10 Ways In Which Drones Are Positively Impacting Industries Across Africa

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli

A Seeker 400 drone, manufactured by South African company Denel Dynamics, flies over Cape
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Shark spotting

The City of Cape Town announced a partnership with South African tech firm WeFix at the end of 2016 to use drones to spot sharks at Fish Hoek and Muizenberg beaches. Drones circle overhead recording images, with a live feed of these visuals then shared with shark-spotters, who can warn swimmers. The aim is to ensure faster reaction times and reduce the number of false sightings.