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Drones to help Africa's fight against Covid-19

As disease-wary customers shun open-air markets, food sellers using Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp have seen a surge in demand.

As disease-wary customers shun open-air markets, food sellers using Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp have seen a surge in demand.

Published Jul 16, 2020

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partly because they live in remote locations. To help solve this problem, drone company Zipline has pioneered medical deliveries to rural communities in Rwanda and Ghana.

In Benin, a dozen entrepreneurs are developing ideas to tackle the Coronavirus pandemic, from masks to 3D-printed protective gear, with financial and technical support

from a government-United Nations taskforce

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