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Kenyan president launches Konza Technology City

Thursday 24 January 2013 | 11:37 CET | News
Konza Technology City was officially launched by President Mwai Kibaki on 23 January. This opens the gates for developers and investors to start construction on what has been called the Silicon Savannah. It will be build on 5,000 acres of land on the border of Makueni and Machakos counties, 60 kilometres from Nairobi. A pool of domestic and international firms have expressed an interest in investing in it. The include Google, Samsung, Huawei, Craft Silicon and Safaricom Limited. Other potential investors include Telemax Technology Corp from Taiwan, Wananchi Group, Research in Motion,

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Categories: General / IT
Companies: Google / Huawei China / Research In Motion / Safaricom / Samsung / Wananchi
Countries: Kenya
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