RASCOM Set to Host 74th Board of Directors Meeting in Yaoundé, Cameroon

RASCOM Set to Host 74th Board of Directors Meeting in Yaoundé, Cameroon

Yaoundé, Cameroon – May 20, 2024 – The Regional African Satellite Communication Organisation (RASCOM) is pleased to announce its 74th Board of Directors meeting, scheduled to take place from May 22nd to 24th, 2024, in Yaoundé, Cameroon. This gathering will bring together member states and key strategic partners to discuss the latest developments and trends within…

Digital Skills Development Tops Agenda of ICT Ministers in Africa

Digital Skills Development Tops Agenda of ICT Ministers in Africa

A section of African ICT Ministers have resolved to end unemployment and expand entrepreneurship in the knowledge and traditional sectors of the continent by developing the digital skills in Africa. The resolve was arrived at during a virtual Ministerial Roundtable Forum organized by the African Telecommunications Union (ATU) to commemorate Africa ICT Day, celebrated every…

Angola Telecom privatization plans cancelled

Angola Telecom privatization plans cancelled

In a rather surprising move, an Angolan government minister has said that plans to privatise the troubled state-owned operator Angola Telecom have been cancelled and the government is now focusing on restructuring the company. TechAfrica News, citing local press reports, says that the Minister of Information and Social Communication Technologies, Manuel Homem, has confirmed that…

Space industry: Africa is ready for liftoff

Space industry: Africa is ready for liftoff

The space industry is one of the fastest-growing industries worldwide. Africa has long been considered a latecomer, but now a new space agency and a space port on the continent are on the horizon. “The chances are great that Africa will soon be able to build its own powerful space industry — a space industry that really helps…

Ghana and Tunisia Sign New Space Cooperation Agreement

Ghana and Tunisia Sign New Space Cooperation Agreement

The Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute (GSSTI) and the Tunisian Space Association have signed a partnership agreement to collaborate to advance the development of their respective space sectors for socioeconomic benefits in Africa. At the webinar hosted today, featuring President of the Tunisian Space Association, Ahmed el Fadhel, Rihab Ben Moussa, Head of Strategic…

RASCOM participates in Spectrum Management Conference in Cameroon

RASCOM participates in Spectrum Management Conference in Cameroon

The Regional African Satellite Communication Organization (RASCOM) is participating in this year’s 8th Sub-Saharan Spectrum Management Conference underway at the Yaoundé Conference Centre in Yaoundé, Cameroon. The two-day conference which is part of The Global Spectrum Series, the world’s largest collection of regional spectrum policy conferences is expected to run back-to-back with the APM23-4 meeting….

RASCOM Board Chairman and Ag. D-G pays courtesy visit to Camtel’s Boss

RASCOM Board Chairman and Ag. D-G pays courtesy visit to Camtel’s Boss

The Board Chairman of the Regional Africa Satellite Communications Organisation (RASCOM), Kouame Bini Nash and the Acting Director-General of RASCOM, Timothy Nii Adi Ashong have paid a courtesy call on the Director-General of the Cameroon Telecommunication Company (Camtel), Madame Judith Yah Sunday Epse Achidi at her office in Yaounde, Cameroon. The visit afford both executives…

RASCOM forges closer tie with Cameroon

RASCOM forges closer tie with Cameroon

The Regional Africa Satellite Communication Organization (RASCOM), Ag. Director-General, Timothy Nii Adi Ashong has paid a working visit to the office of the Minister of Posts and Telecommunications, Libom Li Likeng nee Mendomo Minette. The purpose of the visit was to bolster relations between RASCOM and Cameroon, a proud member of the esteemed organization. In…

RASCOM Ag. Director-General welcomes 2023 Africa Space Industry Annual Report

RASCOM Ag. Director-General welcomes 2023 Africa Space Industry Annual Report

The Acting Director-General of the Regional Africa Satellite Communication Organization (RASCOM), Timothy Adi Ashong, has expressed his appreciation for the recently released 2023 edition of the Africa Space Industry Annual Report, describing it as very insightful. The report, published by Space in Africa, predicts that the African space and satellite economy will reach a value…