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Researchers have compared delivery of medical lab samples using drones or motorcycles. Their discovery has been that drones are not as cost-effective as using motorcycles for medical deliveries in most cases.
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?
A look at a number of industries that have faced this disruption in Kenya. It is important to also state that the biggest enabler of this digital disruption is the smartphone.
A new Internet-based bus booking platform has been launched in South Africa. In addition to credit card, bus tickets booked on the platform can be paid for in cash at Pick n Pay stores across South Africa.
Google held the first Google for South Africa event on 7 November 2019 after previously holding 3 Google for Nigeria events. Here is everything announced at the event.
Attempts to bring major disruptions in this industry have always failed. However, a different kind of service has been gaining popularity in Kenya; ride hailing companies. However, in a different twist, the government has joined the party as a spoiler.
While there may be concerns that the effect of cargo drones could be adverse, experts remain optimistic as startup disruptions, major technological advancements and figures suggest a positive state-of-affairs.