logoBC
Yaoundé - 07 July 2020 -
ICT

Songhai Labs and the American start-up Datareach team up to popularise big data and artificial intelligence in Cameroon

Songhai Labs and the American start-up Datareach team up to popularise big data and artificial intelligence in Cameroon
  • Comments   -   Monday, 11 September 2017 07:49

(Business in Cameroon) - The Cameroonian start-up Songhai Labs signed a partnership with its Californian counterpart, datareach, to train statisticians and health professionals in Cameroon, on the use of big data and artificial intelligence in the fight against diseases and health monitoring in the country, we officially learned.

To date, said the management of Songhai Labs, training sessions and conferences have already been organised in this regard, at the National Institute of Statistics (INS), in the capital of the country, as well as the University of Buéa, in the South-Western region.

Led by Cameroonian Charles Awanda, a PhD student and researcher in organisational psychology, leadership and innovation, Songhai Labs offers a wide range of services to private citizens, organisations and companies with innovative ideas to implement in Africa.

The main services offered by this start-up are centred around creating a network for sponsors of innovative projects, to facilitate their implementation; the creation of joint ventures between creative start-ups; fundraising; business plans and project development. “Our ambition is to positively transform African societies, by sharing knowledge and innovation between countries and various sectors”, highlights the company.

BRM

cameroon-telecom-regulator-art-recorded-about-cfaf56-bln-of-bad-debts-in-2019
The financial statements of Cameroon’s Telecommunications Regulatory Board (ART) reveal a deficit of CFAF 2.2 billion at the end of the financial year...
listed-in-a-fraud-case-in-drc-afriland-group-lodged-a-complaint-against-its-accusers-in-paris
On July 1, 2020, Afriland First Bank Democratic Congo (CD), one of the eleven subsidiaries of the banking group founded by Cameroonian billionaire Paul K....
cameroon-plans-to-create-100-000-jobs-over-5-years-with-the-eii-approaches
To combat unemployment, the Cameroonian government intends to create 100,000 jobs over the 2020-2025 period. To achieve this, the government plans to...
cameroon-reduced-transit-time-from-40-to-5-days-by-digitizing-foreign-trade-procedures
In Cameroon, transit time was reduced from 40 to 5 days by the end of Q1-2020 thanks to digitalization and telecommuting, according to the single window...

Mags frontpage


Business in Cameroon n88: June 2020

Covid 19 Its impacts so far


Emmanuel de Tailly (SABC) : «Preserving jobs at all costs»


Investir au Cameroun n98 Juin 2020

Covid 19 Et maintenant, l’étendue des dégâts


Emmanuel de Tailly (SABC) : «Maintenir l’emploi coûte que coûte »