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After glut in CBD, will Konza save us? No

Building a city from the ground up seems counter-intuitive. Cities are born off the back of trade, politics and religion. They are organic beings that die when their support system… Read more »

Konza construction starts in Dec after firm picked

Construction at Konza Technolopis is expected to start in December after the government tapped a US consultancy firm to guide the first phase of the multi-billion- shilling project. Tetra Tech… Read more »

[VIDEO] The tech-city dream: Konza City to transform lives in Kenya

The Konza technology city, which is set to be Africa’s first silicon savannah, is expected to grow the country’s economy tremendously, through job and investment opportunities. The city will sit… Read more »

Telecom firms and banks lead race for Konza

Investors in real estate, telecoms and financial services have shown the biggest interest in Konza Technopolis whose development is expected to begin later this year. The three sectors alone represent… Read more »

Nairobi City’s ICT status rises as icons come calling

Nairobi’s clout as the regional ICT innovation hub got a boost yesterday with IBM bringing its global senior managers for an interactive forum with more than 100 of Africa’s business… Read more »

Konza tech city set for take off

President Kibaki is on Wednesday expected to officially launch the development of Konza Technology City setting the stage for the construction work to begin. At the event, the president will… Read more »

Konza Technopolis Development Authority board members Appointed

Information minister Samuel Poghisio has appointed board members to manage the Konza Technopolis Development Authority ahead of the groundbreaking ceremony for Kenya’s first technology city scheduled for next Wednesday. The… Read more »

Konza City misses October deadline

As October ends, it is becoming increasingly obvious that the promised Konza groundbreaking ceremony planned for this month will not be happening. Indeed, Smart Company can report that work on the park… Read more »

Skills shortage worries Kenya’s tech industry

Potential solutions to Kenya’s ballooning IT skills gap is one of the leading issues that will be discussed at this years AITEC East Africa ICT Summit which kicks off today… Read more »

Internet proposals threaten future of Kenya’s Silicon Savannah

The Kenyan government, working with the private sector, has enabled consumers and businesses to thrive due to policies promoting investment in, and development of, Internet infrastructure. As a direct result… Read more »

This is how you build a tech community

You can’t help being overwhelmed by the natural beauty and Swiss-village-like charm of Boulder, Colorado. With a population of just under 99,000, you wouldn’t expect it to be the home… Read more »

NSSF set to build 30,000 housing units in Mavoko

The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) plans to build 30,000 houses in Mavoko to tap growing returns from real estate and reduce its reliance on the Nairobi bourse. The houses,… Read more »