All-Star Weekend

2023 African Debate All-Star Weekend

November 27-28th, 2023


Debater Of The Year: Highest Speaker WSDC 2023 (TBA)

Judge of The Year: Highest Breaking Judge WSDC 2023 (TBA)

2023 Team of The Year: Best African Team Results (TBA)

2022 ESL Debater of The Year: Highest ESL Speaker (Alia Kafil)

2022 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

  • TBA – Botswana
  • TBA – South Africa
  • TBA – 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 2023, nations who participated in competitions in 2023 WSDC will elect their highest speaker of their national school championship. 

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


2023 African Debate All-Star Weekend teams & debaters will be announced on August 20th, 2023