AI4D Resources

All African countries

March 31, 2024

Taking AI Ethics From Principles to Practice: A Guide to Implementing Responsible AI

Dr Samuel Segun

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All African countries

March 31, 2024

Responsible AI Governance in Africa: Prospects for Outcomes Based Regulation

Dr Fola Adeleke

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Funbi Akinwale

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South Africa

March 31, 2024

AI and Exclusion in Public Digital Systems

Gabriella Razzano

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Senegal

March 31, 2024

Intelligence Artificielle Et Religion Étude De Perceptions Éthique, Pratiques Et Rôle Des Acteurs Religieux Au Sénégal

Dr Rachid ID YASSINE

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Dr Khalifa Diop

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All African countries

South Africa

March 28, 2024

Submission to the UN on the UN Interim Report on Governing AI for Humanity

Kelly Stone

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Fola Adeleke

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Rachel Adams

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Kenya

November 30, 2023

AI Assistive Technologies (ATS) For Persons With Disabilities (PWDS) In Africa

Josephine Kaaniru

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South Africa

May 30, 2023

The Risks of AI-Cybersecurity Gaps to the Developmental State Project

Scott Timcke

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Mark Gaffley

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Mali

Senegal

May 5, 2023

Note d’analyse et de recommandation portant sur l’encadrement éthique nécessaire pour une intelligence artificielle responsable

Aissatou Toure

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Tanzania

April 18, 2023

Multi-level association rule mining for the discovery of strong underrepresented patterns : the case study of small dairy farms in Tanzania

Glory C. Malamsha

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Devotha G. Nyambo

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All African countries

April 17, 2023

L’intelligence artificielle au service du processus d’élaboration des politiques

Ed Brown

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Freda Yawson

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Chux Daniels

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Klaus Tilmes

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Yvonne Nyake Ndelle

Kenya

October 18, 2022

The Impact of AI on Women's Job Loss in Africa Banking Industry - Focus on Kenya

Olayinka Oluwakemi Adeniyi

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Margaret Zalo

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Mauritius

Nigeria

Egypt

Kenya

October 18, 2022

Data Privacy in Africa's Ed-Tech Platforms: Children's Right to Privacy

Rachel Achieng' Odhiambo

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Emmah Wakoli

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Michelle Rodrot

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Kenya

September 1, 2022

The Impact of Data Processing on the Development of Artificial Intelligence in African Countries

Cecil Abungu

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All African countries

December 10, 2021

Road map for research on responsible artificial intelligence for development (AI4D) in African countries: The case study of agriculture

Arthur Gwagwa

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Emre Kazim

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Patti Kachidza

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Airlie Hilliard

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et al.

Nigeria

Kenya

September 22, 2021

AI in the Judicial System: Possible Uses and Ethical Considerations

Florence A. Ogonjo

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All African countries

Kenya

May 27, 2021

AI in Africa: Framing AI through an African Lens

Angeline Wairegi

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Melissa Omino

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Isaac Rutenberg

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All African countries

January 1, 2020

AI in Africa Policy Project - AI4D

Alison Gillwald

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Araba Sey

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Naila Govan-Vassen

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Alex Comninos

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et al.

All African countries

October 29, 2020

An African perspective on gender and artificial intelligence needs African data and research

Araba Sey

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Shamira Ahmed

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South Africa

October 29, 2020

The public-private: a key legal nexus for South Africa's AI future

Gabriella Razzano

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Ghana

South Africa

June 30, 2021

AI4D - Digital and Biometric Identity Systems

Gabriella Razzano

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South Africa

Kenya

Nigeria

Ghana

June 21, 2021

A Gender perspective on the use of Artificial Intelligence in the African FinTech Ecosystem: Case studies from South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, and Ghana

Shamira Ahmed

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South Africa

July 9, 2021

Case Studies on AI Skills Capacity-building and AI in Workforce Development in Africa

Araba Sey

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Oarabile Mudongo

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Mauritius

South Africa

Seychelles

Kenya

Rwanda

March 29, 2021

Responsible Artificial Intelligence in Sub-Saharan Africa: Landscape and General State of Play

Arthur Gwagwa, University College London

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Patti Kachidza, University College London

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Kathleen Siminyu, AI4D Africa

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Matthew Smith, International Development Research Centre

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Nigeria

May 1, 2021

SautiLearn: Improving Online Learning Experience with Accent Translation

Tejumade Afonja

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Clinton Mbataku

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Olumide Okubadejo

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Ademola Malomo

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et al.

