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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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