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Africa Tech Festival 2024

27 Years of uniting global technology and telecom leaders, entrepreneurs, and policymakers to drive digital transformation and innovation across Africa.

12-14 Nov | Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC)

Putting African Tech on the Global Stage

Africa Tech Festival provides a 360 view of how tech and strategy evolution is reshaping Africa’s diverse industry sectors - from telecoms, financial services, healthcare, government, SME and start-ups, retail, manufacture and beyond.

We explore how advances in AI and machine learning, 5G and connectivity, data and analytics, cybersecurity and cloud software, fintech, and robotics are being integrated to revolutionise African industry.

Expect world-class speakers, industry leading content, two international exhibitions, and outcome-driven networking focussed on how tech integration is delivering real-world impact through enterprise excellence and socioeconomic development.

For 26 years, we’ve been a forum for conversations, connections, and celebration exploring how innovation is addressing humanity’s most pressing challenges while elevating African tech onto the global stage.


Connect, Learn and Discover







Uniting Tech's Brightest Minds


Explore all things telecoms, connectivity, digital infrastructure and sustainable development


Discover innovative, disruptive technologies and their integration across African industry verticals


Empowering entrepreneurs at every stage of their journey to drive positive change in Africa and globally

The AI Summit Cape Town

As AI transforms industries and reshapes the future, Cape Town emerges as a leading African hub for innovation.

2024 Speakers include

Funke Opeke



Leo Skarlatos


AT (formerly Airtel Tigo)

Nollie Maoto

Chief Data and Analytics Officer – Merchant Services

FNB South Africa

Prasanna Kumar Burri

Group Chief Information Officer

Dangote Group

Simbah Mutasa

Managing Director

Bank of America

Mary Mahuma

CIO, Southern Africa

Philip Morris

Norbert Prihoda

Deputy CEO

Tunisie Telecom

Faith Burn

Chief Information Officer

Eskom Holdings SOC

Samwel Magesa

Chief Data Officer

NBC Bank

Sithembile Songo


Eskom Holdings SOC

Art Chupeau

Managing Director

Baobab Network

Nina Triantis

Global Head, Telecoms, Media and Technology, Corporate and Investment Banking

Standard Bank

Bongani Sithole


Founder's Factory Africa

2023 Post Show Report

Explore the success of Africa Tech Festival 2023 with our Post-Show Report, offering valuable insights into attendee stats, key sponsors and partners, media coverage, content themes and sessions, leading speakers, impactful networking, and new features for 2024.

Find your place at Africa Tech Festival 2024.

Exclusive: Africa Cyber Security Report 2024

The Role of Cybersecurity in Safeguarding Africa’s Digital Transformation - 2024 Report.

Deep dive into the accelerating digital landscape of Africa, underlining the critical role of cybersecurity in ensuring a resilient and secure digital future, in this exclusive report, produced by Africa Tech Festival's research team.

Connecting Africa: Our Community For Africa's digital architects

Connecting Africa is the premier media site dedicated to tackling the immense scope of Africa’s digital landscape. Connecting Africa offers a comprehensive, informed and nuanced understanding of the region's communications networking and ICT sector - delivering the commercial opportunities such insights bring.

Join a community of decision makers from across the communications technology ecosystem that are either based in Africa, conducting business with African enterprises or seeking to learn more about the industry's growth hot-spots!

Dr Rutendo Hwindingwi

Founding Director

Tribe Africa Advisory

Africa Tech Festival is a great event for me. Not only is the networking and content shared ‘world class’ but also it allows one to appreciate in one location the latest trends, subject matter experts and technologies that are driving global change including Africa under one roof. The Africa Tech Festival has become a must go-to event for me every year.

Proud AAXO Member

We are proud to be a member of the Association of African Exhibition Organisers.

AAXO is committed to promoting the African exhibitions industry, encouraging businesses to invest and participate in exhibitions, affording our members the tools and resources for successful exhibition management, and encouraging world-class industry standards.