Published on March 2021

Responsible Artificial Intelligence in Sub-Saharan Africa

Written by Patti Kachidza, IRCAI affiliate

ABSTRACT

The paper is one of the reports in the AI4D Africa programme. Its focus has been to review the state of play of AI technologies in Africa in the areas of innovation, capacity building, policy, and infrastructure. After describing the state of play, it invites all African stakeholders and calls them to action to focus on the key activities required for Africa to position itself to better harness responsible AI technologies to tackle some of its critical challenges, and even become a leadingvoice on steering the African AI agenda.

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