The African Innovation Foundation Challenge

The nominees from nine African countries, announced on Wednesday, will be competing for the ultimate 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA)on July 18, 2017. However, while innovators from Democratic Republic of Congo, Liberia and Zimbabwe made it to the list for the first time, Ghana, the host country, is absent. It will focus on how innovation enablers and businesses can leverage funding streams, investments and resources that are critical to unlock potential of African innovators....

Artificial Intelligence(AI) already on the move in Africa

Artificial Intelligence(AI) is when a machine mimics “cognitive” functions of humans associate with other human minds, as machines become increasingly capable of thinking in this decade. Sophia Genetics a Data-Driven Medicine pioneer made known in their 2017 Annual Meeting of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG) in Phoenix, the list of African hospitals enrolled in the integration of  SOPHiA, the company’s artificial intelligence, into their clinical workflow to advance patients’ care on...

Data Protection Acts I

In today’s technology world, data has become the backbone for which almost everything runs; from sending a tweet to paying the bill. It is however unclear as to how these data are secured, accessed and how long they can be held. Most law makers around the world have tried to find a solution to this critical issue through the enactment of various laws and regulations which have in most cases not efficiently tackled with the...