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Vision for Konza, a Smart City Dabbed "Silicon Savanna" in Kenya.

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Konza Technological City located 60km outside Nairobi, aims to become a world-class technological and innovation hub.

 

The cost of the so-called "Silicon Savanna" is expected to reach an eye-watering $15.5bn.

 

The government plans to complete the techno city sometime after 2030.

 

The Konza Technological Development Authority (KTDA) estimates Konza will bring in $1bn every year and create 100,000 jobs.

 

The site spreads across 5000 acres.

 

This will not only be a center of technology and education, but will provide new homes and leisure activities with shopping malls and other amenities.

 

Kenya’s ICT sector continues to grow and is a world leader of mobile tech.

 

 

The country wants this new techno polis to be a catalyst for the entire economy.

 

What is really the future of smart cities in Africa?

 

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In Kenyan government's Vision 2030 project, Konza Technological City located 60km outside Nairobi, aims to become a world-class technological and innovation hub.
The cost of the so-called "Silicon Savanna" is expected to reach an eye-watering $15.5bn.
The government plans to complete the techno city sometime after 2030.
The Konza Technological Development Authority (KTDA) estimates Konza will bring in $1bn every year and create 100,000 jobs.
There critics, though, who are skeptic that techies will want to relocate away from Nairobi, already a buzzing technological hub.
The site spreads across 5000 acres.
This will not only be a center of technology and education, but will provide new homes and leisure activities with shopping malls and other amenities.
Kenya’s ICT sector continues to grow and is a world leader of mobile tech.

The country wants this new techno polis to be a catalyst for the entire economy.

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