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Event Highlights

A knowledge and networking festival for the architects of Africa’s digital future

AfricaCom is expanding in scope to create a broad platform for everybody involved in powering the digital economy in Africa. Look out for updates on AfricaCom 20/20, the Innovation Stage, Powering Telecoms, the Digital Health Clinic, and our 2017 AFEST artist line-up.

AfricaCom at a glance

16 conference tracks packed with business critical insights and 6 lively networking and social activities designed to help you meet new people, share ideas, and develop new relationships.

A spotlight on key parts of the show


Featuring hot local and international artists, spectacular views, buzzing networking, and an electric atmosphere, this is a live music experience you simply cannot afford to miss! Stay tuned for news on our 2017 acts.

AfricaCom 20/20

A brand new show floor feature dedicated to providing clarity of vision on future tech trends in Africa. This will be the centre of our 20th anniversary celebrations.


For 2017, the buzzing hub of entrepreneurship and innovation at AfricaCom moves onto the show floor in the new Technology Arena. 

Innovation Stage

Our new Innovation Stage will showcase next generation ICT solutions and explore the implications of disruptive forces sweeping through the converging TMT industries in Africa.

AfricaCom Awards & Afterparty

Celebrate digital excellence in Africa and party with leaders, innovators and disruptors at the forefront of Africa's digital transformation.

Connectivity Stage

The new content hub of the Connectivity Hall. Expect open Q&As with keynote speakers, technology demos, interactive discussions and prize giveaways.

LeadersIn Africa Headline Keynotes

Expect visionary insights, leadership wisdom, and inspirational stories from the architects of Africa’s digital future.

Brand new conference content

Hot new topics include: digital health, sustainable power solutions, m-education, IoT, agri-tech, cyber security and ICT4D

LeadersIn Africa Summit

Back by popular demand, our interactive, off-the-record event for the most influential executive leaders at AfricaCom will now feature a CIO Forum and a Ministerial Roundtable.

A broad platform for Africa's digital ecosystem

Stimulating conference tracks covering everything from LTE, IoT, and digital inclusion to big data, Fintech, enterprise ICT, powering telecoms, and ICT4D
Buzzing social events ranging from VIP Golf to the AfricaCom Awards and our mind blowing live music event, the AFEST
Brand new show floor features: introducing AfricaCom 20/20, the Technology Arena, and the Connectivity Stage