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Safaricom announces Ksh.20 million sponsorship for Connected Africa Summit 2024


Safaricom has today announced a Ksh.20 million sponsorship for the upcoming Connected Africa Summit 2024.

The summit is scheduled to take place from Sunday, April 21st to Thursday, April 25th, at Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi.

Safaricom will provide services such as Wi-Fi connectivity during the summit, Network optimisation, Experiential Tech showcases, branding, merchandise, and Customer engagements.

“We believe that by coming together at events like the Connected Africa Summit, we can create meaningful dialogue and collaborations that will drive Africa’s digital transformation. Safaricom’s commitment to this summit is a testament to the company’s dedication to creating together, broadening horizons, and moving forward into the future,” said Peter Ndegwa, Chief Executive Officer, Safaricom.

The Connected Africa Summit 2024 is a platform for African leaders, investors, and businesses to come together and harness the vast opportunities presented by the digital economy while addressing barriers and pressing issues affecting our economies.

The summit’s theme is “Shaping the Future of a Connected Africa: Unlocking Growth Beyond Connectivity,” which aligns with Safaricom’s vision of powering digital societies and driving a sustainable future for the continent.

In addition to supporting the summit, Safaricom is expected to launch the Connect Academy, a centre of excellence for training and developing skilled fiber optic technicians in Kenya. The telco said this initiative aligns with its commitment to nurturing local talent and fostering innovation within the country.

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