African businessman turns dreams into drones in Niger


Kountché poses for a portrait in his workshop in Niamey. An aeronautics-mad entrepreneur, Kountché launched his civilian drone company, Drones Africa Service in 2016. — AFP

NIAMEY: From the outside, the house is a typical upmarket residence in Niamey, but inside it looks like no other.

Three drones straddle large tables with their albatross wings, amid improvised building materials and tools.

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