THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA

THE BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA

The largest construction event in Kenya is back! The The Big 5 Construct Kenya is taking place from 5 – 7 November 2019 at KICC, Nairobi, Kenya. The official exhibition of Kenya’s National Construction Week includes the latest innovations in the construction industry that dedicated visitors like architects, contractors, engineers,

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KIENI CONSTITUENCY SECURE FUNDS FOR HOSPITAL CONSTRUCTION

KIENI CONSTITUENCY SECURE FUNDS FOR HOSPITAL CONSTRUCTION

Kieni constituency to build level four hospital after securing funds from Ministry of health in Kenya.

Kenya’s  Kieni constituency has secure fund for the construction of a level four hospital. The fund which is worth US$541k (Sh30 million) will help them have another existing level four hospital in the constituency.…

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TANZANIA, KENYA AND UGANDA ARE REVAMPING THEIR OLD RAILWAYS

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 IN KENYA

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

PICTURES OF BIDCO INDUSTRIAL PARK LAUNCH IN KENYA

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

KENYA PARLIAMENT APPROVED NATIONALIZATION OF KENYA AIRWAYS

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

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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RUIRU-NAIROBI ROUTE GETS 40 COACHES FOR RAILWAY

RUIRU-NAIROBI ROUTE GETS 40 COACHES FOR RAILWAY

Kenya Railway added 40 coaches to Ruiru-Nairobi route to ease congestion and reduce travel time

Kenya Railways has added 40 coaches to Ruiru-Nairobi route. This 40 coaches will ease congestion on the Thika superhighway and drastically reduce travel times for workers.

Kenya Railway Managing Director Philip Mainga said “This is …

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KENYA INTRODUCES NEW CURRENCIES

KENYA INTRODUCES 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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KENYA REQUEST US$750M FROM WORLD BANK FOR DEVELOPMENT

KENYA REQUEST US$750M FROM WORLD BANK FOR DEVELOPMENT

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 TO BE REVAMP AS ONE-WAY ROUTE IN KENYA

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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SALE SUPPORT SPECIALIST AT ABB, KENYA

SALE SUPPORT SPECIALIST AT ABB, KENYA

ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally.

JOB DESCRIPTION AT ABB

As a Sales Support Specialist, you will be responsible to support the Sales organization and

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INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES AT KENYA REVENUE AUTHORITY

INTERNSHIP PROGRAM OPPORTUNITIES AT KENYA REVENUE AUTHORITY

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) is an agency of the government of Kenya. KRA are responsible for the assessment, collection and accounting for all revenues that are due to government, in accordance with the laws of Kenya. KRA is seeking applications from fresh Bachelor Degree and Diploma graduates for its July

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VANDALISATION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT AFFECTING KENYA POWER

VANDALISATION OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT AFFECTING KENYA POWER

Kenya Power spends Sh5.5 billion on installation of electricity due to vandalism.

Kenya Power has announced that the constant vandalism of electrical materials is affecting them. This has result in the distribution company spending Sh5.5 billion in installation of street lights in Nairobi alone.

The distribution company has make sure …

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WIND POWER TO EASE ELECTRICITY BILL PAYMENT IN KENYA

WIND POWER TO EASE ELECTRICITY BILL PAYMENT IN KENYA

Wind power purchase set to reduce electricity bills in Kenya.

Residents in Kenya are set to have a reduce bill when it comes to electricity payment in the fourth quarter. This is after Kenya power plans to purchase wind-generated electricity at half price from October.

The plan is to first …

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CHINA FUNDS KENYA’S DATA CENTRE AND HIGHWAY WITH US$666m

CHINA FUNDS KENYA’S DATA CENTRE AND HIGHWAY WITH US$666m

Kenya’s data centre and highway gets US$666m China funding.

A data centre and highway in Kenya have received 67.5 billion shillings (US$666 million) as funding from China. The funds were issued  at Beijing where Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta attended the second Belt and Road Forum.

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WORLD LEADERS DEPART FOR SECOND BELT AND ROAD FORUM

WORLD LEADERS DEPART FOR SECOND BELT AND ROAD FORUM

Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation is happening this week in Beijing, China. (25 – 27 April, 2019)

African Union’s High Representative for Infrastructure Development in Africa, H.E. Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga will be in China to attend the Second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation.

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CONSTRUCTION OF KENYA’S NEW GIKOMBA MARKET IN PROGRESS

CONSTRUCTION OF KENYA’S NEW GIKOMBA MARKET IN PROGRESS

Construction of the new Gikomba market will solve the series of fire incidents.

Gikomba Market has certainly had its fair share of high and low moments in the last few years. Fire outbreak does seem to be a reoccurring plague in the Gikomba Market. Since the last outbreak in February

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