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TECH 01 Jul 2019 | 6:30 AM

‘10 steps ahead’: Kenya’s tech war on wildlife poachers

Every morning, at the far perimeter of the wildlife reserve capped by Mount Kenya, a khaki-clad ranger meticulously sweeps the earth of animal footprints, covering their tracks from any poachers.

TECH 26 Apr 2019 | 10:36 AM

Congo park ranger tells of taking viral selfie with gorillas

A park ranger in Congo has described how he captured a selfie with two gorillas that went viral.

TECH 28 Dec 2018 | 4:00 AM

Tech firm Sigfox develops tiny tracker to help fight rhino poaching

French tech company Sigfox has developed a bite-size tracker that can be inserted into the horns of rhinos to help conservationists monitor and protect the endangered species.

TECH 06 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Cameroon startup launches drones for global market

Talking fast and dreaming big, William Elong shows off the first "made in Cameroon" drone at his sixth-floor workshop in downtown Douala, minutes from the economic capital's Atlantic seafront.

TECH 08 Feb 2018 | 10:12 AM

Gabon fights elephant poachers with hi-tech tracker collars

Ever tried to put a GPS real-time tracking collar on a five-tonne animal?

TECH 12 May 2017 | 12:30 AM

Paul Allen goes digital to save world’s most-endangered animals

If he has his way, Paul Allen will have 90,000 square miles of African territory covered with smart sensors and drones by the end of this year to bring hyper-connectivity to Africa’s remotest, most wildlife-packed corners.