AI primed to aid SA war against criminals

July 12, 2019 8:51 am0 comments
Artificial Intelligence

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – A LOCAL facial recognition start-up believes artificial intelligence (AI) will play an ever-increasing role in South Africa’s war on crime. The projection comes after the country was ranked the 37th most dangerous in the recently-released Global Peace Index (GPI). “A key factor in making South Africa more […]

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Sudanese internet shutdown causes stir

July 10, 2019 10:07 am1 comment
Internet blockade

from RAJI BASHIR in Khartoum, Sudan KHARTOUM – HUMAN rights experts have criticised a shutdown of the internet by the military administration in Sudan amid tensions in the Northeast African country. The internet blockade is seen as part of a campaign by the administration to quash dissent despite an agreement reached with civilians on […]

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SingularityU summit to unlock Africa’s potential

July 5, 2019 9:56 am0 comments
SingularityU South Africa

by MTHULISI SIBANDA JOHANNESBURG – EXPONENTIAL technology thought leaders from around the world will gather in South Africa in October to address pressing issues around education, energy, poverty and water. The event will be held under the aegis of the SingularityU South Africa Summit 2019 set for Johannesburg on the 16th and […]

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