Billion dollar tech cities - Ghana's Hope and Kenya's Konza Techno: Boon or bane to Africa's tech movement?

Konza Techno City, Kenya

The governments of Ghana and Kenya are committing billions of dollars to building tech capitals Hope and Konza in the hopes of positioning themselves as ICT hubs in the region.

Kenya broke ground on Konza Techno City in 2013, a 5000 acre business hub 70km outside Nairobi, Kenya. The project has an estimated price tag of $8.5bn.

Read more: Billion dollar tech cities Hope and Konza: Boon or bane to Africa’s tech movement? – News – This is Africa.

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