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Climate Change

Artificial Intelligence used to maintain 6 Million Trees in Kenya

AstraZeneca pledges to plant up to six million trees in Kenya and plans to use an AI deep learning model to monitor tree health, long-term survival and carbon sequestration. This is all, in support of the company's flagship AZ...

FNB Launches Nav» Earth Carbon Calculator on its App

In new app launched by FNB's, nav» Earth, uses spending habits to estimate carbon emissions spend and allows users to offset unavoidable emissions.  Helping Users Reduce Carbon Emissions In an era where climate change is firmly on the global agenda, the...

Poor Quality Water and Plans for Offshore Oil and Gas Explorations Spur Eastern Cape Protests

Approximately 250 people from Uitenhage, Jeffreys Bay, Humansdorp, Oyster Bay and beyond marched to Gqberha City Hall yesterday on 21 September, to draw attention to their deteriorating quality of life as a result of loadshedding and poor access to...

African Development Bank Signs Agreement with KEITI to Climate-Resilient Tech in Africa

African Development Bank and Korea Environmental Industry and Technology Institute (KEITI) sign agreement to deploy environmental and climate-resilient technologies in Africa. Through this partnership, Korea will share technology, experience, and knowledge with the bank’s African member countries. The African Development...

7 Remarkable Ways AI Takes on Climate Change

The global community is facing unprecedented environmental challenges, from climate change to resource scarcity. As the world strives to mitigate the impact of these crises, innovative technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) have emerged as powerful allies in the fight for...

FSD Africa Investments Commits $19.5M to Boost Climate Resilience in Africa

FSD Africa Investments (FSDAi), the investing arm of FSD Africa, announced its decision to invest $19.5 million in support of climate adaptation and climate-aligned infrastructure projects in Africa and to promote the continent’s resilience to climate change. Commitment to Partnering...

Africa Climate Summit 2023 Drives Green Growth and Climate Finance Solutions

The Africa Climate Summit (ACS) and the Annual Africa Climate Week 2023, landmark events co-hosted by the Republic of Kenya are scheduled to take place from 4 to 6 September in Kenya, Nairobi. The ACS will convene Heads of State...

African Start-Ups Shine as Global Tech Innovation Leaders

African Start-ups have gained international recognition by the World Economic Forum, as part of the top 100 most promising tech companies worldwide. These pioneers of the tech industry in Africa are tackling issues like financial inclusion, climate change, and...

AI is Critical in Fighting Climate Change say South African Bosses

According to a new report from the AI for the Planet Alliance, titled How AI Can Be a Powerful Tool in the Fight Against Climate Change and produced in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and BCG GAMMA,...

The Future of Work Looks Bleak for South Africa’s Newborns – New Study

Climate change and artificial intelligence-enabled technology development will be key drivers of how work is organised and valued in 2050, but whether it will be a dystopian or progressive future will depend on how far South Africa democratises technology...
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Enhancing IoT Security with a Cyber Immune Solution

Internet of Things (IoT) devices, ranging from wearables to smart home appliances, are increasingly targeted by cybercriminals for...
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