In the fight against terrorist groups in Africa, US forces provide crucial support to the G5 Sahel group (Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger) with intelligence, logistics and supplies. But as the terror threat continues to spread in the region, Africa is no longer a priority for the Pentagon, which could well withdraw its troops, as announced by US President Donald Trump.
The rise of artificial intelligence is evident across various industries, it is also introduces new risks to society and is as prone to bias. Joining CNBC Africa is Joy Buolamwini, Founder of the Algorithmic Justice League on fighting bias in Artificial Intelligence.
The U.S. government accused Russia of directing some of the world’s most notorious cyber criminals to break into computer systems, namely half-billion accounts at Yahoo, in a broad scheme that married illicit profits and intelligence gathering.