Navigating Africa's Talking DevResources: A GitHub Repository Walkthrough for Developers

Oct 9, 2023, 4:30 – 6:30 PM

Join us at Africa's Talking Virtual Session on the Africa's Talking DevResources GitHub Repository Walkthrough and learn all key resources and how to get started as a developer. Whether you're an experienced developer or just new to the space, this is your chance to know all the key elements on using Africa's Talking APIs. Don't miss out—secure your ticket today!


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About this event

Welcome to "Navigating Africa's Talking DevResources: A GitHub Repository Walkthrough for Developers," a virtual event tailored to empower developers with the essential know-how to kickstart their journey with Africa's Talking APIs.

Event Overview:

In today's dynamic tech landscape, access to developer resources is the cornerstone of innovation. Africa's Talking recognizes this need and has curated a treasure trove of resources within their DevResources GitHub repository to assist developers in leveraging their APIs effectively.

What to Expect:

  • Understanding how to get started and set up an Africa's Talking Account: Attendees will get to discover an in-depth introduction to Africa's Talking Account set-up and navigation, ensuring even beginners can grasp the fundamentals. You'll gain insights into the wide array of services available and understand how they can fuel your projects.
  • Exploring the DevResources GitHub Repository: We'll take you on a guided tour of Africa's Talking DevResources GitHub repository. You'll learn how to access this valuable hub, find critical documentation, and locate ready-to-use code samples. This walkthrough is your compass to embark on your API development journey.
  • Interactive Q&A: Got questions or need clarification? Our speakers are here to help. Engage in an interactive Q&A session where you can seek answers, share insights, and interact with the Africa's Talking Team.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow developers, tech enthusiasts, and experts in our virtual networking sessions. Forge valuable connections, discuss collaborative opportunities, and expand your professional network.

Who Should Attend:

  • Anyone Eager to Dive into Africa's Talking APIs and Navigate the Africa's Talking Platform Better

Why Attend:

By participating in "Navigating Africa's Talking DevResources," you'll gain the skills and resources necessary to embark on your API development journey. Whether you're eager to streamline communication, facilitate mobile payments, or create innovative applications, this event will equip you with the roadmap to begin.

Don't miss this opportunity to start your API development adventure with Africa's Talking. Register today and embark on the path to harnessing the full potential of these powerful tools. Together, we can foster tech innovation in Africa and beyond.

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1. Warm-Up

  • Introductions, Welcome to the session

2. Exploring the DevResources GitHub Repository

  • Note: Feel free to follow along with the GitHub repository on your local machine.
  • This is a guided walkthrough of the repository and all essential parts.

3. Interactive Q&A

  • An interactive Q&A session where you can seek answers, share insights, and interact with the Africa's Talking Team.


  • Network
  • Learn


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  1. Slack:
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  1. @AfricasTalking
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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.

Join us as we navigate the world of Africa's Talking DevResources, your gateway to API development success!


  • Sylvia Jebet Kipkemoi


    Developer Relations

Featured Attendees

  • Jeckly Mucua

    Africa Nazarene University


    Superior Gardens Properties

  • Nicholas Gwatai


  • Nelson Oranga


  • John Ken silali




  • Evans Mwenda


  • Regis IRAKOZE

    University of Rwanda

  • Dennis Musyoka


  • Uwizeyimana Clarisse


  • ayub onyiego

    Yubitech Solutions

  • Ernest Nkunzimana

    Emerging Technologies Ltd



Monday, October 9, 2023
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM UTC


4:30 PMIntroduction
4:40 PMExploring the DevResources GitHub Repository
6:00 PMInteractive Q&A


  • Michael Kimathi

    Africa's Talking

    Head of Developer Community Africa

  • Josphat Mwangi

    Taka points


  • Bennett Benedict

    University of Dar Es Salaam

    Tanzania, Community Lead,

  • Veronica Michael

    Tanzania, Community Lead

  • Jessica Randall

    University of the Western Cape

    South Africa Community Lead

  • Josphat Mwangi

    Kenya Community Lead

  • Sheriffo Jarju

    Community Lead Gambia

  • Isophel Natwijuka

    Uganda Community Lead

  • Sanusi Abdulkadir

    Nigeria Kaduna Community Lead