This three-day meeting focuses on “Accelerating the Digital Single Market in Africa”. The Forum is “a platform for African governments and policymakers to engage, initiate and enter into agreements with business leaders who have registered under the Platinum category for this Summit,” said a statement received at the conference. APS
The meeting “will discuss practical ways to promote Africa’s transformation into a single continental digital market where technology is exploited to take full advantage of the continental free trade area, the free movement of people, goods and services. services and other integration efforts “.
The statement said that various African delegations, national and international leaders are represented to “accelerate the African economic revolution.”
Senegal is represented by Abdoulaye Baldé, Minister of Communication, Telecommunications, Posts and the Digital Economy, accompanied by Modou Mamoune Ngom, Director of Telecommunications, according to the same source.
The summit, which will end on Wednesday, May 09, lays the foundation for the emergence of a strong Africa in the field of technology.
For Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame, who opened the workshop, “technology integration must be at the forefront of economic integration … what would these types of integrations serve if we did not solve the problem of communication and travel between African States “.
“Our governments must address all these issues in order to accelerate integration as a whole, which will develop our states,” said Paul Kagame.