Africa Data Centres to Construct Technological Powerhouse in Accra

Africa Data Centres has announced its ambitious blueprint to embark on a significant construction project on its recently acquired land in Ghana’s central business district.

This novel development will revolutionize data storage in the city and create a landmark to shape its technological future.

This new project is said to be designed for an initial capacity of 10 MW and can expand to 30 MW, depending on demand.

Meanwhile, outside of Nigeria, It’ll be the largest facility in West Africa to date.

“The establishment of Africa Data Centre’s new 10MW data centre, in the heart of Accra, is a significant step towards bridging the infrastructure gap, and further developing our digital economy. This investment and the Government’s drive at digitizing all sectors of the economy will enable us to increase our capacity to access digital services, and help even more to attract foreign direct investment into our economy.” says Hon. Nana Akufo-Addo, The president of Ghana.

This facility will be built on one of the critical central locations in the city, and the first phase is said to be completed within 12 months.

Africa Data Centres’ continental expansion strategy encompasses 10 of Africa’s key economic hubs, including South Africa, Zambia, Kenya, Rwanda, Egypt, Morocco, Senegal, Ivory Coast, Angola, and now, Accra in Ghana. The newly announced facility in Accra is a part of this expansive plan. Techcabal reported.

According to Africa Data Centres, This unrivalled expansion, partly funded by the United States government’s U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), is a significant initiative to accelerate private sector-led digital infrastructure and services in Africa.

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