Viewpoint: Africa Should Not Play Catchup with AI Regulation
By Kenn Abuya
Since the early days of the internet, Africa has mostly been a consumer of new tech. Like in social media, where non-US nations have to adapt to American platform rules, and Africa often has little say in shaping or challenging these norms, the same pattern is happening with powerful AI systems like ChatGPT. Africa is again in the receiving position.
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