All-Star Weekend

2022 African Debate All-Star Weekend

November 27-28th, 2022


Debater Of The Year: Highest Speaker WSDC 2022 (Katlego Mokgosi)

Judge of The Year: Highest Breaking Judge WSDC 2022 (Njuguna Macharia)

Team of The Year: Best African Team Results (Zimbabwe)

ESL Debater of The Year: Highest ESL Speaker (Alia Kafil)

EFL Debater of The Year: Highest EFL Speaker (Yasmine Benlafkih)

Team Northern Africa

  • (TBA) Tunisia
  • Alia – Morocco
  • (TBA) Libya

Team Western Africa 

  • (TBA) Ghana
  • (TBA) Nigeria
  • (TBA) Ghana

Team Eastern Africa

  • (TBA) Uganda
  • (TBA) Kenya
  • (TBA) Rwanda

Team Southern Africa

  • Monei Putterill – Botswana
  • Russel Davis – South Africa
  • Menzimuhle Ncube – Zimbabwe


1) The nation of the debater of the year may only have one student on the all-star team.

2) Must have represented an African national or school team aboard with preference given to national teams.

3) If there are less than 4 nations that participated in international competitions in 2020, nations who participated in the 2021 WSDC will elect their highest speaker of their national school championship. This would be the case for the first All-Star Weekend, with Rwanda & Zimbabwe qualifying due to this rule.

4) Debater must be able to attend, otherwise the selection will be awarded to the second high speaker from his/her nation.


Semi-Finals, 3rd Round Debate + Final

North: Morocco, Libya & Tunisia

West: Ghana & Nigeria

East: Kenya, Uganda & Tanzania

South: Zimbabwe, South Africa & Botswana

1 Prepared Motion & 3 Impromptu Motion

CAP & IA Application


2022 African Debate All-Star Weekend teams & debaters will be announced on August 20th, 2022