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...

Lost in Space?

Today a communique from the African Union (AU) stated they wish to establish an African Space Agency in partnership with the International Telecommunications Union....

TRT Turk Selects SES to Reach Audiences in Sub-Saharan Africa

SES (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that Turkish public broadcaster, Türkiye Radyo ve Televizyon Kurumu (TRT), has selected SES to reach audiences in sub-Saharan Africa....

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...

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...

More power and connectivity milestones for Karoo astronomy reserve

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. By Tracy Cheetham, SKA SA infrastructure manager Grid power to the MeerKAT site The new 33 kV power line constructed...

Nigeria: Back in Space…

Some seven weeks after the flawless launch of China's unmanned Shenzhou-8 spacecraft into a low earth orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in...

Sub-Saharan Africa tech news in brief: 21 April–4 May 2011

Below is a roundup of tech news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 21 April-4 May, 2011. Tanzania to triple research funds A decision...

Africa steps up efforts for Square Kilometre Array (SKA) bid

Pretoria - African countries have stepped up its efforts to beat out Australasia and emerge as the hosts Square Kilometre Array (SKA) telescope and...

ECAir, the national airline of the Republic of Congo, signs a partnership agreement with...

Fatima Beyina-Moussa, Director General of ECAir, Equatorial Congo Airlines (www.flyecair.com), the national airline of the Republic of Congo, and also President of the Association...

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