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World Cloud show is a thought-leadership-driven, business-focused, global series of events that takes place in strategic locations across the world.

As part of the world tour, this Africa edition is virtually gathering pre-qualified CIOs, CEOs, CTOs, Heads of Research, Industry Practitioners, IT Decision Makers and Experts in Cloud Computing among others from cross industry verticals across Africa.

The show features exciting keynotes, government and enterprise use-case presentations, product showcase, panel discussions and tech talks to discuss latest challenges and explore latest applications of cloud-based solutions.

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Why Africa?

Africa is Undergoing a Revolution in New Cloud and Data Centre Capacity with Growth Forecast of 80% and 50% Respectively Over the Coming 4-Year Period

Source: www.globenewswire.com

International investors are rushing to fund a boom in the African cloud computing market, as the expansion of smartphones and mass adoption of business software on the continent leads to soaring demand for data centres to power the technology.

Africa currently accounts for less than 1 per cent of total available global data centre capacity. However, its capacity has doubled in the past three years.

Rising opportunities in Africa

  • Microsoft has launched its first African cloud data centres last year in the country, which is a key growth market alongside Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana and already accounts for roughly half of Africa’s data centre capacity.
  • Meanwhile, Amazon Web Services plans to open a cluster of centres in Cape Town in the coming months — the company’s first foray on the continent.

Cloud computing and installation of data centres could be key to speeding up Africa’s development.

The safety of our AI community is a top priority

In light of the health safety recommendations by governments across the world, World AI Show - KL will be hosted for CIOs, Heads of AI and global experts as a virtual online event, in lieu of an in-person event. We look forward to bringing together our ecosystem of tech leaders in this new virtual format to learn, connect and collaborate together. Stay tuned for more details to come.

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Hear from renowned experts on the best practices to achieve optimum results in a fast-moving digital world! It is an opportunity to hear from the world’s leading solution providers about the innovative ways to achieve favorable business results.

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Emerging technologies, when used together have the potential to revolutionize industries. Explore the possibilities of transformational technology use-cases presented by successful early adopters and pioneers within the field of Cloud Computing.

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The show features presentations, use-case-studies and educational sessions by global technology providers who are virtually showcasing their latest innovations designed with the primary focus on enabling businesses and organizations to adopt robust Cloud services.

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Be part of panel discussions and exchange ideas with some of the greatest minds in the space of Cloud Computing. Our virtual panel includes the likes of seasoned, experienced and accomplished veterans from the Cloud sector looking to find the very best solutions that will bridge business functions together.

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Indulge in detailed discussions with technology providers of your choice through private and secure online chats where you have the opportunity to highlight your specific needs and challenges directly with the expert advisors and consultants.

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Network and share ideas virtually with CIOs and Heads of Research from across industry sectors or from your own sector in private online chat rooms. Understand the latest trends and challenges faced during the current global situation and how to prepare for renewed challenges in a post-Covid-19 world.

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Leaders in Network Cameras, Sweden


With PhD Degree in Computer Science Dr Ahmed has authored 20+ articles in International reputable journals and conferences. Currently, he is interested in digital economy, innovation, and future technologies such as AI, blockchain, cyber security, deep learning, etc.

Dr Ahmedin Mohammed

State Minister,

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry of Innovation and Technology


With 30 years of experience in the ICT industry and Richard currently heads the Research, Policy and Innovation docket of the Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth affairs.


Principal ICT Officer/Head, Policy and Research Unit,

Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs

Republic of Kenya

Collin is over 20 years in IT industry in East Africa. He is currently running over 185 shared government applications and growing e-services in National Cloud Data Center, Uganda.

Collin Mugasha Babirukamu

Director E-government Services,

National Information Technology Authority


Mr. Kone is a professional of ICT industry with over 25 years experience in the telecommunications, satellite and intelligent transport system.

Didier Nkurikiyimfura

Chief Technology & Innovation Officer,

Smart Africa


Themba is a data science professional with experience in cyber/Computer Forensics and Counter-terrorism. He is a certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), and leading the way for technology in Rural development and Land reform.


Deputy Director, IT Audit,

Department of Rural development and Land Reform

South Africa

Chinenye Chizea

Chief Information Security Officer ,

National Identity Management Commission


Besides over 18 years' worth of experience in Cyber and Information Security field Sithembile is augmented by various cyber security leadership roles and significant contribution in various sectors, including Financial, Telecom, Consulting/Audit firm, State-owned entity, and Public sectors.

Sithembile Songo

Head Information Security and Risk Management,

Public Investment Corporation

South Africa

She has harvested a blended spread between multidisciplinary, multi sector and multi technologies. Her passion to unlock and be the consciousness for Africa's in fields of Artificial Intelligence and emerging technologies is evident.

Lavina Ramkissoon

Director General,

Global Council for The Promotion of International Trade

discussion topics

Cloud Governance: Future of Data Centers transforming Africa’s digital landscape

Regional updates & pan-African trends across digital infrastructure and data center deployment

Edge computing: Leading the road to improved data security systems

The Cloud Model: Cloud leading the road for African e-government services.

Bringing the digital change: The Cloud & Data Centre Revolution in Africa

Importance of data centers in Africa’s post-pandemic new normal

Exploring the Market Dynamics Behind the Move towards Cloud Technology

Revitalizing Business: Using multiple cloud deployments to achieve digital transformation

IaaS, SaaS, PaaS, FaaS, Daas: how to find the right cloud solutions for your business needs?

Need of the hour: Steps for Effective Cloud Data Management

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