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NigComSat: Nigeria’s Satellite Company Still Not Profitable After 14 Years

When the Nigerian Communication Satellite company, NigComSat, was incorporated in 2006, the government had ambitious plans for it. The country’s excitement overflowed the following...

Nigeria Launches New National Broadband Plan, Others To Boost Digital Economy

Nigeria, today, launched a new National Broadband Plan(NBP) for 2020-2025 to facilitate its roadmap to Digital economy. The launch, currently underway at the Federal Ministry...

LearnSpace Foundation Holds Maiden Space Science And Astronomy Competition In Nigeria

On Friday, 6th March 2020, at the Women Development Center Calabar, the Learnspace Foundation, a non-governmental organization registered under the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC)...

Meet Andrew Akala, Winner Of 2019 Africa Award for Research Excellence...

It is no news that the Nigerian space researcher, Andrew Akala, won the 2019 Africa Award for Research Excellence in Space Science at the...

The Impact of Nigerian Constitution On The Non-Ratified Treaties Of Space...

Colonialism has its many vestiges in Africa, some good, some bad, and some terrible. One lamentable vestige, was the resulting dispute between Nigeria and...

BeepTool Poised To Take A Share Of Nigeria’s Satellite Connectivity Market...

BeepTool Communications, a Nigeria-based satellite-as-a-service and integrated digital ecosystem, is set to officially roll out its services across states in the country during this...

Benefits Of Astronomy As A Subject In Primary And Secondary Schools...

Nigeria's educational curricula entail a 9-year Basic Education Curriculum (six years in primary school and three years in junior secondary school) and three years...

Spacecom Provides Ku-band Capacity To PanAcess For Broadcasting In Nigeria

Spacecom, a leading global fixed-satellite operator and satellite service provider that offers tailored end-to-end communication solutions, yesterday, announced that it is providing Ku-band capacity...

NAMA Installs New Radio Navigation And SATCOM Instruments In The Lagos...

The Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Monday announced that it has successfully installed a new Category II (CAT II) Instrument Landing System/ Distance...

NigComSat Meets With Thaicom To Explore Business Opportunities In The Asian...

Nigeria's state-owned satellite operator, NigComSat Ltd, is exploring business opportunities in the Asian market and is currently meeting with senior executives of Thailand's leading...

NIGCOMSAT Welcomes New Board Chairman And Three Other Senior Executives

Nigeria's state-owned satellite operator NigComSat Ltd yesterday officially welcomed on board its new Board Chairman, Architect Yusuf Kazaure, following recent board-level changes in many...

Nigerian Communications Commission Develops Draft Guidelines For Use Of TV White...

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has developed draft guidelines for the use of Television White Spaces (TVWS) for rural broadband connectivity in Nigeria. The apex...

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...

International Astronomical Union Approves Names For New Stars And Exoplanets

In recent years, astronomers have discovered thousands of planets and planetary systems orbiting around nearby stars. It is now believed that all stars 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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