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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...

Paratus Invests in Satellite Technology for Enhanced Internet Access in Africa

A quality connection is now more important than ever before, to support businesses in tough trading times. Paratus South Africa, part of (the) leading pan-African...

We Mapped Green Spaces in South Africa and Found a Legacy...

It has been 30 years since Nelson Mandela was released from prison and South Africa began to dismantle apartheid, the official system of racial segregation. Yet, whether...

Reutech Radar Systems Sign New Deal with DJI

Reutech Radar Systems (a subsidiary of Reunert Limited, a South African defence and aerospace technology company) has signed a dealership agreement with DJI, a...

South Africa Cuts Science and Innovation Budget: Announces Plan for the...

The South African Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, has announced a massive budget cut in the 2020/2021 South African...

Astrofica’s Internship Program Is Building A Talent Pipeline For Africa’s Space...

Astrofica, a fully blacked-owned satellite technology solutions provider with a core capability in the assembly integration and testing of satellite systems, has set out...

South Africa Runs Before It Can Walk With 5G

The recent announcement by a local telecommunications company that it has launched 5G in South Africa has more meaning to economic observers, politicians and...

MzansiSat Still Bullish On Connecting Africa Via Satellite Internet Broadband

MzansiSat, a South Africa-based startup satellite operator, aims to become the beacon of hope for providing reliable internet connectivity anywhere in Southern Africa, starting...

#Africa4Future Winners are Contributing to Aerospace Development in Africa

In 2019, Airbus selected 10 African Aerospace startups to be a part of the next edition of the Airbus Bizlab #Africa4Future Accelerator Programme. The...

South Africa: Legislation Amendment to Harmonise Science and Technology Operations

The South African Ministry of Science and Technology in November 2018 introduced the Science and Technology Laws Amendment Bill to the National Assembly. The...

South African Government To Invest R3.1 Billion In Space Infrastructure Hub

The South African government has announced plans to invest R3.1 billion (approx. USD 179 million) in a new space infrastructure hub as part of...

South Africa Ratifies SKA Observatory Convention

South Africa, the future home of the SKA’s mid-frequency telescope, has ratified the Convention Establishing the SKA Observatory after the South African Parliament approved...

SANSA To Invest ZAR 1.5 billion Into Developing Profitable Space Services...

The South African National Space Agency (SANSA) hopes to stimulate and make the national space sector sustainable over the next decade through an investment...

SANSA And SARAO To Commission The Digital Earth South Africa Data...

Data analysts have long encountered challenges in the interpretation of large datasets for use in decision-making. With the advent of data cubes in recent...

XinaBox And SANSA Partner On Learner Data Collection Mission On Antarctica

Xinabox R&D, a Cape Town-based developer of modular electronics and IoT kits for rapid prototyping and STEM education, has partnered with the South African...

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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