Ghana: Google opens Artificial intelligence centre in Accra

Google has opened an Artificial intelligence (AI) research laboratory in Accra, Ghana – the first of its kind on African soil. The new lab will use Artificial Intelligence (AI) to develop solutions in healthcare, education and agriculture and according Moustapha...

Unfinished business: Why Freedom Day should be a reminder….

A quarter of a century after the end of apartheid, many questions remain, including: how much and whose freedom is to be celebrated during Freedom Day? This report by Henning Melber, from the University of Pretoria seeks some answers as voters prepare for national...

Sudan: The fall of Omar al-Bashir

The reign of Omar al-Bashir is over. His 30 years of rule are finally at an end. Like previous Sudanese leaders, he was finally toppled by the army, which finally sided with the people over the president. By Martin Plaut, School of Advanced Study But it was the...