Meet our exceptional speaker lineup of leading names in government, global business, emerging technologies, public service and much more.
  • H.E Paul Kagame President, Republic of Rwanda
  • Mats Granryd Director General, GSMA
  • Dr Jean Kaseya Director General, Africa CDC
  • Segun Ogunsanya Group CEO, Managing Director of Airtel Africa plc, Airtel Africa
  • Philip Song Chief Marketing Officer, Huawei Carrier BG
  • Sipho Dlamini President, Africa & Middle East, Gamma
  • Doreen Bogdan-Martin Secretary-General, International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • Ekele Kanu Head of MNO Partnerships, EEMEA, MasterCard
  • Jerome Henique CEO, Orange Africa
  • Hon. Mrs Paula Ingabire Minister of ICT and Innovation, Rwanda
  • Bocar Ba CEO, SAMENA Telecommunications Council
  • Lacina Koné Director General and Chief Executive Officer, Smart Africa
  • Derrick Ashong CEO & Founder, Take Back the Mic
  • Philip Besiimire MD, Vodacom Tanzania
  • Louis Manu Co-Founder & CEO, Wi-flix
  • Darren Zhao President, MEA, ZTE Corporation
  • Ebenezer Twum Asante SVP Markets, MTN Group

“I’m delighted to be at MWC23 Kigali to talk about how the networks are redefining higher capacity and lower energy consumption. In Africa, the strides made in 4G technology are paving the way for a 5G future that promises to unleash unprecedented possibilities for sustainable growth. Let’s explore together Ericsson's customized and step-wise approach for a future proof evolution of the networks in Africa.”

- Chafic Traboulsi, VP, Head of Networks at Ericsson Middle East and Africa

“Digital technology is becoming more widespread in Africa thanks to strong mobile networks and supportive rules. This is starting a new and promising time. As Ericsson, we are actively collaborating with our partners to construct a sound foundation that propels the digital ecosystem forward. MWC23 Kigali, looking forward to presenting our strategies and top-notch innovations in 5G that empower large scale digitalization and sustainable progress.”

- Hossam Kandeel, VP, Head of Global Customer Unit at Ericsson Middle East & Africa

"Culture defines our understanding of reality. At the intersection of artistry & technology, a generation of Africans can turn our Culture into a Currency that transforms our reality forever."

- Derrick Ashong, CEO & Founder, Take Back the Media