Uaurika Kahireke

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Staff Details

Office Location: 
Land Management Building, Room 8

Uaurika Kahireke earned Master of Science (Real Estate) at the University of Aberdeen; (B.Sc Hons) Property Studies (PON); Adv. Dip. Property Finance (UNISA); ND Valuation and Estate Management (PON); Cert. Banking & Risk Management (UNISA). He joined then the Department of Land and Property Sciences in June 2015 as a Junior Lecturer Lands and Property Studies; he is currently holding a position of lecturer in property studies. Before joining Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), he worked in both private holding positions in property valuations and property assets management.


  • M.Sc. of International Commercial Real Estate (University of Aberdeen)
  • Bachelor of Property Studies Honours ) (Polytechnic of Namibia)
  • National Diploma (Land Valuation and Estate Management) (Polytechnic of Namibia)
  • Certificate in Commercial Property Valuation (University of Cape town)

Professional Affiliation 

  • Professional Property Valuer (NIV)
  • Sworn Appraiser

Research Focus Areas

  • Real Estate Markets Research
  • Mortgage Finance and Securitization
  • Real Estate Valuation and Investment
  • Computer Applications to Real Estate
  • Mortgage and Asset-Backed Security
  • Land Markets
  • Economics of Sustainable Development
  • Property law and Taxation
  • Real Estate Economics and Urban Economics

Courses Currently Teaching


  • Land Economics
  • Procurement and Logistics for Property Management
  • Computer Applications to Real Estate


  • Real Estate Market Analysis
  • Research Projects

Community Development Activities

  • Member of the Namibia Institute of Property Valuers (NIV)
  • Departmental outreach liaison officer (Show and Career fairs)

Selected Publications

Non peer-reviewed articles

Newspaper articles

Conference presentations & invited talks

  • Development Of Commercial Real Estate Crowdfunding Markets And Regulation: Evidence For Namibia From The Uk
  • The practicability of UK regulations for property crowd funding platforms for Namibia.
  • 2017 Conference on Land Policy Nov 2017 Addis Ethiopia

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