Space in Africa, a Nigerian media startup which has just secured Seed funding, covers the African space economy which has already seen eight nations launch 35 satellites in the last two decades – and 15 satellites in just the last 4 years.
The development of the terrestrial network is key to growing the digital economies of all African countries. This was a sentiment echoed at the Africa Panel Session at the International Telecoms Week in Atlanta, USA.
54gene, the African genomics company, announced that it secured $4,5 million in funding to build the world’s first and largest pan-African biobank. The startup is addressing the lack of African genetic material used in pharmaceutical research.
Chinese drone manufacturer, DJI, has introduced a Government Edition solution for security conscious government agencies. One of the notable features is that Government Edition drones do not require DJI activation to function.