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