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Ghana’s Yenko Taxi out-innovated Uber, and took its lunch!

Africa Connected host Lee Kasumba is crisscrossing Ghana to explore its many opportunities and immense potential for growth.

Click here to follow her journey.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Kasumba, who is in Kumasi, Ghana's second city.

She touched on why Kumasi is so popular, and whether it's as important as Accra.

Kasumba spoke about the innovative "Yenko Taxi" and how it fought off Uber.

Staying on the tech-front; Kasumba reckons Kumasi has the answer to Silicon Valley.

For more detail; listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).

There’s a lot more energy around it [compared to Accra]…

Lee Kasumba

Everything in Kumasi works on an app… which is amazing for a developing city!

Lee Kasumba

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