Where and How Far Could Artificial Intelligence Take Africa?
With access to high-quality broadband and cloud computing continuing to spread, organisations are recognising artificial intelligence's (AI) ability to help with some of the continent's most pervasive problems, from reducing poverty to improving healthcare and enhancing crop yields to feed a growing population. To achieve an AI-enabled future in Africa, forward-thinking policymakers, innovative startups, technology partners, civil society groups and stakeholders all need to work together to promote a vibrant AI ecosystem in Africa - one that enables inclusive growth and provides a clear and trusted path to digital transformation, writes Amrote Abdella for CIO East Africa.
rAInbow, developed with funding partner Sage Foundation and social justice organisation, The Soul City Institute, is a smart companion that allows users to 'chat' to a non-human ... Read more »
Ketty Adoch and Torsten Bondo are among 11 people who have been selected to receive grants from Microsoft and National Geographic for projects on Artificial Intelligence (AI). ... Read more »
According to James Karuhanga of The New Times, countries in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa are lagging behind with respect to robotics, artificial intelligence ... Read more »
See What Everyone is Watching