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Welcome to the 2022 Africa Internet Governance Forum! The conference is scheduled for July 18-21, 2022 at Bingu Wa Mutharika International Convention Centre (BICC), Lilongwe, Malawi. Recordings are available after each session for you to explore and enjoy anytime.  Contact us: info@afigf.africa
Monday, July 18 • 9:00am - 5:00pm
African Youth Internet Governance Forum

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Moderators
avatar for Edinam Lily Botsoye

Edinam Lily Botsoye

Community Engagement Lead, Hacklab Foundation
Lily is focused on driving innovation and early adoption of emerging technologies and platforms. She is an expert in managing relationships with high-profile clients and translating needs into results-driven strategies. She is the Community Engagement Lead and board member of Hacklab... Read More →
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Mariam Jobe

AfIGF Secretariat Team
Mariam Jobe is a young writer and Digital Rights exponent from The Gambia. She sits on the West African Youth Internet Governance Steering Committee and on the Secretariat Team of the African Internet Governance Forum. She is also serving USAID’s Digital Youth Council where she... Read More →
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Gabriel Karsan

Founding Director, Emerging Youth Initiative
Mr. Karsan, Gabriel identifies as a Digital Dreamer, internet leader and activist. The protagonist of the youth narrative in building modern equitable civilizations leveraging the power of technology through equity and accessibility of the internet and technology resources distributed... Read More →

Speakers
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Anja Gengo

IGF Secretariat
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Thoko Miya

A strong manager capable and responsible for thought leadership and providing strategic direction on one or more strategic programs, including to coordinate strategic projects on local and international partnerships, governance, policy, compliance and advocacy with a strong take and... Read More →
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Innocent Adriko

Student, Victoria University, Kampala
Innocent Adriko is a student of International Relations with a background in Information Technology and holds diverse training in Human Rights and Internet Governance.He has recently been a Contractor on Individual Membership Engagement at the Internet Society and leads advocacy at... Read More →
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Bahta Mamo Bekele

Programme Assistant, UNECA Technology and Innovation Section
Ms. Bahta Mamo Bekele as Programme Assistant of the UNECA Technology and Innovation section covers the role of organizing girls coding boot camps for the Connected African Girls initiative and works on the content development of the coding camp platform. Ms. Bahta also collaborates... Read More →
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Mary Helda Akongo

Fundi Girls Program Lead, Fundi Bots
Mary Helda Akongo is the Fundi Girls Program Lead, at Fundi Bots, an ed-tech organization that is accelerating science learning in Africa. Formerly, she worked with Zimba Women; an organization that finds innovative technological solutions to create sustainable futures for African... Read More →
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Reuben Moyo

Lecturer in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Mzuzu University
Reuben Moyo is a lecturer in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) department at Mzuzu University. He holds a bachelor’s degree in ICT which was obtained from Mzuzu University in Malawi and a Master’s degree (MEng) in Information and Communication Engineering majoring... Read More →
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Enerst Mafuta Katoka

Chair, Affordable Internet Access SIG
Mr Ernest Mafuta is the current chair of Affordable Internet Access SIG championing affordability of internet Access solutions and connectivity worldwide. Previously he served as Head Technical Development commission for the internet society Youth Special Interest Group representing... Read More →
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Chengetai Masango

Head of Office, United Nations Secretariat for the Internet Governance Forum
Mr. Chengetai Masango is the head of the Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) which was set up after the World Summit on the Information Society to facilitate public policy discourse on issues related to key elements of Internet governance in order to foster the sustainability... Read More →


Monday July 18, 2022 9:00am - 5:00pm CAT
Mvuu Room MVUU Room is at the Banquet Hall