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Nigerian Language Advocates Call for Including African Languages in High Tech Devices


Nigerian Language Advocates Call for Including African Languages in High Tech Devices
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Voice activated virtual assistant technologies, such as Siri and Alexa, are becoming increasingly common around the world but in Africa, with its many languages, most people are at a digital disadvantage. To address the problem, some African researchers are creating translation tools to recognize and promote indigenous languages, such as Yoruba. Timothy Obiezu in Abuja has details.

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