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Register for GMES & Africa Startups Development Programme

The GMES and Africa Incubation and Acceleration initiative, a part of the GMES and Africa Phase 2 programme, focused on supporting research and entrepreneurship...

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South Africa Meerkat Radio Telescope Team Receives International Esteemed Award

South Africa’s Meerkat Radio Telescope team has been recognised by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) for its series of spectacular observations in radio astronomy....

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Guidelines for the Long-term Sustainability of Space Activities – An Excerpt

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Activities (UNOOSA), via the Committee On the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS), has developed guidelines for...

Spectrum & Orbital Slotting – A case for African Countries

Over the last few decades, the use of telecommunication satellites have increased their applications became part of day-to-day living. As the number of satellites...

Kenya Space Agency Set to Pick Next DG, IAF Launches World Largest Digital Library on Space history, and More Stories Across the African Space...

Top Stories On the continent, the Kenyan Space Agency (KSA) is underway to selecting next Director-General from a pool of eleven contenders, as SADC kickstarts...

Why Africa is Unable to Accommodate SpaceX, Fiber Optics and other Space Projects

In 2001, Elon Musk conceptualized the Mars Oasis, an experimental greenhouse project to grow plants on Mars. Musk tried to buy cheap rockets from...

Adopting a Universal Tax Regime for Outer Space Exploration

Introduction For decades, humans have been drawn to space exploration for scientific, security and commercial purposes. Private companies such as SpaceX and Blue Origin have...

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“We Foresee Africa Becoming our Majority Revenue Source in Two to Three Years” – Kyle Whitehill, CEO, Avanti Communications

Avanti Communications prides itself as the leading satellite operator providing high-throughput Ka-band satellite connectivity to the communications industry across Europe, the Middle East and...