By Jessica Suerth, CNN
Malawi has launched Africa’s first air corridor to test the use of drones to deliver aid and other services in the region, according to UNICEF officials. The air corridor is a result of the partnership with the UN’s children’s agency and officials say it opens up the possibility for “potential humanitarian” drone use in the southeast African country.
The testing will focus on three areas, UNICEF officials said in a press release.
These areas include “generating and analyzing aerial images” for developing areas and assisting during humanitarian crises, “exploring the possibility” of using drones to expand Wi-Fi or cell phone signals and transporting medical supplies…