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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 & NBL team up to fight COVID-19

The University of Namibia (UNAM), supported by Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) – a subsidiary of the Ohlthaver & List (O&L) Group is in the process of manufacturing more than 32, 000 litres... Read more »

Hand Sanitizer: Prepared by UNAM

The Faculty of Science and School of Pharmacy manufacture hand sanitiser for the University community, with limited ingredients, to restrict possible coronavirus infection on campuses. The ‘home-made’ hand sanitizer is prepared according... Read more »