Namibia, increasingly a popular destination for world leading astronomical observatories

Situated about 120 km south-west of Namibia’s Capital, Windhoek, is the world’s leading gamma-ray observatory, the High Energy Stereoscopic System (H.E.S.S.) The system is used for detecting gamma rays that carry more... Read more »

Trailblazing first UNESCO Summer School held in Africa – the UNESCO Southern Summer School 2020

The University of Namibia in  partnership with The  University of Turku from Finland and the Universita della Svizzera Italiana from Switzerland, hosted, earlier this year,  a first of its kind “The 2020... Read more »

Cardiff University acknowledge UNAM staff for outstanding contribution to partnership

Four staff members from the University of Namibia received special honorary titles from Cardiff University in Wales for outstanding contribution to “The Phoenix Project”, which is a bilateral initiative between the two... Read more »

UNAM Astronomers discover startling new evidence about gamma rays

About 120 km south-west of Windhoek, an ongoing study on one of the Universe’s brightest astronomical class of objects; quasars, has yielded a mammoth breakthrough. Quasars are luminous cosmic objects empowered by... Read more »

Namibian Agronomic Board sows half-a-million towards UNAM food security project

The University of Namibia has inked a hallmark partnership with the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB), committing both institutions towards the goals of achieving food self-sufficiency and economic growth. This collaboration stems from... Read more »

On a righteous path to do good

UNAM Cares initiative makes a difference Over the last year, the University of Namibia has been on a moral campaign to reach out and make a difference in the lives of ordinary... Read more »

UNAM launches pioneering COVID-19 Contact Tracing Mobile App: NamCotrace

The University of Namibia (UNAM) has successfully launched a mobile app, named “NamCotrace”, that has the potential to become a key weapon in stopping the spread of COVID-19 through community-driven contact tracing.... Read more »

NAMFISA commits to help students through integrated learning

The University of Namibia (UNAM) and the Namibia Financial Institutions Supervisory Authority (NAMFISA) have signed an MOU that commits both institutions to create internship opportunities for students. This collaboration is primarily aimed... Read more »

Employment is not the goal of Higher Education says UNAM Vice Chancellor

The UNAM Vice Chancellor, Professor Kenneth Matengu delivered a piercing speech at the University’s opening recently, in which he encouraged students to take initiative and solve problems. Staff and students huddled at... Read more »

The Nordic land exchange experience

13,650.5 km away, lays one of the largest countries in Northern Europe, called Sweden. Known for its famous midnight sun and contrasting weather, this perfectly describes this year’s exchange programme between the... Read more »