Day 3 – Friday 6th October 2023

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Q & A Session 5: Investing in Digital Technologies, The Key to Unlocking Transformation in Africa

  • Hon Jama Hassan Khalif, Minister for Communications & Technology, Somalia
  • Dr Lado Wani Kenyi, Undersecretary for Information, Communication Technology, South Sudan
  • Devendre Gopaul, Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office, Mauritius
  • Dr Iboun Taimaya Silla, Special Advisor to the President, Senegal
  • Moderator: Faith Musonza, Director Strategy and Financial Inclusion, Imagine Smart Cities

Q & A Session 6: African E-Government: Progress & Challenges from Across the Continent

  • Dominique Migisha, National Coordinator, Agency for Digital Development, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Bonga Ndlangamandla, Executive Secretary (Director), E-Government Unit, Ministry of ICT, Eswatini
  • Ricco Salum Boma, Director of Service Management, E-Government Authority, Tanzania
  • Collin Babirukamu, Director of E-Government Services, National Information Technology Authority, Uganda
  • Paul Sayiba, Senior Deputy Director for E-Government, Ministry of Information & Digitalisation, Malawi
  • Moderator: Abe Wakama, CEO IT News Africa

Intra-African Digital Collaboration: Knowledge Sharing, Interoperability & Lessons from the Ground
Open floor session with panellists to comment on a variety of issues where African Governments can learn from each other’s experiences in the areas of:

  • Implementing IT policy and greater pan-African digital integration
  • Digital identity and e-citizens
  • Digital corridors
  • Technology for open border trade

The session will include input and comment from summit participants with roving mics and a panel of African Government officials with the experience of implementing digital services:

  • Dickson Matembo, Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs & Internal Security, Zambia
  • Milner Makuni, Acting Permanent Secretary for Technology & Science, Zambia
  • Richard Okyere-Fosu, Director General, National Information Technology Agency, Ghana
  • Dr Eng Abiyot Sinamo, CEO for National Electronics Government Development, Ministry of Innovation & Technology, Ethiopia
  • Eng Vincent Adul, Communication Secretary at the National Communication Secretariat, Ministry for Information, Communication and the Digital Economy, Kenya
  • Moderator: Jonah Buyoya, Presenter, Diamond Television

Presentation 5: Cyber Security and its Impact on Government and its Citizens

  • Mpho Mothap, Executive for Cloud Solutions, BCX

Digital Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Special Session from Young Entrepreneurs & Innovators

  • Zed Tour
  • Dawa Health
  • Netagrow
  • In Light Zambia
  • Good Nature Agro

Closing Comments from the Zambian Hosts: The Future of E-Government in Africa

  • Hon Felix C Mutati (MP), Minister of Technology & Science, Zambia
  • Percy Chinyama, National Coordinator for Office of the President, E-Government Division (SMART Zambia Institute)
  • Dickson Matembo, Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs & Internal Security, Zambia
  • Moderator: John Glassey, CEO, AfricanBrains