Following recent developments in the satellite landscape in Africa, one could say that African governments are embarking on a glory space race of owning satellites. African countries with no satellite in orbit have set out to launch structures and policies aimed at mobilizing technical resources and capacity in space technology. For example, the Ethiopian government…
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Joseph Ibeh is a Mandela Washington Fellow and Senior Editor at Space in Africa. He writes about Africa’s NewSpace companies and emerging national space programs.