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New Era Newspaper Monday August 14, 2017

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12 ENTERTAINMENT Monday, August 14 2017 | NEW ERA Mr Ringo, Micasa to headline jazz festival Pinehas Nakaziko Windhoek Soulful South African dance trio Mi Casa and popular performer Mr Ringo will be headlining this year’s Windhoek Jazz Festival. The festival that starts on November 4 at the Independence Stadium in Windhoek was launched on Thursday at the Avani Hotel and Casino here. Local artists to perform at the festival include Erna Chimu, Lize Ehlers, Big Ben, saxophonist Suzy Eises, Major 7 and Willeam Peterson. The festival is a popular event on the Namibian social calendar and has been growing from strength to strength over the years, attracting musicians and visitors from across the country and internationally. The launch signaled the beginning of a major marketing campaign and commencement of tickets sales. Mi Casa is a house band based in Johannesburg, South Africa consisting of three members, Dr Duda (Producer), Something (Pianist) and Mo-T, a trumpeter. The band was formed early 2011 in Johannesburg when all three future members were at a night lounge and decided to perform together. A few months later they released an album, titled Micasa Music, which went gold quickly and won several awards at the 18th Annual MTN South Africa Music Awards in 2012. In 2015, they returned with their double disc album, Home Sweet Home, which included hit singles Chocolate and Barman, featuring Big Nuz & Dj Tira. Ringo Madlingozi is a Cape Town-born singer, producer and songwriter who rose to fame when he and his band, Peto, won the Shell Road to Fame contest in 1986. In 2004, Ringo, who has also performed abroad, released an album that sold over 75,000 copies. Photo: Contributed For Jazz lovers… Suzy Eises is one of the local artists who will perform at the Windhoek Jazz Festival at Independence Stadium in Windhoek on November 4. Fake… One of the sexually explicit fake images wrongly accredited to Cartoon Network, which surfaced on social media, riling parents. Photo: Contributed Sexual cartoon images not from DSTV Monday, 14 August 2017 Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 United House Centre 08:30-16:00 Debmarine Namibia 09:00-14:30 G4S Debmarine Namibia 09:00-14:30 G4S Swakopmund Town (Ferdinand Stich Str 4) 09:00-14:30 13:00-18:00 Swakopmund Town (Ferdinand ____________________________ Stich Str 4) 13:00-18:00 ____________________________ Tuesday, Monday, 14 15 August August 2017 2017 Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 United Centre House Tal Street Centre Tuesday, 15 August 2017 07:00-16:00 08:30-16:00 Debmarine United House Namibia Centre 08:30-16:00 09:00-14:30 G4S Namibia Training Authority 09:00-14:30 09:00-14:30 Swakopmund Centre Tal Street Windhoek Vocational Town (Ferdinand Training Centre Stich Str 4) 07:00-16:00 09:00-15:00 13:00-18:00 Walvis United House Bay NAMBTS Centre (Behind ____________________________ Welwitschia Medi-park) 08:30-16:00 13:00-18:00 Namibia Training Authority ____________________________ 09:00-14:30 Tuesday, 15 August 2017 Windhoek Vocational Training Centre 09:00-15:00 Walvis Wednesday, 16 August 2017 Centre Bay Centre Tal Tal Street NAMBTS (Behind Welwitschia Medi-park) Street 07:00-16:00 13:00-18:00 07:00-16:00 United United House House Centre Centre ____________________________ 08:30-16:00 08:30-16:00 NUST Namibia Main Training Campus Authority (Ground Floor Office Building) 09:00-14:30 09:00-15:00 Windhoek Coca-Cola Vocational Bottling Company Training Centre 09:00-14:30 09:00-15:00 Wednesday, 16 August 2017 Walvis United Bay Fishing NAMBTS Enterprises (Behind (Walvis Welwitschia Bay) Medi-park) 10:00-15:00 13:00-18:00 Centre Tal Street ____________________________ 07:00-16:00 ____________________________ United House Centre 08:30-16:00 NUST Main Campus (Ground Wednesday, Floor Thursday, Office 17 Building) 16 August August 2017 2017 09:00-15:00 Coca-Cola Centre Centre Tal Tal Street Street Bottling Company 07:00-16:00 09:00-14:30 07:00-18:00 United House House Centre Centre 08:30-16:00 08:30-16:00 NUST United NUST Main