Niger

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The curious case of the world's largest drone base

Niger is home to the world’s largest drone base, and it is being built by the USA at a whopping cost of over $100 million. The USA says it is to be used to fight terrorists in the region but is that the only reason for such a big drone base?

How the high cost of Internet access can be reduced across Africa

African countries are among the lowest with regards to Internet speeds but they have the most expensive telecommunications and Internet costs.

Fake accounts targeted African elections

An Israeli company, Archimedes Group, ran fake accounts on Facebook and Instagram to try and influence elections in some African countries.

Niger will use drones to protect almost extinct addax antelopes

Niger turns to drones to protect endangered addax antelopes.

Strava is possibly revealing the locations of secret military bases in Afrika

In an effort to make their activity data more publicly available, Strava has updated their global activity map with data from the activities of people who are users of the "social network for athletes." However, in the process of updating the Strava Labs Global Heatmap with more data,