Watch: Strive Masiyiwa discusses the future of AI in Africa
- This insightful conversation sheds light on the potential of AI in Africa and the responsibilities that come with harnessing this transformative technology.
In a recent video interview released by Google, Strive Masiyiwa, the founder and executive chairman of Econet and a prominent figure in Africa's business landscape, dives into a conversation about Artificial Intelligence (AI) with James Manyika, Google's Senior Vice President of Research, Technology & Society.
Masiyiwa, known for his role as a business leader and philanthropist, has been at the forefront of the mobile telecommunications industry in Africa for decades.
His work has focused on connecting people and businesses across the continent while championing initiatives that promote entrepreneurship, education, and social and economic development throughout Africa.
During this engaging interview, Masiyiwa and Manyika delve into a range of critical topics, including:
- The Potential of AI for Africa
- Risks and Challenges of AI.
- AI's Role in Economic Opportunity
This insightful conversation sheds light on the potential of AI in Africa and the responsibilities that come with harnessing this transformative technology. It underscores the significance of collaboration and innovation in driving positive change across the continent.