Kenya

Kenya: Umoja-Innercore Road Works to Cost Ksh 902m
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The Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) is set to construct a multi-million shilling road in Nairobi’s Umoja Innercore to improve access.

Kenya appoints 1st Director-General for PPP Unit
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Former Senior Executive at Standard Chartered and seasoned investment banker, Chris Kirigua, has been appointed the first Director-General of the…

Ksh3.7bn Budgeted for Malaba Rail Link in Kenya
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A supplementary budget has allocated Ksh3.7 billion to construct a railway line connecting the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) to the old track…

Kenya: Value of Construction Approvals in Nairobi falls to eight-year Low 
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The value of building approvals in Nairobi for the 11 months to November 2020 fell to Ksh150.5 billion (approx. US$1.39 billion); a new low that…

Kenya Planning to Build 3 New Resort Cities 
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Estimated to cost Ksh133 billion, the new cities will be in Isiolo, Lake Turkana, and Lamu. 

Nairobi Traffic Management Centre’s Design Completed
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The design of Nairobi's new Integrated Traffic Management Centre (TMC) is complete. The next phase of the project is construction of the…

Cement Consumption in Kenya Rises by 20% during Pandemic
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Cement consumption in Kenya sees its most significant rise since 2014. According to data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics, cement…

Phase 3 of Ksh2.3b Ngong Road Upgrade in Kenya to be Completed in May 2021
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The 9.8km road project has been under construction since July 2017, and was initially scheduled for completion in 2019.

Innovative Kenyan Recycles Plastic Waste into Bricks Stronger than Concrete
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Nzambi Matee, the founder of Gjenge Makers, recycles waste plastic into construction products. She is a materials engineer who designed her…

Kenya Treasury Allocates Ksh200b for Road Projects in 2021-22 Budget
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For the 2021-22 financial year, Kenya's National Treasury is proposing an allocation of Ksh200 billion (US$1.8 billion) to the State Department of…