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About The Summit

Africa Future Summit is the world’s most iconic summit curating an active network of investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls. Each year the program gathers 1000 pioneers from across Africa and around the world to address and tackle challenges that affect Africa’s future.

The summit serves as a platform for influencers who are sourcing innovative solutions and partners that leverage exponential technology to accelerate Africa as the world’s final tech frontier hub.

WHERE

Virtual (Global)

WHEN

4th ANNUAL EDITION
November 12, 2021


The Future of Africa Starts Here...

Africa Future Week Powered by Forbes and the Africa Future Fund

The Africa Future Summit launched in 2018 with 300 influencers in New York City. For the 2nd (2019) annual Africa Future Summit, we welcomed 1000 heads of states, pioneers, business moguls, media influencers and cultural activists for a week of full activations during the United Nations General Assembly Week in partnership with SAP, Forbes8, Linkedin, Digital Ocean, Grow with Google, Microsoft, and the United Nations. The 3rd annual summit for 2020 took place online and with over 3000 digital delegates.


Africa Future Summit Goes To 20 Countries in 2020!

Drawing thousands of the world's technology leaders together to accelerate innovation across the African Continent. Join the Africa Future Fund and Forbes8 Team on tour!

To accelerate developments within the Africa’s tech ecosystem, Africa Future Summit hosted the 2nd annual tech tour across the continent from October- December 2020.

Last year (2019) the initiative hosted tech summits in 10 countries including Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya , Ethiopia , Egypt, Morocco, Rwanda, Benin, Togo. The initiative expands for 2020 to 20 countries. This will be the largest tech tour across the continent, welcoming close to 500 speakers and 5000+ guests on the tour.


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Global Speakers Announced

Prof. Jean Greyling

Prof. Jean Greyling

Associate Professor and HOD in Computing Sciences, Nelson Madela University
Einstein Ntim

Einstein Ntim

General Partner, Africa Future Fund
Kuseni Dlamini

Kuseni Dlamini

Chairman Massmart Holdings Ltd | Aspen Pharmaceutical Holdings
Clement Lau FRICS

Clement Lau FRICS

RICS President | Director and Head of Development and Valuations for Commercial Property, Hong Kong Land Ltd

Angela Harrington

Angela Harrington

Vice President, Communications and External Relations, Berkeley College
Andile Tlhoaele

Andile Tlhoaele

Co-Founder Moja Centres (Pty) Ltd Enterprise Development
Desire Loumou

Desire Loumou

Senior Expert - Trade in Services, AfCFTA Secretariat
Christine Ntim

Christine Ntim

Founder of Haiti Tech Group/ CMO Global Startup Ecosystem

Niyi Adeleye

Niyi Adeleye

Head Real Estate Finance – Africa Regions, Corporate and Investment Banking - Standard Bank Group
Mattew Renshaw

Mattew Renshaw

Chief Operating Officer, Profica
Pam Snyman CPRE

Pam Snyman CPRE

Founder & Managing Director, REDZetc
Gareth Cliff

Gareth Cliff

Co-Founder and President of CliffCentral

Busie Matsiko-Andan

Busie Matsiko-Andan

Executive Director Africa Future Summit 2021 | Global Strategist, Pont Global
Mr.Allan Lwanga MRICS

Mr.Allan Lwanga MRICS

Global Programme Lead- AME Enterprise, CBRE
Toby Shapshak

Toby Shapshak

Editor-in-chief, Stuff Studios
Carol Bouwer

Carol Bouwer

Entrepreneur. Humanitarian. Curator.

Kibonen 	Nfi

Kibonen Nfi

CEO, Cameroon Clothing Company
Roberta Annan

Roberta Annan

Founder and Managing Partner, Impact Fund for African Creatives
Gabrielle	Patrick

Gabrielle Patrick

CEO, Knabu
Mrs Nombasa Mawela

Mrs Nombasa Mawela

Founder, Dreesa Realtors

Denene Erasmus

Denene Erasmus

Award-winning Journalism and Editor, Farmer's Weekly SA
reGina Jane Jere

reGina Jane Jere

Editor -in-Chief & Managing Director, New African Woman Magazine
Khanyi Mashimbye

Khanyi Mashimbye

Consultant, Afreximbank’s Intra African Trade initiative

Past Speakers

Ambassador Nina Maria Fite

Ambassador Nina Maria Fite

U.S Ambassador to Angola
Oliver Nakakande

Oliver Nakakande

Miss Uganda 2019
Xavier Michon

Xavier Michon

Deputy Executive Secretary of the United Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
Elizabeth Liu

Elizabeth Liu

U.S. Department of State: Special Coordinator for the Young African Leaders Initiative
Osahon Akpata

Osahon Akpata

COO, Group Consumer Bank at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated

Sandra Moerch- Peterson

Sandra Moerch- Peterson

Chief Content Director at SAP Next-Gen/ UN Women Board Member
Iynna Halilou

Iynna Halilou

Global Program Manger at the Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator
Eric Osiakwan

Eric Osiakwan

Managing Partner Partner at Chanzo Capital
Victoria Orero

Victoria Orero

Director for PolicyReforms at Prosper Africa
Maggie Mistal

Maggie Mistal

Career Consultant & Executive Coach

Stephen 	Tio Kauma

Stephen Tio Kauma

Director & global head, Africa Export Import Bank
Chike Ukaegbu

Chike Ukaegbu

CEO@Startup52, Ex-Presidential Candidate@Nigeria
Brenda Nanyonjo

Brenda Nanyonjo

CEO, Miss Uganda
Karl G. Schlegel III

Karl G. Schlegel III

Business Innovator and Brand Rebel, TRILLIONSINC.COM
Jewel Thompson

Jewel Thompson

Lecturer at Ashesi University and Incubator Manager for the Ashesi Venture Incubator.

Henrietta	Wamala

Henrietta Wamala

President & CEO Uganda North American Association – UNAA
James Barrood

James Barrood

Advisor, Tech Council Ventures
Dr. Joy Kategekwa

Dr. Joy Kategekwa

Strategic Advisor to the Assistant Administrator and Regional (RBA) /United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Riana Lynn

Riana Lynn

Founder & CEO Future of Food
Tyrona (Ty) Heath

Tyrona (Ty) Heath

LinkedIn Global Lead, Market Development

Robert James Byansie

Robert James Byansie

Director and Consultant at KABRIM CONSULTS LTD
Georgie-Ann Getton- Mckoy

Georgie-Ann Getton- Mckoy

Founder, GSE Solutions
Clare Karabarinde

Clare Karabarinde

Senior Council, Executive Director at Rabobank
Troy Blackwell

Troy Blackwell

Obama White House Alumni and Biden-Harris Staffer
Sabrina Lamb

Sabrina Lamb

CEO of Wekeza, Inc

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