There’s a Lagos in Ghana now too?
Some folks are saying the Wired article doesn’t hold water.
Note, they don’t say there isn’t a problem. They say someone is hyping this location and that some of the math just doesn’t add up.
Slashdot carried the story a week ago too.
The electronics — 20 to 50 items per day — are collected from Accra businesses and households. The majority of Accra (population 5M) have had televisions since the 1990s, according to World Bank metadata (over 80% by 2003).
Yeah, that’s where I first saw it. I figured I’d link to the original, but there is some good discussion on slashdot as well.
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