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

Ignatius Mwanyekange was only a young boy when the bombs fell at the Cassinga camp on the 4th of May 1978. “One of the horrific things I saw when I fall down at the first instances, just to see bodies scattered, everywhere. I couldn’t believe it because at the beginning I did not know what was going on.” He had …

The MYD Show – Independent Connection – Magic Moments

The Magic Moments episode from the MYD series, Independent Connection. Here we look back at the series, and the many voices that gave insight into the strength of connection, and how this enables freedom and independence. “If you humble yourself and choose to uplift and serve others in the process, through that, you will be uplifted. For me that is what connecting …

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Joel Karabo Elliott

An advocate for conscious social development, musician, composer, permaculturalist and educator, Joel Karabo Elliott joined us in studio for this episode of the MYD Show. “I started growing weary of American society, through college and in my first job. I got weary of the paradigm and the lack of creativity and I had this aching, this yearning to taste an …

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Professor Evance Kalula

Social Solidarity is the key to a thriving Africa. This is the belief of Professor Evance Kalula, Professor of Law at the University of Cape Town who joined us for this episode of the MYD Show. “In fact, solidarity, the highest from of solidarity, it’s not charity. It is about self-empowerment and empowering others, to be able to get them …

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Gina Figueira

Curator of Collections at the National Art Gallery of Namibia and Artist, Gina Figueira, joined us in studio for this episode of the MYD Show. “Artists are giving something of themselves in their art making, and that’s a vulnerability that you produce when you open yourself up for that sharing, and I think that it’s only though making yourself vulnerable …

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Odile Muller

Fresh from winning the title of Best Actress in Film at the Namibian Film and Theatre awards, Miss Namibia 2010, Odile Muller joined us in studio for this episode of the MYD Show. “If you humble yourself and choose to uplift and serve others in the process, through that, you will be uplifted. For me that is what connecting is …

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Girley Jazama

Dynamic, powerful and beautiful, Namibian Film and Theatre Actress Girley Jazama joined us in studio, for the MYD Show, to talk Independent Connection. “I think connections are the pivotal point of whatever it is that you want to do.” Girley has been acting in film and theatre productions in Namibia for the past 12 years. This year, she took her …

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Michael Mulunga

Michael Mulunga was born and raised in Windhoek. During his school years he was involved with the Young Achievers Empowerment Project, a youth led organisation in Katutura that inspires and motivates young people to have a sense of vision and a mission in life. His determination in life has resulted in his participating in several international conferences including, former American …

The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Ilke Platt-Akwenye

lke Platt-Akwenye was born in Windhoek. She started working in broadcasting in 2003 and is well known in Namibia by her stage name, Cutie. Currently she is the Manager of Marketing and Communications at Sanlam Namibia. In this episode of the MYD Show, Ilke shares with us on her latest endeavour, a charity for children that is driven by children. …