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AI Systems in Africa
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to revolutionize Africa’s climate-smart agriculture initiatives.
  • Nigeria’s Data Science Centre in Lagos projects to train over one million Nigerians in data science by 2027.
  • Rwanda is looking to invest $76.5 million over the next five years in setting up comprehensive AI ecosystem.

Across Africa, an increasing number of countries are embracing Artificial Intelligence (AI) investments. AI is programming that provides machines the ability to think, learn and act on their own.

In 2014, Africa Heads of State from 32 countries signed what has now become known as the Smart Africa Alliance. The deal was dedicated to identifying priorities and stimulating investment in AI-powered investments.

Through the alliance and with the backing of Facebook and Google, the African Institute of Mathematical Sciences has launched a master’s degree in AI. Since then, all around Africa, nations are embracing and investing in AI technologies.

African countries are

A Data Centre. SDN cloud connectivity provider IX Reach is launching in East Africa in partnership with the Djibouti Data Centre.

Findings show that increasing costs in every market due to a year of supply disruption did not deter data centre demand in most markets including Nairobi and Johanessburg.

The two African capitals were among 44 other locations that were surveyed. 

According to the study, despite the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic, demand remained relatively steady when compared to other industries owing to governments’ decisions to make working and schooling from home mandatory. …

Distributed Power Africa to solar power Kenya data centres

Distributed Power Africa (DPA), a subsidiary of the Econet Group of companies, and Econet is a Pan African Technology, and Telecommunications group, operating in more than 20 African countries, is installing a 1MW solar system for Africa Data Centres’ facility in Nairobi, Kenya.

 According to DPA, this is the third installation it is deploying this year for Africa Data Centre, with the first phase having been completed in May and currently working on phase 2. Africa Data Centre is the continent’s first and largest network of interconnected, carrier and cloud neutral data centre facilities, rapidly expanding across the region. While serving Africa’s largest domestic and international customers, Africa Data Centre has become a leader in deploying sustainable technologies across its facilities in Africa.  

Africa Data Centre’s Nairobi is also the first carrier-neutral facility in the East Africa region, and its largest and most connected operation, with a total of 2000