SAA looks to voluntary carbon offset project

Pretoria - State owned enterprise South African Airways (SAA) is exploring the implementation of a voluntary carbon offset project that can support the development...

DMCii introduces first annual high resolution Africa satellite coverage

An unparalleled collection of high-resolution satellite imagery covering sub-Saharan Africa in a single season is now available in the DMCii image archive,...

Nigeria launches first satellite built by Africans

Nigeria successfully launched NigeriaSat-X, the first satellite to be designed and built by Africans, into orbit this week (17 August). NigeriaSat-X was launched along...

Solar Impulse Returns Safely from Africa

By: Mathias Aarre Mæhlum - AfricanBrains Solar Impulse, Switzerland’s solar-powered aircraft landed safely in Madrid, Spain, last week after it flew back from the Moroccan...

ICAO Council President Advances Aviation Cooperation in Africa

African countries will face significant but surmountable challenges as the air transport sector doubles its passenger and flight volumes over the next 15 yearsConsistent...

Hydrogen South Africa (HySA) Systems, The National Aerospace Centre, and Airbus to research use...

A new chapter has been opened in the quest to make commercial air transport more environmentally and economically sustainable, with the agreement by Airbus...

Nigeria: Nigcomsat-1r to Create 1.9 Million Jobs in Five Years

Following the successful launch of a replacement for the de-orbited communication satellite, NIGCOMSAT-1R, Managing Director of NigComSat Ltd., Ahmed Rufai, tells the media that...

African Union throws weight behind SKA bid

Pretoria - The African Union (AU) has acknowledged the significance of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project in bringing much-needed development to...

SKA South Africa and NRAO to deepen collaboration in 2011

News article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. By Debra Shepherd, MeerKAT project office, Cape Town On 17 September 2008, the South African SKA Project...

SKA opens pre-construction phase request for proposals

The International Square Kilometre Array (SKA) Organisation Project Office has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the SKA pre-construction phase. The RFP is an...

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