HOW NAIROBI BUILDING APPROVAL RAISE TO Sh195.1 BILLION

HOW NAIROBI BUILDING APPROVAL RAISE TO Sh195.1 BILLION

The value of building approvals in Nairobi grew by Sh50.3 billion to Sh195.1 billion in the 11 months to November last year, despite the high cost of building materials.

Data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) shows that this was an improvement from Sh144.9 billion during a similar

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NHC ANNOUNCED CONSTRUCTION OF HOUSING UNIT IN KENYA

NHC ANNOUNCED CONSTRUCTION OF HOUSING UNIT IN KENYA

The National Housing Corporation (NHC) has announced the construction of twenty thousand housing units in Changamwe, Mombasa, to address the current housing shortage in the coastal region.

The State Department for Housing and Urban Development Administration Secretary Hiram Kahiro stated that the the move will not only address the housing

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KIPEVU I DIESEL PLANT SET TO BE DECOMMISSIONED IN KENYA

KIPEVU I DIESEL PLANT SET TO BE DECOMMISSIONED IN KENYA

Mombasa’s Kipevu I Diesel Plant will be decommissioned once its Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) lapses at the end of 2023.

Its 60 MW capacity will be replaced by energy generated from renewable sources, says the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) in its latest report on the energy sector.

The

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WHY KENYAN POLICE BLOCK MAJOR ROAD DUE TO YOUTH SUMMIT

WHY KENYAN POLICE BLOCK MAJOR ROAD DUE TO YOUTH SUMMIT

Police have announced the closure of major roads in the city center to enhance the operations of a major youth summit at the Kenyatta International Convention Center (KICC).

According to Nairobi police boss Adamson Bungei, Parliament Road, City Hall Way, Taifa Road and Harambee Avenue will be closed for the

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KENYA DEPUTY PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED FUND RELEASED FOR REHABILITATION OF ROAD AFTER EL NINO CRISIS

KENYA DEPUTY PRESIDENT ANNOUNCED FUND RELEASED FOR REHABILITATION OF ROAD AFTER EL NINO CRISIS

Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua says the government has disbursed at least 1 Billion Shillings has been released for rehabilitation of the roads in some of the worst hit regions by the El Nino crisis.

Speaking when led a high-level humanitarian intervention in Garissa and Tana River Counties Gachagua inspected the

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PARLIMENT MEMBER UNHAPPY OVER DELAY OF MAU MAU LINK ROAD PROJECT IN KENYA

PARLIMENT MEMBER UNHAPPY OVER DELAY OF MAU MAU LINK ROAD PROJECT IN KENYA

Two members of the parliament from the Mount Kenya region have raised concerns over the delay in the completion of the Mau Mau link road.

Kangema MP Peter Kihungi and his Juja counterpart George Koimburi on Sunday called upon the national treasury to release funds for the completion of the

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KeNHA ADVISED CAUTION ON MADONGO-GARISSA ROAD IN KENYA

KeNHA ADVISED CAUTION ON MADONGO-GARISSA ROAD IN KENYA

The Kenya National Highway Authority has advised caution on Madongo-Garissa road after floods cut off a section of the transport corridor following “a major washout”.

In an advisory issued on Sunday, KeNHA said the affected section lies between Tana River Bridge and Madogo town.

The agency said the washout affected

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KENYA JKIA POORLY RENOVATED AS RAIN-EXPOSED AIRPORT ROOF DILEMMA

KENYA JKIA POORLY RENOVATED AS RAIN-EXPOSED AIRPORT ROOF DILEMMA

The recent heavy rains being experienced in the country have exposed the poor quality of work that was undertaken during the renovation of terminals at JKIA, Kenya’s most important gateway.

The Deputy President lamented the state of JKIA renovations, a project that was executed at considerable cost, is now tarnishing

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KENYA OPEN FIRST SMARTPHONE ASSEMBLY PLANT FACILITY

KENYA OPEN FIRST SMARTPHONE ASSEMBLY PLANT FACILITY

Kenya’s first smartphone assembly plant has been opened at Athi River in Machakos to produce affordable gadgets for Kenyans.

The phones will be manufactured at East Africa Device Assembly Kenya Limited (EADAK), a joint venture of local mobile network operators and international device manufacturers.

The devices, which will be available

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KENYA CEMENT INDUSTRY PLAYERS MAKING PLANS TO CUT CO2 EMISSION

KENYA CEMENT INDUSTRY PLAYERS MAKING PLANS TO CUT CO2 EMISSION

Bamburi Cement Plc has kicked off a regional construction sector thought leadership series to rally the sector towards decarbonisation.

The firm will engage designers, engineers, developers, contractors, materials manufacturers, and industry bodies in Mombasa, Kisumu, and Nairobi on how to transition towards a low-carbon pathway.

The built environment accounts for

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KENYA PRESIDENT IN CHINA TO DISCUSS THE NATION INFRASTRUCTURE PLANS

KENYA PRESIDENT IN CHINA TO DISCUSS THE NATION INFRASTRUCTURE PLANS

President William Ruto is currently in China, where he is expected to pitch Kenya’s infrastructure development opportunities to Chinese enterprises.

Ruto, who is attending the Third Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China, announced in his X app that the country is keen on working with like-minded partners to spur

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KENYA MINISTER TASKED GOVT. TO BUILD MORE ACCESS ROAD

KENYA MINISTER TASKED GOVT. TO BUILD MORE ACCESS ROAD

Kericho Women Representative Beatrice Kemei is sponsoring a motion in the National Assembly to compel the national government to build proper access roads on all roadside markets in the country.

Lack of proper access roads, the MP says, forces buyers and traders to encroach on roadsides, exposing them to dangers

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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 the 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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