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Zimbabwe to host over 3000 delegates at the upcoming 6th Transform Africa Summit at the Victoria Falls

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Zimbabwe to host over 3000 delegates at the upcoming 6th Transform Africa Summit at the Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe is geared to host the 6th Transform Africa Summit (TAS) from the 26th to 28th of April 2023 at the Victoria Falls.

The Transform Africa Summit is the leading Africa tech and digital event organised by Smart Africa which gathers over 3000 delegates from more than 100 countries to engage on the digital transformation of the continent across multiple sectors. Heads of States, who constitute Smart Africa’s Board, Ministers of ICT, International Industry leaders and key players in the ICT will attend the 3 day event aimed at making core decisions for Africa’s socio economic development through ICT. Connect, Transform and Innovate is the theme of this edition TAS23 where the focus will be on regulation and policy, digital infrastructure financing, capacity building and skills development and digital continental trade among other key aspects.

Beyond the continental outreach, delegations from Estonia, Germany, Korea, Saudi Arabia and Serbia among other nations are expected to attend the summit.

As a member of Smart Africa, we are committed to ensuring that technology can change the lives of our citizens here in Zimbabwe and across the continent. We are cognizant that this cannot be done alone and therefore we are extremely pleased to welcome the Smart Africa Alliance family to Zimbabwe’s prime resort town of Victoria Falls. This is the first time and 6th edition of Transform Africa Summit to be held outside Rwanda for the so as to harness its full potential on the African Continent. We are proud to host the delegates to the summit in Victoria Falls between 26th to 28th April 2023 and this underlines our deep commitment to Africa’s development through ICTs.
The summit will be open for public participation in exhibitions and in the over 50 multiple discussion panels and roundtables lined up during the three day ICT jamboree. His Excellency Cde. Dr. Emmerson Dambudzo Mngangagwa, President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, will officially open the Summit and welcome other Heads of State including H.E. President Paul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwanda the Chairman of the Smart Africa Board who will convene a Board meeting at the Summit. H.E. President Macky Sall from Senegal and H.E. Lazarus Chakwera, President of Malawi are also expected to attend the Summit. The summit will also convene key international organisations leaders such as Madam Doreen Bogdan-Martin Secretary General of ITU (International Telecommunications Union), along with H.E. Wamkele Keabetswe Mene, Secretary General of the AFCFTA (African Continental Free Trade Area) and Deemah AlYahya, Secretary General of the Digital Cooperation Organisation (DCO).

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