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Adopting a Universal Tax Regime for Outer Space Exploration

Introduction For decades, humans have been drawn to space exploration for scientific, security and commercial purposes. Private companies such as SpaceX and Blue Origin have...

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...

Towards Building Space Law Advisory Capacity For Africa’s Rising NewSpace Enterprises

In 1961 the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) adopted Resolution 1721: International co-operation in the peaceful uses of outer space. The...

Egyptian Space Agency Holds Board Meeting; Proposes New National Space Program...

The Egyptian Space Agency, yesterday, held a meeting for its board of directors to discuss the way forward in several areas. The meeting held...

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...

Introducing An Editorial Series On Space Law and Policy In Africa

Humankind has for decades been fixated with the vast extra-terrestrial expanse located approximately 90-110 kilometres above the Earth’s surface. This is attributed to "humanity’s...

IISL Invites African Teams To Register For 2020 Manfred Lachs Space...

The International Institute of Space Law (IISL) invites applications from student teams across universities in Africa to participate in the 2020 Africa Regional Round...

IISL Publishes 2020 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition Challenge

The International Institute of Space Law (IISL) has published the 2020 Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition problem and invites students to apply...

Nigerian Lawyers Explore The Future Of Space Activities In The Country

With the increase in the participation of space-related activities, it was only a matter of time before the Nigerian Legal body caught up with...

Towards Developing Africa’s Think Tank In Space Law and Policy

Space programs in Africa are becoming more extensive, with more countries looking up to the skies for socio-economic development and national security. Already, eight...

Formulating Space Policies and Laws for Development and Growth in African...

How outer space can help African countries to develop More African countries are investing in outer space. Indeed, Africa is home to some of...

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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