December 4, 2023 · 3 min read
The main form of transport for most South Africans – and indeed, large swathes of the African continent – are minibus taxis. These are typically 16-seater vehicles that drive along preestablished routes. The taxi industry in South Africa is an essential, but controversial, service on which millions of South Africans rely for transportation to work, school, and the conduct of their daily lives.
November 8, 2023 · 2 min read
As tension in the South China Sea grows, VoxCroft Analytics collected thousands of Filipino social and online media mentions during 2023. Our sentiment models, verified by human labelers, observed that Filipinos perceive their country to be at a high risk of being drawn into a conflict between the United States and China.
February 1, 2023 · 2 min read
Open-source analysis of public sentiment around the recent Ebola outbreak in Uganda shows the value of population-centric intelligence during health crises. Indeed, the study revealed considerable negativity around the government’s response, suggesting trust in public health measures—post COVID-19—is low. As such, Ugandan officials could face public perception challenges in responding to future health crises.
November 1, 2022 · 3 min read
VoxCroft’s highly targeted bilingual training data outperforms leading commercial machine translation services when it comes to building machine translation models for low-resource African languages.
August 26, 2022 · 5 min read
Recently, the organizers of Africa Tech Week asked me a great question: What does the metaverse mean for Africa?
July 26, 2022 · 3 min read
VoxCroft’s political risk and data analysis internship program is designed to train the next generation of intelligence professionals.
May 9, 2022 · 3 min read
VoxCroft conducted an intensive open-source study and found key leverage points that mining companies can use to address the climate change.
April 13, 2022 · 4 min read
VoxCorft builds bespoke machine translation models for low-resource African languages: Luganda, Oromo, and Tigrinya.
March 24, 2022 · 1 min read
After a year in office, public and media sentiment is trending more positively toward Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan and her pro-democracy agenda.