Did President Ramaphosa use AI in his recent speech?

Did President Ramaphosa use AI in his recent speech?

The presence of AI and ChatGPT in speechwriting...


In recent developments, there have been accusations made towards President Cyril Ramaphosa, alleging that AI and ChatGPT were used to write his latest speech.

With a global shift promoting the advancement in technology, many South Africans have expressed their frustration and concern surrounding the rumours of the use of Artificial Intelligence in Ramaphosa's latest speech.

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Currently, the Presidency is probing these claims.

How did this rumour spark? A series of X (Twitter) posts from YouTuber Roman Cabanac claim that Ramaphosa's speech on 21 November used ChatGPT. 

Vincent Magwenya, the spokesperson in the Presidency, clarified that the Presidential speeches are not composed using AI tools.

According to News24, Magwenya added that snippets of Ramaphosa's speech were supplied by the Department of Education. 

Magwenya further confirmed that a probe was underway and that action would be taken if it is proven that AI tools were used to write the speech.

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