Real Story found that second-hand computers from all over the developed world could be found in virtually every PC market in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos. It said that while there was a genuine market for second-hand PCs in West Africa, identity fraud was a real problem.
A word of advice to anyone getting rid of old hard drives, make absolutely sure those disks are clean. A Windows format does nothing to remove data. When it doubt, take a hammer to the disk before giving the rest of the hardware away.