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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

Jasco partnership with Icolo Nairobi Data centre

As banks, security organizations and other entities requiring data storage, Africa is seeing a growth of data centres across the continent. The Jasco Group, an ICT smart technology solutions partner has signed an agreement with Icolo to create a data centre in Karen, Nairobi. 

In light of this, new points of presence (PoP) are growing. Nairobi is becoming a hub as data storage and security is becoming needed ever so more. 

Jasco co-locating with Icolo takes the company a step towards ensuring it provides its customer’s guaranteed solutions. Data centres offer non-stop available of internet and data with guaranteed backup and protection against damage, disaster and damage.

iColo is a carrier-neutral data centre service provider. They offer access to co-locate to business in all fields including cloud providers, content providers, financial sector and enterprise segment. Therefore, it creates an ecosystem for businesses to hold on as well as grow. The