Plans in the construction of the Akon Hospital in Uganda have started, Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC) has announced.
MMTC is a US $2 billion, community-owned sustainable metropolis with a large medical and technology complex, located in Butere Sub-county, Kakamega, Kenya.
The heart of the city is Hamptons Hospital.
The lead investor of MMTC is Julius Mwale, a Kenyan technology entrepreneur and investor based in the US.
In a Facebook message, MMTC announced that it had began plans.
The message reads: “Today we began plans for a Hamptons Hospital campus in Uganda , after H.E. Gen. Yoweri Museveni allocated 640 acres today, for the construction of a cryptocurrency backed City in Uganda.
The allocated land is for the construction of Akon City in Uganda, similar to the one being constructed in Senegal. Hamptons hospital has a 1800 bed anchor hospital to be based at Akon City in Senegal.
The Cryptocurrency city in Uganda will use Akoin, founded by Senegalese-American Superstar Akon.
Akoin is currently being piloted at Mwale Medical and Technology City (MMTC) in Kenya. The pilot project began at Hamptons hospital, Mwalmart supermarkets, Hamptons Cafe in November 2020. It is expected to end in July 2021.
Hamptons hospital in Uganda will have 1,500 beds and will refer patients for specialized services at the 5,000 patient capacity Hamptons hospital at MMTC in Kenya.
Other MMTC businesses to anchor Akon City in Uganda include the Hamptons Mall, Waste energy power plant and 80MW Solar power plant.”