The Year That Was... Katuna Manuel Katjimune

Katuna Katjimune, Celebrity Barber also known as Gotoyourbarber Namibia, hails from Windhoek, was raised in Ongwediva, and completed high school in Tsumeb. After securing a diploma from the Institute of Bankers (IOB), he delved into Entrepreneurship and New Ventures Management at the University of Namibia (UNAM). Preferring entrepreneurship, he transformed his hobby of barbering into a fervent passion. Launching a distinctive mobile service catering to celebrities, influencers, and clients seeking convenient house or office haircuts, he leveraged social media to expand his clientele. Support from friends, family, influencers, and satisfied clients amplified his reach.

The Year That Was... Katuna Manuel Katjimune
Katuna Katjimune

2023 was... A fast and lesson year, so much was happening especially since the economy was in recovery mode.

2024 will be... Hopefully, good to us because the plans are big and need to be executed in terms of expansion and entering different markets.

Last three things you spend money on? Barbering equipment, funeral contribution & Car parts

Last text you sent? Appointment is set for 3pm

Best Dressed Namibian of 2023? (man and woman) Nakale Manuel & a dress by Ruberto Scholtz I don’t the name of the lady

2023 in an X (tweet)... Instructive

2023 taught me… Be patient and get out of your comfort zone.

What 2023 took away from you? 2023 robbed me of my very close cousin

What song dominated your playlist? Do Something by Craig Bone & RBK a gospel song

What put Namibia in the spotlight this year? The discovery of Oil

Namibian Holiday Destination? Sossusvlei Dune

Namibian disruptor of the year? Politics as usual

Most overrated thing in 2023? Still Politics

2023 highlight? Chula Chula

Last thing that gave you sleepless nights? Always work

Biggest blooper of the year? I can’t think of any

A book you will recommend to a friend/family? A Hustler’s Bible by Gayton McKenzie

Namibian brand of the year? Razul by Luis Munana and ZuluBoy

Your preferred social media platform? Instagram