Silicon Savannah

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Silicon Savannah is a term used to refer to the technology ecosystem in Kenya. The term is a play on Silicon Valley and the grassland savanna ecosystem that is a dominant feature of Kenya's ecology.[1] It is known for producing fast growing social enterprises like M-kopa and others.[2]

Konza Technology City[edit]

This term became associated with Konza Technology City, a planned urban development in Machakos and Makueni counties that would focus on offering services related to information technology to support tech entrepreneurs in Kenya.[3]


  1. ^ Bright, Jake. "The Rise Of Silicon Savannah And Africa's Tech Movement". TechCrunch. Retrieved 27 December 2015.
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  3. ^ "Silicon Savannah: Kenya's Billion-Dollar Tech Bet".