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South Africa May Launch Internet Satellite for SADC

The South African Presidency has published a Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) diagnostic report detailing novel technologies that the country is planning to invest on.   The...

Africa: Big Shake-Ups in Broadcast Regulation Planned for Nigeria & South...

Nigerians have long held a beef against pay-TV operator Multichoice and popular feeling against it has led to both legislative and regulatory interest. Last...

Exclusive Interview with Bryan Dean, CEO Of Dragonfly Aerospace

Dragonfly Aerospace is a South African NewSpace company with decades of proven heritage in high-performance imaging satellites and payloads. Dragonfly Aerospace says it is on...

South Africa’s CSIR Celebrates Diamond Jubilee

In 1945, an act of parliament created the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), in South Africa. Yesterday, the CSIR celebrated its 75th...

Why Kenya Should Not Abandon the Longonot Satellite Station

Reports of vandalism of metal parts at the defunct Longonot Earth Station was a low point for the Kenyan space community. ICT Cabinet Secretary Joe...

Africa Needs Telemedicine to Overcome its Healthcare Challenges

Telemedicine is the provision of medical services to patients remotely when the doctors and patients are physically separated using the two-way voice and visual...

Analysis: Rethinking Satellite Procurement Contracts in Africa

More than ever, African countries are establishing satellite programmes with the ultimate goal of owning and operating space-segment systems and ground infrastructure that drive...

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...

South African Space Sector Set to Grow With New Space Infrastructure...

Amidst the global Covid-19 pandemic and a financial recession, the South African government has secured funding for a number of strategic infrastructure projects as...

Pontsho Maruping Becomes Deputy MD of South African Radio Astronomy Observatory

Pontsho Maruping has been appointed as the Deputy MD of the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO). SARAO is in charge of the Square...

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...