Advances in Trustworthy AI

By Mark Wamai/Makerere University News The first installment of the What’s Next in AI Seminar Series Africa, Advances in Trustworthy AI took place on Wednesday 18th August, 2021–a recording of the same is may be viewed by clicking the embedded video below The second installment takes places tomorrow as per the details listed below. Seminar 2: Advances in Learning, Reasoning & Language Understanding Date: Wednesday, 25 August 2021 Time: 4:00 – 7:00 PM EAT Topics: IBM Project Debater AI and NLP for Social Good  NLP for African and Low Resource Languages Neuro-Symbolic AI and Logical Neural Networks…

Read More...

Drs Moren and Lesego Stone Recognised for Guest Editing Special International Journal

University of Botswana News/website Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has commended Dr Lesego Senyana Stone and Dr Moren Tibabo Stone for their remarkable achievement in guest editing a special international tourism journal. The two academics edited the Tourism Review International (2021) Volume 25 (2-3) Special Issue on Tourism and Community Development. The peer-reviewed journal provides a forum for primary research and critical examinations of previous research. It advances excellence in all fields of tourism research, promotes high-level tourism knowledge as well as nourishes cultural awareness in all sectors of the…

Read More...

Professor Gordon Awandare Reappointed as Chairman of the Governing Council of CK-UTAS

University of Ghana News/Website His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of the Republic of Ghana, has reappointed Professor Gordon Awandare, the Founding Director of the West Africa Centre for Cell Biology of Infectious Pathogens (WACCBIP), to chair the Governing Council of the C. K. Tedam University of Technology and Applied Sciences (CKT-UTAS) in Navrongo, Upper East Region. The eleven-member Council was inaugurated on Friday, August 06, 2021, at the conference hall of the National Accreditation Board, Accra, by the Honorable Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum. Administering the…

Read More...

Ekaterinburg will be the center of the International Day of University Sports in Russia

International University Sports Federation News The event was recognised by UNESCO in 2015 and is held under the aegis of FISU every year on 20 September. This international event is aimed at promoting university sports values – a healthy lifestyle, the drive to win, and the will to stay active. On this day, universities worldwide hold sporting, educational, and cultural events for their students and local communities. In Russia, the International Day of University Sport (IDUS) in 2021 will be special because Ekaterinburg, the host city of the 2023 FISU…

Read More...

10TH FEDERATION OF AFRICA UNIVERSITY SPORTS (FASU) GAMES COMING TO KENYA IN 2022

Kenyatta University News The 10th All Africa University Games set for June 2022 Over 4,000 University student athletes from all over Africa shall descend on the East Africa city of Nairobi, in Kenya for the 10th FASU Games Kenyatta University 2022. The Multi-Sports event, which was scheduled for 2020 and postponed due to the COVID19 has now been confirmed for 6th – 10th June at Kenyatta University. This was revealed in an official comique and invitation to all universities in Africa issued today under the joint signatures of Prof. Godfrey S. Mse the LOC…

Read More...

UDSM emerges the First in Tanzania in Webometrics Ranking

 From UDSM Website The University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) has emerged the only University in Tanzania among the leading 50 Universities in Africa in the Ranking Web of World Universities (the Webometrics) https://www.webometrics.info/en/Africa. In the list of top universities released in July 2021, UDSM is in 42nd position in Africa, the 1,911th globally and the 1st among 51 Universities in Tanzania. The Webometrics ranking measures the volume, visibility and impact of the web pages published by universities with special emphasis on the scientific output. The current ranking by the Webometrics shows that…

Read More...