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Drawing of the premises of a data annotation company made with the AI Midjourney. Généré par MidJourney CC-BY-4.0

How low-paid workers in Madagascar power French tech’s AI ambitions

An investigation has revealed that French tech firms, seeking to create an AI “à la française”, have turned to one of the country’s former colonies, Madagascar, for low-cost labour.
Property address has long been a problem in Ghana Wikimedia Commons

Ghana digitised its address system: its failure offers lessons to other African countries creating smart cities

Ghanaians aren’t using the new ‘smart’ street address system which was intended to improve service delivery.
A lot of African countries have implemented taxes on electronic transactions. Wikimedia Commons

New data on the e-levy in Ghana: unpopular tax on mobile money transfers is hitting the poor hardest

The tax on electronic transactions has not generated as much revenue as the government of Ghana expected.
People, some wearing masks, enjoy a walk in a park in Rome as Italy, the first nation to impose a nationwide lockdown against the coronavirus, begins to reopen – slowly. Franco Origlia/Getty Images

Exit from coronavirus lockdowns – lessons from 6 countries

It’s possible to evaluate countries’ readiness to lift their lockdowns, based on how well they managed the first wave of the pandemic, and how ready they are for a digital economy.

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