Recent top stories from the African Space Industry

A Selection of stories that were compiled by AfricaNews.Space


A document on the Russian Ministry of Digital Development, Communications and Mass Media’s website has revealed that the country plans to hold talks with the Egypt, India, Indonesia and the Uk concerning her intentions to install of earth stations at her embassies in these countries. Read more 

Business and Market Analysis

Here are projects set for 2020 that will have immediate and future benefits as well as shapen the industry. Read more

France-based Eutelsat successfully launches its latest-generation Africa-focused KONNECT communications satellite into Geostationary Transfer Orbit onboard Arianespace’s Ariane 5 rocket that lifted off from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, at 9.05 pm Universal Time (10.05 pm CET) on January 16. Read more

Policy and Security

According to the letter signed at the UN Headquarters in NewYork, Luxembourg will offer MINUSMA GOVSAT satellite transmission capacities which will connect the regional posts such as Kidal, Timbuktu, Gao and Mopti to the headquarters in Bamako. Read more

Space Education 

Egypt is set to launch a programme for the manufacturing of small satellites in universities across the country in a collaborative effort led the Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA). Read more

ASAL’s Center des Techniques Spatiales To Train Algerian Land Surveyors On GIS Applications. Read more 


With the wireless industry on the verge of the commercial launch of 5G, these leaders will share their experience of what it takes to commercialize 5G and offer insights into the promise of 5G. Read more


Application open for the four-week scholarship programs focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and global competence education. Click to apply 

The Data Science for Social Good Fellowship is a full-time summer program to train aspiring data scientists to work on machine learning, data science, and AI projects with social impact in a fair and equitable manner. Click to apply 

8 Opportunities Available At The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs. Click to apply