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  • by Space in Africa
    Top Highlights The African space economy in 2021 is valued at USD 19.49 billion and is projected to grow 16.16% to USD 22.64 billion by 2026. The industry employs over 19,000 people across the continent. African nations allocated a total of USD 534.9 million for the operation of their respective space programmes in 2022, a […]
  • by Joshua Faleti
    The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) has partnered with Ireland-based engineering services and innovative solutions provider InnoGlobal to bring a short course on Digital Transformation applicable to advanced manufacturing sectors to the African continent. The Digital Transformation course, developed by InnoGlobal through its higher education institute, InnoPharma Education, will be piloted as a skills […]
  • by Mustapha Iderawumi
    Infrastructures are key ingredients for building sustainable cities and communities, increasing resilience to disasters, risk reduction, land mapping, managing diseases and public health emergencies, and improving urban development blueprints to improve living conditions. This article will investigate how Earth observation (EO) satellites can enhance the capabilities of the African government and private sector players to… […]
  • by Ademola Asunloye
    Since the first satellite launch (Sputnik-1) in 1957 by the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), space technology has improved the quality of life on Earth—telecommunication, education, navigation, disaster management, military and defence, to name a few. This article analyses the economic impact of space technology in Africa that extends beyond direct benefits from the… […]
  • by Joshua Faleti
    Eight Tunisian women have been selected as candidates for the first Tunisian and African female astronaut project. This selection came at Telnet’s Headquarters as Tunisia celebrated Women’s day. It is as a result of a partnership in August 2021 between Tunisia and Roscosmos to launch a Tunisian female citizen to the International Space Station (ISS) […]