Part 1: The Evolution of Conversation about Space Applications, Data and Technologies in Africa

This article series delves into the evolution of space conversation in Africa. It explores how space news has evolved in different African languages over the years and examines the factors influencing the reporting of space-related news. Additionally, the series discusses the top media organisations that cover African space news and provides a comprehensive analysis of their coverage in various languages and other pertinent aspects.

Source: ESA

The discussion surrounding space applications, data, and technologies in Africa has recently experienced significant progress. Initially, the conversations were limited and mainly focused on how space technology could contribute to Africa’s economic and social development. Since 2018, the dialogue has expanded significantly thanks to African-focused media houses, which have played a crucial role in amplifying...

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