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Experiment From Kenya Selected for China’s Space Station

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) and the China Manned Space Agency (CMSA) announced the winners of their joint initiative to...

Kenyan Herders use SMS service to Beat Climate Change

Kenya herders previously relied on divination and guessing at the sky to study weather conditions. Changing climatic conditions and longer drought spells are frustrating...

Towards addressing food security in Africa using space technologies; AfriCultuReS progress...

New technologies can help increase agricultural production and productivity and reduce risk, such as damages caused by pests and diseases or floods and droughts....

Meet the winners of CBSS Research Grant for African Students in...

In October 2018, we announced the CBSS Research Grant for African Students in Space Science and Astronomy. The grant is designed to support bold...

Kenya passed a law mandating all counties to develop GIS-based database...

The County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP) is a plan prepared by all counties in Kenya to guide development over a five-year period. The Public...

Towards addressing food security in Africa using space technologies; AfriCultuReS progress...

Enhancing Food Security in African AgriCultural Systems with the support of Remote Sensing (AfriCultuReS) is a European H2020 project with a Budget of about...

Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) @...

The Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD), one of the oldest inter-governmental organisations for remote sensing and mapping resources in Africa,...

How Little Einstein is inspiring the next Generation of science explorers...

“Creativity is intelligence having fun”, these were the words of Albert Einstein and it is on this note that the Little Einsteins East Africa...

Kenya’s Government is Offering Ksh 350,000 Prize for the Design of...

The Kenya government has offered a Ksh 350,000 (USD3,500) reward for the creative Kenyan who can come up with a new logo for the...

This Kenya Governor is transforming his constituency using space technologies

Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent. It has the youngest amongst all the continents and hosts a large diversity of ethnicities, cultures...

Africa Regional Data Cube Initiative – Providing solutions to Africa’s major...

The Africa Regional Data Cube (ARDC) is a new tool that harnesses the latest Earth observation and satellite technology to help Kenya, Senegal, Sierra...

17 countries to implement IAU100 Global Projects in Africa

In 2019, the International Astronomical Union (IAU) is celebrating its 100th anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, the IAU is organising a year-long celebration to...

Astrotourism in the Mara

If you’re reading this, you probably live in a town or city. If you do, then I have written this for you. Doctor’s prescription:...

The Ancient Astronomers of Maralal

If you peruse through Astronomy books, you may be forgiven to believe that all ancient astronomers were exclusively Greek. This bias is not the...

Astronomy Outreach Mission to Maralal

It was a cold Wednesday morning as I rushed to the Technical University of Kenya. It was the agreed upon rendezvous for a group...

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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