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Safaricom Investment Co-operative logo.

The Safaricom Investment Co-operative is targeting diaspora funding to take an interest in its flagship KSh. 1 billion housing project in Mlolongo dubbed Blue Bells Gardens. Blue Bells Garden is the Co-operative's first housing project and the only one of its kind in Mlolongo. The project of the 300 housing units which is being put up in partnership with the ...

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The superstructure at the crossing adds some architectural touch that makes it stands out.

The University of Nairobi students will now be able to cross the 8 lane University Way safely, this follows the recent upgrade of University Way (Nairobi-Thika Highway Improvement Project) which left pedestrians at the mercy of a zebra crossing. What stands out is it's design, the structure is composed of entirely concrete as compared to other footbridges (which are mainly ...

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Mr. Carlo Van Wageningen (Chairman, Lake Turkana Wind Power) and Mr. Gabriel Negatu (Africa Development Bank Regional Director for the East Africa Resource Centre).

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved USD 149.5 million in financing for a wind power project in Kenya’s Lake Turkana region. The project will add 300 MW to power generation capacity and will benefit Kenya by providing clean and affordable energy that will reduce the overall energy cost to end consumers. Furthermore, the project will ...

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Underpass for traffic to and fro Langata.

The Government of Kenya, through the Ministry of Roads started the Rehabilitation & Upgrading of Langata Road (KWS Gate/Bomas Junction section) over a year ago and construction has been smooth despite the hot political time the country had to undergo. The contract for this highway was awarded to China Wu Yi Co at a tune of KSh 2.6 billion. With ...

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Speed Kills

The Nairobi - Thika Highway is slowly getting a new set of road signs similar to those used in modern highways months after it was officially opened. The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has introduced signs alongside the generic overhead gantry signs that have messages meant to promote road safety. A step in the right direction some might say, but ...

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2 of the 5 Turbines in operation at the Ngong Wind Farm

The 6 Turbines, each with a maximum output of 850kW produce a total of 5.1 MW of clean energy into the grid. For the Vestas V52 Model turbines, KenGen executed a contract for the implementation of Ngong Hills Wind Power project with TPF-Econoler SA (TPFE) of Belgium on 29th October 2007. The KenGen Ngong Power Station wind farm began with ...

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Photo taken in late January

Construction works at the Ksh. 1.3 billion 11-Storrey project along Thika Road is on a steady pace as they arrive on second floor. Due to the rainy conditions facing the city, the workers have not been deterred and have continued working. The design has adopted a harmonious integration of the proposed development with the existing structures and the surrounding environment, ...

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The Konza City Pavillion

Work is already underway on the pavilion that forms part of the first phase of SHoP Architect’s masterplan for Konza Techno City, a business and technology hub that’s been dubbed Kenya’s “silicon savannah”. According to the official Information Ministry sources, the Konza Techno City pavilion will be the first building to be built at Konza Techno City. The pavilion is ...

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