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KSH 3000 New Drones Registration Fee.

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Besides their slow adoption rate thanks to legal hurdles, The civil aviation regulations 2019 act was finally approved less than one year ago. the project was hard for businesses and individuals that use flying devices for a variety of functions such as photography and general digital content creation. And in case you are asking yourself.

This is after the authority received a thumbs up to execute the civil Aviation(Regulatory Charges for Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Regulations,2020, which was passed by the National Assembly on March 6, 2021. According to KCAA director-general Gilbert Kibe, innovation and technology have come with a lot of change but that shouldn’t mean they will be unregulated.

The Authority has also asked those who have already imported drones to register and seek the necessary approval to lawfully engage in safe and secure options. The new regulation categorizes Unmanned Aircraft Systems according to the risk posed by their operation.

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Facebook ordered to pay developer Ksh.514M over copycat feature

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A Milan-based appeals court on Tuesday ordered Facebook to pay 3.83 million euros ($4.70 million) in damages to an Italian software development company for copying an app, a court document seen by Reuters showed.

Business Competence filed a lawsuit in 2013, accusing Facebook’s ‘Nearby’ feature of having copied its Faround application, which helps users locate Facebook friends in the vicinity, the complaint alleged that the two applications were “extremely similar” in their functions and general set-up.

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Nairobi commuter buses now operating.

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Kenya Railways has officially introduced the commuter rail buses that will be operating in three routes in Nairobi. The commuter buses will be an alternative to matatu as a way of reducing both human and vehicle traffic congestion in the city. Those who will use the commuter buses will purchase their tickets while on board.

Routes scheduled for the Nairobi railway commuter buses will be Westlands,Upperhill and Yaya. Travellers are supposed to observe and maintain Covid-19 rules to avoid further spread of the virus. Each bus has its own scheduled time and fare price.

The commuter trains have been operating on Nairobi-Imara Daima-syokimau route, Nairobi-Embakasi route, Nairobi-kibera- Kikuyu route and Nairobi-Githurai-Mwiki-Kahawa-Ruiru route. Demand for the commuter Rail service has been on the low due to more matatus in the city and poor standards of the railway station.

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3 Kenyan Teams On The Way To Microsoft Imagine Cup Finals

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The three teams are Cafrilearn, Intellivolt, and Reweba. The winning group will be awarded the Imagine Cup and KES 8 million. Microsoft’s annual global student technology competition, imagine cup has revealed the entries selected to participate in the world semifinals round taking place on 24 and 25 March 2021.

The competition encourages students to build something that matters to them, make a difference in their communities and innovate for impact. The teams developed solutions to tackle health, lifestyle, and education issues.

2021’s competition also includes category prizes totaling USD 60,000, plus Microsoft learn challenge monthly giveaways.

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