Skip to main content



Skipping Traditional Infrastructure In Rwanda

Delivery Drones Are Saving Lives in Rwanda and Tanzania | Backchannel via @backchnnl— Paramendra Bhagat (@paramendra) September 19, 2017

Indians skipped landline phones. They went straight to mobile phones. Now looks like Rwanda is going straight to drones, skipping roads and bridges. “Countries like Rwanda can make decisions fast and can implement new technologies in concert with new regulations fast, so we’re now in a position where the US is trying to follow Rwanda,” says Keller Rinaudo, CEO and co-founder of Zipline. “They’re not trying to catch up to US infrastructure. They’re just leapfrogging roads and trucks and motorcycles and going to a new type of infrastructure.”

In early 2018, Zipline will officially kick off the world’s largest delivery drone service in Tanzania, Rwanda’s much larger neighbor. The Tanzanian government aims to use Zipline’s delivery drones to make up to 2,000 deliveries of medical supplies per day. Those deliveries of supplies…

Latest Posts

Priyanka Chopra's Unique Position To Influence

बिजली, पानी, इंटरनेट और Access To Credit

Modi's Remarkable Political Maneuvers Are Nobel Peace Prize Size

The World Needs To Move Towards A World Government

Doka La Standoff: China Proved Its Point On Tibet

$78 Trillion Richer

India-Japan Should Compete With OBOR

One Belt One Road: China's Marshall Plan For Asia And Africa?

Happy Holi

योगी आदित्यनाथ, सुर्य नमस्कार और पिता परमेश्वर