Africa's Talking Master Class: University Outreach USIU

Africa's Talking Community

Fri, Mar 17, 8:30 AM (UTC)


Airtime API

About this event

Join us at our APIs workshop, and get to learn and build with us as well as contribute to our open-source software, API, and SDKs.

Africa’s Talking provides API solutions that power communication across the continent. This is done using our powerful SMS, USSD, Voice, Airtime and Payments APIs to help developers bring their ideas to life as they build and help companies sustain scalable businesses. Integration of the APIs with existing applications is easy-to-follow and enhances scalability of solutions.


  • SMS (Bulk, Two-way, Premium)
  • USSD
  • Airtime
  • Voice

Developer Documentation (We welcome feedback)

Contribute to open-source.

Elarian: Build Responsibly, Protect Customer Data.

Elarian is a customer engagement framework (Customer Data Platform) that helps you build robust applications with the customer as the unit of abstraction. Elarian features robust capability in handling end to end of customer data.

Africa's Talking powers communications solutions across Africa with simplified access to telco infrastructure, developers use our powerful SMS, USSD, Voice, Airtime, and Payments APIs to bring their ideas to life, as they build and sustain scalable businesses.


1. Warm-Up

  • Introductions
  • Introduction to the AT product/account set-up

2. Guide and Demonstration

Guide on how to navigate the AT dashboard and documentation. Demonstration of use cases implemented with the APIs.

3. QnA and Wrap-up

Individuals ask questions and give feedback on the APIs session.

Note: Carry a laptop


  • Network
  • Innovate
  • Access to our Talent bench (You can get a job or a gig on the spot)


We would love to reach out to you so that you can build for our customers, please fill out this form with details to ensure we have your experience captured:


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Africa's Talking community allows developers to learn skills for the modern-day African Developer. We are language and framework agnostic. All developers are welcome. This is where Africa's Talking developers community meets to build, learn and exchange knowledge.

We are helping software developers and businesses to bring their ideas to life through easy-to-use APIs quickly.

Would you like to partner with us? Kindly contact the Developer Experience Team.

See you.


  • Douglas Mwangi


    Software Developer

  • Sylvia Jebet Kipkemoi


    Developer Relations

  • Michael Kimathi

    Africa's Talking

    Developer Relations Community


  • Michael Kimathi

    Africa's Talking

    Developer Relations Community


  • Abubakar Usman


  • Sylvia Kipkemoi


  • Bennett Benedict

    University of Dar Es Salaam

    Community Lead, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

  • Veronica Michael

    Community Lead Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

  • jackson Ngabonziza

    Rwanda Community Lead

  • Loise Kimwe

    AT WIT Lead

  • flynn darko

    Community Lead Ghana

  • Jessica Randall

    University of the Western Cape

    Community Lead South Africa

  • Sheriffo Jarju

    Community Lead Gambia

  • Josphat Mwangi

    Kenya Community Lead

  • Isophel Natwijuka

    Uganda Community Lead

  • Sanusi Abdulkadir

    Nigeria Kaduna Community Lead

  • Joshua Adeboye

    Nigeria, Kaduna Community Co-Lead

  • Ronald Mutebi

    Uganda Community Co-Lead

  • Avuzwa Ntshongwana

    South Africa Community Co-Lead

Global sponsor



Africa's Talking