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Lab seeks to accelerate SA drone technology

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“Back in the 80’s, we were world leaders when it came to drone technology with the early days of the Seeker project and so...

Drone laws under the spotlight at Africa Drones Conference 2020

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According to Businesswire, the global unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, market will grow from $14 billion in 2018 to over $43 billion in 2024...

ALTI signs partnership agreement with Argentech on UAV distributorship

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Knysna-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) specialist ALTI has signed a partnership agreement with the United States’ Argentech to supply the US government with a...

US relaxes rules to export more aerial drones

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The Trump administration will reinterpret a Cold War-era arms agreement between 34 nations to allow US defense contractors to sell more drones to allies,...

Drones assisting healthcare take to African skies

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Reaching remote locations for a blood sample or delivering a vaccine in the centre of a vast lake, thick jungle or a rural village...

Lake Kivu Challenge highlights Africa’s need for drones

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The use of drones is on the rise in Africa, from delivering blood in Ghana to monitoring property in South Africa. Drones, or unmanned...

Drone Council South Africa launches

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The Drone Council South Africa has been launched by Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT) minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams under the theme “Strategic partnerships...

Germany renews service contract with Airbus for Heron UAV in Mali

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Germany’s Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has signed a renewed service contract agreement with Airbus Defence and Space...

With drones and masks, African innovators keep COVID-hit economies afloat

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Ghanaian pilot Eric Acquah started a drone company in 2017 to spray crops with pesticides, but when coronavirus hit the West African country he...

High-flying facemasks arrive at Mexican hospitals by drone

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To eliminate the risk of contagious human beings, a Mexican company has launched a drone delivery service to get clean medical supplies to hospitals...

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Question for Public Works and Infrastructure Minister uses defenceWeb information

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Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille’s R37 million Beit Bridge fence upgrade as part of government efforts to prevent the spread of...