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Kenya Space Agency to launch nano-satellites into orbit

The Kenya Space Agency Board (KSAB) has announced that the country is set to launch nano-satellites and rockets into orbit in August...

Vodafone, AST SpaceMobile pen deal to launch space-based mobile network

SpaceMobile will be the first space-based mobile network to connect directly to 4G and 5G smartphones without any need for specialized hardware.

New DStv Explora Ultra decoder with Netflix integration launched

MultiChoice Group has announced the launch of its new DStv Explora Ultra decoder that will offer DStv subscribers access to Netflix and...

Multichoice announces leadership changes

Africa’s leading Digital entertainment company Multichoice has appointed Nyiko Shiburi as the new CEO of its South African operations including a number...

Innovation challenge for Africa’s top Space-Tech ideas

The Space-Tech Innovation Challenge 2020, an Africa-wide innovation challenge, is seeking the best ideas in the downstream application of space technology.

Canal+ Group acquires stake in Multichoice

French television operator and distributor Canal+ Group, a subsidiary of Vivendi has increased its stake in South Africa’s largest broadcasting company Multichoice...

Azam TV completes its video migration to Eutelsat 7C satellite

African Pay TV operator Azam TV, has completed the migration of its video platform from the Eutelsat 7B to 7C satellite, with...

Kenya, China space station deal alarms US

Kenya is at the centre of a fresh wrangle between the US and China over a multi-billion dollar space programme that Washington...

DStv, PSL sign 5 year premier division deal

MultiChoice South Africa through its subsidiary DSTv, has signed a five-year multi-million Rand deal to sponsor the country’s Premier Soccer League (PSL).

NigComSat and partners open a new era of satellite navigation in Africa

The Agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA), has started to broadcast a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS) signal over...




Millicom sells Tigo, exits African market

Millicom International Cellular, which trades as Tigo, has announced its complete exit from the African market, following the sale of its operations in...

South Africa’s Altron acquires Lawtrust for $17.2 million

South African listed company Altron Group, has announced its acquisition of cyber security firm Lawtrust, from Etion, for R245 million ($17.2 million),...

Africell, Aviat sign multi-million dollar 5G deal

Mobile operator Africell, has signed a multi-million dollar agreement with Aviat Networks for a 5G-ready end-to-end disaggregated transmission network across multiple African...

MTN Rwanda to list on Stock Exchange in May

MTN Rwanda, has announced it will list on the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) on 4 May, following approval by the Capital Market...

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