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Voting lines now open for My Namibia Song competition

Voting lines now open for My Namibia Song competition

Five songs have been shortlisted for the running of ‘My Namibia Song’ competition which is aimed at encouraging local production of content as well as evoke feelings of patriotism and national pride.

The competition ran for a period of one month and 141 song submissions were received.

Tjekero Tweya, Minister of Information and Communication Technology last week launched the five shortlisted song to the public so that voting can begin. The votes will be split in half with the public contributing 50% while judges will handle the remainder.

The songs will be played on NBC television and all its radio stations in order to reach out to all the citizens. “It is therefore my honour to declare the shortlisted songs and voting line officially launched and may I ask this great nation to partake in the voting,” urged Tweya.

All the five shortlisted songs have been given unique short codes and in order to vote a citizen just needs to send the unique short code of their favorite song to 33033 which cost N$3.


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Mandisa Rasmeni has worked as reporter at the Economist for the past five years, first on the entertainment beat but now focussing more on community, social and health reporting. She is a born writer and she believes education is the greatest equalizer. She received her degree in Journalism at the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) in June 2021. . She is the epitome of perseverance, having started as the newspaper's receptionist in 2013.