", Wild, the author of Searching African Skies, added: "Africa needs space projects but I think rather than the pomp and circumstance of an agency they should concentrate resources on projects that are already there.".
EX CL 1116 (XXXIV) _E.pdf (496.8Kb) EX CL 1116 (XXXIV) _F.pdf (516.4Kb) EX CL 1116 (XXXIV) _A.pdf (700.0Kb) EX CL 1116 (XXXIV) _P.pdf (305.7Kb) (E=English; A=Arabic; F=French; P=Portuguese) Date 2019-02-07. Seriously – what about Afri-Feed-The-Poor! "I'm calling for the biggest project, an African space agency," Bashir told a gathering of communications ministers in Khartoum. Executive council Thirty-Fourth Ordinary Session 07 - 08 February 2019 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Council of Ministers & Executive Council Collection, https://archives.au.int/handle/123456789/6463. African Space Strategy TOWARDS SOCIAL, POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC INTEGRATION AFRICAN UNION UNION AFRICAINE UNIÃO AFRICANA Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA P. O. The African Space Agency is part of the “Africa 2063” agenda which is set to transform Africa within the next 50 years. I'd be interested to see where they get the resources and skills. View/ Open. Egypt to Establish African Space Agency in New Cairo. In an interview with Egyptian Streets, Mido said “When I saw the program [Mars One] I did not blink, really, especially since I live in a country that does not promote space as a valid career option.”. Purpose Present the key elements of the African Space Policy and Strategy.
African countries on the critical need to develop space applications and businesses. The African Space Agency is part of the “Africa 2063” agenda which is set to transform Africa within the next 50 years. The African Space Institute posted a message on its website stating: "It has come to our attention that the African Union are trying to make use of the name 'AfriSpace' for their African space agency. and Africa has to respond to these challenges and opportunities. DECIDES that the African Space Agency will be hosted by the Arab Republic of Egypt; 5. An African space race is already under way. This will increase their participation in a major field that they had no to limited access too. ", Omar al-Bashir calls for co-operation on 'biggest project' after first stirrings of an African space race, Part of the Square Kilometre Array, the world’s biggest radio telescope, being built in Northern Cape province, South Africa. But sceptics question whether a continental body in the mould of Nasa or the European Space Agency would merely add bureaucracy and financial burdens that the world's poorest continent can ill afford. Receive stories that matter right to your inbox in a daily digest. "AfriSpace has been in use by the African Space Institute and Orbital Horizon since 2009 and we are the rightful users as well as recognised stakeholders in the space sector.
African Space Policy and Strategy 12th EUMETSAT USER FORUM in AFRICAEUMETSAT USER FORUM in AFRICA Kigali, 13 September 2016. The African Space Institute posted a message on its website stating: "It has come to our attention that the African Union are trying to make use of the name 'AfriSpace' for their African space agency. Report of the commission on the high level panel’s report for assessing candidate countries to host the African space agency. In 1820 the Royal Observatory at the Cape of Good Hope became the first of its kind in the southern hemisphere. Nigeria, Algeria and Egypt each have two satellites in orbit while Angola has one. On Wednesday a Pretoria-based Twitter user with the name Psyber Consulting posted: "AfriSpace?! It is hoped there would be spin-offs in terms of employment, skills and new technologies.
In an interview with the new agency MENA, Abou El Magd revealed that the space agency headquarters will be located in the outskirts of New Cairo.
Co-operation on space would be a notable breakthrough for a continent where political and trade barriers remain notoriously obstructive. We have requested a response from them on this matter and have offered to discuss further regarding the use of our used name.".
The use of space for development presents many opportunities that cannot be ignored, and Africa has to respond to these challenges and opportunities.
The Heads of State and Government in 2016 adopted African Space Policy and Strategy through Assembly/AU/Dec.589(XXVI) Decision and requested the Commission to carry out consultations with a view to evaluating the legal, structural and financial implications for the creation of a continental African Space Agency. COMMENDS the Panel for carrying out a transparent and sound technical assessment; 4.
Earth Observation Directorate, South African National Space Agency (SANSA), The Enterprise Building, Mark Shuttleworth Street, Pretoria 0002, South Africa * Correspondence: [email protected] Received: 30 April 2019; Accepted: 15 June 2019; Published: 27 June 2019 Abstract: AU-Agenda 2063 was adopted at the 24th Ordinary Session of the African Heads of State and Government in 2015 as … © 2019 Egyptian Streets. They Have to Do Something’, 3 Unique Co-working Spaces Across Cairo Perfect for a Change in WFH Environment, Water Sports in Egypt’s Ras Muhammad Reserve Suspended After Shark Attack, Boycotting French Brands in Egypt Is Stupid, Egypt Ranks First Regionally for Sustainable Development Goals Assessment, Photos from Downtown Cairo’s Charming New Exhibitions, Courtesy of Art D’Egypte, Egypt Releases Satirist and Vlogger Shady Abu Zeid After 2 Years, IN PICTURES: Algerians Protest Against Bouteflika’s 20 Year Rule. Box 3243 Telephone: +251 11 551 7700 Fax: +251 115 517844 Website: www.au.int .
Water Sports in Egypt’s Ras Muhammad Reserve Suspended After Shark Attack – Trending Africa says: Ministry of Health Launches a New Campaign to Fight Poliomyelitis, IN PICTURES: Algerians Protest Against Bouteflika's 20 Year Rule, U.S. Presidential Elections: Young Egyptian Americans Choose Between Fates, Painted in Lights: Different Shades of Cairo Captured in this Cinematic Photo Series, Trump: Egypt Will ‘Blow Up That Dam. The plan has also run into trouble over its proposed name. "Africa must have its space agency." Mohammed Sallam, also known as “Mido” is the only Egyptian, and Arab, running to be involved in the Mars One Project.
South Africa was unique in building its own but this is now out of communication.
A Ugandan space scientist has begun building a test aircraft in his back garden. “The National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS) will temporarily host the headquarters of the agency until the construction of its permanent site is completed,” the minister added in the statement. […] Egypt Ranks First Regionally for Sustainable Development Goals Assessment…. Hence, in this context, there is a critical need to make the benefits of space science and technology available to all African 2 Extracted from Space Benefits for Africa, draft report of the United Nations Inter-Agency Meeting on Outer Space …
Egypt recently became the chair for the African Union and is very persistent to help Africa develop as a country, this is just one way of how Egypt plans to highlight the potential of Africa. Africa Union. Egypt’s opportunities in the outer space science field are very limited. Conceptualizing African Space Programme 1. His call follows a controversial decision two years ago by the African Union (AU) to conduct a feasibility study that would draw up a "roadmap for the creation of the African space agency".
According to Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research’s advisor for African affairs Islam Abou El Magd, Egypt has decided to invest USD 10 million in a new venture to construct the first African Space Agency. He would not be everyone's first choice as an ambassador for Africa in outer space. It "will liberate Africa from the technological domination", he said.
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