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World Bank approves Sh81bn loan for Isiolo-Mandera road corridor

The World Bank has approved a Sh81 billion loan to upgrade half of the 750-kilometre Isiolo-Mandera road and lay a fibre-optic cable in a major boost to the North Eastern region.The lender said on Wednesday that it projects the International Development Association (IDA) financing will improve the movement of people and goods, digital connectivity and access to social services for over 3.2 million people living in the region."Through the new.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 10th September 2020

USD 42M Praise Mall in Mt. Kenya Area Breaks Ground

The building of Mt. Kenya region's tallest building has begun. The "Praise Mall" project for mixed-use urban growth covers a total area of 0.4 hectares of land along Meru-Embu-Nairobi Highway in Meru city, Meru County. Jesus House of Praise International church is designing the over USD 42 M project and Jianxi Jingtai Water Conservancy and Electric Power Development Ltd are carrying out the construction works. The scope of the work includes.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 2nd September 2020

Plans for construction of the Sinoma Cement Plant in Tanzania

Plans for construction of the planned Sinoma Cement Plant in Tanzania's city of Tanga are making good progress with the launch of the compensation exercise of around 94 Project Affected Persons (PAP) in an effort to pave the way for the actual construction works.  Tanga regional commissioner, Martine Shigela, declared this milestone. The 94 PAP are residents of Amboni and Mtimbwani districts who decided to give up their land for the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 2nd September 2020

Cement consumption defies Covid curbs to hit 3.4m bags

Cement consumption in the first seven months defied effects of the corona virus pandemic pointing to stable activity in the construction sector despite the restrictions imposed in March to curb spread of the disease.Data from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) show that consumption rose 4.5 percent to 3.59 million tonnes in the period from 3.44 million tonnes posted first seven months of last year.The sector remained relatively.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 2nd September 2020

Builders sets foot in Kenya with store in Nairobi

South African construction and building materials retailer, Builders, is set to open its first store in Nairobi this month as it expands into the East African region.The store, to be opened at the Waterfront Karen at the end of August, will bring the total number of Builders stores beyond South Africa to nine.Kenya, East Africa,s commercial hub, will join Botswana, Mozambique, and Zambia as regions with the firm's outlets outside the retailer's.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 11th August 2020

USD 99.89 million road upgrade project confirmed by KeNHA in Kenya

The Government of Kenya, through the state-owned Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), is planning to undertake a USD 99.89 million Kiambu to Thika road upgrade project, which will see an upgrade of 62 kilometers of road connecting Kiambu Road and Thika Highway at B30 / A2. The road upgrade from Kiambu to Thika begins at Junction B32 / B30 on Kiambu Road and continues through Kirigiti, Riabai, Ngewa, Kibichoi, Nembu, Ichaweri, Gatundu,.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 7th August 2020

Kenya will rehabilitate the Nakuru-Kisumu railway line from this month

Kenya's national government is expected to begin reconstruction of the old / metre-gauge railway line from Nakuru to Kisumu this month through national railway cooperation (Kenya Railways Corporation). It is according to Philip Mainga, the managing director of Kenya Railways. Mr. Mainga said the project would be carried out within 8-12 months by Kenya Railway Engineers, National Youth Service Women and  local youth. Originally, Kenya.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 7th August 2020

Kenya seeks a Nairobi Expressway Plan consultant

The Republic of Kenya's national government, through the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works, represented by the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA), a state-owned company formed under the Kenya Roads Act with the mandate to manage, build, rehabilitate and maintain national roads, is in search of a consultancy firm for the ongoing Nairobi Expressway Project.The authority has already published.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 7th August 2020

Tanzania Dodoma Stadium Project, largest in Africa soon to break the ground

Dodoma stadium is set to become Africa's largest stadium. Harrison Mwakyembe Minister of Tanzania for Culture, Arts, Sports and Information has disclosed that the country’s proposed Dodoma Stadium project will start the construction procedure soon. The project has been on the track since 2017 after Morocco's King Mohammed VI promised to build the largest stadium in the East African country during his 2016 visit. Mr. Harrison Mwakyembe's.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 24th July 2020

Agreements signed by Tanzania for construction of Dodoma City Outer Dual Carriageway Ring Road

The agreements were signed in the East African country capital city by Patrick Mfugale, the Chief Executive Officer of Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS), on behalf of the government of Tanzania, and Representatives Zhang Junle and Li Huan from China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) and AVIC INTL Project Engineering Company respectively. The government of the United Republic of Tanzania has signed two agreements.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 23rd July 2020

New airport in Tanzania is to be funded by the African Development Bank

The African Development Bank's Board of Directors has approved a $272.12 million loan to Tanzania which will be used in the construction of a new international airport in the capital city of Dodoma; Msalato International Airport. The new site will be built within the district of Msalato, 12km from the capital.   Msalato Airport, a new international airport, is to be built in the region of Dodoma, 12km from the capital city of Tanzania..... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 8th July 2020

New airport in Tanzania is to be funded by the African Development Bank

The African Development Bank‘s Board of Directors has approved a $272.12 million loan to Tanzania which will be used in the construction of a new international airport in the capital city of Dodoma; Msalato International Airport. The new site will be built within the district of Msalato, 12km from the capital.   Msalato Airport, a new international airport, is to be built in the region of Dodoma, 12km from the capital city of.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 8th July 2020



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