Generative AI threatens elections globally

This year, more than half of the world’s population, from India to the United States, is heading to the polls to vote for their next leaders. At the same time, there’s growing concern over how artificial intelligence audio, images and videos are disrupting the election process by fueling confusion and misinformation. The World’s Africa Correspondent Halima Gikandi reports ahead of the general election in South Africa.

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