10 Beautiful photos of the newly-built Two Rivers Mall

The Two Rivers Mall – a monumental shopping centre in Nairobi, Kenya, is part of a Sh16.6 billion development by Centum Group, which is majority owned by billionaire Chris Kirubi. Located in the Gigiri, Runda, Gigiri and Muthaiga neighbourhood, the…
Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway nears completion

Construction of phase one of the Kenya standard gauge railway is nearing its culmination, with nearly 100 per cent of civil works already completed, State House said on Sunday. In a statement sent to newsrooms, Spokesman Manoah Esipisu said 98…
Why Kenyans are reluctant to embrace green building

Recent campaigns to lure Kenyan builders into green building have failed to bear much fruit, and experts are now worried that only a few developers are constructing eco-friendly structures. Green buildings, which are geared towards efficiency and sustainability throughout their…
Is this yet another false start for Sh596bn Konza Tech City?

Four years after the launch of the much-hyped Konza Technology City, construction of the Sh595.8 billion facility is yet to begin despite several false starts, raising all kinds of eyebrows. The project, which is located in Machakos County – some…
Two Rivers Mall now set to open on Valentine’s Day 2017

After missing its self imposed opening date thrice, Two Rivers Mall in Nairobi is now primed for opening on Valentine’s Day next year, its owners have said. Key tenants are reportedly still mobilising their equipment on site – a clear…
HF Group signs deal to build Sh1.2bn homes in Kahawa West

HF Group, through its construction subsidiary HFDI, has signed a Sh1.2 billion deal with a Nairobi landlord to build 248 housing units in Kahawa West. In the joint venture, HFDI will provide the funds for the construction of the houses…
Disquiet as Sh153bn Nairobi-Naivasha railway project begins

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday launched construction of the Nairobi-Naivasha railway, amid rising opposition to its proposed passage through the Nairobi National Park. The 120km railway, which will cost Sh153 billion, is facing growing resistance from activists who argue that…
Chinese firm CJIC to start work on Kenya’s largest solar park

China Jiangxi Corporation for International Economic and Technical Cooperation (CJIC) has signed a deal with Kenya to begin work on the much-delayed 50MW Garissa solar park project. According to the Cabinet Secretary for energy and petroleum Charles Keter, the solar…