update on Mobile Africa

Dear friends of Mobile Africa,

I am happy to be able to deliver a great progress report on Mobile Africa – Europe’s largest and most innovative happening on mobile opportunities in Africa. This magnificent event will take place on September 30th in Helsinki, Finland.

The day will be opened by His Excellency, LMS Mngqikana, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa to Finland and Estonia, followed by insightful keynotes from Mr. Esko Aho, Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations and Responsibility, Nokia and Mr. Hossein Moiin, Chief Technology Officer, Nokia Siemens Networks.

These corporate keynotes are followed by inspirational and lively interactive discussions with Mr. Marlon Parker, a South African mobile web entrepreneur and founder of JamiiX (tbc), and Ms. Jessica Colaco, a TED fellow and founder of iHub, Kenya (tbc).

During lunch, we will be launching three interactive clinics for building mobile solutions and business relations around applications, solutions and supportive funding. Expo area is open all day, for interesting demos, briefs and other mobile offering.

The afternoon is all about start-ups and developers. We are bringing on stage the most innovative young entrepreneurs from both North Europe and various African nations. Don’t miss this unique line-up. A live online bridge to a parallel Mobile Web in Africa event is opened at 5 pm, launching a developer debate between Helsinki and Johannesburg.

Take advantage of the normal ticket prices during August, and register your attendance via Mobile Africa. All registrations during August will take part in a draw for 50 pcs of Suntrica SolarStraps for charging your mobile devices.

Welcome to sunny Helsinki!

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