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Wednesday, August 21 • 14:00 - 15:00
Enter Africa

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Despite 1.2 billion inhabitants, a strong mobile coverage and an estimated 500 million potential players, the African continent still represents only 1% of the sales for Premium Games. At the same time the richness of African culture, stories and legends to be told through games is virtually untapped. Enter Africa came alive in 2018 with the vision to create a gaming ecosystem that represents African culture and reimagines African futures. Are you interested in how the network functions and how the local teams cooperate with each other across 15 countries? Would you like to hear more about how games are used to create strong communities and address everyday challenges? Can you imagine an African Gaming Industry ready for cooperation?

Speakers
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Bethlehem Anteneh

Game-Thinking Lead, Goethe Institut Addis Ababa, Project Enter Africa
Bethlehem Anteneh is an experimental architect and a game-thinking expert whose, one of the biggest, concerns is our spatial environment: the transformation on how we use and understand it. Caught in playful experience within real/virtual/analogue/digital spaces, she specializes in... Read More →
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Prince Andrew Ardayfio

Game Designer & Creative Director, Goethe Institut Addis Ababa, Project Enter Africa
Ardayfio Prince is an entrepreneur and a creative polymath with a strong appetite for exploring non-conventional initiatives that challenges the status quo. He has 5+ years in business development, marketing and filmmaking having co-founded an esports broadcasting venture; GamerTV... Read More →
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Dagmawi Bedilu

Game Design Lead, Goethe Institut Addis Ababa, Enter Africa Project
Dagmawi is an aspiring Entrepreneur, Software Engineer, Game Designer and a Game-Thinking Activist with an appetite for both, Science and Arts. He has an 8+ year experience in the fields of Location-Based Systems working as Senior Software Architect for Ethiopia’s largest IT Company.As... Read More →
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Johannes Ebert

Secretary General, Goethe-Institute
Johannes Ebert has been Secretary General of the Goethe-Institut since 2012. He read Islamic Studies and Political Science in Freiburg and Damascus and thereafter worked as a journalist in Heilbronn. After periods as an instructor at the Goethe-Institut in Prien, as a language course... Read More →
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Tino Hahn

Super Crowd
As editor-in-chief, Tino was responsible for the launch of IGN.com in the DACH region before managing the content strategy at Ströer Media Brands (Kino.de, GIGA.de, Spieletipps.de, gamona.de). For the Indie Arena Booth, the world's largest joint stand for indie developers, he is... Read More →


Wednesday August 21, 2019 14:00 - 15:00
Track 3: Living with Games