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Africa Tech Festival - the home of AfricaCom
Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8 - 10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7 - 11 NovCTICC, Cape Town

Core Agenda & Exhibition: 8 - 10 Nov
Partner Programmes & Digital Content: 7 - 11 Nov,
CTICC, Cape Town


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7 African FemTech Startups to Watch: IWD 2022

Femtech (female technology) is a term used to describe health software and tech-enabled products designed with women’s health and wellbeing in mind. And it's a recently coined term, contrived in 2016 by Ida Tin, a Danish entrepreneur who created a period and fertility-tracking app.  

2022 Trends To Watch: Middle East & Africa Report

This free-to-download report contains key trends for the Middle East Africa service provider market in 2022, covering 5G monetization, growth opportunities in broadband with FWA, the evolution of MFS, and the emergence of Green ICT products and services.

Highlights from 24 years of AfricaCom, anchor event of Africa Tech Festival

Highlights from Africa Tech Festival 2021, the largest live tech event in Africa with more than 400 visionary speakers and over 16 premium conference tracks, each with razor-sharp focus, exploring the hottest connectivity and enterprise tech trends.

The Future of Satellite and 5G in Africa

In this FastChat interview, Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert is joined by Semin Hassanaly to discuss how hybrid Satellite 5G networks can enable new business cases for MNO's

New Green ICT Investments Happening Across Africa

Over the past decade, regions across the African continent have experienced rapid economic growth and improving social conditions. In line with this, there has been a dramatic spike in energy usage, presenting a daunting question: can African nations find sustainable and, crucially, climate-friendly ways to meet their growing energy needs?  

Emerging Trends in African Satellite Connectivity

In this FastChat interview, Connecting Africa Editor Paula Gilbert is joined by Pieter-Paul Mooijman to discuss satellite’s role in Africa’s digital transformation.

State of 5G and AI Services in South Africa

Enterprise adoption of 5G and artificial intelligence/machine learning (AI/ML) technologies is rapidly taking off in South Africa as business activities and processes require transformation to increase resilience and competitive differentiation.

Tech Innovations to Reduce South Africa's Youth Unemployment Crisis

We sat down with Youth Employment Service's CEO, Dr Tashmia Ismail-Saville, to discuss the importance of digitalisation, disrupting conventional training & using tech to reach youth during COVID-19.

Robots, Risk, Creativity: How to build the workforce of the future

In this exclusive interview for Africa Tech Festival, Sterling Bank Plc's CFO for Corporate and Investment Banking, William Anwana, shares his top tips to help you build and motivate the workforce of the future.

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