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Fostering Excellence through Knowledge and Innovation

"As we go forward, we will seek to be transactional in maintaining and strengthening the governance architecture, but we will also be transformational as we prepare the citizens for the new economy that requires the development of new parameters in education, innovation, and enterprise", - His Excellency, Dr Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

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Nampower National Science Fair

07 Sep 2015

Namibia’s National Science Fair is an annual event where the best Science Fair projects for all the Regions compete
against each other. This event normally takes place during August or September.


The aim of the National Science Fair is to:

  • To stimulate interest in young people in science, math, and engineering;
  • To provide educational experience through participation in scientific research;
  • To give public recognition to learners for the work that they have done; 
  • To encourage inquisitive students to explore their environment in a systematic, logical manner; and
  • To stimulate students interest in science and technology while simultaneously promoting the development of the life skills of communication, decision making, evaluation of alternative solutions, and critical thinking.

282 students in total, from schools across the country participated in this years' fair. 63 Judges (30 from Primary schools and 33 from secondary schools) availed their time to scrutinise the projects. 221 projects were displayed in the judging hall from the 7th to 11th September.

Prizes for projects were awarded as follows:


All projects are allegeable for a medal and will receive it as follows:

  • Gold medal – 80 - 100%
  • Silver medal – 70 - 79%
  • Bronze medal – 60 - 69%
  • No Medal awarded – Below 60%

Category winners 

  • one per category per phase

Overall winners 

  • one winner as best Primary phase project
  • one winner as best Secondary phase project

Best School 

  • one winner as best Primary phase
  • one winner as best Secondary phase

Best Region

  • one winner as best Region

The Overall winner for Primary Phase was Nyasha Marufu, Rosh Pinah Academy, Kharas Region
The Overall winner Secondary Phase - Stuart Sangana, Caprivi Senior Secondary School, Zambezi Region