• Event Date
  • 2023-10-20   12:00 - 13:30 GMT
  • Live on Zoom

Webinar Objectives

Africa is a continent of vast potential yet faces a significant digital divide. While urban centres in Africa have made notable strides in internet access and connectivity, rural and remote areas still lack reliable access to the digital world. This disparity has implications for education, healthcare, economic development, and overall quality of life. Satellite technology has emerged as a crucial solution to address this digital divide. Satellites can cover vast and remote regions, offering connectivity in places where traditional terrestrial infrastructure is not cost-effective or feasible. They provide a means to bring educational resources, telemedicine, e-commerce, and global communication to underserved populations.


The primary objective of this webinar is to educate a diverse audience about satellites’ critical role in expanding connectivity across…

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Showcase Expertise

The webinar will highlight Africa’s expertise in satellite technology and its contributions to addressing connectivity challenges in Africa. By presenting…

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Our Speakers

Meet our speakers

Engr Tukur Mohammed Lawal (CEO, NigComSat)

Chief Executive Officer

Nigerian Communications Satellite Limited

Timothy Ashong (DG, RASCOM)

Director General

Regional African Satellite Communication Organisation

Dr Zolana Joao, (GM, GGPEN)

General Manager

National Space Programme Management Office (GGPEN)

Mustapha Iderawumi (Host)

Senior Analyst

Space in Africa