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Updated: Ethiopia To Launch A Second Satellite in October With The...

Ethiopia plans to launch a second satellite into space in October 2020 with the help of China. The satellite, named ET-SMART-RSS, is a 6U nanosatellite...

Ethiopia Renews Agreement with IAU for Regional Office Use

On 11 August 2020, Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI) and IAU renewed their agreement in continuing the hosting of the East African...

20 African Projects Selected for IAU COVID-19 Astronomy Grants

In May 2020, the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development issued an Extraordinary Call for Proposals that could use astronomy in any form to help...

Zee TV Launches New Channel in Amharic Language for Ethiopia

On the 28th of July, Zee TV, a Hindi-based entertainment channel announced a new channel in the Amharic language, a language majorly spoken in...

Eutelsat 8 West B selected by Strong Roots for new DTH...

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and Strong Roots Ethiopia Broadcasting Service PLC have concluded a Master Service Agreement for a Ku capacity on a...

CANAL+ to Launch First Premium DTH Platform Over Ethiopia, Broadcast From...

Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) and CANAL+ have signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for Ku capacity on EUTELSAT 7C to support the launch by...

Satellite Image Confirms Ethiopia has Started Filling GERD

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmad has announced yesterday, that the first phase target of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) filling, reached successful completion....

ESSTI, Embassy of Japan To Hold Public Lecture On Space Innovation...

The Embassy of Japan in Ethiopia is collaborating with the Ethiopian Space Science Institute to host a free public lecture tomorrow at the Addis...

Africa Spent About USD 717 Million On Satellites Launched In 2019,...

2019 was unarguably the best year in Africa's 22-year history since the launch of Egypt's NileSat 101 in 1998, the first satellite launched by...

Space Projects In The African Space Industry To Look Out For...

As humans advance further into the age of space and expand outside the confines of the planet beyond wildest imaginations, there is a push...

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...

Top Stories That Shaped The African Space Industry In 2019

The African space industry grew in leaps and bounds in 2019— from satellite launches, inaugurations of new agencies, departments and new space programs for...

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...

2019 Might Be The Best Year So Far For The African...

As the year winds up, it is exciting to recap Africa's journey in space in 2019 which is the best year so far in...

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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