Fishing (Lower Campus Enterprises Campus (Ground (Walvis Ground Floor Bay) Floor Office Sciences Building) 10:00-15:00 and Technology Building) 09:00-15:00 09:00-15:00 IIT Coca-Cola Bottling Company ____________________________ 09:00-14:30 09:00-14:30 Rössing United Fishing Mine Enterprises (Walvis Bay) 10:00-15:00 10:00-16:00 ____________________________ ____________________________ Thursday, 17 August 2017 Centre Tal Street Thursday, Friday, 18 17 August August 2017 2017 07:00-18:00 United Centre House Centre Tal Tal Street Centre Street 07:00-18:00 08:30-16:00 07:00-16:00 United United NUST (Lower House House Centre Centre Campus Ground Floor Sciences and Technology Building) 09:00-15:00 08:30-16:00 08:30-16:00 Namibian IIT NUST (Lower Police Campus Training Ground College Floor Sciences and Technology Building) 09:00-15:00 09:00-14:30 IIT Simonis Storm 09:00-14:30 09:00-14:30 Rössing Mine 10:00-16:00 Rössing Pick ‘n Pay Mine (Swakopmund) 10:00-15:00 10:00-16:00 ____________________________ ____________________________ Friday, 18 August 2017 Centre Tal Street 07:00-16:00 United House Centre 08:30-16:00 Namibian United House Police Centre Training College 08:30-16:00 09:00-14:30 Namibian Simonis Storm Police Training College 09:00-14:30 Pick Simonis ‘n Pay Storm (Swakopmund) 09:00-14:30 10:00-15:00 ____________________________ Pick ‘n Pay (Swakopmund) 10:00-15:00 ____________________________ Strauss Lunyangwe Windhoek Social media was abuzz last week when provocative images from a popular cartoon series on the children’s channel, Cartoon Network, were circulating on different platforms. Sexual images of the cartoon characters in a compromising position were however quickly dismissed by MultiChoice Namibia as being from the channel itself. “The fake images on social media were not produced by Cartoon Network and are in no way representative of our goal to provide suitable, age-appropriate entertainment for African children and families,” a statement from MultiChoice read. Cartoon Network is an American basic cable and television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System, which is a division and subsidiary of Time Warner. MultiChoice was quick to respond to the allegations and immediately distanced themselves from the fake and disturbing images. Cartoon Network noted that they were aware of the justified concern of some of their African viewers regarding what purportedly showed inappropriate content on the network. The network said the images were not authentic and have never been broadcasted or shared on any official Cartoon Network platforms in Africa in Caster Semenya would be a rapper if she wasn’t a runner JOHANNESBURG Olympic champion Caster Semenya may inspire many with her athletic abilities, but if it was up to her, she’d be a rapper. “If I was given a voice I’d be in music. I wish I could rap a beat. I wish I could rap a bit.” She was speaking to Proverb on BET Africa show, Being Caster Semenya, where she said that she loves music. “Music is everything. It motivates. It makes you relax. That is something that I would explore. I like hip-hop,” she added. In the interview Caster opened up about her relationship with her wife, Violet Raseboya, and said she was often the only person who was there for her at her lowest points. She said being in a relationship made them both realise that there’s a lot of give and take and it’s no longer “about the I, but about the us”. – TimesLive any capacity. A number of disturbing images are apparently still available on the internet, with a number of popular cartoon characters being displayed nude while promoting homosexuality and nudity. Some of the images are claimed to be still images captured on DSTV. This caused parents on social media to start questioning the content of the said images and immediately accused MultiChoice of screening explicit sexual content. Cartoon Network primarily broadcasts children’s shows, mostly animated programming from action to animated series. It caters mainly for children between the ages of seven to 15. Photo: Caster Semenya on Instagram Music lover… Caster would totally dominate the music scene.

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