Impacts, challenges and prospects of public sector delivery as well as transitional leadership issues in Africa will be at the centre of discussions by experts and leaders from across the continent as Accra, Ghana hosts the 3rd edition of the Africa Public Sector Conference & Awards (APSCA 2022).

The Vice President of Ghana, H.E Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, is already confirmed as event host to welcome and lead APSCA 2022 delegates in exploring themes around public sector productivity and how Africa can leverage a mix of technologies and other emerging global trends to improve public service delivery to more Africans.

Vice President of Ghana, H.E Dr Mahamudu Bawumia 

The event holds May 11-13th 2022 at the Plush Kempinski Hotel. The theme for APSCA 2022 gathering is: “Repositioning Africa’s Public Sector for Sustainable Development.”

APSCA 2022 features main conference designed to  energize the continent’s public sector to better results and a theme-workshop focusing on closing the skill and leadership gaps to sustain a virile public sector in a continent rapidly undergoing political, digital and economic transitions in the post-pandemic era.

“Africa’s great chance to leapfrog its economy rests on a virile public sector and ability to leverage digital technology. There’s no better time to make a unifying call for this opportunity than now at the Africa Public Sector Conference & Awards (APSCA 2022) affording the continent’s public sector leaders to critically examine the way forward,” said Vice President Bawumia.

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APSCA is organized by InstinctWave in collaboration with the Office of the Head of Civil Service. Event has also announced the call for entries for nominations for the three-day event.

Now in its third year, event will bring together all levels of government stakeholders to showcase international and local case studies, their projects, innovations that stood them out to be more citizen-centric, vibrant, transformative and sustainable. 

First hosted in Kigali, Rwanda, this year’s conference will feature thought leaders to share ideas, discuss the newest trends, economic issues and experiences from across different countries.

Expected to attend are public and private sectors’ top decision-makers from Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Gambia, South Africa, Sierra Leone, Rwanda and some other Middle Eastern countries. Already confirmed delegations from across Africa include the Office of the Auditor General for the Federation (Nigeria) to be led by the Auditor-General for the Federation (AuGF) and Chairperson, African Union Board of External Auditors, Aghughu Adolphus A. JP.

“This event offers fresh vigour for a new generation of public sector leaders in post-Covid Africa,” said Ghana’s Head of the Civil Service, Nana Kwasi Agyekum-Dwamena. The Ghana’s Civil Service will be hosting the Africa Civil Service Live @ APSCA as a veritable opportunity to directly engage with other top civil servants, partake in thought-provoking sessions, and hear from inspiring people sharing their experiences, knowledge and expertise.


Also, through the support of the Africa Digital; Economy Forum (ADEF) and the Ghanaian Government, APSCA is anchoring a workshop designed to foster capacity, exposure, and a peer-to-peer (P2P) participation for young leaders across the continent.

Theme workshop is intensive in contents and structured to help skill up and convert Africa’s growing large pool of young people into leaders across sectors. Attendees are given Certificate of Participation.

The ADEF-APSCA theme workshop will address Africa’s widening gap in people-development and absence of curated leadership notably in driving productivity across sectors.

Speaking on APSCA 2022, Mr. Akin Naphtal, the Group CEO of InstinctWave, the organizer of the event, said “APSCA will reward public sector agencies and leaders who have showcased excellence in policy innovation and exceptional leadership at various levels of governance.”


Top 50 outstanding Public Sector Leaders who have delivered extraordinary value, exceptional leadership would be announced and recognized at the award night. Nominations and submission of entries have begun and will close 22nd of April, 2022 at www.africapublicsector.com 

Africa’s leading tech-news publication IT Edge News and pan-Africa political-economy  magazine, Baobab Africa are media partners to APSCA 2022.

“The event is an invigorating week-long event with activities such as sporting, games, awards and dinner among others,” Naphtal added. 

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