Politics

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Artificial Intelligence needs to be regulated

Research, regulation and better Internet connectivity are crucial if Artificial is to live up to its hype. If some of its challenges can be addressed, AI could be instrumental in lifting billions out of poverty.

AI offers solutions for agriculture, health, and education

Slow uptake of Artificial Intelligence in developing countries means benefits for Global South remain modest. Internet connectivity is a major challenge as half of the global population lacks internet access

Closing corruption loopholes in Kenya by using digital technology

When Kenya's Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning decided to digitize parts of their operations that involved cash payments, the revenue generated annually increased by a whopping 1,125%. This is thanks to the digitization of their processes.

First-ever blockchain-based property register in South Africa

South Africa’s first ever blockchain-based property register pilot. The pilot study area consists of almost 1 000 properties located in four sites in Makhaza, Khayelitsha.

South Africa's future energy mix makes little room for nuclear

South Africa has a new energy plan which covers 2019 to 2030. The plan builds on a relatively well-received draft announced last year – makes some significant advances in changing South Africa’s energy mix.

Africa has the potential to be a producer of digital technology

Africa is generally plagued by many problems, key among them being poverty. However, the continent has great potential. Here are a few key factors that hold the promise of a better future for Africa.

Towards an inclusive information society across Southern Africa

The Southern Africa Non-Government Organizations Network (SANGONeT) and the Open Society Initiative of Southern Africa (OSISA) Present The Southern Africa Regional Dialogue on Internet Access taking place in Johannesburg, South Africa on the 5thand 6th November 2019.