30.7 C
Kenya
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Advertisement
Kenya's hope of hosting tallest building in Africa diminishes

Kenya’s hope of hosting tallest building in Africa diminishes

Construction of Palm Exotica that upon completion would be the tallest building in Africa has be thrown into uncertainty after Kenyan environmental watchdog halted the process. In stopping the plans to actualize the skyscraper, National...
Nigeria set to drive African new-build refining capacity growth by 2024

Nigeria leads the way in refining capacity, shows report

Nigeria is set to lead refining capacity additions from planned and announced (new-build) projects in Africa by 2024, says GlobalData, a leading data, and analytics company. The company’s report, ‘Global Refining Industry Outlook to 2024...
Kenya mulls first underwater museum in sub Saharan Africa

Kenya mulls first underwater museum in sub Saharan Africa

Kenya is planning to build first underwater museum in the Coast region a move its says will be a major boost in the country’s economy and in line with the blue economy’s vision. Dr Caesar...
Off-Grid Solar Industry Grows into a $1.75b Annual Market

Off-Grid Solar Industry Grows into a $1.75b Annual Market

The off-grid solar industry has grown into a $1.75 billion annual market, providing lighting and other energy services to 420 million users and remains on a solid growth curve, a new World Bank Group...
German builders ponder on how to compete with China in Africa

German builders ponder on how to compete with China in Africa

German builders are yet to find a working strategy in Africa as China dominates the construction scene on the continent, an official from the Federation of German Contractors (HDB) has acknowledged. Hans Joachim Bliss told...
Work on Mambilla hydropower project now set to start

Work on Mambilla hydropower project now set to start

A legal dispute that had delayed construction of a huge hydro-power plant in Nigeria has been settled paving way for work to start in earnest. The Mambilla facility, complex of dams on the Donga River...
Construction underway on Gabon's Ndjole hybrid power plant

Construction underway on Gabon’s Ndjole hybrid power plant

ENGIE Africa and its subsidiary AUSAR Energy are  constructing of 8 hybrid solar power plants at remote sites in the Northwest, in partnership with the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignation du Gabon. It’s a...
South Africa plans to open up power generation

South Africa plans to open up electricity generation

South Africa plans to  open up electricity generation to other players a move that has been welcome by key industry leaders but one that is expected to end the monopoly of struggling state utility...
Tech giant Google pulls out of Lake Turkana wind project deal

Tech giant Google pulls out of Lake Turkana wind project deal

US based technology firm Google has developed cold feet on a deal that would have seen the company buy a 12.5% stake stake in the Lake Turkana wind farm. The financier of the wind farm...
Tanzania gets funding for 550km long Standard Gauge Railway line

Tanzania gets funding for 550km long Standard Gauge Railway line

The Government has signed a facility agreement with Standard Chartered Tanzania for a US$ 1.46 billion term loan financing to fund the construction of the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) project from Dar es Salaam...
- Advertisement -

LATEST NEWS

MOST POPULAR