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Masterclass 9: Energize Africa CJED Masterclass: Powering Civic Tech Solutions through AI for Agenda 2063 (AUDA-NEPAD) 

October 16, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Format: Parallel Bootcamps/Masterclass Training

Venue: Glassbox



  1. McNeil Chimusi Mhango
  2. Barbara Glover
  3. Chifundo Kungade
  4. Bhekani Mbuli
  5. Nhlawulo Shikwambane

Session Overview

The “Energize Africa CJED Masterclass: Powering Civic Tech Solutions through AI for Agenda 2063” is a dynamic and interactive session designed to explore the intersection of cutting-edge technology, civic engagement, and the realization of Agenda 2063. This masterclass will focus on leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) to drive innovative solutions that contribute to the advancement of African societies. With a spotlight on Civic Tech, the session aims to harness the potential of young professionals and enthusiasts to collaboratively develop solutions that align with the continent’s development goals.

Session Objectives:

  1. Understand the Potential of AI for Civic Innovation: Delve into the transformative capabilities of Artificial Intelligence in addressing complex societal challenges, particularly those highlighted in Agenda 2063.
  2. Empower Youth for Pan-African Progress: Explore how AUDA-NEPAD’s Energize Africa initiative can empower Africa’s talented youth to actively participate in the implementation of flagship projects, ensuring better capacity enhancement across public and private sectors.
  3. Promote Cross-Sector Collaboration: Encourage participants to bridge the gap between technology and public service, facilitating discussions on how AI-powered solutions can foster collaborations among government bodies, academia, and civil society.
  4. Create Real-world Solutions: Provide a platform for attendees to brainstorm, ideate, and develop innovative Civic Tech solutions that harness the capabilities of AI, thus contributing directly to the realization of Agenda 2063’s aspirations.
  5. Foster Networking and Partnerships: Facilitate connections between aspiring young professionals, established experts, policymakers, and organizations invested in Africa’s sustainable development.


October 16, 2023
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


CivicTech Africa
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Tshimologong Precinct
41 Juta Street, Braamfontein
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2017 South Africa
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