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Top speakers set to grace this year’s Shoko Festival Hub Unconference

By Michael Shoko / Published on Thursday, 15 Sep 2016 09:49 AM / Comments Off on Top speakers set to grace this year’s Shoko Festival Hub Unconference / 439 views
Michael Shoko

Michael Shoko

Michael Shoko is the Founder & Editor of Zimbuzz.
He is also a Senior Publicist at Filters Media a Public Relations Consultancy that specializes in Celebrity Branding and Marketing
Michael Shoko

Top key speakers in media and technology will grace this year’s Shoko Festival Hub Unconference which is set to run along Shoko Festival from the 23rd to the 24th at the Harare City Library.

Among the speakers are Sherifah Tumusiime  the founder of the first speciality retail eCommerce website for baby products and apparel in Uganda.

UK based Ruth Daniel who Ruth is an award-winning cultural producer, activist and social entrepreneur and co-director of multi-award winning organisation, In Place of War (IPOW)

Caroline O’Donovan senior technology reporter at BuzzFeed News,Declan Galvin the Editor and Political Analyst at Sahara Reporters,Kenny Tonga founder and chief executive officer of Power FM 99.7, Lusaka, and co-founder and director of YAR FM 89.9 FM, Kitwe.

Declan Galvin - Sahara Reporters Editor
Declan Galvin – Sahara Reporters Editor

Delivering the State of the Internet Address will be Limbikani Kabweza,founder and Editor of Zimbabwe’s premier technology news site.

The speakers will ,among other topics discuss on content creation, tech entrepreneurship and net neutrality.

The Conference has over the years established itself as a must-attend conference for citizen journalists, media practitioners, active citizens, tech entrepreneurs among many other individuals with an interest in new media.

Creatives with burning ideas along new media, environment, tech entrepreneurship and other topical issues will get a rare chance to send in their concepts and stand a chance to pitch the idea to the conference participants and win a grant to fund their concepts. This is the same platform that has seen the advancement of startups such as BustopTv, TvYangu, Spiked News and many others.

This is the same platform that has seen the advancement of startups such as BustopTv, TvYangu, Spiked News and many others.

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