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AFRICATEK Was a Conference on Emerging Technologies 2024



AFRICATEK Was a Conference on Emerging Technologies 2024

AFRICATEK Was a Conference on Emerging Technologies 2024. The Central University of Technology (CUT) proudly hosted the 5th edition of the International Conference on Emerging Technologies for Developing Countries, AFRICATEK 2024, on the 5th and 6th of December. This prestigious event, managed by the European Alliance for Innovation (EAI), stands as a testament to CUT commitment to driving innovation and progress, particularly in the realm of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR).

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Unveiling Insights into Emerging Technologies

AFRICATEK 2024 served as a platform for academics and researchers from across five African countries to convene and share their groundbreaking insights. Presentations delved into the intersection of 4IR and key application areas such as agriculture, SMMEs, health, environment, and urban development.

These discussions were not only enlightening but also held significant implications for the socio-economic advancement of the African continent.

A Catalyst for Academic Excellence

The caliber of research showcased at AFRICATEK 2024 was truly exceptional. The proceedings featuring these high-quality papers will be published by Springer, a globally renowned publishing house. This ensures their accessibility and visibility across various prestigious indexing platforms including Web of Science, Compendex, Scopus, EU Digital Library, Google Scholar, and DBLP, among others.

Steering Towards Socio-Economic Advancement

Under the esteemed leadership of Professor Muthoni Masinde, Head of the Department of Information Technology at CUT and Conference General Chair, AFRICATEK 2024 achieved its objectives of charting a path towards leveraging 4IR technologies for socio-economic progress in Africa. The conference facilitated critical discussions and agreements on a common program of action, laying the groundwork for tangible advancements in the region.


In line with the tradition of EAI Conferences, AFRICATEK 2024 recognized and celebrated excellence in research and innovation. The Organizing Committee was duly acknowledged for their dedication and efforts in orchestrating a successful event. Furthermore, Dr. Adenyika Akanbi of CUT received the prestigious Best Paper Award, a testament to the exceptional quality of research presented at the conference.

As AFRICATEK 2024 draws to a close, it leaves behind a legacy of collaboration, innovation, and a renewed sense of purpose in harnessing emerging technologies for the greater good of developing countries.

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