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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE USE CASES IN AFRICA
The emergence of telecom AI use cases will vary greatly in application and scale across the globe
Omdia estimates that spending on AI-driven software for telecom use cases in Africa will grow from $4.4 million in 2018 to more than $265 million in 2025. Read the report on telecom AI uses cases in Africa.
What African operators are doing to help during COVID-19 outbreak
A number of African operators stepped up to help during the COVID-19 outbreak. Including mobile phone operators offering zero-rated access to essential websites, and cancelling fees for mobile money transfers.
Anne Wangalachi on how tech is transforming agriculture
Anne Wangalachi discusses the opportunities that technology is bringing to young farmers in Africa.
GlobalX's Sylvia Mukasa on women in tech
Sylvia Mukasa, Founder and CEO of GlobalX Investments, talks about the skills gap in East Africa and what can be done to help women in the region succeed in the tech industry.
LATEST REPORTS & MORE
GET THE AFRICA DIGITAL OUTLOOK 2020
Discover the growth prospects in digital services as well as in data connectivity
There will be more than 1 billion mobile broadband connections on the continent within a few years, according to forecasts by Omdia. Get the Africa Digital Outlook for 2020.
African Digital Skills
The essential skills for a 21st century Africa
For Africa’s tech scene to truly thrive in the 21st century, it needs to quickly develop local digital skills and expertise. Find out how Liquid Telecom and its partners are helping Africa’s young population to learn, experiment and master emerging technologies.
AFRICACOM TV INTERVIEW WITH UNATHI MTYA, GRINDROD BANK
Unathi Mtya, Chief Technology Officer, Grindrod Bank discusses digital transformation and disruption at AfricaCom 2019.
AfricaCom TV Interview With Warren Hero, Webber Wentzel
Warren Hero, CDO at Webber Wentzel discusses AI and beyond at AfricaCom 2019.
Accelerating Enterprise Digital Transformation in Africa
Catch up on AfricaTech 2019
AfricaCom & AfricaTech 2019: Key Takeaways From the Week
Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert and Telecoms.com Deputy Editor Jamie Davies provide insights into the final day of AfricaTech 2019 and a summary of the conference in general, including how Africa is embracing the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution' and the rise of smart feature phones in Africa.
The Best of the AI Summit at AfricaCom 2019
African Artificial Intelligence (AI) experts came together at the recent 2019 AI Summit at AfricaCom in Cape Town to debate and discuss how AI is addressing the most urgent challenges on the African continent.
CATCH UP ON AFRICA DIGITAL WEEK 2019
THE LARGEST ONLINE EVENT DEDICATED TO AFRICAN TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMS
Catch up on the 2019 digital event bringing together the converging industries and innovations shaping Africa's digital future.
CONNECTING AFRICA - THE COMMUNITY FOR THE ARCHITECTS OF AFRICA'S DIGITAL FUTURE
Keep up-to-date with all the key developments related to Africa's largest festival of technology, as well as all the latest news covering Africa's digital revolution.
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