjavivi

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…

The Tribe feat. Kalistu Ramos

Welcome back to another weekly fix of everything local and every week it gets bigger and badder. On this Tribe Exclusive, we feature Chief Brand Strategist at Alvaro Media Group…

Sticking our Necks Out for Giraffe

The World Celebrates World Giraffe Day on the 21st of June every year. While these charismatic species have captured our hearts, it was recently uncovered that their populations have dwindled….

Spotting the Brown Hyena

The Brown Hyena is currently the rarest species of Hyena, listed as near threatened in the IUCN Red List, with populations threatened due to the mistaken belief that they are harmful…

The Lion Man Talks Lion Conservation

The elusive Lion Man, Dr. Flip Stander, who has dedicated his life to lion conservation, joins us in studio for this exclusive interview. Dr Flip Stander is a Namibian conservation…

Talking Tolerance by Coen Welsh

Inhumanity is made visible in a lack of tolerance, which has the power to destroy the peace of society. What tolerance is and why we need it, is what Namibian…

Desert Adaptation in People & Animals and Our War on Plastic

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…

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…

Top Score’s Instant Maize Porridge Changes Up Breakfast

There never seems to be enough time in the mornings, but now with Top Score’s Instant Maize porridge breakfast has never been this easy. With four delicious flavours, Top Score…

The Tribe feat. Suzy Eises

We fall in love with NAMAs Best New Comer and Album of the Year Winner – Suzy Eises This award winning saxophonist is a Namibian sensation and exhilarating performer. Having…

Afrospection with Afra Schimming-Chase

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…