The MYD Show – Independent Connection with Melissa Mukaiwa

To connect with others, we need to be able to connect with ourselves first. In this episode of the MYD Show, we were joined in studio by certified Meditation Coach and International Speaker, Melissa Mukaiwa. Melissa shared with us on how to connect with ourselves and why this is about tapping into our own power. “So often you will hear …

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 …

Heroes of Hope for our Rhinos

In this episode of the MYD Earth Show, we hear first hand from the Save the Rhino Trackers in the Kunene Region, who work tirelessly every day to protect our Rhinos. Rhino poaching numbers in the Kunene Region have been decreasing in recent years, due in large part to team efforts, the tireless work of everyday Namibians and community members who support …

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 …

Changing Attitudes Towards Informality

The economy that revolves around peoples social activities is called the ‘leisure economy’. While the leisure economy is a term used for a city’s high street that is lined with bars, cafes, and restaurants and becomes a leisure destination, a leisure economy that has become its own thriving economy can be found in informal sectors. “A range of secondary businesses …

Protecting Rhinos Through Teamwork

MYD Earth travelled to Koakoveld and Damaraland with Wilderness Safaris, to find out first hand about Namibian conservation successes. At Wereld’s End, in the howling wind, two legends of Namibian conservation, Garth Owen-Smith and Dr. Margaret Jacobson, shared with us on the fight against rhino poaching and community involvement. This is a story of heroes and success in conservation through teamwork “A remarkable …

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 …