FNB sows the first seed towards the fight against locusts

Since four months ago, Namibia’s north-eastern regions of Zambezi, as well as Kavango East and West, became a desired location for mega-swarms of African migratory locusts. Severe locust outbreaks causing national disasters... Read more »

Cultivating Top Class Dentists for the Future

A peek at UNAM’s new School of Dentistry The science of dentistry has largely been associated with the mechanical exercise of only removing rotten teeth, however, modern clinical dentistry is more than... Read more »

Academic receives prestigious 2020 Award for Inclusion Research from Google AI

The University of Namibia’s Pro-vice Chancellor of Research, Innovation and Development, Professor Anicia Peters, has clinched a Google AI Award for Inclusion Research. The Award was accompanied with an unrestricted gift to... Read more »

UNDP and NamibRe donate towards COVID-19 Taskforce

The inter-institutional High Level Research Coordination Taskforce (HILREC) recently received a charitable donation from the United Nations Development Programme and NamibRe. This happened after launching a competition that was part of the... Read more »

UNAM says NO to Gender Based Violence

The University of Namibia recently rallied every corner of the higher learning institution to condemn the act of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) on campus and in the country at large. The... Read more »

Bi-national Student Project Publishes an Illustrative Book

The old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words is one that continues to be confirmed through every frame that conveys its entire essence with one look and, the Windhoek... Read more »

OLD Mutual Namibia and Buffalo Financial Services cc donate N$20 000 to UNAM Cares

Certain Friends in Uncertain Times A sunny Wednesday, 7 October played host to the official handover of the donation from Old Mutual Namibia and Buffalo Financial Services cc to the University of... Read more »

German Section bids farewell to lecturer

Ms Barbara Liebel, a DAAD lecturer at UNAM since May 2017, had to return to Germany earlier than planned, largely due to COVID-19.  Despite that, she was able to continue teaching remotely,... Read more »

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 »