Business Daily | by Bitange Ndemo
Today my column is a general letter to the African policymakers. It is focusing on how artificial intelligence (AI) strategy can increase development opportunities and the continent’s competitiveness. And it is also, a reminder that the 21st Century might also pass us by like the previous revolutions, if we don’t take some serious actions.
The potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) in transforming Africa are enormous – from economic growth to increase in agricultural productivity and enhancing global trade.
This has made many leaders and experts to speak glowingly of how 4IR can make Africa realise its full potential. But little has been done to create the necessary space it requires to reinvigorate the continent…