KONZA: The failed promise of Kenya’s smart city

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On Tue, 1 Jun 2021, 19:33 Grace Githaiga via KICTANet, <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Listers
> This may be of interest to some here.
> Rgds
> Grace
> Kenya was one of the earliest countries to outsource its dreaming to
> McKinsey. The entire Vision 2030 strategy was developed by the Kenyan
> government in conjunction with McKinsey & Company, with Konza being one of
> many techno-utopian urban renewal projects the firm was involved in. At
> first, most were undertaken in Asia, then, in the 2000s, the focus shifted
> to African countries, which were seen as growth markets for big tech and
> financial corporations.
> …the McKinseyfication of government and federal services often means
> that the mere production of paperwork counts as progress. …The question
> then becomes, Who is responsible for the failure of Konza?”
> Read on:
> restofworld.org/2021/the-failed-promise-of-kenyas-smart-city/
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> Grace Githaiga
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