Google for Startups Accelerator Africa 2024 Programme Opens

Google for Startups Accelerator Africa 2024 Programme Opens – Google has officially opened applications for its Google for Startups Accelerator Africa program’s eighth cohort. The 10-week equity-free accelerator program is for Seed to Series A startups based in Africa or developing Africa-centered solutions.  Google for Startups Accelerator Africa accepts applications from startups in Algeria, Botswana, […]

Defence Artificial Intelligence Research Unit (DAIRU) opens in South Africa

The Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies, Hon Mondli Gungubele in partnership with the Department of Defence launched the fourth hub of the Artificial Intelligence Institute of South Africa (AIISA), the Defence Artificial Intelligence Research Unit (DAIRU), at the Military Academy in Saldanha, Western Cape. The DAIRU aims to harness the transformative power of AI […]

Call for Minister of Artificial Intelligence in South Africa

Leading South African Tech Titan & Investor Andile Ngcaba, lobbies for Minister of Artificial Intelligence in South Africa Technology focused Andile Ngcaba has called for South Africa’s own minister of artificial intelligence (AI) in the next administration.  Ngcaba made this comment at the 30 years of ICT in a democratic South Africa celebration hosted by […]

AI Expo Africa 2024 Welcomes International Vendors & NGOs

AI Expo Africa 2024 Welcomes International Vendors & NGOs This will be the 7th edition of AI Expo Africa, the largest Enterprise AI / IA & smart tech trade community in Africa with 50K+ practitioners.  Our 2024 trade expo & conference will run 30-31st Oct 2024 in Johannesburg South Africa at the prestigious Sandton Convention […]

South Africa launches more Artificial Intelligence Hubs

South Africa launches more Artificial Intelligence Hubs as part of wider National AI Strategy Project Under the auspices of the AI Institute SA the plan is to create a series of hubs dedicated to artificial intelligence (AI) the next one is planned for Saldanha Bay in the Western Cape.  This was revealed by Anish Kurien, […]

National AI Summit to share the contents of draft National AI Plan

National AI Summit to share the contents of draft National AI Plan as South Ramps up its focus on Artificial Intelligence The advancement in Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a technology has created a breeding storm and necessitates that each sovereign country to have a deep look at its  propensity, impact and pitfalls towards its citizens […]

South African AI Job Scene Strongest in Gauteng

South African AI Job Scene Strongest in Gauteng with 63% of the most important AI employment opportunities A new South African jobs market outlook shows the emerging tech has spurred higher demand for AI specialists and professionals over the past 12 months.  This is one of the key findings of the first edition of online […]

AUDA-NEPAD AI Dialogue focuses on Continental Strategy

AUDA-NEPAD AI Dialogue Focuses on Continental Strategy – A Big Leap Towards A Technologically Empowered Africa Amid the rapid global advancements in technology, the AUDA NEPAD AI Dialogue illuminated Africa’s ambitious path towards becoming an epicentre in the AI and robotics sectors. On February 29, 2024, stakeholders from across the continent and beyond convened to […]

AI Expo Africa 2024 launches CPD Accredited AI Skills Workshops

In partnership with the CPD Group and the SA AI Association, AI Media the organiser of AI Expo Africa,  launches CPD Accredited AI Skills Workshops For the last 6 years our vendor AI skills workshops at AI Expo Africa have been a great success and they offer hands on experience from experts in the field […]

New Google Cloud region is now open in Johannesburg

Long term parter to the AI Expo Africa ecosystem, Google, announces new Johannesburg cloud region in South Africa is ready for customer use. Businesses of all sizes across the continent now have access to high-performance, secure and low-latency cloud services. We will host a launch event in Johannesburg later this year to celebrate the opening […]