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Major meeting on Ethiopia's Renaissance Dam to be held in Egypt

Major meeting on Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam to be held in Egypt

A spokesman from the Egyptian foreign ministry has told the media that his country will host a special meeting next week in the capital Cairo regarding the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) . The main...
Construction boosts Kenya's economy

Construction boosts Kenya’s economy

Kenya’s economy, East Africa’s largest, expanded at the fastest pace in five years in 2016, boosted by more construction and tourism. GDP increased 5.8% last year, the most since 2011, from a revised 5.7% in...
Lake Turkana wind power scheme gears up for production

Lake Turkana wind power scheme gears up for production

A director of the consortium building the Lake Turkana Wind project has announced that the Wind Power project will be fully connected to the national grid by the end of June. Carlo Van Wageningen, founder...
Bollore delivers wind turbines to Lake Turkana project

Bollore delivers wind turbines to Lake Turkana project

Bolloré Transport & Logistics delivered 365 Wind Turbine Generators at the Lake Turkana  Project. Bolloré Transport & Logistics was contracted to provide customs clearance and logistics service for Lake Turkana Wind Power Project. Work on...
East Africa economy depicts resilience despite biting drought

East Africa economy depicts resilience despite biting drought

East Africa economy remained strong despite biting drought, a new report released by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales(ICAEW) has revealed. The report recognizes the effort by governments in East Africa to...
Nairobi mulls mega garbage recycling plant

Nairobi mulls mega garbage recycling plant

Nairobi county government says talks with investors are in top gear to construct a Sh27 billion garbage recycling plant. Governor Evans Kidero said construction of the garbage recycling plant is expected to start in six...
Two million houses needed to curb growing slums in Kenya, World Bank

Kenya struggles with two million housing deficit

A new world Bank report released recently, reveals that to curb growing slums in Kenya two million affordable city houses need to be constructed. The report cautioned that unless elaborate plans are made towards affordable...
Inadequate capacity haunts Kenyan road contractors

Inadequate capacity haunts Kenyan road contractors

Kenyan road contractors who responded to a tender by the Kenya Urban Roads Authority (Kura) in January for contractors to transform the Dagoretti Corner–Karen segment into a dual carriageway were not found qualified for...
US boosts underground water exploration in Turkana

US boosts underground water exploration in Turkana

The United States has injected Sh25 billion for underground water exploration in Turkana aimed at easing perennial water problem in the area. US ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec said the US believes Turkana’s underground water...
China to help construct rail engineering school in Kenya

China to help construct rail engineering school in Kenya

China will help in construction of a rail engineering school in Kenya to train personnel would  take over the running of the newly built Standard Gauge Railway from China Road and Bridges Corporation (CRBC). Sh1...
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