GSMA Africa Policy Leaders Forum Where leaders build the future

The most influential telecommunications leaders from across the continent gather at the GSMA’s prestigious Africa Policy Leaders Forum.

*About the MWC Africa Policy Leaders Forum*

About the MWC Africa Policy Leaders Forum

The 2022 GSMA Africa Policy Leaders Forum will bring together key stakeholders from ministries, regulatory bodies and the broader mobile ecosystem.

This unique forum provides a platform for deliberating topical issues such as accelerating digital transformation through fiscal policy reforms and progressive policy approaches for a digital Africa – via insightful keynotes and stimulating panels and discussions.

The agenda and speakers will be announced shortly.

The Policy Leaders Forum is an invitation-only event. Please see the attendance criteria below.

Attendance criteria

  • National ministries including telecommunications, digital agenda, finance, gender and health
  • Telecommunications regulatory authorities, data protection authorities, identity authorities and central banks
  • Senior leadership from selected city governments
  • Senior representatives from selected international organisations and intergovernmental bodies
  • C-level and senior regulatory representatives from the mobile industry


The GSMA Policy work in Africa

The GSMA SSA policy team actively engages with policymakers and regulators to advance policy discourse, contribute to market research and convey the perspectives of the mobile industry across the range of issues that surround the digital economy and society.

The team of four leading the work in various markets within Sub Saharan Africa comprises of: Kamal Tamawa (Southern Africa) Alain Betu (Central Africa), Caroline Mbugua, HSC (East Africa) and Seyni Malan Fati (West Africa).

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