Arts + Culture

Afropreneurs: Meet the Company Bringing the Best of Drone Technology to Ghana

Aeroshutter is a creative drone agency that hopes to contribute to Ghana's economy and future.

Once viewed as tools of war, drones are the next frontier of Africa’s digital renaissance. As entrepreneurs across the continent explore the commercial applications of drones, Kwamena Hazel is harnessing drone technology to drive development.

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Q&Africa: The Drones Are Coming To Africa (We Hope)

In the first of Okayafrica's Q&Africa sessions, J.M. Ledgard explains the first cargo drone route in Africa.

Welcome to our new series, Q&Africa, in which we tap experts and thinkers from around the globe to explore emerging and controversial issues relevant to the Continent. In our first installment, writer and technologist J.M. Ledgard explains the ways in which Red/Blue – a consortium of roboticists, financiers, and logisticians who are building the first cargo drone route in Africa - potentially reframing the world’s understanding of drones in the process. Below is a short introduction to the topic, and a few links to more information. We hope then that you will join us on our Facebook page to ask questions which Jonathan will then respond to in the comments section.

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Deeper Than The Headlines: Susan Rice, Drones, Anti-Gay Laws + More

Check out the latest news on Africa for the week of Dec 1-6th, with in-depth African news featuring opinion pieces from global sources.

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