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10,000 CBC Classrooms in Kenya to Be Constructed By End Of 2022

Education Cabinet Secretary (CS) Prof. George Magoha recently announced that a total of 10,000 Competency-Based Curriculum (CBC) Classrooms in Kenya, will be constructed before the end of 2022 for occupation by Junior Secondary Schools learners come January 2023. Magoha made the announcement while speaking after breaking grounds for the construction of two classrooms at the Mombasa Secondary School for the physically handicapped, and.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 13th January 2022

Global Trade Centre (GTC) Tower Construction in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya, Complete

In Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya, the construction of the Global Trade Centre (GTC) Tower that comprises six imposing building structures, has been completed and officially commissioned in a ceremony graced by President Uhuru Kenyatta.In his speech, the president said that the Government of Kenya congratulates the Avic International Real Estate in Kenya, a subsidiary of AVIC International Holding Corporation (AVIC INTL) which is a global.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 10th January 2022

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF CONSTRUCTION FINANCING IN THE INDUSTRY FOR TANZANIA

Tanzania's quick surge in building activity is undoubtedly a great sight to see as the country's infrastructural development has expanded. Tanzania's building industry has experienced rapid expansion in the last six months, which has had a knock-on impact on the average person. In a news conference, Deputy Minister for Works, Transport, and Communication, Elias Kwandikwa, stated that increased construction finance has a direct and.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 24th December 2021

Construction of the Sumbawanga Airport in Tanzania will start soon.

The actual building of Sumbawanga Airport, which is located in Rukwa Region, one of Tanzania's 31 administrative areas, is poised to commence following the completion of exploratory work, as recently revealed by Mgeni Mwanga, the Acting Regional Director of Tanzania National Roads Agency (TANROADS). TANROADS is an Executive Agency within the East African country's Ministry of Works, Transport, and Communications that is in charge of the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 24th November 2021

Why focus is on smart cities in Africa

Africa is projected to maintain its streak as the fastest urbanising region in the world, with new forecasts showing its cities and major towns will be home to an additional 866 million people in just 30 years. To sustain the cities, African universities are engineering tech solutions. Smart city technologies are being touted as a solution for Africa's urban planning challenges as the continent's cities and towns record the world's highest.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 10th November 2021

Mwache Multipurpose Dam construction to begin in November

The construction of the Mwache Multipurpose Dam, whose contract was signed in August 2018 and delayed for several years as the constructor awaited the government to finalize the land compensation exercise is set to begin next month (November 2021).This was announced by Joseph Irungu, the Permanent Secretary (PS) for Water in the Ministry of Water, Sanitation, and Irrigation adding that the national government is working relentlessly to see into.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 26th October 2021

Kenya's first Sh1.5 trillion high-speed highway

The Nairobi-Mombasa Expressway project to be executed by Bechtel Corp has revised it's plan to build the motorway and recoup its costs through tolls. The American contractor contracted to build the 473-kilometer expressway has estimated that the Public Private Partnership (PPP) model will cost Sh1.5 trillion — five times the budget. According to the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO), Bechtel now wants the government to directly fund the.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 26th October 2021

Government of Kenya launches US$ 4.6m water project in Nyali, Mombasa

The National Government of Kenya recently launched an over US$ 4.6M water project in Nyali, a residential area, and Sub-County within Mombasa City on the mainland north of Mombasa County.The project, which is a part of a close to US$ 12M water program in the coastal County, is set to significantly improve water services for the residents of Kongowea, Maweni, VOK, and Kisumu Ndogo.Speaking during the launch of the project, Water, Sanitation, and.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 19th October 2021

Tanzanian government allocates USD 1.93 billion for road construction and rehabilitation

The government has approved a total of 1.93 billion in the fiscal year 2021/22 for the construction and rehabilitation of roads around mountains totalling 82.1 kilometres in length, according to Mr David Silinde, Deputy Minister of State in the President's Office (Regional Administration and Local Government). According to him, the funds would be utilised to build 22.3 kilometres of gravel-level lower belt roads, one bridge, 63 culverts,.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th September 2021

Zanzibar Domino Commercial Tower the largest hotel in East and Central Africa

Zanzibar has announced plans to construct Zanzibar Domino Commercial Tower, the largest hotel in East and Central Africa and also the second tallest skyscraper in Africa behind Iconic Tower in Egypt.A contract was inked between New York and Dubai-based architect xCassia and a joint venture of Tanzania's AICL Group and Edinburgh Crowland Management Ltd that will see the latter come up with architectural designs for the project.The project which.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 2nd September 2021

In the Narok County of Kenya, a new sanitation system has been installed.

Kenya has constructed a new sanitation system in Narok Town, using improved technology that is anticipated to endure more than a century without regular repairs and breakages. The county administration, in collaboration with a local firm Megapipes, announced the installation and stated that the system will service the town, which had no sanitation infrastructure until late 2020. The government had retained a quarry near Narok town for.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 23rd August 2021

UK to develop 10,000 green affordable houses in Kenya

The United Kingdom (UK) is set to develop 10,000 green affordable houses in Kenya. This follows a US $48M commitment made by the UK Climate Investments (UKCI) and FSD Africa Investments (FSDAi) towards a Kenyan green affordable housing venture.Managing Director of UKCI, Richard Abel said the investment is an inspiring opportunity to simulate how sustainable building structures can help cope with the effects of climate change.. He further.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 4th August 2021



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