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Gabriella Jeakins, Digital Content Marketer, KNect365, 10/8/2018
Artificial intelligence is already having an impact across Africa: Nigerian doctors are experimenting with AI for medical diagnoses; Sophia, the robot who was granted Saudi Arabian citizenship last year, was partly developed in Ethiopia; and Google has recently announced that it is opening an AI research centre in Accra, Ghana.
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PRESS RELEASE, 9/24/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Liquid Telecom has announced a partnership with Zindi to support the rollout of its new data science competition platform across Africa.
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The Staff, 9/12/2018
With just a few weeks to go until the annual Nigeria Com 2018 event opens its doors, Connecting Africa is speaking to some of the key figures shaping Nigeria's telecoms and technology sectors.
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Amy Turner, Head, Digital Content, KNect365 TMT, 8/8/2018
As AI and IoT platforms are deployed around the world, the opportunities enabled by these technologies in an African context have started to become apparent. But how will artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things and broader enterprise digital transformation developments help to bridge the continent's skills gap, accelerate its fintech revolution ...
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Amy Turner, Head, Digital Content, KNect365 TMT, 7/20/2018
Digital Africa is watching the clock -- the countdown to several key developments set to recalibrate both the African tech and telecoms sectors has begun. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is now taking hold on the continent, and those within the ecosystem are placing bets as to the timescale for a 5G launch on South African soil and where the first fully ...
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The Staff, 7/13/2018
Two country divisions from the MTN Group are among the 30 organizations to have joined communications industry body TM Forum in recent weeks, with digital transformation at the heart of the decision to join.
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Ray Le Maistre, International Group Editor, Light Reading, 6/15/2018
Google has announced that it will open an artificial intelligence (AI) research facility in Accra, Ghana, later this year with the aim of bringing together "top machine learning researchers and engineers in this new center dedicated to AI research and its applications."
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PRESS RELEASE, 5/10/2018
PRESS RELEASE -- Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX), a leading provider of software and services to communications and media companies, today announced that Safaricom, a major mobile network operator in Kenya, will introduce innovative new digital services to meet the evolving demands of its 29.5 million customers. It will use revenue assurance technology and ...
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Iain Morris, News Editor, 4/4/2018
Facebook is still reeling after revelations that one-time app partner Cambridge Analytica gathered data on millions of Facebook customers in the US, without their knowledge, and sold this to Donald Trump's campaign during the 2016 presidential election. The social networking giant faces a potential backlash from consumers in the US and the UK, where ...
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