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Africa Tech Festival 2023 - The Home of AfricaCom & AfricaTech
Core Agenda & Exhibition: 14-16 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 14 - 16 NovCape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town

Africa Tech Festival - the Home of AfricaCom & AfricaTech

Uniting Africa’s tech ecosystems and industry verticals with 12,000+ attendees

14-16 November 2023 | Cape Town

Africa Tech Festival - Home of AfricaCom and AFricaTech - Africa's most influential tech and telco event

Africa's Most Influential Tech Event.

Africa Tech Festival, home of AfricaCom and AfricaTech, will once again take over Cape Town on 14-16 November!

During our week-long celebration of Africa's buzzing tech scene, we will help unlock Africa's digital future by connecting 12,000+ c-suite telco and enterprise leaders, inspirational start-up founders, influential investors and senior government officials. 

We empower. 

We connect. 

We pave the way for the digital future.  

Thousands of reasons to join the experience

You can't beat Africa Tech Festival for size, depth and opportunity: we're truly the continent's most influential tech event.

12 content stages on connectivity, fintech, emerging tech, data centres, 5G, AI

About Africa Tech Festival

During three exciting days, Africa Tech Festival's two main anchor events, AfricaCom and AfricaTech offer a deep dive into the latest tech frontiers to power the continent's inclusive digital growth. Join us for a tech journey into:

AfricaCom - Connectivity Infrastructure & Digital Inclusion
  • Connecting Africa’s Next Billion
  • Digital Infrastructure Investment
  • Telcos of Tomorrow
  • Sustainable Development & Green ICT
  • Future Visions: Web3, The Metaverse & Beyond
  • & more on telecoms evolution, connectivity infrastructure and digital inclusion
AfricaTech - Enterprise Transformation & Emerging Technologies
  • AHUB: Africa’s Start-up Scene
  • 4IR deepdive
  • AI, IoT & Disruptive Tech
  • Talent, Skills & The Future of Work
  • Cloud Services & Data Centres
  • Fintech, Blockchain & MFS
  • Cybersecurity & Data Protection
  • Other pioneer tech

Leadership Council: Welcome to our Members!

We are proud to be supported by some of the most influential tech leaders in the industry. Throughout the year, they engage with the Africa Tech Festival team to:

  • Help shape the agenda by identifying new, vital themes
  • Provide feedback on the session development
  • Suggest activities to deliver powerful experiences for our attendees

Richard Cazalet

Exec: Strategy and Transformation

Telkom SA

Velma Corcoran

General Manager, Middle East Africa


Amadou Diallo Chief Executive Officer Middle East & Africa  DHL Global Forwarding and member of the Leadership Council for East Africa Com

Amadou Diallo

Chief Executive Officer Middle East & Africa

DHL Global Forwarding

Kuseni Dlamini



Nitin Gajria Managing Director for Sub-Saharan Africa for Google and Leadership Council member for Africa Tech Festival 2023

Nitin Gajria

Managing Director, Sub-Saharan Africa 


Prasanna Kumar Burri

Group Chief Information Officer

Dangote Group

Nollie Maoto

Chief Data and Analytics Officer – Merchant Services

FNB South Africa

Jocelyne Muhutu-Remy

Managing Director, Sub-Saharan Africa


Funke Opeke



Razvan Ungureanu

Group CTO

Airtel Africa



If you have to attend only one event for satellite business in Africa, this is it!

2022 Attendees

See a sample of the attendees that joined us from 7-11 November 2022.

Connecting Africa: Our Community For Africa's digital architects

Connecting Africa is the premier online community dedicated to tackling the immense scope of the African digital landscape. Connecting Africa offers a comprehensive, informed and nuanced understanding of the region's communications networking and ICT sector and the commercial opportunities such insight can afford. 

Join a community of decision makers from across the entire communications technology ecosystem that are either based in Africa, conducting business with African enterprises or seeking to learn more about one of the communications industry's growth hot-spots!

Proud AAXO Member

We are proud to be a member of the Association of African Exhibition Organisers.

AAXO is committed to promoting the African exhibitions industry, encouraging businesses to invest and participate in exhibitions, affording our members the tools and resources for successful exhibition management, and encouraging world-class industry standards. 

We are a sustainable event:

  • We are carefully designing our feature areas to minimise the level of waste generated
  • Our catering uses fresh and seasonal products, providing a variety of plant-based options
  • We’re minimising the level of single-use plastic at the event
  • Our event agendas, event guides and floorplans are available on Swapcard, reducing paper wastage