Luis Munana

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Luis Tshita Munana

Rundu, Central Namibia
OccupationTV personality, Creative Director and Entrepreneur
Years active2014 - present

Luis Tshita Munana (born 23rd July 1991) is a television personality, entrepreneur, and children's show creator. He co-founded Windhoek Fashion Week.[1] In 2019, he was was named to Forbes's 30 Under 30 influencial young Africans.[2] He represented Namibia at the Big Brother Africa reality show.[3]

Early life and education

Munana was born on 23rd July 1991 in Rundu, Namibia. He attended his primary school in Rundu at Noordgrens Primary- Secondary School from Grade 1-10 where he was the Head Boy. He moved to Windhoek in 2008, where he attended his Grade 11-12 at Academia High School where again he was appointed as the Deputy Head Boy.

Munana attended the then Polytechnic Of Namibia as a first year in 2010.[4] In 2011, he moved to Cape Town, South Africa at U.C.T where in the same year he transferred to C.P.U.T from which he completed a degree in Financial Analyst.[5]


Munana started off as a model in South Africa when he was still completing his Finance degree. As a runaway model he, he did World fashion Week Event, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week in Cape Town & Johannesburg. He also did commercials for PEPSI, Etisalat, TN1 Boxes, MiFone amongst others. His TV background includes him being a TV host for Yo Music Countdown (Namibia) Voigush Africa (Co-founder and presenter. Under Voiguish Africa he also Red Carpet Host at MTV Base All Africa Awards, Metro Fm Awards.[6]

In 2016, he hosted the City of Windhoek New Year Bash, The Namibian Annual Music Awards (Red Carpet Host) & Namibia's Got Talent Show. After taking part and representing Namibia in Big Africa, he established the first ever Windhoek Fashion Week five years ago which is now known as the MTC Windhoek Fashion Week.[7]

He further spread his wings in children entertainment and established the first ever Puppet Cartoon Show for Namibia called Waka Waka Moo. To date the Waka Waka Moo Franchise has branched into Awards Show and stationery.[8]

Charity and Awards

  • MTC Knockout Project 2020
  • Her Liberty Nam Outreach Project
  • Waka Waka Moo Foundation[9]
  • Cancer Fun day

Big Brother Africa

Munana represented Namibia at the Big Brother show in 2014. Model and television producer, he participated and left the house after week 9. He then moved to East Africa after BBA because that is where he had a huge fan base, especially in countries such as Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda.  Munana is currently on the project Waka Waka Moo,[10][11][12] which is Namibia’s first animated kid TV show. [13][14]

In the media



  1. "About us – Windhoek Fashion Week". Windhoek Fashion Week – fashion week. Retrieved 2020-11-08.
  2. "Focus on Africa, Luis Munana - the man who put Namibia on the map with children's animation". BBC. 2019-09-05. Retrieved 2020-11-08.
  3. Hammond, Michael (2019-09-06). "Former Big Brother Africa star creates amazing animations for African children". - Ghana news. Retrieved 2020-11-08.
  4. "Luis Munana – the Filmmaker". Big Brother Africa | Everything for Big Brother Africa Fans. 2015-11-25. Retrieved 2020-11-08.
  5. otjifm (2019-07-13). "Luis Munana made it on the Forbes under 30 list Africa!". Otji FM. Retrieved 2020-11-08.
  6. | Namibians nominees for Abryanz Style Awards - New Era Live
  7. | Windhoek Fashion Week aims higher - The Namibian
  8. | Namibians nominees for Abryanz Style Awards - New Era Live
  9. | Windhoek Fashion Week aims higher - The Namibian
  10. Namibian, The. "Inside the Production of 'Waka Waka Moo'". The Namibian.
  13. | Big Brother former housemates from Namibia: Where are they now? - New Era Live
  14.  |  Luis Munana on Shaping the Future - The Namibian

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