South Africa investigating if President Ramaphosa speech was written by ChatGPT
The government of South Africa is currently
probing whether a section of a speech recently read by President Cyril
Ramaphosa was authored by ChatGPT.
development comes amid reports that parts of the speech, read by Ramaphosa last
week, appeared to have been generated by the AI platform and not himself or his
Magwenya, Ramaphosa's spokesperson, has since refuted the claims, further
adding that they do not utilize AI tools to generate speech content and that a
section of the speech was authored by South Africa's Department of Education on
behalf of the Head of State.
that should the probe find that the speech was generated by ChatGPT, those
responsible will face appropriate action.
"The use of AI to produce speeches or
any other material is unacceptable, and action will be taken should these
reports prove to be correct,” Magwenya was quoted as saying by a South African
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