South Africa Stories July 17

South Africa has just announced the launch of its own drone council to accelerate the country’s drone industry. The council has been created by the Department of Communications and Digital Technologies (DCDT).

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South Africa Stories June 25

A drone has captured a great white shark swimming within inches of surfers paddling through the water in South Africa. Luckily no one was injured by the shark who was just investigating the surfers, according to Sarah Waries from the City of Cape Town (CoCT) Shark Spotters program.

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South Africa Stories January 13

Drones are being used by South African insurance companies to inspect claims made by customers according to the South African comparison website, Drone use within companies has grown exponentially over the last few years due to the lower costs and improved technologies.

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South Africa Stories March 12, 2019

South Africa looking at drones to secure the border

Government officials in South Africa are seriously looking to use drones to secure the border with neighboring countries such as Botswana, Mozambique, and others. The South African defense minister stressed the use of drones to ”win the war against porous borders’ and to improve national security and prevent non-citizens from entering illegally.

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