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Omarichet: Africa’s Future Communication, and ‘Navigation & Positioning’ Satellites

Omarichet is a start-up focusing on the development of satellites for communication and Navigation & Position Missions. The project seeks to fill the gaps...

Satellite Internet in Rural Zululand Demonstrates Education Solution

In response to Covid-19, satellite internet provider MorClick, in partnership with YahClick (powered by Huges), decided to support the work of NGO, Khula Education,...

Netloxh: The African company Promising to Challenge SpaceX and take Africa...

At the beginning of 2010, there were only moderate discussions about the space industry in Africa. This was not because the industry was nonexistent...

How Satellites Tracked The Fateful Journey Of The Ship That Led...

The Japanese freighter ‘MV Wakashio’ ran aground on Mauritius’ coral reefs on Sunday 25 July. It remained stuck and started breaking apart 13 days later...

Satellites are an Essential Consideration for Landlocked Countries in Africa

Growth of connectivity in Africa has been linked with the installation of submarine fibre optic cables. With large bodies of water being an essential...

AZERCOSMOS Signs Broadcasting Agreement With Prime African Media Systems

Early this week, Canada's Prime African Media Systems and Azercosmos OJSC, Azerbaijan's first-ever satellite sealed a broadcasting agreement. The space industry is once again blessed...

New Ukraine and Egypt Partnership Will Bolster Satellite Production and Management

A new trade agreement between Egypt and Ukraine is in the works. The agreement came to light in a phone conversation between the President...

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...

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...

Precision Mapping With Satellite, Drone Photos Could Help Predict Infections Of...

Satellite images, drone photos and even Google Earth could help identify communities most at risk for getting one of the world’s worst tropical diseases. A...

Rwanda’s First Satellite In Space Is Set For Release From ISS

Rwanda's first satellite in Space, RwaSat-1, is set to be deployed to low Earth orbit (LEO) from the International Space Station(ISS) on 18 November...

Tunisia’s Telnet To Launch First Home-made Satellite In July 2020

Tunisia's first satellite, Challenge ONE, will be launched in July 2020 from the Russian-operated Baikonur Cosmodrome in south-central Kazakhstan aboard the Russian Soyuz-2.1A, reports...

Ethiopia’s First Satellite Will Now Be Launched In December, 2019

The Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute (ESSTI) has disclosed that it would be launching its first Earth Observation satellite in the last quarter...

SANSA Secures Cost-Efficient Satellite Services Deal For South African Government

In a bid to cut down on the huge charges that come with the provision of satellite data, the South African National Space Agency...

Researchers Use Satellites To Measure Water Scarcity in Africa

Today, more than 700 million people around the world drink water from unsafe or untreated sources, such as wells, springs and surface water. About...