World Story Telling Day Celebration at Africa's Talking with Prof. PLO Lumumba

Africa's Talking Community

Monday, March 20, 2023, 2:30 – 6:00 PM UTC


It is a challenge for businesses to integrate to multiple telecommunication companies (telcos) across Africa in order to provide their services on multiple offline/2G channels (SMS, USSD, Voice, Airtime, Mobile Money) across countries, to their customers. We will be telling our story with Prof. PLO Lumumba. Get your ticket!

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About this event

It is a challenge for businesses to integrate to multiple telecommunication companies (telcos) across Africa in order to provide their services on multiple offline/2G channels (SMS, USSD, Voice, Airtime, Mobile Money) across countries, to their customers.

Africa’s Talking (AT), takes away the complexity of multiple integrations in Africa, starting in Nairobi, and ensures regulatory compliance by integrating with the different telcos and providing a unified platform that can be consumed by anyone.

At Africa's Talking we are celebrating World Story Telling day with Prof. PLO Lumumba, he is a Professor of Public Law, a holder of an LL.D (Doctor of Laws) on the Law of the Sea from the University of Ghent, Belgium, Master of Laws degree and Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Nairobi. Prof PLO Lumumba holds an honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (D.Litt.) (Honoris Causa) from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. He is also a holder of the Degree of Doctor of Science (DSc) (Honoris Causa) from Bells University of Technology in Nigeria. He has been trained on Humans Rights at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies University of London in England, Humanitarian Law at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of the University of Lund in Sweden and on International Humanitarian Law in Geneva, Switzerland. He is an Advocate of the High Courts of Kenya and Tanganyika and a Certified Mediator. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya FCPS (K), a Fellow of the Kenya Institute of Management (FKIM) and Honorary Fellow of the African Academy of Sciences (FAAS). He is the Chairman of Farafina Investment Group in Monrovia, Liberia and Economic Strategic Growth and Development Initiative for Africa based in Nigeria.

He is the immediate former Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Kenya School of Law, a former Secretary of the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission and a former Director of the defunct Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission (KACC), (Now Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)). He is the Founding Trustee of the African Institute for Leaders and Leadership (AILL) and founding Chairman of the Association of the Citizens Against Corruption (ACAC). He was the Founding Dean, Kabarak University School of Law, a former lecturer at the University of Nairobi (UON), the United States International University (USIU Africa) and Widener University USA (Nairobi Summer School). 

Target Audience:

    • Tech Ecosystem stakeholders
    • Developers
    • CTOs
    • Entrepreneurs


  • Introduction
  • World  Story Telling Day
  • Networking

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Featured Attendees

  • Prince Pemu

    Serenito Chosen Nig Ltd

  • Abigail Chimene


  • Jay Dwayne


  • Florence Ayoo



    Benga Maestro

  • Felix Kariuki

    Programme for Capacity Development in Africa

  • Sylvery Otieno


  • Bonface Bundi

    Nuri Technologies LTD

  • Edwin Lubanga

    Snark Health


2:30 PMIntroduction
3:00 PMWorld Story Telling Day
5:30 PMNetworking


  • Teddy Warria

    Africas Talking

    African Entrepreneur


  • Abubakar Usman


  • Sylvia Kipkemoi


  • Bennett Benedict

    University of Dar Es Salaam

    Tanzania, Community Lead,

  • Veronica Michael

    Tanzania, Community Lead

  • Loise Kimwe

    AT WIT 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

  • Joshua Adeboye

    Nigeria, Kaduna Community Co-Lead

  • Avuzwa Ntshongwana

    South Africa Community Co-Lead

  • Josh Venceslas

    Altech Group

    Co-Lead: Rwanda Community

  • David Okwii


    Africa's Talking Community UG Co-Lead

  • Cynthia Moraa

    WIT Kenya Co-Lead

  • Grace Muthui

    WIT Kenya Co-Lead

  • Michael Adedayo

    Africa's Talking

    Community Lead Lagos


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