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Still In Kenya: Look up, there's some news in the Sky
Kenya's Civil Aviation Authority is considering lifting an existing ban on drones.
What are the existing regulations?
Anyone caught flying a drone would either be jailed for up to a year or receive a fine of up to KSh100,000 ($975).
What is changing?
"The Director-General of KCAA, Gilbert Kibe, said they are close to completing the draft of the regulations which will be presented to parliament for approval in order to end the ban on the use of drones"
Read all about it here.
TechCabal's "EdTech And The Future of Work" Town hall was a smash hit!
Investors, regulators and entrepreneurs were at the "Edtech and the future of work town hall" on Friday and it was our most interesting town hall yet.
What went down?
Panel sessions, lightning talks, production demos, exhibition, startup-investor matchmaking session... the whole nine yards!
Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji fired up the first panel session with this prediction: "The future success of Edtech in Nigeria is dependent on politicians."
Read a rundown of the panel session here. Imisi 3D, ScholarX and STEM Mets provided some pretty interesting product demos, be sure to look them up!
Bonus: AfriLabs announced a collaboration with Global Edtech Hub, the world's largest education technology research and innovation project at our Town hall.
TechCabal and the French Connexion
Our market was selling this week, so we were at the French Connexion event for a panel session for professionals.
When Technology meets artistic creation
The event was organised by the French Embassy and had the French Ambassador to Nigeria in attendance. Our managing editor, Aanu Adeoye moderated a few panel sessions at the event.
Catch up with our live tweets of the event here.
AWS Startup Days Is Coming to Lagos, Nairobi and Accra
AWS Startup days, a free event for early stage founders, developers and investors that aim to help early-stage founders build quickly with AWS services is coming to Lagos, Accra, Nairobi and Johannesburg.
What's the summary?
There are massive, untapped opportunities in these African cities and their ecosystems will benefit from citywide digital initiatives.
Read all about it here.
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