Pombili Hanghome: from facing bullying to graduating with grace


Pombili Hanghome, who bravely returned to school at the age of 24 to join Grade 9 in 2014 despite facing mockery and bullying for being the oldest student in her class, has now achieved a significant milestone. 

At 32, Hanghome is a proud graduate of the International University of Management (IUM), where she earned a bachelor's degree in financial management. 

Her journey stands as a testament to resilience and hope, inspiring many determined children across Namibia.

NUST Eenhana Satellite Campus holds first graduation


The Namibia University of Science and Technology's Eenhana Satellite Campus held its first-ever graduation ceremony on Friday.

Seventy-three students graduated from various fields of study.

Speaking at the ceremony, the Chancellor of the Namibia University of Science and Technology, Peter Katjavivi, says the presence of the higher institution in the Ohangwena Region is a dream come true for many.

University of Namibia's Ongwediva Campus celebrates graduation of over 900 students


Over 900 students graduated from the University of Namibia's Ongwediva Campus.

Higher Education, Technology, and Innovation Minister Itah Kandji-Murangi reminded the graduates to be conscious, as they are living in a globally competitive world where success is dependent on knowledge acquisition, application, innovation, and productivity.

Dr. Kandjii Murangi says UNAM has pumped into the market thousands of graduates sufficient to contribute to nation-building and its well-being.

Nandi-Ndaitwah urges UNAM to introduce faculty of agriculture at Rundu Campus


Vice President Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has urged the University of Namibia (UNAM) to introduce a faculty of agriculture at the Rudu Campus.

Speaking at the UNAM Rundu Campus graduation ceremony, the Vice President said such a move would spur development in the country.

Dr. Nandi-Ndaitwah noted that both Kavango East and West are known as agricultural regions, both in crop farming and animal husbandry.

Debt Struggles: UNAM students blocked from obtaining qualification certificates,transcripts


Potential graduates from the University of Namibia (UNAM) who are in arrears are currently unable to obtain their qualification certificates or academic transcripts.

This has caused concern among many students who are scheduled to graduate next month, as they worry about the impact of their university debt on their future prospects.

Previously, Unam allowed potential graduates to access their qualification certificates and academic transcripts even if they were in arrears, provided that they cleared their debt before receiving their official documents.

Police Inspector General urges cadet constables to embrace professionalism


Police Inspector General Joseph Shikongo has urged 818 cadet constables who are undergoing training at the Ruben Danger Ashipala Training Centre to be professional when they are deployed to various stations.

The cadets will graduate on May 3rd.

Emphasising the values of professionalism and selflessness, Lieutenant General Shikongo called upon the cadets to serve all Namibians and foreigners impartially, transcending ethnic and political boundaries.

Visually impaired women graduate as massage therapists


Four visually impaired women have graduated from Debmarine's Standing with Women and Girls training programme.
Debmarine sponsored the training of visually impaired women through the Nomad African Spa to become massage therapists.

The programme upskills the participants to become massage therapists in sports and physiotherapy, among other areas.

The women are empowered with essential skills and opportunities to excel in their professional lives.

Swapo Party School holds second intake graduation


Like all struggles in life, obtaining an education does not come easy. It requires sacrifice, dedication, and hard work.

These were the wise words of Swapo Party President Hage Geingob, who was speaking at the graduation ceremony of the second intake of the Swapo Party School.

Men and women are adorned in their graduation gowns, and what distinguishes them from any other are the colours of their hoods.

127 graduate at National Youth Service


Deputy Prime Minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has appealed to financial institutions to lower their loan requirements for start-up capital and collateral for technical skills graduates to set up businesses.
Ndaitwah's views were shared on her behalf by Sports, Youth, and National Services Deputy Minister Emma Kantema-Goamas during the 5th National Youth Service Skills Graduation at the Riefontien Youth Training Centre in the Otjozondjupa Region.

College of the Arts graduates


83 College of the Arts (COTA) students in Windhoek graduated from various fields, such as television production, visual arts, new media design, radio production, sound technology, fashion design, as well as graphic design.

The guest speaker at the event, Dr. David Namwandi, who is the founder of the International University of Management (IUM), announced that two students from the college will be offered employment at the IUM campuses.

The gesture is aimed at giving back to the community and providing opportunities for graduates.