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Egypt’s Locally Assembled MisrSat-II Satellite To Be Launched By China in...

Egypt's experimental Earth observation satellite dubbed MisrSat-II will be launched into space in 2022, says Haitham Medhat, the head of the team developing MisrSat-II,...

Who Manufactured Africa’s 41 Satellites?

As of June 2020, 11 African countries: Algeria, Angola, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Morrocco, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and Sudan, have launched a total...

Understanding China’s Expansive Interest In Africa’s Space Sector

In December 2004, the Nigerian government contracted the China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) for the turnkey and in-orbit delivery of the Nigerian Communications...

Egypt To Launch Two Experimental Satellites Ahead Of A Planned NGEO...

With the success recorded in launching four satellites in 2019, of which two were developed by Egyptian engineers locally, the Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA)...

Ethiopia To Build Continental Satellite Data Receiver Station With China’s Help

China is expected to help Ethiopia build a continental satellite data receiver station, a news report by Chinese state media Xinhua quotes Dr Solomon...

Angola Cable Signs An MoU With CTM To Explore Opportunities...

Angolan multinational telecommunications operator of fibre-optic telecommunication cables, Angola Cables, has signed a memorandum of understanding(MoU) with Companhia de Telecomunicações de Macau S.A.R.L(CTM), Macau's...

ETRSS-1 Captures First Test Images

Ethiopia's newly launched ETRSS-1 has captured its first few test images. The imageries captured near China were published by the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology...

Chinese Foreign Minister Visits Addis Ababa To Strengthen Sino-Ethiopia Cooperation

As the year comes to an end, Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Addis Ababa last week to cement Ethiopia-China strategic...

Ethiopia Launches First Satellite Named ETRSS-1 From China

A Chinese Long March 4B rocket (CZ-4B) today blasted off into space carrying onboard Ethiopia’s first remote sensing satellite, ETRSS-1, at 03:21 GMT from...

Chinese Luban Workshop Facility Launched In Kenya

On Saturday 14 December, China launched its second African Luban workshop facility in eastern Kenya. The workshop facility hosted by Machakos University, Kenya will focus...

Ethiopia’s ETRSS-1 Satellite Launch Scheduled For Tomorrow Scrubbed For 20 December

A Chinese Long March 4B rocket (CZ-4B) launch scheduled to ferry Ethiopia's first remote sensing satellite ETRSS-1 into orbit tomorrow, on 17 December, has been postponed for...

Alcomsat-1 Communications Satellite Clocks Two Years In Orbit

Algeria's first communications satellite, AlComSat-1, clocks two years in orbit since its launch on 11 December 2017, from Xichang Satellite Launch Center (XSLC), aboard...

Egypt’s Minister of Investment, Chinese Ambassador Sign USD 42 Million Grant...

Egypt’s Minister of Investment and International Cooperation, Sahr Nasr, on Saturday inked a USD 42 million grant with the Ambassador of China to Egypt,...

Ethiopia To Launch First Satellite On 20 December

Ethiopia's first-ever satellite, ET-RSS1, is going to space on 17th Dec 2019 20 December at 03:21 GMT, according to the Ethiopian Space Science Technology...

Talks On Satellite Procurement Still On – NigComSat

Honourable Samson Osagie, Executive Director, Business Development of the Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited (NigComSat) has refuted reports claiming the agency has suspended it loan...

Directory of all space-related institutions in Africa

We are glad to announce the launch of a comprehensive visual directory of all space institutions and industry actors in the African space sector....

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