Africa Tech Festival: The role of AI in Africa’s fight against COVID 19

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Looking at the role of AI in fighting Covid-19. In partnership with AI Business.

– Examining how telcos and intergovernmental organisations have been partnering to gather user-generated data to examine transmission trends of the disease.
– Provision of enhanced connectivity, healthcare, and social benefits to disease ‘hotspots’ identified with AI technology.
– Identifying the most important AI-driven projects in the battle against COVID.


Precious Lunga, Co-founder & CEO at Baobab Circle
Dr Ahmed Ogwell Ouma, Deputy Director at Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
Max Smolaks, Global Editor at AI Business
Bruce Mellado, Senior Scientist & Professor at iThembaLabs & Witwatersrand School of Physics

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