Google has announced it is to open its first African AI (artificial intelligence) research centre in Ghana later this year.
Google boss Sundar Pichai said the multi-national was “really looking forward” to opening the centre.
According to an official statement released by Google, the AI centre will open later this year in Accra.
“We’re committed to collaborating with local universities and research centers, as well as working with policy makers on the potential uses of AI in Africa,” the statement continued.
Other locations with similar AI research centres are Paris, Zurich, Tokyo, Beijing, Montreal, Toronto, Seattle, Cambridge/Boston, Tel Aviv/Haifa, New York, and Mountain View/San Francisco headquarters