In Research this Week: Abortion on Demand

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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 »

Namibian Agronomic Board sows half-a-million towards UNAM food security project

The University of Namibia has inked a hallmark partnership with the Namibian Agronomic Board (NAB), committing both institutions towards the goals of achieving food self-sufficiency and economic growth. This collaboration stems from... Read more »

UNAM launches pioneering COVID-19 Contact Tracing Mobile App: NamCotrace

The University of Namibia (UNAM) has successfully launched a mobile app, named “NamCotrace”, that has the potential to become a key weapon in stopping the spread of COVID-19 through community-driven contact tracing.... 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 »

In Research this Week: Sanitation and Hygiene in Ohangwena Region

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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 »

In Research this Week: Mahangu as Chicken Feed

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Academics discuss economy rescue in the South

The southern town of Keetmanshoop was recently a hive of academics, who had gathered with the main aim to discuss means by which to resuscitate the Namibian economy. The conference was courtesy... Read more »

Students improve the utilization of low quality roughages by Urea-Molasses Treatment

During dry seasons, ruminants subsist mainly on high fibrous crop residues such as maize, pearl millet, sorghum and rice straws. Straws are characterized by high indigestible fibre due to increased lignification of... Read more »