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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »