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Safaricom Commits Kes 20 million to power the Connected Africa Summit 2024 that will be held in Nairobi next week

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Nairobi, Kenya – April 18, 2024… Safaricom (NSE: SCOM) has today announced its commitment to powering the Connected Africa Summit 2024, scheduled to take place from Sunday, April 21st to Thursday, April 25th, at Uhuru Gardens, Nairobi. 

With a Kes 20 million sponsorship, Safaricom will also provide services such as Wi-Fi connectivity during the summit, Network optimisation, Experiential Tech showcases, branding, merchandise, and Customer engagements. 

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“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.

Safaricom’s involvement underscores the company’s dedication to driving digital societies and fostering a sustainable future for the continent.

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. This initiative aligns with Safaricom’s commitment to nurturing local talent and fostering innovation within the country.

Samuel Musila
Samuel Musila
Passionate Software Developer and Tech content creator From Nairobi, Kenya

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