Senegal: Get Ready for an Ecstatic Week!

From the “Paris-Dakar” Tandem to the JETIC or the JTIC (do not confuse), the week will be ecstatic! The key players in the ICT domain in Senegal seem to have passed the world along to offer a breath-taking experience!

Follow the guide to avoid missing out:

630 tandemdp Sénégal: La semaine sera cri TIC!

– The “Paris-Dakar” Tandem” continues its programme which began yesterday, (Saturday, May 11th) with the official opening of the short-lived co-working spce on the Monday, May 13th).

– On May 16th, prepare your selling points to participate in the debate: “Open data: Fad or Revolution?” from 15h at the French Institute. The participative and friendly Afterhours at the Bidew “Open Data” will follow starting at 17h.

The objectif is to “create exchanges in an informal form with the rest of the delegation/La Cantine, partners, participants and curious.” The activities will be held at the same frequency until May 18th.

Find the complet schedule of the Tandem activities on the website:


– On May 15th-17th, the ICT Entrepreneurship Days, an event organized by CTIC, will be held at the Place du Souvenir. Key figures such as the architect Pierre GOUDIABY ATEPA, Serigne BARRO, General Manager of People Input will share his experience as an entrepreneur, Cheiks Mamadou Abiboulaye DIEYE, the Secretary of the ICTs in Senegal, are expected.

D’autres y participeront via HangOut comme Claude GRUNITZKY créateur de la chaîne TRACE TV, Erik HERSMAN du kényan iHub, des mentors de Google, le ministre des TICs du Sénégal, Tupac Shakur… bref tout le monde s’y donnera rendez-vous!

Others will participate via HangOut: Claude GRUNITZKY founder of the TV channel TRACE TVErik HERSMAN from the Kenyan iHub, Google mentors, Tupac SHAKUR…basically everyone will be there!

Take a look at the programme by visiting the website and click on the menu “programme” or download the Android application dedicated to the event here -> .


– On May 17th, on the International ICT Day, the first edition of the JTIC at the CESAG will be held on the theme: “Youth Entrepreneurship in a Digital Economy”.

This event is organized by the Internationational Union of Telecommunications. There will also be the launch of the ICT Student Club activities of the business school.
Stay tuned and do not miss the latest on the ICTs in Dakar and the rest of Africa. 


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