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Kenya beginning construction of the largest dam in East Africa

Kenya is on it's way to construct the the largest dam in East Africa. Thwake dam will be constructed in the Eastern part of the country. On 15th Nov 2017, the government signed a Ksh.36.9 billion contract with Chinese contractor China Gezhouba Construction Group Corporation, paving way for work to start. As a part of the Vision 2030 initiative, this project is jointly funded by the Kenyan government and the African Development Bank and will.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 22nd November 2017

BAGAMOYO PROJECT - Comprehensive project proposal has been accepted

 China Merchants Port comprehensive project proposal has been agreed and accepted by the Tanzanian government which has now officially submitted its letter of approval for the Bagamoyo Special Economic Zone venture. According to Tanzanian Ambassador to China Mr Mbelwa Kairuki, the letter was submitted to the China Merchants Port Managing Director, Bai Jingtao, on the 10th of November, 2017.   “With the approval by the Cabinet.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 17th November 2017

Kenya-Tanzania, transnational highway project set to start in 2018

 With the African Development Bank (AfDB) looking for financial partners capable of investing US $385.2m towards the construction of the highway connecting Kenya and Tanzania, construction work on the US $751.3m Kenya-Tanzania Highway is set to begin in 2018.   According to AfDB Chief Regional Program Officer, Lawson Zankli, US $289m has already been set aside for the construction of the long awaited Malindi-Bagamoyo highway and the.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 17th November 2017

New US $30m Office Complex For Road Authorities In Kenya

 The Kenya government in partnership with the World Bank is funding the construction of a mega project which is being developed by Chinese firm-Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC). The US $30m road authorities office complex in Nairobi, Kenya is currently 40% complete is expected to be  ready for occupation in late 2018.   KeNHA director-general Peter Munindia confirmed the reports and said that the project is set to.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 17th November 2017

State of the art expressway to be constructed in Kenya – Investment of US$2.9bn

 Kenya is planning on constructing a brand new road connecting Mombasa and Nairobi instead of expanding the existing highway. Scrapping the plan to upgrade the current road into an expressway, the government has decided to construct a brand new six-lane expressway that will run alongside the existing road. In three years, traveling from Mombasa to Nairobi will have at least four major connections. The Train (Standard Gauge Railway (SGR)),.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 16th November 2017

President Kagame Sees Scope For Growth In Rwanda

 The Rwandan economy could expand to 6 percent in 2017 and a further 7 percent in the following year, according to President Paul Kagame.    This growth could be credited to domestic demand and better commodity pricing.    The economic index of Rwanda is projected to experience a rapid rise this year and the year after that follows as industries such as tourism, mining and financial services grow.   The rate.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 9th November 2017

New Cricket Stadium Launched in Rwanda

 In a historic event for Rwanda’s cricket fraternity, the country’s very first international cricket stadium was launched.     The brand new ‘Gahanga Cricket Stadium’ covers 4.5 hectares and was inaugurated by Paul Kagame, the President of Rwanda.   The stadium was funded mainly by international cricket players keen to see the sport take flight in Rwanda. The cost of construction amounted to.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 1st November 2017

Wood-Mizer exhibiting at Buildexpo Rwanda 2017

Wood-Mizer started trading in 1982 with the successful launch of the company’s first LT-type sawmill. The simple to use, portable and affordable sawmill was an immediate success. Sawmillers were now able to produce accurately sawn quality timber normally only associated with costlier mills.The availability of affordable sawmilling technology that could grow businesses that support families, develop economies, spark manufacturing,.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 30th October 2017

New Building Materials Manufacturing Unit in Kenya

 Ceramic tiles, construction hardware, bathroom and kitchen appliances are among the products that will be manufactured at Kenya’s newest plant for building materials.   The project is headed by China Wu Yi. The firm is currently in the finishing stages of an upcoming precast building materials manufacturing unit in the Machakos County.   Executive Deputy General Manager China Wu Yi in Kenya, Yihua Lin reasoned the.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 26th October 2017

Japanese to Fund Container Terminal at Mombasa Port

 The Japanese Government is all set to finance The Kenya Port Authority’s (KPA) newest endeavor. The Japanese Government has allocated a US$ 339.2m loan to the terminal project, with construction work on phase 2 due to begin in January 2018.   KPA Managing Director, Catherine Mturi-Wairi revealed that development tendering for the project is very close to fully commencing. Phase 1 is expected to be completed by September 2017.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 17th October 2017

US$ 13 Million Mihrab Building Now Open in Nairobi

 US$ 13m development FCB Mihrab will soon be open to the general public. The building has been designed to portray Islamic values and is already available for occupation.   The building will be on Lenana Road in Kilmani, Nairobi. The building will be a symbol of purity and goodness in accordance with Islamic culture. The building is situated in an up-scale rapidly developing locale.   Mihrab Development Project Administrator,.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 16th October 2017

Hilton to Develop 100 New Hotels in Africa

Hilton Hotels are in the process of rebranding Nairobi’s Amber Hotel, with an overarching plan of opening 100 new hotels in Kenya with a Sh5.2 billion ($50 million) investment.   Hilton released a statement yesterday informing that the Gong Road Hotel is progressing well and is scheduled to open at the end of this year.    This new project will be named DoubleTree by Hilton.    Amber Hotels Owners will,.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 13th October 2017



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