14 year-old Malawian braniac enrolled at University of Namibia

A 14-year-old Lilongwe born, Brave Chibaka, an aspiring civil engineer, has been enrolled at the University of Namibia (Unam); and, according to Namibia media reports, he is the university’s youngest student.

Brace Chibaka: Nothing really special about me

Brace Chibaka: Nothing really special about me.-Photo by Namibian Sun

News about his enrollment went abuzz with fellow students posting photos of the young braniac on social media outlets including Facebook.

Nyasa Times has learnt that Chibaka was born in the country’s capital Lilongwe where he attended early school by age four.

He completed high school last year aged only 14, and turns 15 in March.

Chibaka told the Namibian Sun that he is “following in my father’s footsteps.”

Said Chibaka: “From grade 1 I would always tell my teacher that I will become a civil engineer. So I’m on the path of accomplishing my dreams.”

Faculty of Engineering and Information member at Unam, Paulina Kashihakumwa confirmed Chibaka’s enrollment.

He said the university did not have “any age restrictions.” –Additional reporting by Fikameni Mathias, Namibian Sun.

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Mtumbuka wa Atumbuka

Nzeru zakumpoto kupita nazo ku Lilongwe mpakana Namibia……umenewu ndiye Utumbuka umenewu….nzeru zokha zokha


thumbs up young man am proud of you boy


we are proud of u young boy……………………………………



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Where is thr story here? Is this extraordinary? Malawians like wasting time on petty issues. Shame on you!!


Wapita asanayambe kupukusa

Nansani wa chingoni

Very ashamed of my fellow Malawians. Nkhani ikhale eeh Chewa…eeh Tumbuka… eeh Lomwe…!! Dziko lingatukuke choncho!!??

Congratulations Brave Chibaka! Proud of you Malawian!


he is chibaka not chiwaka kubaka eating alot lomwe from goliati


he was with my son at walani,peter pan and st johns ss this little is brainy natural one its true he is 14 its very unfortunate that he has opted for namibia coz our unima has been affected by the 577 billion cashgate


I know this boy, he was at Walani and wrote his std 8 exams in std 6 and that time he was 10

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