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First woman wins Africa Prize for engineering innovation

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Charlette N’Guessan will use £25,000 prize to develop facial-recognition software

A tech entrepreneur in Ghana has become the first woman to win the Royal Academy of Engineering’s Africa Prize for engineering innovation.

Charlette N’Guessan has been awarded the £25,000 prize to develop BACE API, software that uses facial recognition and artificial intelligence to verify identities remotely.

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