Africa Digital Economy Forum
  • June 2, 2022
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Africa Digital Economy Forum (ADEF), a non-profit initiative aimed at the realization of full digitization of Africa’s economies is set to host the June edition of its monthly “ADEF series” to discuss the role of investment opportunities in building and promoting a sustainable African digital economy agenda for an assured future.

The webinar event has been scheduled to host via zoom on Wednesday, June 8 between 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

ADEF was launched in the first quarter of 2021 for technology and service providers focusing on the transformative powers of Africa’s steadily growing and booming digital economy.

Themed, “Investing in Africa Digital Economy, building the future today”, the event will duel on discussing, exploring and advocating for the right policies and important issues and opportunities that will ensure the realization of full pace African digital economy.

Africa is gradually making its transition to technology-enabled economies. In the last two decades, the continent has witnessed a rash of investments, policies and regulations targeting to improve the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) infrastructure environment. The results have been a mix of blessings and disappointments. But Africa marches on.

There is a conscious drive-in government to lay the foundations for a vibrant digital economy driven by millions of the continent’s young innovative youths.

According to research, Africa’s digital economy will hover over $300 billion by 2025. The increasing digitalization of the economy is creating expansive opportunities across sectors with greater potential for more inclusive growth development. It’s in the above ADEF Series seeks to build an environment open to business growth and youth empowerment.

ADEF’s President, Mr Olusola Teniola said the event is targeted at deepening Africa digital economy which he described as a major force in promoting youth empowerment and in combating African unemployment.  He posited that African countries must embrace digital towards to emerge technology-enabled economies.

The Founding CEO of ADEF, Mr Akin Naphtal, added that the “ADEF Series” will bring together policymakers and stakeholders in the tech enabling ecosystems to build a sustainable digital-driven economy in Africa.

“The webinar series is designed to bring together experts and tech professionals with a view to sharing valuable ideas that can help the youths and businesses to thrive and build a focused based digital economy for Africa prosperity and advancement.”

Interested participants can register at

“ADEF Series” is a monthly webinar that focuses on driving a digital economy campaign in Africa for economic growth and continental prosperity.