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Why Join The Africa Connected Leaders Programme?

Africa Connected Leaders Programme is a partnership programme, dedicated to help you develop stronger ties with other stakeholders through targeted virtual 1-2-1 meetings.

Why Join?


Buyer Focused Meeting Programme
Buyer Focused Meeting Programme

Be part of our curated digital meeting service to meet target solution providers.

Leadership Roundtables
Leadership Roundtables

Priority access to our special Roundtable discussions on Africa’s biggest topics and trends.

Twitter Masterclass
Twitter Masterclass

Priority access to our series of Twitter Leadership workshops. Topics include Twitter for Government/NGO Leadership & Corporate Executive Workshop, 10 May, Twitter for Journalists & Online Content Creator Workshop, 11 May and Cultivating Community TwitterVoices in Africa. 

Apply for your pass to register your interest

VIP Access
VIP Access

Work with our dedicated VIP team to meet your peers attending East Africa Com.

East Africa Com / AHUB East
East Africa Com / AHUB East

Explore the latest market trends and investment opportunities across our industry leading sessions.

Africa Tech Festival
Africa Tech Festival

Complimentary VIP access to the biggest pan-African tech and telco event in the continent, exclusive access to invite-only VIP networking events and the VIP lounge.


Gift Card Rewards
Gift Card Rewards

Discover our tailor-made and personalized rewards programme.

LeadersIn Summit

As part of the Africa Connected Leaders Programme, you will receive access to the LeadersIn Summit - a short programme of quality content looking at the issues most impactful to African tech. The LeadersIn Africa Summit is an exclusive, invite-only session run under Chatham House rules to encourage frank, productive dialogue and build further connections between industry leaders, policy and regulators. 

Roundtable Discussions


Bridging the talent and skills gap - how can we help close Africa's skills mismatch?
Bridging the talent and skills gap - how can we help close Africa's skills mismatch?

Cynthia Bavo, Director of People & Culture - Jaza Energy

Joan Wainaina, Human Resource Business Partner, Retail Banking - Standard Chartered Bank

Integrating inclusion in tech - how do you ensure that your company fosters an engaging and collaborative culture?
Integrating inclusion in tech - how do you ensure that your company fosters an engaging and collaborative culture?

Nadira Bayat, Gender and Trade Expert - United Nations Economic Commission for Africa

Naadiya Moosajee, Co-FounderWomHub Ibrahima 

Nour Eddine Diagne, Chairman and Co-Founder - African Performance Institute

The Nexus of renewable energy, and food value chains, and the sustainability challenge of Africa’s agriculture growth
The Nexus of renewable energy, and food value chains, and the sustainability challenge of Africa’s agriculture growth

Lloyd Le Page, Senior Advisor for Agriculture and Food Investment - Tony Blair Institute for Global Change


What will the African telco landscape look like in 2030?
What will the African telco landscape look like in 2030?

Adrian Ho, Practice Leader, Advanced Digital Services - Omdia

Marie-Anne Kinyanjui, Head of Regulatory and Public Policy - Safaricom

Positioning African fintech sector for growth now and beyond the crisis
Positioning African fintech sector for growth now and beyond the crisis

Temwani Simwaka, Chief Financial Officer - Standard Bank Malawi 

Lesley-Ann Vaughan, Co-Creator M-PESA, Product Strategy LeaderMojaloop Foundation

Kagiso Mothibi, Department Head: Fintech & Innovation Hub - Financial Sector Conduct Authority

How African businesses can leverage the African continental free trade area and what are the challenges?
How African businesses can leverage the African continental free trade area and what are the challenges?

Jean Bertrand Azapmo, Principal Adviser to the AU Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Department of Trade and Industry - African Union Commission