2018 African Chapters Advocacy Meeting

Tidjani Mahamat Adoum

Chad Chapter
Active Member (Master Trainer)

Tidjani Mahamat Adoum is a young dynamic and has a very good ability to influence motivate and involve actors to succeed in all these projects; he has always had results that reinforce his confidence and encourages him to move forward; acsis-scasi.org

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Ditshego Magoro

South Africa Gauteng Chapter
Capacity Building Working Group member

I knowledge and experience within the digital transformation ecosystem. PhD Candidate – Interdisciplinary Digital Knowledge Economy Studies: Wits University (Focus on CNs) Master of Management: ICT Policy and Regulation: focused on Rural Connectivity.

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Matthew Roberts

Liberia Chapter
Secretary General

I am a Liberian with bachelor’s degree in accounting Minor Economics and have advanced diploma in Systems Engineering with certified certifications. I have proofing ability of configuration network infrastructural management deployment and security.

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Alagie Ceesay

Gambia Chapter
Secretary General

My background is Computer Science specializing in Network Engineering. BSc Computer Science Cisco CCNP MCSE AFNOG AR-E. Serve as Assistant IT Manager (Network Manager) Gambia Ports Authority. Lecturer (Computer Networking) American Int’l University.

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Agang K. Ditlhogo

Botswana Chapter
Public Relations Officer

Agang Ditlhogo has eight years in Information Technology sector. Passionate about education, Agang is the co-founder of The Clicking Generation -ICT academy for kids and teens social enterprise.

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Cedric Kinanga Yindu

Democratic Republic of Congo Chapter
Officer and Chapter Voting Delegate

Au Campus numérique francophone de l’Agence universitaire de la francophonie Kinshasa. Je suis actuellement le chargé de projet Fablab (laboratoire de fabrication numérique ); Responsable de la logistique au Secrétariat IGF RDC

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Benda Nkurunziza

Rwanda Chapter

Head of Customer Experience at Bharti Airtel Rwanda
President Internet Chapter Rwanda
Managing Director Prim Alliance Ltd

Interested In: Internet Governance Campaign

Otieno Antony

Kenya Chapter
Secretary General

Antony Otieno is a Computer Technologist a Cisco and Microsoft trained System Developer and Administrator. He is currently the Chapter Secretary General for the Internet Society (Kenya Chapter). He is also a certified trainer and moderator with ISOC.

Interested In: Internet of Things (IoT) Campaign

Janvier Ngnoulaye

Cameroon Chapter

I served as Board of directors in AFRINIC. I’m currently a Senior Lecturer of Computer Science at the University of Yaounde 1 and I also serve into the Executive Committee of the Internet Exchange Point of Cameroon. I think I can share best practices.

Interested In: Internet of Things (IoT) Campaign

Ester Nashilongo Gervasius

Namibia Chapter

I am a trained journalist with 8 years experience in mainstream media. I hold Masters Degree in Leadership Development in ICT and the Knowledge Society as well as a Honour’s Degree in Journalism and Communication Technology. My interests are ICT Policies

Interested In: Internet of Things (IoT) Campaign

Vera Akumiah

Ghana Chapter
Vice President

Vera has served on the executive committee of ISOC Ghana for two terms as Communication and Programmes Chair improving the visibility of the Chapter. As Vice-President  she hopes to reinvigorate the Chapter awareness creation on Internet Governance.

Interested In: Internet Governance Campaign

Phuthego Chere

Botswana Chapter

Mr. Phuthego Chere is an telecommunications Engineer by profession. He has worked in the telecommunications sector for overt 12 years as an internet protocol engineer ISP entrepreneur and ICT advisor for Botswana Military. He possess BSc in Telecoms.

Interested In: Internet Governance Campaign

Abdrahamane Samba Sidibe

Mali Chapter
Chairman of the Technical Commission

I have a degree in Applied Physics Cisco CCNA Certification and Cisco Network Security. As realization we can mention the exchange point of MALI (MLIX) with the support of ISOC MALI. The challenge is an internet for all in MALI in the near future.

