Ruto lobbys for Nairobi to host Grammy Africa Academy HQ


• The President rooted for the idea when he held talks with Mason Jr. and Panay.

Grammy Global Venture CEO Harvey Mason Jr. shakes hands with President William Ruto.
Image: PCS

The Grammy Africa Academy's headquarters may soon relocate to Nairobi. This comes after President William Ruto met with President Panos Panay and CEO of Grammy Global Venture Harvey Mason Jr.

At the academy's headquarters in Santa Monica, California, Ruto met with the administration on Saturday. When the President spoke with Panay and Mason Jr., he was a supporter of the notion.

Ruto is now in the US, where he has met with important technology businesses to discuss potential business partnerships with Kenya.

Tim Cook (Apple CEO), Patrick Gelsinger (Intel CEO), Ruth Porat (Google CFO), Brad Smith (Microsoft COO), and other executives from Microsoft, Nike, GAP, and Levi Strauss in San Francisco are a few of the important tech business leaders he has met.

The President extended an invitation to American IT firms to establish regional offices and manufacturing facilities in Kenya.

He claimed that Kenya had a favourable climate for industrial and technology investments.

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