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  • by Mustapha Iderawumi
    As reported by the Angola Management Office of the National Space Program (GGPEN), the Angolan Minister of Telecommunications, Information Technologies and Social Communication, Mário Oliveira, has disclosed that AngoSat-2 is now ready to provide communications services after the final tests have been carried out on the satellite. Mr Olivera made this statement during a seminar […]
  • by Rorisang Moyo
    According to a press statement released by the African Development Bank Group, the Board of Directors of the African Development Fund has approved a USD 13.95 million grant to the Government of Ethiopia to implement the first phase of a livelihood improvement project for pastoralist communities in Ethiopia’s drylands. The Borana Resilient Water Development for […]
  • by Mustapha Iderawumi
    According to the statement, released by the office of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), the organisation and the Kenya Space Agency (KSA) have agreed to collaborate under the “Space Law for New Space Actors” project. The collaboration will include a technical advisory mission to Nairobi, Kenya, in the first half of […]
  • by Deborah Faboade
    The Algerian Space Agency (ASAL) held a ceremony at the Space Technology Center, in Arzew to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the launch of the first Algerian satellite, ALSAT-1. The Earth observation satellite was launched on November 28, 2002, from the Plesetsk cosmodrome, in Russia and acquired 1226 images, 70% of which were in the national […]
  • by Joshua Faleti
    The Liability Convention is one of the five international space law treaties that guide human conduct in outer space and some sections of space-related activities on Earth. Because of the high potential for damage with space activities, the Liability Convention stands as an important guide for countries to understand their position and remedies in the… […]