Google set to partner with Kenya to help smallholder farmers to digitalizes their products.
Google is making plans to contribute to Kenya’s social and economic growth. Meanwhile, it announce the partnership with One Acre Fund, a nonprofit organization. This deal will help supply smallholders farmers with asset-based financing.
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Meru county set to use Roman cobblestone in paving 10 kilometres of road.
Kenya’s Meru county is set to use Roman cobblestone for its road construction. The county will spend Sh200 million in paving 10 kilometres of road with the technology in the 2019/2020 financial year. Meanwhile, the county needs … Read More
Government unhappy with contractor’s as they are ignoring the State’s annuity programme for road construction.
Resident and contractor are enquiring over the high rate of building roads. This is as a result of the breach in the road limit which was set up by the government. This news will definitely … Read More
China’s CCCC to construct a US$398 million oil port in Mombasa, Kenya
The Kenyan Ports Authority has confirmed the award of a US$398million oil facility in Mombasa. The contract award recipient is China Communications Construction Company (CCCC).
This US$398 million oil port facility will certainly boost the nation’s oil handling … Read More
Mombasa governor advice President Kenyatta on the SGR second phase construction.
Mombasa governor Hassan Joho has advice President Kenyatta to stop the SGR second phase construction. According to the governor, the country is already in huge financial debt. Meanwhile the project will cost the nation more than Sh800 billion.
The … Read More
Kenya seeking for China to split the cost into a loan and grant for the SGR extension.
Kenya are seeking fund from China for the extension of its Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) to Kisumu. The nation is asking for China to foot half of the bill for the extension of … Read More
Demolition of Taj Mall set to kick-off this week after notice was issued by committee.
Nairobi Regeneration committee has approve the demolition of Taj Mall. The approval comes after a 14-day notice given to the development management. The notice is to demolish the building by a multi-sectoral committee on unsafe … Read More
The long awaited visit from UK Prime Minister to Africa is over but the question is what are the benefits. So many people feel that the visit to the three Africa nation is part of plans to expand their relationship. This is due to the propose Brexit from the european … Read More
Residents of West Pokot County are unhappy with development on the construction of a cement factory in Kenya.
The construction of a cement factory is experiencing delay due to the failure to complete the project. The delay has lead to residents in the area publicly denouncing the project.
Residents of … Read More
Nairobi city kick-off demolition of illegal structures in the area.
Demolition exercise has kick-off in Nairobi city, kenya. The exercise is part of plans to get rid of illegal structures along roads and footpaths in the state capital. It will also help in terms of securing the area from people … Read More
Demolition of houses set to kick-off to which will help expansion of sewer line.
Nairobi’s city hall is set to demolish houses sitting on sewer line. This comes after the Governor Mike Sonko gave the degree with will also help for expansion of the lines.
The governor has ask for … Read More
Tanzania will benefit from US-led initiative to invest in gas plants in Africa.
US companies will invest US $175 bn in gas power projects in Tanzania and eight other African countries. Other countries include Kenya, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, Angola, Mozambique and South Africa.
The countries were picked for … Read More
Kenya Power will see its funding for the Last Mile Connectivity Project doubled by African Development Bank (AfDB).
AfDB gives Kenya US $30m for the first phase and second phase one of the Last Mile project money. The funds will cover 600,000 Kenyan households connected to electricity with 314,000 targeted … Read More
South Korea has vowed to support Kenya’s affordable housing agenda.
Other initiatives which include energy, agriculture and healthcare; this is after the Prime Minister Lee Nak-yeon visited the country and expressed interest.
Affordable housing is among the four development pillars that President Uhuru Kenyatta. The Big Four initiative will see … Read More
KPA set to initiate four new SAMSON Eco Hoppers that will help Kenya’s Port of Mombasa.
Kenya port Authority (KPA) has embark on a project that will see four new SAMSON Eco Hoppers been use on the port. This equipment will help in the discharge of dry bulk materials at … Read More
Japan and kenya set to construct a rail flyover in Nairobi.
Construction of a rail flyover will soon kick-off after an agreement between Kenya and Japan. The project will also be use to reduce traffic congestion within city centre and divert traffic from Mombasa Road.
According to report, the project … Read More
The eight new chemotherapy centres are in line with the health ministry’s race to create what could be a regional hub for cancer treatment.
Cabinet secretary Sicily Kariuki, confirmed that the five-year project will begin this financial year. The National Cancer Control seeks to have basic cancer treatment capability … Read More
Lamu port project gets funds from government to speed up its construction process in Kenya.
Lamu port project has receive a major boost after funds were approve by the government. The fund which is worth Sh8.9 billion will help speed up the construction process of the port. It will also … Read More
Kenya increases number of cargo trains in Mombasa-Nairobi route to seven.
The daily number of standard gauge railway (SGR) cargo trains on the Mombasa-Nairobi route will to increase to seven (7) daily by Friday. This will in turn increase competition with road transporters.
Previously, only six (6) trains carrying 654 … Read More
Migori County ancient fortress “Thimlich Ohinga” get World heritage status recognition by Unesco
Migori County in Kenya is set to have one of its ancient fortress display in Unesco’s heritage list. The ancient fortress also known as Thimlich Ohinga was among three new sites that receive an award from Unesco. … Read More