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Google on Thursday unveiled the first cohort for its ‘Google for Startups Accelerator: AI First’ program. The 11 startups, picked from a vast pool of innovative talent, are using cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence to address both Africa’s challenges and broader global issues. The transformative power of AI in Africa is highlighted by a McKinsey report which suggests that AI could add $1.3 trillion to Africa’s GDP by 2030.

Speaking at a two-day symposium on African football, with the theme: “African Football: Our Vision,” which ended in Rabat, Morocco on Wednesday, Infantino said bringing age cheating to barest minimum is the first step in fostering the growth in football.