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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »