City of Hope in Ghana to cost US$10Bn

04 August 2015

Construction of City of Hope in Ghana will cost US$10Bn and will be a world-class information communication technologies (ICT) city project meant to bring all players under one roof in three years.

Construction of City of Hope in Ghana will consist of a six towers’ project and will also be Africa’s tallest building at 270m.

Rig Communications, a locally owned technology giant will undertake construction of the City in Kasoa, a suburb of Accra. It will house over 25,000 people and create 50,000 jobs when complete.
It will include a supercomputer hardware assembly plant, ICT training centre, banks, shops, pleasure, sports, medical and educational facilities.

Ghana President John Dramani Mahama pledged government support to the private sector, including Rlg, to take advantage of private-public partnerships to create more jobs.
CEO of Rlg Communications, Roland Agambire, said all efforts have been made to incorporate Ghanaian ingenuity and culture in the architecture of the city.

Rlg Communication has entered a partnership agreement with Microsoft to make Windows applications affordable in West Africa and enable the launch of Microsoft Windows 8.
The company has a business partnership agreement with the Guma group of companies in South Africa to develop products for Africa using cutting-edge technological advancements.

Rig Communication produces tablets, laptops mobile handsets, LCD television monitors and electronic notebooks. It has offices in China, Nigeria and Gambia.


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