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Korean firm to implement Nairobi smart transport system

The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has partnered Korean consortium Cheil Engineering Company Limited for the design and rollout of the...

How Africa’s AI and startup scene is getting ready to change the world

Embodying entrepreneurship and innovation like no other sector, the startups ecosystem in Africa is blossoming. Innovative thinkers are localising tools such...

What Kenyan businesses stand to gain by embracing AI

Artificial intelligence (AI), a technology that many people once associated with a big black box that could beat you at chess,...

The what, how, where and why of AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology is playing a vital role in transforming not only businesses, but entire industries, and even our day-to-day...

Telkom Business brings AI-driven multilingual translation services to SMMEs

Telkom Business has partnered data labelling start-up Enlabeler, to introduce izwe.ai, an artificial intelligence-driven multilingual transcription and translation platform that provides...

Africa’s largest food retailer adopts AI to tackle food waste

Africa’s largest food retailer Shoprite Group, has adopted a systematic and comprehensive plan using artificial intelligence (AI) to tackle food waste.

Why developing countries are being left behind in the AI race

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is much more than just a buzzword nowadays. It powers facial recognition in smartphones and computers, translation between foreign languages, systems...

How cloud migration enables finance leaders to harness the power of AI

Migration to the cloud is well underway in South Africa’s finance and accounting world. Financial leaders recognise the benefits of cloud-based...

SoftwareOne on how to incorporate AI in the enterprise

The 2020 global Government AI Readiness Index Major listed South Africa among the top five African countries with respect to government...

AI in healthcare to be worth $208.2 billion by 2030 – study

The global artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare market size is expected to reach $208.2 billion by 2030, according to a new report by...

ITU launches AI-powered platform to drive community development priorities

United Nations tech agency launches AI-powered matchmaking to accelerate sustainable development The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has launched...

The role of artificial intelligence in digital transformation

The purpose of digital transformation is to allow an industry to perform at an optimal pace, as well as to leverage...

How machine learning can solve some of Africa’s pervasive problems

From better healthcare access to improved food security, machine learning could tackle a wide range of challenges in developing countries. 

Artificial intelligence carries a huge upside. But potential harms need to be managed

Artificial intelligence and machine learning have the potential to contribute to the resolution of some of the most intractable problems of...

Why AI is key to reducing energy demand from rising internet traffic

New research has shown that communication service providers (CSPs) worldwide believe that deploying artificial intelligence (AI) software is essential to reducing...

Can robots support careers better than humans?

Global study finds over 75% of people feel “stuck” personally and professionally88% of people say their meaning of success has changed since...

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South African software engineers are moving to Europe, without leaving home

Companies looking for South African software engineers might find they have lost them to Europe - without them leaving the country....

SHAREit prepares to enter African market

Global tech company SHAREit Group, has announced it is expanding into the African market to unlock the potential of the mobile...

e-Hailing firm Bolt launches African hub in Kenya

Estonian-based ride-hailing firm Bolt has launched its African hub in Nairobi, Kenya, as it strengthens its presence on the continent.

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