E-commerce start-up Jumia was the first African company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. It's now a guiding light for a host of innovative companies from the agricultural sector.
Farming is the latest industry to make use of up and coming technologies: from assessing sustainability to reporting failed equipment.
The age of autonomous cars could radically alter human behaviour and use of city streets, unless we implement safety precautions.
Zipline is now working with the Ghana Health Service to provide 'last mile delivery' for important medical supplies like drugs, vaccines and blood to remote areas of the country.
Inspired by insects, this new drone has flexible arms that allow it to withstand high wind speeds and perform in conditions where other drones would fail.
The densely populated farmland around Lake Victoria is notoriously hard to reach – so the World Bank has launched the Lake Victoria Challenge, to spark innovation in last-mile delivery.
NASA just tested an insect-inspired swarm of drones — a host “hive” drone, each carrying 25 little “CICADAS” that detach from its underbelly to fly around and learn about the weather and ...
Drones are being used in New Zealand to herd sheep, and they're even being fitted with a 'digital bark' to help.
By using drones to deliver goods, even the most far-flung places become instantly accessible and connected
Airports, civil aviation authorities and governments around the world are not yet prepared to respond to drone incursions
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A one-month-old baby in Vanuatu has become the first ever to be treated with a vaccine delivered by drone.