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 »

Anthropology Workshops focus on Decolonization

The Visual Arts Department at UNAM and the Institute of Anthropology and Cultural Research, from the University of Bremen, held two workshops that addressed key anthropological issues in modern-day Namibia. The first... Read more »

Lecturer presents paper at Tanzanian Conference on Distance Education

Ms Helena Amadhila from the Department of Lifelong Learning and Community Education, presented a paper titled “Reaching the knot in education, employment and training (NEET) generation through blended TVET: Case study of... Read more »

Exchange project targets Small Town Transformation

Students from UNAM and the University of Basel went through a four-week international exchange programme, themed “Small Town Transformation”. The two groups travelled to various small towns in Namibia and Switzerland, to... Read more »