10 Ways In Which Drones Are Positively Impacting Industries Across Africa

Written by Peter Pedroncelli

Silicon Valley drone startup expanding
A technician with Silicon Valley startup Zipline launches a drone in Rwanda in October. Photo: Getty

Medical delivery

Rural or remote areas can count on delivery of medical supplies that would otherwise be very difficult to acquire thanks to small drones that are designed to carry blood and medicine over long distances. The same principle applies to health-workers at facilities where drones can deliver medicine or blood, with Zipline, a Californian drone-delivery startup that delivers blood to Rwandan clinics announcing at the end of August that it is expanding its operations into neighboring Tanzania.