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Drone Academy: Rwanda to Make Unmanned Aircraft A Common Vehicle

Drone Academy: Rwanda to Make Unmanned Aircraft A Common Vehicle

A drone made in Rwanda by CHARIS Unmanned Aerial Solutions Company but this is purposely meant for filming and aerial photography The Ministry of Information Communication, Technology and Innovation MINICT…

Zipline Rwanda Drones Readies for Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccine

Zipline Rwanda Drones Readies for Delivery of COVID-19 Vaccine

Zipline Rwanda – a robotics firm operating unmanned aircraft-drones that deliver blood to local hospitals has put in place all technical and logistical requirements to speed up delivery of the…

Rwandan Firm Among the Winners of Kivu Drone Challenge Award

Rwandan Firm Among the Winners of Kivu Drone Challenge Award

A Rwandan drone company has emerged among the winners of the 2020 Lake Kivu Challenge (LKC) drone flying competitions, the first of its kind that seeks to demonstrate real use…

Rwanda’s Drones Complete 25,000 Flights in Blood, Medicine Delivery

Rwanda’s Drones Complete 25,000 Flights in Blood, Medicine Delivery

Zipline Rwanda – a robotics firm operating unmanned aircraft-drones that deliver blood to hospitals in remote areas has completed 25,000 flights that saved thousands patients in emergency cases. Zippline…

Rwanda Drone Operations’ Academy Due Next Year

Rwanda Drone Operations’ Academy Due Next Year

Rwanda has gathered all it takes to construct a drone operations’ centre including a drone training academy that will take the country to a greater stride. The center is scheduled…

Kagame Roots for Life Saving Drones at First African Drone Forum

Kagame Roots for Life Saving Drones at First African Drone Forum

President Paul Kagame says Rwanda has already reaped the benefits of using drones in the health and infrastructure sectors –a sign that other African countries can adopt and use drone…

Let Drones Fly – World Bank’s Benedict Eijbergen

Let Drones Fly – World Bank’s Benedict Eijbergen

The World Bank (WB) Group has asked Africans to open and be flexible with drone regulations to allow drone flying for multiple purposes that can change the state of business…

Africa’s First Drone Flying Challenge: £40,000 Up for Grabs

Africa’s First Drone Flying Challenge: £40,000 Up for Grabs

This February 9th, Rwanda will host the third Africa drone flying challenge dubbed “Lake Kivu Challenge” which was originally initiated as a trial exercise in 2018 on Lake Victoria. At…

Rwanda to Deploy Drones in Mosquito Breeding Sites to End Malaria

Rwanda to Deploy Drones in Mosquito Breeding Sites to End Malaria

Health Ministry will tomorrow start using drones to end Malaria. Rwanda says it will deploy drones in mosquito breeding parts of the country to spray larvicides in a new move…

Umushyikirano2019: From First Drone Airport, African Made Phone to Drone Building 

Umushyikirano2019: From First Drone Airport, African Made Phone to Drone Building 

From the first drone airport in Africa, first African phone made in Rwanda to the first electric Volkswagen car in Africa, 2020 will be a year for Rwandan youth businesses…

New Drone Port Begins Operating in Eastern Rwanda

New Drone Port Begins Operating in Eastern Rwanda

Second drone port that enables supply of blood and other medical deliveries to health centres and hospitals across Rwanda has started operations in Kayonza district, Eastern Rwanda. On Tuesday, January…

Rwanda’s Drone to Increase Blood Delivery to 400 New Destinations

Rwanda’s Drone to Increase Blood Delivery to 400 New Destinations

Rwanda has finalized all infrastructure and logistics to start a new drone port which will increase the destinations of drones used in blood and medicines delivery to 430 hospitals and…