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Meet The Phone That ‘speaks’ 50 African Languages

Meet The Phone That ‘speaks’ 50 African Languages

By using a vocal assistant that responds to commands in local languages, the locally-developed phone - the OpenG - is improving accessibility for African users who don't read or write. Ange Kumasi, bird story agency When David Kouamé decided to improve his literacy in...

Meet Carole Lubelo, A Young Liswati Fashion Designer On The Rise

Meet Carole Lubelo, A Young Liswati Fashion Designer On The Rise

The award-winning designer is inching her way to global recognition with her unparalleled innovative designs that take inspiration from the Swati people. by Nokukhanya Musi, bird story agency In 2015, Carole Mngometulu took a bold, risky step. With no formal training,...

Africa Is Getting Ready For The Impending Age Of Robots

Africa Is Getting Ready For The Impending Age Of Robots

With the first humanoid robot launched, others under development, and multiple AI research labs across the continent, Africa is getting ready for the golden age of robotics. bird Story Agency The adoption of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) in Africa got a...

Africa’s First Humanoid Robot “Omeife” Unveiled at Gitex

Africa’s First Humanoid Robot “Omeife” Unveiled at Gitex

We’ve probably all watched those Hollywood sci-fi movies where humanoid robotsco-exist with human beings, and they have interesting adventures with unpredictableoutcomes. Well this isn’t the big screen. This is reality, and we all have front row seats toexperience...