MWC KigaliThe African Continent’s Most Influential Connectivity Event

Kigali Convention Centre, Kigali, Rwanda
17 – 19 October 2023

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2023 Keynote speakers


" ZTE is presently in the second year of its strategic expansion committed to be the Driver of Digital Economy, we are pleased to participate as a founding partner in the 2023 MWC Kigali for the fourth consecutive time. This event provides us with a valuable opportunity to interact with global thought leaders, exchange exclusive perspectives, and showcase our highly adaptive solutions designed to promote inclusive digital growth in Africa."

Darren Zhao, SVP, President of MEA, ZTE Corporation


“With Africa’s digital transformation in a dynamic state of acceleration, we at Mastercard truly understand that in order to broaden financial inclusion in a digital business landscape, we must differentiate and do things in bold, new ways. We achieve this through strategic partnerships and diversification, allowing us to connect more people to a burgeoning digital economy.”

- Ngozi Megwa, Senior Vice President, Digital Partnerships EEMEA at Mastercard


"In the heart of a dynamically expanding continent with almost 1.5 billion people, Orange Middle East and Africa is on a mission to increase digital inclusion. At Orange, we are convinced that as Africa embraces digital transformation, it can better tackle global challenges in education, energy and health. Being a part of MWC Africa 2023 gives us another opportunity to contribute to a more inclusive and digital Africa."

- Jérôme Hénique, Executive Director, CEO Orange Africa and Middle East"

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2022 in Numbers

  • 220+


  • 984

    Companies in Attendance

  • 40%+

    Senior Level Attendees

  • 60+

    Hours of Content

  • 75