Drone company to secure vaccination centre in South Africa

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Following the mayhem in South Africa last week, whose violent riots saw the deaths of 337 people at the last count, and the destruction and looting of millions of dollars’ worth of property, a drone expert in South Africa cautioned against the kneejerk deployment of drones to hotspot areas.

Drone Guards Director, Kim James’s fear was that flying drones into the violence without prior preparation would cause more trouble than it would help. For one thing, the pilots would be flying in blind, with no knowledge of the areas they would be required to operate in; and for another, the lack of communication and coordination with other security personnel on the scene could jeopardise the mission.

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