Harnessing the Transformative Impact of AI, ML, and Space-based Applications to Support Africa’s Growth

Africa is a growing continent with huge potential and numerous challenges. In recent years, there has been growing interest in how Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Space technology can enable progress in multiple industries, including fintech, agriculture, healthcare, energy, etc., for accelerated growth on the continent. But how can Africa tap into the benefits? This article highlights how organisations in two sectors, health and agriculture, utilise these tools to accelerate growth on the continent.

Artificial intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) applications are here to stay. They represent the fourth industrial revolution of the world that will pave the way for humanity to harness advanced ability and efficiency. They drastically change human operations, eliminating repetitive and mundane tasks and spurring creativity. For instance, SpaceX employs AI algorithms to safeguard...

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