Institute of Artificial Intelligence will be created in South AfricaNews
The authorities intend to bring South Africa into the ranks of the world’s leading countries in the field of digital technologies
On Wednesday, November 30, Minister of Communications and Digital Technologies of South Africa Khumbudzo Ntshavheni, in cooperation with the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg, Professor Tshilidzi Marwala and the Vice-Chancellor of the Tshwane University of Technology, Professor Tinyiko Maluleke, will launch the Institute of Artificial Intelligence of South Africa and the artificial intelligence centers UJ and TUT.
The opening of the Institute of Artificial Intelligence is the implementation of one of the recommendations of the Presidential Commission on the Fourth Industrial Revolution (PC4IR). The corresponding decision is aimed at bringing South Africa among the world’s leading countries in the use of digital technologies.
South Africa’s Minister of Communications and Digital has committed to launching the institute this fiscal year to mark a new era in the country’s digital transformation agenda. This was reported on the official website of the South African government.
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