Intelligent CIO Africa Issue 76 | Page 9


Presight AI to deliver big data and AI solutions for Senegalese Ministry of Communication

Under the agreement , Presight will work closely with MCTEN to support and deliver turnkey solutions using big data analytics and AI technology to transform government services , which will enhance the efficiency of government operations , create a better business environment , and promote socio-economic development in the country .
The MoU was signed by Hon Moussa Bocar Thiam , Minister of ICT , Republic of Senegal and Thomas Pramotedham , CEO of Presight AI , at Presight ’ s office in Abu Dhabi , UAE .
Hon Moussa Bocar Thiam , Minister ICT , Republic of Senegal , said : “ This MoU is an important step towards achieving our vision of a digitally empowered Senegal . It will enable us to leverage Presight ’ s big data analytics and AI technology to transform government services and unlock new opportunities and development .

The Ministry of Communication , Telecommunications and Digital

Economy of the Republic of Senegal , MCTEN and Presight AI , a G42 company and the region ’ s supplier in big data analytics powered by artificial intelligence , have signed a Memorandum of Understanding , to accelerate digital transformation initiatives and economic benefits for the citizens of Senegal .
Thomas Pramotedham , CEO of Presight , said : “ Presight is very pleased to be supporting Senegal ’ s MCTEN in advancing its digital initiatives . Our company ’ s deep expertise in big data analytics powered by AI will be utilised to better serve MCTEN ’ s strategic objectives and drive Senegal ’ s digital transformation initiatives forward . We look forward to working closely with MCTEN to deliver tangible benefits for the people of Senegal .”

Jeremy Awori moves from Absa Bank Kenya to Ecobank Group as CEO

Ecobank Transnational , parent company of the Ecobank Group , the pan-African banking group , announced that Jeremy Awori has officially assumed his role as Chief Executive Officer of the Ecobank Group .

Jeremy Awori brings with him over 25 years of experience in the banking industry , including close to a decade serving as CEO and Managing Director of Absa Bank Kenya . Prior to joining Absa , Jeremy served in supplier ship roles at Standard Chartered Bank across the Middle East and Africa . His extensive expertise , skills , and industry know-how make him a valuable addition to the Ecobank Group .
Jeremy Awori , commenting on his new role , said : “ It is a fantastic opportunity to take Ecobank to the next level of its growth strategy . Despite current global challenges , Africa offers promising prospects . Ecobank is uniquely positioned to provide systematic change across the banking sector at a pan-African level , using the geographic footprint it has already established .”
Jeremy Awori
“ Through our single gateway platform , we are well-positioned to provide the necessary financial products and solutions for countries , corporates , and SMEs to capitalise on the continent ’ s vast resource , trade , and investment opportunities . We also provide relevant , accessible , and affordable financial services that address the evolving needs of a vibrant , youthful , and entrepreneurial continent . Ecobank ’ s brand and heritage continue to be a source of pride ,” said Jeremy Awori .
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