SA’s space economy to become Africa’s satellite powerhouse
Government banks on the space economy to strengthen economic growth, with the sector forecast to bring in revenue of over R18 billion in the next two years.
Justice department battles to contain ransomware attack
The attack results in all of the department’s information systems being encrypted and unavailable to internal employees, as well as members of the public.
SA’s govt entities under attack as space agency hit by data breach
The South African National Space Agency becomes the latest government entity to suffer a cyber attack, after its data was dumped in the public domain.
Boost for SA’s space, satellite industry as new firm opens
Swedish space tech company AAC Clyde Space establishes a subsidiary in SA, to capitalise on the rapidly-growing market for satellites and space services in Africa.
SA’s space agency readies virtual hackathon
The South African National Space Agency plans a virtual hackathon to tackle the global challenge of space weather.
New body to demystify space for business in SA
ZASpace, a community of business, government and academic institutions, will explore the benefits of space-based tech.
SANSA earns global recognition
The local space agency is named one of the providers of space weather information for the aviation sector.
SA's nanosatellite ready for blast-off
South Africa's second nanosatellite will be launched into space from Russia.
Sansa under new leadership
The South African National Space Agency appoints science veteran Dr Val Munsami as its new CEO.
Sansa maps new satellite plans
The proposed Satellite-Based Augmentation Systems will use ground stations to provide more accurate navigation information for SA.
SA leads satellite game in Africa
Local space agency becomes a major global player.