Satellite pest risk service to help African farmers

1246013 LGPTThe CABI-led Pest Risk Information Service (PRISE) project has been awarded GBP£6.38mn (US$8.01mn) in funding over five years by the UK Space Agency to reduce crop losses caused by pests in six sub-Saharan African countries, and improve farmer livelihoods

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Ethiopia reveals plans to launch carrier rocket

rocket communications africaThe Ministry of Science and Technology announced Ethiopia is constructing a medium sized satellite launching rocket that will be in its final stages of completion within the next three years

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New retail satellite service from iWayAfrica

satellite mnchilemom flickrPan-African telecommunication provider, iWayAfrica, a division of Gondwana International Networks, has rolled out Jola, a Pan-African Ku-Band managed retail satellite service into sub-Saharan Africa

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Eutelsat unveils 'Konnect Africa'

satellite dish commons Digitalsmart7Eutelsat Communications launched its 'Konnect Africa' brand at AfricaCom on 15 November which is expected to provide 20 sub-saharan countries with high speed satellite broadband 

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Azerspace-1 satellite to be deployed in Africa

Satellite mmntz flickr public domainUnder the Azerbaijan Ministry of Communications and High Technologies, Azercosmos OJSC, has signed a contract on the provision of telecommunications services

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