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 »

Bank of Namibia donates N$150,000 to UNAM

The Bank of Namibia donated N$150,000 towards the UNAM Work Readiness Program, last week. During the handover ceremony, Governor of the Bank of Namibia, Mr. Johannes !Gawaxab, stated that the Bank’s support... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »