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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...

Fastagger, a Kenya-based AI-as-a-service Startup, Sees Growth Opportunities In Geospatial Data

According to the Government Artificial Intelligence Readiness Index 2019, a research conducted by Oxford Insights and the International Development Research Centre, lack of systemic...

Azercosmos Signs Partnership Deal With Kenya’s Space Engineering Company

Azerbaijan’s satellite operator Azercosmos has signed a partnership agreement with Kenya-based Space Engineering, which provides telecommunication and Internet services in the African region. According to...

Uganda and Kenya to Participate in FAO Tree-restoration Project

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has selected Kenya and Uganda as participants of a tech-assisted tree restoration study. The...

Telkom, Google Loon Get Approval To Launch 4G Station Balloon In...

Kenyan Telecom company, Telkom, and partners, Google Loon have received a go-ahead from the country’s aviation authorities, the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority, to deploy...

South Sudan to Acquire Slots For Satellite Broadcasting Services

In a press document released yesterday by the African Telecommunication Union(ATU), South Sudan has shown interest to join the number of Africa countries with...

ITU Issues Satellite List Submission Deadline

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has issued a May 22 deadline to African countries on the submission of the proposed number of satellites to...

Kenya Hosting A 5-Day Workshop On Securing New Orbital Slots

Yesterday, Kenya welcomed representatives from different countries to Nairobi, on a 5-day workshop targeted at training delegates on securing orbital slots. Speaking at the event,...

Authorities Employ Satellite Imagery To Tackle Locust Outbreak In East Africa

Authorities in East Africa said they are on track to tackle the locust outbreak in the region with the aid of satellite imageries. Parts of...

RCMRD Trains Kenyan Meteorologists On GIS And Remote Sensing

In line with its mandate to promote sustainable development through generation, application and dissemination of geo-information and allied ICT technologies, products and services, the...

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...

DE Africa Signs Partnership With RCMRD, AGRHYMET And ITC To Build...

Digital Earth Africa(DE Africa) has signed a partnership with the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) in Kenya, AGRHYMET Regional Centre...

Azam TV Reaches Agreement With Azercosmos For The Provision of DTT...

Last week, Azerbaijan’s satellite operator, Azercosmos, reached an agreement with Tanzanian digital satellite services provider, Azam TV, for the provision of Digital Terrestrial Transmission...

Egyptian Space Agency CEO Briefs Parliamentary Delegation On African Development Satellite

The CEO of the Egyptian Space Agency on Wednesday briefed a delegation of MPs from the parliament's Education and Scientific Research Committee at the...

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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