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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...

Britain And U.S.A Collaborate On Deployment Of Satellite Services To Combat...

British satellite telecommunications company, Inmarsat, has joined forces with a Washington D.C non-profit organisation called RESOLVE to put its satellites to work on behalf of endangered...

How Satellite Data Is Helping To Monitor Snowfalls In South Africa

The snowfall over the western parts of South Africa on the night of Tuesday July 23 2019 and the adjacent interior may have stopped...

South Africa-Led International Consortium Completes Planning Work For SKA Telescope

The international engineering consortium tasked with planning the Assembly, Integration and Verification (AIV) of the SKA Radio Telescope has formally completed its work, taking...

Count down to the launch of XinaBox Thinsat built by South...

Come April 17, 2019, South Africa will record yet another launch of an object into space. This time, a picosatellite built by high schools...

Senegal to Manufacture Small Satellites and Grow a Newspace Industry Cluster

Following the recommendations of the national consultations on the future of higher education in Senegal, the Government of Senegal is set to grow the...

Rwanda and OneWeb partner to launch Icyerekezo communication satellite

The people of Rwanda join in the jubilation that is ongoing in West London, UK and Virginia, US for the successful launch of OneWeb's...

Uganda and Tanzania shine at DSTV Eutelsat Star Awards

Amos Mumbere from Ntare school in Uganda has won the essay Category at the 7th edition of the DSTV Eutelsat Star Awards organised by...

These girls want to launch Africa’s first Private Satellite

They may be teenagers, but 17-year-old Brittany Bull and 16-year-old Sesam Mngqengqiswa have grand ambitions -- to launch Africa's first private satellite into space. They...

Using A Very African Tax Scheme, Africa’s Satellite Company Avoided Millions

At 5:37 p.m. on April 22, 2011, from a seaside launch pad in Latin America, a hulking satellite rose into the sky and came...

Kenya to launch first satellite in April

Kenya will in two months join the space race when it launches its first locally built satellite into space. The 10cm cube nano-satellite was built...

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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