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Africa Could Enter the Space Race In 2013

AFRICANGLOBE - There is something that is just so sentimental and spiritual about the stars and the heavenly bodies. Next year could usher in a great era of space technology in Africa. South Africa, alongside Australia and New Zealand, won the bid to host the Square Kilometer Array (SKA) project.

South African Students Builds Nano Space Satellite

South Africa's aspirations for a top spot in the space science race is soaring as the country's first home made nano space satellite is...

South Africa, Australia to Share World’s Largest Telescope Project

The Members of the SKA Organisation today agreed on a dual site solution for the Square Kilometre Array telescope, a crucial step towards building...

South African Govt Confident of Hosting Massive Telescope

Africa is ready to host the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), according to South African Minister of Science and Technology Naledi Pandor. Pandor was clear...

SKA South Africa and IBM to ‘Go Big’ in Space

Square Kilometre Array (SKA) South Africa has announced plans to work with multinational tech giant IBM to develop a next-generation "big data" platform for...

South Africa Submits Final Bid for SKA

South Africa has submitted its bid documents to host the €1.5-billion Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the world's most powerful radio telescope – arguably the country's most important contest since its successful bid to host the 2010 Fifa World Cup.

South Africa Building The Southern Hemisphere's Largest Radio Telescope

The MeerKAT radio telescope being built by the South African team preparing SA's bid for hosting the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) has passed its first test with flying colours.

South Africa and Nokia in ICT Partnership

South Africa's Department of Science and Technology and Nokia are to partner on a number of information and communication technology projects, ranging from educational services on mobile devices to rural broadband access

South Africa Bidding to Host the World's Largest Telescope

Innovative research and development in mathematics and science could spur African economic growth, according to South African astrophysicist Bernard Fanaroff.