Welcome to the 2021 African Internet Governance Forum! The conference happened on the 14th - 16th of  December  2021 and recordings of each session are available for you to explore and enjoy anytime.  Contact us: info@afigf.africa.

Theme: Advancing digital transformation in Africa in the face of Crisis
Tuesday, December 14 • 10:15 - 11:15
#W2 How Blockchain will Provide a Level Playing Field for Africa and financial Inclusion for Millions of Africans | Comment la blockchain offrira des règles du jeu équitables pour l'Afrique et l'inclusion financière pour des millions d'Africains

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How Blockchain will Provide a Level Playing Field for Africa and financial Inclusion for Millions of Africans; Description:  Explore how Blockchain technology can financially transform and lead to financial inclusion for most of the unbanked and underbanked population of Africa.  Consider how Africa can leapfrog and thrive in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Description / Summary of issues to be addressed:

John Okoro - Introduction to blockchain, the potential for African Financial Inclusion, and leapfrogging the current financial system for a prosperous and wealthy Africa.
Deidra McIntyre - Connecting Africa with African Americans using the blockchain as a vehicle for financial inclusion.
Jones Lukose - Africa primed and ready for blockchain technology as a continent, facts and figures (mobile, internet, and technology penetration).
Ian Balina - Using Blockchain as an investment vehicle, and finding the best value in cryptocurrency token investing.

Topic presentations will be followed by a Q&A discussion segment with audience participation.

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John Okoro

Director, Auspicious Agile and Blockchain Pte Ltd

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Deidra McIntyre

Founder, Black People and Cryptocurrency
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Ian Balina

Founder, Token Metrics
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Dr Jones Lukose

Chairman, MindflixMedia
Jones is the Chairman of the Motivat Group of Companies that include iMotivat Solutions, MindflixMedia and Motivat School. He is also a co-founder of WealthFest Africa. Dr Lukose brings on a wealth of talent and 20+ years of experience in enabling IT in businesses world-wide. Through... Read More →

Tuesday December 14, 2021 10:15 - 11:15 GMT
Room 2