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The ICPAK tower with 5 floors pending completion.

The view of the Nairobi - Thika Highway from the ICPAK tower 7 floors above ground is a remarkable sight, with the highway disappearing into the horizon. China JiangXi, the contractor for the ICPAK Complex, is a month ahead of schedule and hopes to cap-off the tower by the close of the year. The structure has been rising into view ...

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Tour participants prepare to leave KICC.

The 5th annual KCB S&L Property bus tour took place on Saturday 8th June 2013. This years event featured 5 routes from which the prospective buyers would choose from. The routes were well distributed around the city with a property on high selling estates and apartments. All the visitors on the tour had a chance to interact with the property ...

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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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