MWC Kigali Themes

Accelerate Africa

Home to the youngest population in the world, African tech startups broke records in 2022 by raising over USD 3 billion. The digital revolution in the region has brought about a paradigm shift in the way business is conducted, and it is creating new opportunities for entrepreneurs, innovators, and consumers.

With the high rate of entrepreneurship and the eagerness to adopt new technologies, the potential of future tech such as AI, AR/VR, Web3 and Metaverse are limitless in Africa. We have already started seeing successful uses cases, ranging from utilizing blockchain technology to solve local issues, to creating spaces for African NFT Artists to connect with the global digital economy.

While addressing the potential roadblocks at MWC Kigali 2023, we will hear from experts on the impact these future technologies will have across industries and how they will be used to accelerate Africa further on its digital transformation journey.