THWAKE DAM PROJECT COMPLETION DATE MOVED BY KENYA GOVT.

THWAKE DAM PROJECT COMPLETION DATE MOVED BY KENYA GOVT.

The Thwake Dam’s completion date has been moved by the government of Kenya as it has once again for the third time pushed back the date of completion of the Sh82 billion construction project which is yet to be completed on the border of Kitui County and Makueni County. This

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KENYA TO CONSTRUCT ICAO OFFICE BUILDING WORTH US$8.2M

KENYA TO CONSTRUCT ICAO OFFICE BUILDING WORTH US$8.2M

Kenya will construct a Sh1.2 billion International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) office block at the United Nations Headquarters, Gigiri within the next three years, Transport Principal Secretary Mohamed Daghar has announced.

Daghar said Monday that the move is part of Kenya’s efforts to support ICAO’s aviation security and facilitation program.

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KENYA AND SOUTH SUDAN TO PARTNER FOR JOINT INFRASTRUCTURAL PROJECT

KENYA AND SOUTH SUDAN TO PARTNER FOR JOINT INFRASTRUCTURAL PROJECT

President William Ruto said the two countries are pursuing joint infrastructure projects to enhance regional integration and boost trade.

Kenya, he added, is keen on implementing the infrastructural projects under the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport Corridor project (LAPSSET).

This, he explained, will enhance connectivity, further integration and boost intra-regional trade for

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KENYA DEPUTY PRESIDENT SAYS MUGE LINK ROADS STALLED DUE TO BAD POLITICS

KENYA DEPUTY PRESIDENT SAYS MUGE LINK ROADS STALLED DUE TO BAD POLITICS

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua says roads that stalled in the Rift Valley because of bad politics will be revived as earlier planned.

Speaking on Tuesday evening in Eldoret town when he launched the tarmacking of National Oil- Reale Hospital-Sports Club-Bishop Muge Link Road and Junction in the town, the DP

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ETHIOPIA GOVT. VISIT KENYA TO FAST-TRACK LAPSSET PROJECT

ETHIOPIA GOVT. VISIT KENYA TO FAST-TRACK LAPSSET PROJECT

A team from the Ethiopian government will visit Kenya to learn about Kenya’s transport and logistics sectors.

The delegation, which will be led by Ethiopia’s Minister of Transport and Logistics Alemu Sime, will tour Lamu Port (LAPSSET corridor), Mombasa Port, Busia One Stop Border Post, Kisumu Port, and Inland Container

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KENYA GOVT. KICK-OFF PLANS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF KIOME DAM PROJECT

KENYA GOVT. KICK-OFF PLANS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF KIOME DAM PROJECT

The government through theĀ National Drought Management Authority has excavated and fenced Kwa Andu a Kiome dam, constructed a water kiosk, livestock trough, sanitation facilities, and training at a total cost of Ksh 6.3M.

Speaking during the launch on Wednesday, Cabinet Secretary for the East African Community, Arid and Semi-Arid

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PRESIDENT RUTO KEEN ON MAKING KENYA PORT COMPETITIVE IN THE GLOBAL MARKET

PRESIDENT RUTO KEEN ON MAKING KENYA PORT COMPETITIVE IN THE GLOBAL MARKET

Working with partners, President William Ruto said, the Government is keen on transforming the port to be globally competitive. He said reforms at the port are crucial for the country’s prosperity.

“The productivity of this Port is directly linked to the state of our economy, improving efficiency will help us

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HOW UNRA MERGER COLLAPSED IN UGANDA

HOW UNRA MERGER COLLAPSED IN UGANDA

Seven months after the Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) was to have wound down and its mandate remerged with its mother Ministry of Works and Transport (MoWT) under a grandiose cost-cutting plan, the agency remains untouched.

That was the sense one got from the UNRA headquarters in Kampala as the

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KENYA SGR SAGA: COURT DELIVERS VERDICT BETWEEN GOVT. & CHINESE FIRM

KENYA SGR SAGA: COURT DELIVERS VERDICT BETWEEN GOVT. & CHINESE FIRM

The Supreme Court has delivered a verdict affirming the legality and transparency of the Sh500 billion contract between Kenya and China for the construction of the Standard Gauge Railways (SGR).

The five apex court judges, in a unanimous decision, declared that the execution of the multi-billion project did not violate

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NAIROBI GOVERNOR PROMISED TO REBUILD MARKET FOR TRADERS IN KENYA

NAIROBI GOVERNOR PROMISED TO REBUILD MARKET FOR TRADERS IN KENYA

Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja has pledged to help traders in Toi market rebuild their businesses following the inferno that razed structures.

