Drones

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Network of drone testing corridors extended

Sierra Leone and Namibia become part of a global network of drone testing corridors for humanitarian projects.

Ghana to make use of drones for medical deliveries

Ghana is the latest African country to make use of Zipline drones for medical deliveries.

Drone strikes in Somalia against al-Shabaab are not a game changer

Drones are a tool to manage the threat of al-Shabaab, but there's no way they'll defeat the group entirely.

Drones alone won’t save Afrika’s elephants

Drone technology plays a vital role in gathering accurate wildlife data. But this alone isn't enough to save Afrika's elephants.

Niger will use drones to protect almost extinct addax antelopes

Niger turns to drones to protect endangered addax antelopes.

Drones, artificial intelligence, robotics and blockchain technology can improve agriculture

In his recent speech, Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB), highlighted how new technologies such as drones, artificial intelligence and blockchain could help improve agriculture in Afrika. Adesina was speaking at the 2018 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting held in Washington, D.C.

Nigeria's Osun State to use drones to monitor cattle movement

Nigeria's Osun State is set to use drones in its bid to address the growing problem of livestock theft and attacks in the region. The announcement was made by Oluremi Omowaiye, Commissioner for Innovation, Science and Technology for Nigeria's State of Osun, during the ICTEL Expo 2018 in Lagos. Added