South Africa

Ethiopia

Nigeria

Kenya

Mauritius

March 29, 2021

Artificial Intelligence Capacity in Sub-Saharan Africa

Neil Butcher

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Merridy Wilson-Strydom

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Mohini Balknath

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South Africa

Nigeria

Namibia

November 6, 2020

Participatory Research for Low-resourced Machine Translation: A Case Study in African Languages

Wilhelmina Nekoto

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Vukosi Marivate

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Tshinondiwa Matsila

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Timi Fasubaa

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et al.

Kenya

South Africa

Nigeria

July 23, 2020

African Language Dataset Challenge

Kathleen Siminyu

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Sackey Freshia

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Jade Abbott

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Vukosi Marivate

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All African countries

Kenya

May 1, 2021

The Artificial Intelligence Labour Gender Gap in Africa

Strathmore University

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Kenya

Tunisia

Mauritius

South Africa

Ghana

May 21, 2019

Government Artificial Intelligence Readiness Index 2019

Hannah Miller

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Richard Stirling

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Nigeria

January 21, 2022

NaijaSenti: A Nigerian Twitter Sentiment Corpus for Multilingual Sentiment Analysis

Shamsuddeen Hassan Muhammad

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David Ifeoluwa Adelani

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Sebastian Ruder

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Ibrahim Said Ahmad

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et al.

Kenya

June 9, 2020

Predicting and Analyzing Law-Making in Kenya

Oyinlola Babafemi

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Adewale Akinfaderin

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Kenya

October 5, 2020

Collecting Blood Pressure and Activity Data Using an Integrated Mobile and Smartwatch Application

Moses Thiga

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Pamela Kimeto

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Daisy Kiptoo

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Nigeria

March 31, 2021

Locally-run Interpretable Breast Cancer diagnosis from Histology Images

Jeremiah O. Fadugba

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Oluwatoyin Y. Sanni

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Moshood O. Yekinni

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Kenya

January 1, 2021

Use and Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Climate Change Adaptation in Africa

Isaac Rutenberg

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Arthur Gwagwa

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Melissa Omino

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Cameroon

March 31, 2021

Computationally Accelerating Protein Ligand Docking for Neglected Tropical Diseases

Lo¨ıc Kwate Dassi

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Hassan Kane

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Ebenezer Nkwate

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Kenya

Botswana

February 23, 2022

Utilising AI to Improve Efficiency of the Environment and Land Court in the Kenyan Judiciary

Florence Ogonjo

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Joseph Theuri Gitonga

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Dr. Angeline Wairegi

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Dr. Isaac Rutenberg

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External Resources

Human Sciences Research Council / Meta

Artificial Intelligence. African Insight.

A Research Summary of the Ethical and Human Rights Implications of AI in Africa

November 21, 2022

Mugurusi et al.

Article: Public Sector Procurement of AI

Human-centered artificial intelligence for the public sector: The gate keeping role of the public procurement professional

May 11, 2022

Policy Action Network

AI & Data Series 9: Financial Inclusion

AI and Data in South Africa’s Finance Sector: Toward Financial Inclusion

May 11, 2022

Policy Action Network

AI & Data Series 8: Media and Elections

The Politics of AI and Data: Media and Elections in South Africa

May 11, 2022

Policy Action Network

AI & Data Series 7: Digital Economy

South Africa’s Digital Economy: The Changing Nature of Competition and Data Regulation

May 11, 2022

Policy Action Network

AI & Data Series 6: Health

AI and Data in South Africa's Health Sector

May 11, 2022

Policy Action Network

AI & Data Series 5: Migration

AI, Biometrics and Securitisation in Migration Management: Policy Options for South Africa

May 11, 2022

Policy Action Network

AI & Data Series 4: Cities and towns

AI and Data in South Africa’s Cities and Towns: Centering the Citizen

May 11, 2022

HSRC

Report: Artificial Intelligence. African Insight

A Research Summary of the Ethical and Human Rights Implications of AI in Africa

May 11, 2022

Policy Action Network

AI & Data Series 3: Education

AI and data in education: Policy considerations for South Africa

May 6, 2022

Policy Action Network

AI & Data Series 2: Crime Prevention

Responsible use of artificial intelligence for crime prevention in South Africa

May 6, 2022

Policy Action Network

AI & Data Series 1: Introduction

Introducing the series: Can AI and data support a more inclusive and equitable South Africa

May 6, 2022