Curro learners impress with AI solution for African wild dogs
Curro Academy students grab the world’s attention with their human-centric artificial intelligence solution to trace and locate African wild dogs.
Calls for stepped-up efforts to close gender gaps in science
As the world commemorates International Day of Women and Girls in Science, there is emphasis on making science more open, diverse and efficient.
SAP Africa Code Week goes fully online, intros mobile app
The coding initiative aims to train over three million young Africans, as the 2020 edition goes online in October.
Unesco invites public comments on ethics of AI
The specialised agency rolls out a worldwide online public consultation process, to collect feedback on its first draft text on the ethics of artificial intelligence.
Africa needs accelerated ICT, renewable energy investment
UNESCO’s Dr Huber Gijzen encourages investment in renewable energy and ICT infrastructure on the continent, to boost education efforts.
SAP discussion platform focuses on COVID-19 solutions
The company introduces a virtual discussion platform that connects change-makers who will address the complexities caused by COVID-19.
SA deploys hi-tech to fight COVID-19 disinformation
The South African government introduces a platform to monitor fake COVID-19 news and sounds off warnings to those that spread disinformation.
Free e-books for young South Africans during lockdown
Opera and Worldreader look to keep young South African minds stimulated during the country’s lockdown.
Zim hacker granted bail to attend Swiss hackathon
A Zimbabwean university student who hacked his university’s results database is to represent the country at a global tech summit in Switzerland.
TANKS coding app goes to Paris
Professor Jean Greyling to share the TANKS experience at UNESCO’s AI and Inclusion panel on education.
More calls for female participation in STEM
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science looks to encourage the participation of women and girls in STEM-related fields.