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Digital Communication Network Africa Launches to Drive Digital Transformation and Innovation Across the Continent

Digital Communication Network Africa (DCN Africa) officially launched with the primary goal of fostering digital transformations and innovations across the continent. 

The Ministry of Youth, Sport, and Arts has urged Africans to harness the power of digital innovation to drive social change and economic development.

This forum, which emphasizes the significance of information integrity in today’s data-driven world, also explores the pivotal role of digital tools in advancing societies and economies. 

Miriam Musama Katongo, Principal IT Officer of the Ministry of Youth, Sport, and Arts, emphasized the critical role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in promoting progress and innovation across Africa in an increasingly interconnected digital landscape.

“The establishment of Digital Communication Network Africa marks a significant milestone in fostering regional collaboration and innovation. This forum is set to pave the way for an interconnected network of digital innovators, driving change and progress across the continent,” Katongo stated.

The launch event was attended by United States Embassy Public Affairs Officer Phil Dimon, who highlighted the unique opportunity to connect people from different countries and the pressing question of how technology would be used. 

He emphasized the potential for new technologies to be used for positive purposes, particularly in strengthening democracy and civic participation.

Nikos Panagiotou, DCN Global President, stressed the importance of gathering ideas to collaborate effectively.

The launch of the African Chapter represents a significant step for DCN Global, which already has a digital footprint in America, Asia, Europe, and Africa.

The two-day event, organized by World Learning and DCN Global, has brought together a diverse group of digital professionals, influencers, and leaders from various fields. 

The forum is scheduled to run from the 8th to the 9th of November 2023, providing a platform for meaningful discussions and collaborations that could shape the future of digital innovation in Africa.

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