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How Africa Is Leading The Drone Industry

[ad_1] Drones have become more than just cool-looking flying objects. They are now one of the world’s most publicized and intriguing technologies. Described as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or unmanned aerial systems (UAS), some are rotor-based, and some have wings. Countries across the continent are experimenting with this 21st century technology as …

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The « great game » of military bases in Africa, by Manlio Dinucci

[ad_1] In June 2018, Nancy Lindborg, director of the US Institute of Peace (USIP), visited the headquarters of AfriCom in Stuttgart. The USIP is the equivalent of the NED for the Department of Defense. It develops « humanitarian » actions just like the NED promotes « democracy ». Obviously, this …

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Drones for good: UAVs help survey poorly mapped areas of Africa

[ad_1] In most of the world, we take for granted that we can easily find our way from place to place using GPS on our phones. Some parts of rural Africa are so poorly mapped it causes difficulties for the likes of disaster relief agencies and local authorities. Are cheap drones …

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Africa still leading the way on drone usage – IATA

[ad_1] 2018-12-19 11:20:52 51 minutes ago Login / Register to save × Edgar Brandt GENEVA – Developments within the drone or Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) industry, is moving at a rapid pace in multiple directions as service providers scramble to provide low altitude, high altitude, recreational and commercial drone services. …

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Africa Live: Tanzania to build power plant in world heritage site

[ad_1] Africa Live: Tanzania to build power plant in world heritage site – BBC News Summary Environmentalists oppose $3bn project in park Somali militants kill three men in public Kenya drops new school syllabus [ad_2] Article Provided By

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Africa: Medical Drones – Ghana to Follow Rwanda’s Example

[ad_1] Rwanda made headlines as the first country to pilot blood deliveries by drone. Ghana’s parliament has now approved its own drone project, despite initial skepticism. “Everybody, everywhere should have quality care and Ghanaians are going to use drones to deliver drugs and services,” announced Nsiah Asare, director general of …

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Medical drones: Ghana to follow Rwanda’s example | Africa | DW

[ad_1] “Everybody, everywhere should have quality care and Ghanaians are going to use drones to deliver drugs and services,” announced Nsiah Asare, director general of the government’s Ghana Health Service. “We believe that it is the most efficient, effective and cheapest way to deliver to the remotest and underserved areas in …

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Africa Live: Netflix reveals first African original series

[ad_1] Africa Live: Netflix reveals first African original series – BBC News Summary Pearl Thusi will star in spy drama Queen Sono EU sanctions renewed against Kabila’s protégé Ugandan poet Harriet Anena wins Wole Soyinka prize Gabon ‘admits President Bongo suffered a stroke’ Drone classes ‘now on Ghana university curriculum’ …

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US military adventurism in Africa – Mmegi Online

[ad_1] US military adventurism in AfricaMmegi OnlineThere is a game of thrones being played in Africa between the US, China, France and other non-African nations, a 21st century shadow play of the colonialism and imperialism that left much of the continent in the chaotic hands of warlords and Western … …

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