MWC Africa

Building Wakanda

15 December 2021

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Join the next virtual event in the journey to MWC Africa 2022

Building Wakanda

15 December

With early-stage entrepreneurial activity higher than the global average, Africa are in a strong position to encourage the growth and facilitate the success of new start-ups in the region. With the collaboration of governments and investors from around the world, entrepreneurs are in the perfect environment to drive progress; transforming the continent and lead the way with innovation.  Decembers’ theme week will highlight some of these technologies and how they will aid Africa in becoming a global leader in innovation. 

Founding Partners

“Technology and innovation are providing more opportunities than ever before to ensure that everyone is included and benefits from the digital economy. Through partnerships, Mastercard is actively enabling people and businesses to tap into the opportunities of digital transformation, contactless transactions, e-commerce and mobile money solutions, bringing us closer to a thriving digital economy.”

Amnah Ajmal, Executive Vice President, Market Development, Middle East and Africa at Mastercard

“When the global digital economy is thriving, digitalization and intelligence not only bridge the divides, but also pave the way for equal opportunities. ZTE is always committed to being a driver of the digital economy. Based on our understanding of digital transformation, self-developed technologies, and experience in working with vertical industries, we expect to facilitate Africa’s digital process, thereby exploring and witnessing a Digital Africa together with all of you.”

James Zhang, SVP of ZTE Corporation

Join us on the Journey to MWC Africa 2022

Let us connect you with global digital leaders from across Africa.

The entire ecosystem will come together physically at MWC Africa 2022, and we want you to join us on our virtual journey to MWC.

Join our virtual conference series throughout 2021 for industry defining discussions and the opportunity to forge new partnerships.

Welcome to MWC Africa

Powering a Continent

Join over 2,000 Attendees for our Keynote Programmes

The leading brands showing the full spectrum of Connectivity Innovation 

More than 40 Government Delegations in attendance to combat the divide divide

Experience the original content produced which changes the boundaries of Connectivity 

Meet the MWC 

Keynote Alumni 

They’re the connectivity industry influencers who have previously walked our stages and inspired change in our sector. 

Alioune Ndiaye


CEO, Middle East and Africa

Doreen Bogdan-Martin


Director, Telecommunication Development Bureau

Mr Serge Adjovi

Director-General of the Digital Development Agency


Darren Zhao

ZTE Corporation

President, MEA

Amnah Ajmal



Mamarame Matela

Lesotho Communications Authority

Director General

Ralph Mupita

MTN Group

Group President & CEO

H.E. Dr Amani Abou-Zeid

AU Commissioner on Infrastructure and Energy

Mr Lacina Koné

Director-General / CEO of Smart Africa

H.E. Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim

Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Nigeria

Become a Speaker

Whether you’re launching a new product or looking for partners to bring future innovations to life – MWC is the stage where you can get your voice heard