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...

Virtual sky display in MeerKAT control room

Article republished with kind permission from SKA Africa. A real-time virtual sky display has been installed as part of the newly deployed control room in the...

Press Invitation to the Public Viewing of Deployment of Kenya’s First Satellite (1KUNS-PF CUBESAT)

The Embassy of Japan in Kenya in collaboration with the Government of Kenya will hold a public viewing of the deployment of Kenya’s first...

Avanti announces successful launch of its HYLAS 2 Satellite

Avanti Communications Group plc, the satellite operator, announces the successful launch of HYLAS 2 from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on Ariane...

Sales Officially Launched for Routes Africa 2012

Routes Africa, now in its 7th year, is the annual gathering of air service decision makers for the African region and the 2012 event...

Ghana: Aviation experts discuss satellite technology in navigation

Aviation experts and stakeholders in Africa are meeting at De Holiday Inn Hotel in Accra to deliberate on how to enhance air navigation service...

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...

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...

Consultation Meeting on AU-US Cooperation in Civil Aviation Washington DC, USA

The inaugural meeting on AU-US Cooperation in Civil Aviation was held in Washington DC, USA on 18 December 2012. The Meeting was co-chaired by...

Competition to raise Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project awareness

Pretoria - A competition aimed at raising public awareness about Africa's bid to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) among high school pupils is...

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