Across the continent, from the tech hubs of Nairobi to the vibrant streets of Accra, AI is no longer a distant concept but a present-day tool reshaping the way businesses operate and grow. Enterprises of all sizes are tapping into AI to enhance their processes, improve customer experiences, and unlock new growth potential.
The AI revolution is a data revolution, and we need comprehensive privacy legislation to protect people’s data.
Kalu emphasized the need for responsible AI use.
This is contained in a statement made available by his Chief Press Secretary, Levinus Nwabughiogu, on Friday in Abuja.
Every day across Africa, people turn to Google products like Search, YouTube and Fitbit for insights about their health and wellbeing. But many may not know that we have also been researching how AI can help improve healthcare outcomes for people, and how AI can empower our partners to deliver better health services — from improving maternal health outcomes to building useful digital tools for healthcare workers.
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.
Businesses are embracing AI and increasing productivity across every industry, with 45% of executive leaders reporting increased investments in AI. Early enterprise adopters are already seeing the benefits, and freeing up more than 30% of time from every employee so they can be more strategic and creative.
A multinational technology company, Google, on Wednesday announced new updates to Bard, its experimental, conversational, Artificial Intelligence chat service.
New search trends released by Google show that search interest in AI has reached an all time high in Nigeria. The trends show that people have searched for AI more than ever in 2023 so far, with interest rising 310% since last year, and by 1,660% in the last five years.
The Nigerian-born British Artificial Intelligence expert was recently appointed into the Board of the Data Lab Innovation Centre, Scotland, United Kingdom.
AI is the most profound technology we are working on today. Whether it’s helping doctors detect diseases earlier or enabling…
As businesses continue to go digital and become increasingly data-driven, it’s imperative for them to include a holistic business intelligence (BI) programme in their technology strategy. A comprehensive BI programme helps combine various data points from multiple sources, perform cross-functional analysis, and bring out intuitive insights like inspirations behind seasonal customer trends, reasons for supply-chain gaps, sales funnel pain points gathered from customer feedback, productivity drops due to employee attrition, future trend predictions, and whatnot. Powerful information like this can enable organisations to adopt a culture of smart, evidence-based decision-making and gain a true competitive edge.
AI is expected to add $13 trillion to the global economy within the next decade. It is helping to make the world a faster and smarter place, so every savvy investor and wealth collector needs to pay attention to it. AI is not a passing trend that will one day become popular, rather it is at the centre of every leading industry in the world today.
Inaugurating the portal, the Minister of State, Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Zubairu Dada, remarked that the portal would enhance diaspora participation in demographic and national planning as well as budgeting purposes at all levels of governance.
According to John Obaro, a renowned Nigerian ICT expert and Managing Director of foremost African technology company, SystemSpecs, digital transformation is the process of using technologies to create new or modify existing business processes, culture and customers’ experiences to meet dynamic business and market needs.
The minister made the pledge on Thursday in Abuja at the unveiling of the National Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Hub (BredHub).