Could a text message save thousands of fishermen's lives?

Could a text message save thousands of fishermen's lives?
 

We can't stop Nature when it unleashes its fury in the form of volcanoes, earthquakes, storms and avalanches, but we can use technology to warn us of imminent danger - and save lives.
As the sun sets over Lake Victoria, Africa's largest lake, tens of thousands of fishermen ready themselves to head out on the water for the night, fishing mostly for tilapia and Nile perch.
As they push off, they know they are risking their lives - some of them may never be seen again.
Lake Victoria - a lake so big it straddles Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya - is notorious for its deadly storms. At this time of... read more

 
5 June 2018 in Business, Views: 65
Source: BBC
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