KENYA SCOUTS FOR INTERNATIONAL LENDERS TO SPONSOR WORLD’S MOST EXPENSIVE FOOTBRIDGE.

Kenya is seeking for US $42 million to finance what is to be the world’s most expensive footbridge.

The footbridge will be constructed on Nairobi-Mombasa highway is four times more expensive than the recent one on Thika highway, each steel bridge will cost US $8 million.

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KENYA BEGINS THE SECOND PHASE OF THE RAILWAY PROJECT

President Uhuru Kenyatta paves the way for the second phase of the railway project.

The railway second phase will cost US $ 1.5 billion and will extend from Nairobi to Rift Valley town of Naivasha. The project so far has been funded and built by a Chinese company and has …

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KENYA’S KNH NEW PRIVATE HOSPITAL WILL CONTENT 300 BEDS

Kenyetta National Hospital (KNH) set to hit greater records with the 300 bed hospital after been awarded the largest referral, teaching and research hospital in Kenya.

The 300-bed private hospital will be in Nairobi the capital city of Kenya. This project will be the first public-private partnership in Kenya as …

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KENYA TO BORROW US$ 4.1 BILLION FOR EXPANSION OF ECONOMY

Kenyan lawmakers

Kenyan Lawmakers set to borrow funds but is that the right thing for the nation economy??

Kenyan lawmakers has given the green light for the country to borrow US$4.1 billion (422 billion shillings) from external lenders. This fund will help the nation in term of expanding its economy by increasing …

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MIDDLE EAST COUNTRIES EYE KENYA AS AFRICA’S TRADING HOTSPOT AT THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA 2019

Now in its third edition, The Big 5 Construct Kenya is free to attend and runs from 5 – 7 November 2019 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC).

  • The event also features free education opportunities for construction professionals across all three days, where they can receive industry recognised certification.
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TWO SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANTS SET FOR CONSTRUCTION IN KENYA

solar photovoltaic plants in Kenya

Radiant and Eldosol plants set to commence after consortium companies agrees financial deal.

Construction of two solar photovoltaic plants is set to kick-off after deal was agreed. The deal which is worth US$147m will diversify Kenya’s electricity supply away from both rain-dependent hydro and fossil fuels. It will also contribute …

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KENYA GUSII STADIUM STILL LACKS PROPER RUNNING TRACKS DESPITE FACELIFT

Gusii Stadium track problem

Will contractors in africa ever get thing right without people complaining about each project after completion?

Gusii Stadium which was refurbish a year ago stands as the one of the best sports facilities in Kenya but there are concerns over its poor running track. This is after athletics complained about …

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KENYA PRESIDENT TO FLAG-OFF CRUDE OIL SHIPMENT

Kenya First Shipment crude oil

President  Uhuru Kenyatta to flag-off US$11.6million crude oil shipment which will enable kenya enters the league of oil exporters.

Kenya President  Uhuru Kenyatta will commission the flag off for the first shipment of crude oil from the port of Mombasa. The first shipment of crude oil which is worth US$11.6million …

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PICTURES OF KERICHO BYPASS CONSTRUCTION IN KENYA

KENYA KERICHO BYPASS CONSTRUCTION

Kenya’s President’s Delivery Unit team announce progress of US$4.3m (Ksh.445.7m) Kericho bypass project.

Kericho is the biggest town in Kericho County as it is located in the highlands west of the Kenyan Rift Valley. The place has a warm and temperate climate making it an ideal location for agriculture and …

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TANZANIA, KENYA AND UGANDA ARE REVAMPING THEIR OLD RAILWAYS

Why are they going back to their old railways after their agreement and ambitious plans for East Africa’s Standard Gauge Railway network.

In August 2013 the Presidents of Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda signed a Tripartite Agreement; for the development and operation of a 1,500km-long joint Standard Gauge Rail (SGR) system; …

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LAMU PORT FIRST BERTH COMPLETED IN KENYA

Lamu port first berth completed

First of 32 berths of Lamu port completed in Kenya with the second and third set for completion in december 2020.

Lamu port which is a transport and infrastructure project in Kenya has completed it first Berth. The port when completed will be Kenya second transport corridor. The first berth …

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PICTURES OF BIDCO INDUSTRIAL PARK LAUNCH IN KENYA

Bidco Industrial Park

President Uhuru Kenyatta unveils Bidco Industrial Park but can the manufacturing plants be maintained to achieve its 2022 goals?

The Bidco Industrial Park in Ruiru has been officially unveiled by President Uhuru Kenyatta. During the ceremony, President Uhuru said the project will help growth the manufacturing sector in the nation.…

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KENYA PARLIAMENT APPROVED NATIONALIZATION OF KENYA AIRWAYS

Nationalisation of Kenya airways accepted

Kenya Parliament approved proposal for nationalisation of Kenya Airways but can they meet up with other Eastern Airline?

Lawmakers in Kenya has finally accepted the proposal for the nationalisation of Kenya Airways. Kenya Airways which has for a long time been in the airline business was before the flag carrier …

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KENYA’S ROOFING QUEEN – IRENE WANJIKU

Irene Wanjiku, the founder of Rexe Roofing Products Ltd, discusses building her business with Gambeta News

 

In November 2011, REXE Roofing was incorporated after Irene left her job in the construction industry. She is one of the leading icons in East Africa’s roofing business. Big projects like The Hub

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TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER AT TALENTINTHECLOUD, KENYA

TalentintheCloud (Technical project manager)

At TalentintheCloud we continually strive to be at the forefront of innovation with new sourcing methods, digital assessments and people analytics. TalentintheCloud has cemented itself as the go-to staffing business for the African FinTech sector. TalentintheCloud is looking for Technical project manager to join their Kenya office.

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KENYA INTRODUCES NEW CURRENCIES

Kenya new currencies

Kenya adjusts to accommodate new currencies

Just like Ghana in 1982, Nigeria in 1984 and India in 2016; Kenya have recently issued and also unveiled a new generation of currency notes. The East African country unveiled the new bank notes on Saturday (June 1, 2019); during the 56th Madaraka Day …

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WORLD BANK APPROVES US$750M FOR KENYA IN SUPPORT OF REFORMS

World Bank has Approved US$750 Million to Kenya Government Reforms in order to achieve their Vision 2030 objective

The World Bank Board of Directors has approved US$750 million to Kenya Government today. This follows the request from  the Kenya Government two days ago. The Fund will aim at development different

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KENYA REQUEST US$750M FROM WORLD BANK FOR DEVELOPMENT

Kenya request loan from world bank

Kenya Government request US$750million from World Bank for infrastructural developments

Kenya Government has ask for fund from the world bank for development of different infrastructure. The fund will be use to provide affordable housing, agriculture and other projects. The request is worth US$750million.

The request is the first time in …

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LUTHULI AVENUE TO BE REVAMP AS ONE-WAY ROUTE IN KENYA

luthuli avenue revamping

Luthuli Avenue set for revamp as part of Nairobi county decongestion plans.

Kenya Government is set to implement their decongestion plans. According to Nairobi county, it will enable vehicle has easy access to leave the town. This will be made possible with the revamping of Luthuli avenue into a one-way …

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