Interested In: Internet Governance Campaign

Radouane Mrabet

Morocco Chapter

I am an Emeritus professor at University Mohammed V University. I am the former president of the University. I was also a Director of en Engineering ICT School. I’m a PhD holder and an Engineer specialized in computer networks.

Interested In: Internet of Things (IoT) Campaign

Aboubacar Kourouma

Guinea Chapter

Among the pioneers of Internet in Guinea worked for ISPs at local as technician first then CEO and regional (West Africa) levels for telecommunications groups (Monaco Telecom and Skyvision). As for now I am promoting security in cyberspace.

Interested In: MANRS & Community Networks Campaigns

Meriem El Kouach

Morocco Chapter
Secretary general deputy and member of technical committee

Computer science engineer
Supported organisation of IPV6 summit in Morocco
Participate in net neutrality local discussions
Elected member of MISOC technical committee
Logistic manager for 2017 MISOC general assembly, fluent in English, French, Arabic

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Wendyam Micheline Kabore

Burkina Faso Chapter
Vice President

Ingénieur génie logiciel. Vice-Présidente de ISOC-Burkina Faso
Présidente de l’Association Femme et Développement.
Je suis Responsable de programme Queer African Youth Network.

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Ndeye Maimouna Diop Ep Diagne

Senegal Chapter

Mrs Ndeye Maimouna Diop has worked as ICT director at Senegal’s Ministry of Communication Telecommunications and ICT from April 2004 to September 2012. She designed a strategic ICT4D master plan for Senegalese government. She is Chair of ISOC-SN.

Interested In: Internet Governance Campaign

Edem Amegakpo

Togo Chapter
Tresorier General

Maîtrise es sciences option physique Universite de Lome – Master2 ingénierie des systemes d’information (Picardie)
Master2 securite des systemes d’information (ensp – Yaounde)
Ingénieur en securite des systemes d’information – Chef divison informatique

Interested In: Internet Governance Campaign

Benson Olobo

Uganda Chapter

I have a background in electrical engineering. I have lots of experience working on systems and networks. I have been working with BOSCO Uganda which is a community network in Uganda designing and supporting the network.

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Sol Luca de Tena

Community Networks SIG
Vice Chair

Project management at national and international level in education and technology innovation dealing with civil society private sector policy science and finance. Passionate about action that responds to social and environmental challenges.

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Nadir Ahmed Gaylani Mustafa

Sudan Chapter

1986 B.Sc. Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey
1988 M.Sc. Telecommunications Engineering. Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey
2005 M.Sc. Computer Eng. Atilim University, Ankara Turkey

Interested In: Internet Governance Campaign

Adewole Ajao

Nigeria Chapter

BSc CompSci, Linux/IP network Administrator, ngNOG Trainer.
Driving cooperation with IXP, regulator, academia & telcos to stimulate discussion and work on paths to improved access. Active member of AFRINIC policy working group. ISOC Chapter Leader.

Interested In: Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security (MANRS) Campaign

Solomon Hopewell Kembo

Zimbabwe Chapter

Am a software engineering instructor using mostly open source software and hardware. I have a Business Management & ICT degree + pursuing MSc in Computer Science. Achievements: setting up the first IoT Makerspace and community open source vending machine

Interested In: Internet of Things (IoT) Campaign

Nazarius Kirama

Tanzania Chapter
Secretary General

I have a degree in Computer Information Systems Heston College USA and trainer in ICT. Founder of WebPesa and supporter of accessible and open Internet for all. Created and implemented Cyberprotection for Tanzania Children.

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Chokri Ben Romdhane

Tunisia Chapter
Board Member

I am Telecommunication Systems Admin focusing on a Unified Communications Management Systems (UCM) VoIP with in the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA). In Addis Ababa I bring more than thirteen years of ICT profession.

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Mohamed Ibrahim

Somalia Chapter
Board Member

Interested in: Community Networks Campaign

Date and Time

Tuesday 19 June 2018 –

Thursday 21 June 2018


African Union Commission (AUC) Old Conference Building

Meeting Room for all the sessions: Committee Room 1 (CR1)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia