UNAM pilots desalinated seawater bottling facility in Henties Bay

Eighteen months ago, the University of Namibia installed a solar power operated seawater-desalination pilot plant, to demonstrate that seawater desalination is realistic with that technology. Now, the University went a step further... Read more »

18 Vet students chase herds of wildlife

A group of fourth-year students from the School of Veterinary Medicine spent a week at the Otjikoto Nature Reserve Educational Centre, as part of their practical training. Deep in the wild, the... Read more »

Chinese computer donation boosts UNAM students’ confidence in online learning

The handover of computers donated by the Chinese Embassy to seven disadvantaged UNAM students, has brought hope to these students who were experiencing problems in accessing online learning, in the absence of... Read more »

Community Engagement through Precision Agriculture

The University of Namibia’s (UNAM) Sam Nujoma Campus is leading a community engagement project titled Precision Desert Agriculture as a Job Creator.  The project is being funded by the Southern Africa Innovation... Read more »

UNAM rolls out a Covid-19 smart register app

Chemist inspired app able to be used beyond coronavirus prevalence A typical day for a chemist will not include mobile-phone applications development. However, for Dr Philipus Hishimone, a lecturer in chemistry and... Read more »

In Research this Week: Abortion on Demand

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Writers for children fiction short stories awarded

Namibia-Wales ‘Fiction for Children’ Competition 2020 Outstanding fiction stories for children were submitted during the Namibia-Wales ‘Fiction for Children’ writing competition, under the auspices of the Phoenix Project.  The writing competition was... Read more »

The brawls of online learning: A students’ perspective

Naango Kainge Ever since a State of Emergency was declared in March, higher education institutions had to immediately transition from face-to-face teaching, to complete online education, to prevent the spread of the... Read more »

C&M warming hearts – with Friday cup-a-soup

Armed with foam cups, brotchens and a warm winter soup, the Communications and Marketing department at the University of Namibia drives around main campus halting here and there, at the sight of... Read more »

Behold, Anicia Peters begins her reign

UNAM welcomes new Pro- Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation and Development The UNAM community yesterday welcomed Associate Professor Anicia Peters on board UNAM’s executive team as the university’s new Pro-Vice Chancellor (PVC)... Read more »