Taking to his Twitter account, Sakaja observed that the traders had lost so much and the Nairobi County Government has “organized food and material support.”

He further indicated that

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KENYA GOVT. BREAKS GROUND FOR CONSTRUCTION OF MENENGAI THERMAL POWER PLANT

KENYA GOVT. BREAKS GROUND FOR CONSTRUCTION OF MENENGAI THERMAL POWER PLANT

The government broke ground on the construction of a 35-megawatt (MW) Menengai Geothermal Power Plant in Nakuru County as it seeks to grow clean energy sources.

The project was officially opened by Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua today.

President William Ruto’s administration is betting on geothermal power sources to transition the

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KENYA MINISTER SET TO COMMISSION ROADS LINKING SHAKAHOLA FOREST

KENYA MINISTER SET TO COMMISSION ROADS LINKING SHAKAHOLA FOREST

Interior Cabinet Secretary Kindiki Kithure is set to commission the construction of several security roads with the vast 50,000-acre Chakama Ranch to facilitate access into the vast Shakahola forest.

This comes even as the government intensifies the search and rescue efforts and recovery of more bodies in the third phase

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KENYA AND THREE OTHER AFRICAN COUNTIRES MAKING PLANS TO CONSTRUCT TRANS-AFRICAN RAILWAY LINE

KENYA AND THREE OTHER AFRICAN COUNTIRES MAKING PLANS TO CONSTRUCT TRANS-AFRICAN RAILWAY LINE

Kenya is working with three African countries to connect the Indian and Atlantic Oceans through a trans-African railway line.

President William Ruto said Kenya, Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and Congo (Brazzaville) will work on the project.

The agreement will see each state put up a railway

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KENYA GOVT. PLANNING TO BUILD 33 DAMS IN VARIOUS COUNTIES

KENYA GOVT. PLANNING TO BUILD 33 DAMS IN VARIOUS COUNTIES

The Ministry of Water, Sanitation, and Irrigation is planning to build 33 dams in various counties to alleviate the perennial water scarcity that affects millions of people.

In a tender advertisement seen by Capital Business, the Ministry invited prospective bidders for the design, operation, and maintenance of the facilities.

It

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KENYA GOVT. TO FAST-TRACK CONSTRUCTION OF KORU-SOIN MULTI-PURPOSE DAM

KENYA GOVT. TO FAST-TRACK CONSTRUCTION OF KORU-SOIN MULTI-PURPOSE DAM

The government is set to fast-track the construction of the Koru-Soin multi-purpose dam in Kisumu County to curb flooding in Nyando.

ICT and The Digital Economy Cabinet Secretary (CS) Eliud Owalo said the project which has been in the pipeline for years was top on the agenda of the Kenya

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KENYA GOVT. TO ROLL OUT AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM FOR CITIZEN

KENYA GOVT. TO ROLL OUT AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM FOR CITIZEN

President William Ruto has said the government will further strengthen the Housing Fund to help more Kenyans purchase affordable housing units.

The President said that as the government rolls out the affordable housing program, there must be a solid plan aimed at addressing the financing of low-income earners to consume

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KENYA TRANSPORT MINISTER SAYS NEW INFRASTRUCTURAL ON HALT DUE TO BUDGET SHORTAGE

KENYA TRANSPORT MINISTER SAYS NEW INFRASTRUCTURAL ON HALT DUE TO BUDGET SHORTAGE

Transport and Roads Cabinet Secretary Kipchumba Murkomen has reiterated that the government will not initiate new infrastructural projects due to the budget shortfall in financing the projects.

CS Murkomen made revelations while answering questions on the floor of the House stating that his docket has 800 stalled projects worth Sh763

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KENYA GOVT. TO CONSTRUCTION MORE DAMS TO BOOST FOOD PRODUCTIONS

KENYA GOVT. TO CONSTRUCTION MORE DAMS TO BOOST FOOD PRODUCTIONS

President William Ruto has said the Government has prioritised the construction and expansion of dams to rebuild agriculture.

He noted that dams hold immense power to stimulate food production as it cuts over-reliance on rain-fed agriculture.

“If we produce more food, it means more earnings for our farmers and more

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TATU CITY COMPLETE INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT WORTH SH1BILLION IN KENYA

TATU CITY COMPLETE INFRASTRUCTURAL DEVELOPMENT WORTH SH1BILLION IN KENYA

Tatu City has completed the Sh1 billion infrastructural development of power, water, and roads at the Kijani Ridge in Kiambu County.

The development involves a 6-kilometer (km) tarmac road, 12-kilometer footpaths, and a 5-kilometer underground piped stormwater work.

Others are a 5 km water supply pipeline, 2.7 km sewer lines,

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