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Olkaria Geothermal in Naivasha. The Japanese want to play a key role in Kenya’s plan to develop 5,000 MW of geothermal power.

The Japanese want to play a key role in Kenya’s plan to develop 5,000 megawatts of geothermal electricity. Though the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan is seeking Kenya’s nod to allow it develop the country’s master plan on geothermal development. Speaking in Nairobi on Friday at the signing of a grant to the Geothermal Development Company (GDC), JICA’s industrial ...

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Highway A104. Constant delays in road projects across the country have had a negative effect on the economy.

Motorists plying along Nyahururu-Gilgil road have protested the alleged delay in the rehabilitation of the road. They accused a company that has been contracted to recarpet the road of unnecessary delays, saying the road was in deplorable condition and was a risk to users. Their spokesman David Njuguna said they have been forced to use alternative routes to Nairobi, leading ...

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The erection of support columns is complete. The designs borrows heavily from the Nairobi-Thika Highway and the other bypasses.

The dual-carriage Southern bypass is a KSh 17.1 billion highway that has seen a 5 km section of the highway stopped by the National Environmental Management Authority (NEMA) tribunal due to the fact that it encroaches on wildlife territory. The section under much contention is from the Ole Sereni Hotel to the Carnivore hotel. Latest report confirm that the National Environmental ...

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Kenya Urban Roads Authority has prioritized works that will reduce Traffic congestion, improve road safety and consequently spur socio-economic development.

The dualling of Langata Road from the Kenya Wildlife Service gate to the Bomas of Kenya junction is showing impressive results after the dual carriageway was completed and pending works now at the interchange commence. China Wu Yi, the contractor, is currently facing delays due to land requisition at the interchange. The 2 km project was slated to be complete ...

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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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