Connected Africa
Summit 2024

Shaping The Future of a Connected Africa:
Unlocking Growth Beyond Connectivity

21st - 25th April 2024
Uhuru Gardens,
‍Nairobi, Kenya
The Connected Africa Summit 2024 is not just an event; it is a transformative initiative poised to shape the digital destiny of Africa.

Rationale of the summit

Shaping The Future of a Connected Africa: Unlocking growth beyond connectivity

The Connected Africa Summit 2024 is poised to transcend the conventional boundaries of growth. This summit serves as a strategic forum to chart a course towards a digitally empowered and interconnected future for Africa, setting the stage for unprecedented growth and prosperity as well as:

Driving investment​ to the digital​ economy in Africa​

Foster​ collaboration

Accelerate the​ digital transformation​ journey for​ African nations

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The Connected Africa Summit 2024, officially inaugurated by H.E, was a monumental gathering that drew 1,357 delegates from across the globe, including 16 Ministers, 4 Permanent Secretaries, and 20 Special Envoys from major international bodies like the US, EU, AU, and COMESA. 

The summit saw robust participation from 59 countries and featured 58 innovative entries from across Africa, with 8 selected for pitching presentations and awards.

 Highlighting the commitment to enhancing digital collaboration, the summit concluded with the Nairobi Declaration, a seven-point agenda fostering cooperation among all African nations. 

The event also included a Ministers Masterclass and pre-summit training courses, delivered by five distinguished training institutions, that successfully equipped 52 participants with advanced skills.

H.E SALVA KIIR MAYARDIT
President of the Republic of South Sudan

President Salva Kiir Mayardit has been a pivotal figure in South Sudan’s journey to independence. As a founding member of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A), he played a crucial role in all three movements that led to South Sudan’s independence from Sudan.

Throughout these movements, Kiir demonstrated remarkable leadership, resilience, and dedication to the cause of self-determination for the people of South Sudan.

His selfless acts and unwavering commitment to the liberation struggle have been instrumental in shaping the history of South Sudan

H.E BRIGADIER GENERAL BRICE OLIGUI NGUEMA
President of the Republic of Gabon

H.E Brigadier General Brice OLIGUI NGUEMA, is a seasoned paratrooper, has held the 1st degree Higher Military Education diploma (EMS1) since 2007, and holder of the 2nd Higher Military Education diploma. degree (EMS2), since 2010.

Brigadier General OLIGUI NGUEMA Brice is decorated with the National Order of Merit at the rank of Commander; the Military Medal; the National Police Force Recognition Medal; of Recognition of the National Gendarmerie; Recognition of Prison Security; Military Health Service Medal; Recognition of the Republican Guard.

Professional Team

HON. MUSALIA MUDAVADI

Prime Cabinet Secretary and Ministry of Foreign & Diaspora Affairs Kenya

H.E. MOUSSA FAKI MAHAMAT

African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson

DR AKINWUMI A. ADESINA

DR AKINWUMI A. ADESINA

President, African Development Bank Group

AJAY BANGA

AJAY BANGA

President World Bank Group

AMBASSADOR MARGARET “MEG” WHITMAN

AMBASSADOR MARGARET “MEG” WHITMAN

United States of America Ambassador to Kenya

H.E Dr. MONIQUE NSANZABAGANWA

H.E Dr. MONIQUE NSANZABAGANWA

Deputy Chairperson for the African Union Commission

DG-pc

Mr. Lacina Kone

Chief Executive Officer - Smart Africa

H.E Chileshe Kapwepwe

H.E CHILESHE KAPWEPWE

Secretary General COMESA

Our Ministers

Eliud Owalo, FIHRM

Mr. Eliud Owalo, FIHRM, EGH

Ministry of Information Communications and the Digital Economy of the Republic of Kenya

HON. REBECCA MIANO, EGH

HON. REBECCA MIANO, EGH

Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry Kenya

HON. MOSES KURIA, HSC

HON. MOSES KURIA, HSC

Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Public Service, Performance and Delivery Management Kenya.

H.E. ANNE WAIGURU, EGH

H.E. ANNE WAIGURU, EGH

Chair, Council of Governors Governor Kirinyaga County Kenya

HON FELIX MUTATI

Minister of Technology and Science, Zambia

HON MUDANE JAAMAC XASAN KHALIIF

HON MUDANE JAAMAC XASAN KHALIIF

Minister of Communications and Technology Somalia

HON. SALIMA MONORMA BAH

Minister of Communication Technology and Innovation Sierra Leone

HON. EMMA THEOFELUS

HON. EMMA THEOFELUS

Minister of Information and Communication Technology Namibia

HON. Mr. RADWAN ABDILLAHI BAHDON

HON. Mr. RADWAN ABDILLAHI BAHDON

Minister of Communication, responsible for Posts and Telecommunications Djibouti

H.E. Léocadie Ndacayisaba

H.E. Léocadie Ndacayisaba

Minister of Communication, Information Technologies and Media, Burundi

HON JOYCE NABBOSA SSEBUGWAWO

HON JOYCE NABBOSA SSEBUGWAWO

Minister of state for ICT, Uganda.

HON Dr. CHRIS BARYOMUNSI

HON Dr. CHRIS BARYOMUNSI

Minister of ICT & National Guidance Uganda

H.E. MR.MOHAMED MOHULUD MOHAMED FADEL

H.E. MR.MOHAMED MOHULUD MOHAMED FADEL

Minister Councelor to SADR’S Presidency in Charge of Economic and Financial affairs

DEPUTY MIN. HON. CHARLES ACHEAMPONG

DEPUTY MIN. HON. CHARLES ACHEAMPONG

Minister of Communication and Digitisation Ghana

DEPUTY MIN. Mrs. MARIIN RATNIK

DEPUTY MIN. Mrs. MARIIN RATNIK

Undersecretary for Economic Cooperation Development & International Trade Ministry of Foreign Affairs Estonia

MR. KAROLIS ZEMAITIS

MR. KAROLIS ZEMAITIS

Vice-Minister The Economy and Innovation of The Republic of Lithuania

Mr. Baldwin Samuel Chiyamwaka

Mr. Baldwin Samuel Chiyamwaka

Permanent Secretary Information and Digitization Malawi

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Eng. John Tanui, MBS

PS - State Department For ICT And The Digital Economy

Prof. Edward Kisiangani

Prof. Edward Kisiang’ani

PS, State Department For Broadcasting And Telecommunications

PATRICK KIBURI KILEMI

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Co-operatives & Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Kenya

Professional Team

Hon. Sylvanus Maritim

Hon. Sylvanus Maritim

Chairman ICT Authority Board

Stanley Kamanguya

Stanley Kamanguya PMP, OGW

Chief Executive Officer - ICT Authority

PETER NDEGWA CBS

PETER NDEGWA CBS

Chief Executive Officer - Safaricom PLC

Scheduled Events

ICTA Masterclass1
Pre-Summit Masterclass
- Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: [By AWS]
- Digital Transformation & Governance: Emerging Trends and Risks- [By Serianu]
- Project Management - Prince2® Foundation/Practitioner: [by Learnovate]
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Innovation Awards
The Connected ICT Innovation Awards celebrates innovators and entrepreneurs who have launched technology-led ICT products and services.
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Unlock Your Potential at SHE-TECH Forum 2024
Dive into the heart of innovation at She-Tech Forum 2024, a cornerstone event of the Connected Africa Summit.
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Waziri Golf Tournament
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