Tafadzwa is a Holder of a Full Technological Award in Telecommunications & Electronic Engineering (UK) and a Telecoms Mini MBA from the Telecoms Academy (UK). Tafadzwa is a Telecommunications Engineer and expert in the field of Telecoms/Telemetry with over 10000 hour’s experience.
He is also a trained Aircraft (Avionics) Engineer who specialised in Radio and Telecommunications. He has over 9 years Entrepreneurial Experience. In addition, Tafadzwa is passionate about Entrepreneurship, Africa, Cyber Technology and the Economic deliverance of Africa through entrepreneurial Development.
African News Agency
Melanie Cheary is Global Editor of the African News Agency – the continent’s first syndicated, multimedia news platform. She also works closely with the Thomson Reuters Foundation as a senior consultant, developing and delivering journalism and media training programmes worldwide.
Melanie was a Foreign Correspondent and News Editor for Reuters News Agency for 14 years covering Africa and Europe. In her journalism career, Melanie wrote extensively about economics, politics and social issues. She reported on the war in Congo, the war crimes tribunal in The Hague, major financial companies, and commodity and capital markets. Her articles have been widely published in the world's top newspapers and journals.
Her recent writing and editorial consulting work includes public relations material for the United Nations’ Global Initiative on Human Trafficking; handbooks on news reporting; research and analysis on the influence of religion on global economic developments; and reports on sustainability for energy companies.
A South African and a British citizen, Melanie has a BA in Classics and an MBA. Melanie speaks German and Dutch.
Business Development Manager
Middle East, Turkey & Africa
Business Development and Community Growth Manager at HERE Technologies, leading Partnership and Community strategy, and contributing to the product and content growth of HERE Open Location Platform in the Middle East and Africa. Mohamed brings over 14 years of extensive business experience in both corporate and entrepreneurial arena. Prior to HERE, he was responsible for Mobility Solutions Sales at Microsoft, managing the business in the MEA region.
Before Microsoft, Mohamed was among a team of four who established Nokia regional office back in 2006. His last role was a Business Development Manager for Near East and North Africa running Nokia Ecosystem and Partners Engagement, where he led the launch of the first Nokia Mobile Lab in MEA.
Avid, active supporter and coach to aspiring entrepreneurs, an Advisory Board member at multiple startups, in addition to other business facilitation and consultancy roles.
Ambassador of One Young World appointed to represent Egypt. A devout tech geek, passionate about traveling, and loves to be called by his nickname Galilu.
The ASENTI 2017, is designed as a youth summit that will bring together an estimated 1000-3000 entrepreneurs from across Africa and globaly for a 3-day intensive leadership and entrepreneurial skills development, seminars and conference in Kampala and Johannesberg.
African Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Our contacts
African Summit on Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ASENTI) is a forum that bring SMEs, startups and different stakeholders for an insensitive interaction and training on entrepreneurship and Innovation from across Africa, The summit bring together top leaders in the industries to share knowledge on business and Innovation.see more
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