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Content posted in June 2018
Google to Open AI Lab in Ghana
Ray Le Maistre 6/15/2018 1 comment
Google says it will open a facility dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) research and its applications in Accra, Ghana, later this year.
Drones For Good in Africa: Part 2
Connecting Africa News 6/12/2018 1 comment
In the second part of this special Connecting Africa feature, we look at how drones are being used in farming and in the treatment of HIV in children.
Drones For Good in Africa: Part 1
Connecting Africa News 6/11/2018 1 comment
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), aka drones, are a controversial subject across the world: Are they are potentially dangerous, or do they have real developmental value? Part 1 of a two-part feature special to Connecting Africa.
Intelsat Joins Smart Africa
Connecting Africa News 6/5/2018 1 comment
Intelsat recently joined the Smart Africa initiative, a move it believes can 'help accelerate Africa's digital transformation.'
The telco becomes the first operator in North Africa to deploy a virtualized telco application, Nokia's Cloud Mobile Gateway.
PayU has added the Turkish fintech startup to its payments basket as it aims to become the world's number one fintech investor.
Huawei South Africa says it will not leave any of its local telco customers vulnerable and is ready to provide 5G products and solutions in the key African market.
The telco giant now has a chatbot to help users navigate its Mobile Money services.
The Indian-headquartered company has reported a 10%+ rise in both subscribers and revenue in Africa during its most recent full financial year.
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