- A 19-year-old Ghanaian known as Mustapha Diyanol Haqq has helped to diagnose breast cancer using artificial intelligence
- He revealed that the success stories of big tech companies around the world inspired him to take up the challenge
- His product is capable of distinguishing between malignant or benign cancer and can also predict if malignant cancer would reoccur over a period of time
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YEN.com.gh has learned that a 19-year-old Ghanaian known as Mustapha Diyanol Haqq has used artificial intelligence to design a predictive analysis model that helps to diagnose breast cancer.
Haqq, who lives in Kumasi in the Ashanti region, revealed that he was inspired by the big tech companies that use innovation to solve the biggest problems of the world.
He stated that it compelled him to learn how to code and subsequently searched online for free courses that could help him develop his skills and completed them.
Information available shows that Haqq’s predictive model can give details of breast cancer.
Per a report by face2faceafrica.com, it can distinguish between malignant or benign cancer. It can also predict if malignant cancer would reoccur over a period of time.
At present, Haqq is an instructor for the Ghana Code Club. Together with his friends, they have established coding clubs in a number of communities, communities, where they teach both kids and adults to code.
In other news, YEN.com.gh has learned that Ghanaian business mogul, Kevin Okyere, is overseeing the first deepwater drilling project by an independent African energy company.
A ship known as Stena Forth is on its way to Ghana and in a few weeks, would play a crucial role in the historic project.
Information available shows that the ship is one of the most sophisticated drillships in the world.
It is reportedly capable of operating up to 10,000 feet underwater and can drill to a depth of 35,000 feet.
Before it makes its way to Ghana, the ship would help with a project being undertaken by Tullow Oil Plc in Guyana.
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