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Announcing PyCon Africa 2024 Blog: A Return to Accra and a Look Ahead

Welcome back to the official PyCon Africa blog, where we celebrate the vibrant Pan-African Python community. It is with great anticipation that we unveil the plans for PyCon Africa 2024, an event that promises to combine expertise, community spirit, and the unique warmth of African hospitality. Venue We return to where it all began — Accra, Ghana. Accra will host PyCon Africa from September 24-28, 2024, reprising its role after the groundbreaking success of 2019. The choice of Accra is a testament to its welcoming community, thriving tech landscape, and the shared history we've cultivated over the years. The University of Ghana will once again provide the backdrop for our conference. Its facilities and lush surroundings embodies the spirit of innovation amidst the heritage of Africa. Future Host Nations

As we continue to weave the narrative of PyCon Africa, we're thrilled to announce that the conference will reach new corners of the continent: - 2025: The South African Python ecosystem has been an inspiration to other African communities across the continent over the years, making it a perfect place for fostering further growth and innovation in Python programming across Africa. - 2026: Uganda will be our stage in East Africa, offering a melting pot for collaboration amidst its rapidly expanding tech hub. Keep an eye out for more updates


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