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Saharan Africa

Explore our activities and impact in the region.

Our mission

Our multi-disciplinary team of more than 20 staff spread across the region, focuses on the promotion and execution of the GSMA’s global programmes, advocacy initiatives and priorities at the regional level.  The GSMA’s key activities are Mobile for Development (M4D) initiatives, public policy engagements, coordination of regional interest groups and member services. 

We facilitate industry consensus, increase the global impact of our partners, empower sustainable development and work closely with the wider ecosystem through our international events like MWC Barcelona and MWC Kigali.  

Latest in GSMA Sub-Saharan Africa 

Universal Service Funds in Africa

GSMA Mobile Tax Report 2023

The Mobile Economy Sub-Sahara Africa 2023

GSMA Sub-Saharan Africa events 

From the flagship MWC Barcelona, to MWC Kigali – come and meet us at an event and discover how we can help your business or organisation thrive. 

GSMA Sub-Saharan Africa thought leadership 

Videos, reports, case studies and more – discover a wealth of region-specific information and analysis with our expert thought leadership. 

Contact us 

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