Eastern bypass: Africa’s most expensive urban road

The huge cost of compensating landowners on the route of the 39km Eastern bypass could make it one of Africa’s most expensive urban road projects. The Government has already paid landowners around City Cabanas in Nairobi a total of Sh4.7…
EU extends Sh3.4bn loan to fund Nairobi roads

The project, which will be a joint venture between the ministry of roads and government agencies, targets main roads that inter-link major towns to the capital Nairobi. These include Limuru Road, Enterprise Road, which is set to inter-link with Mombasa…
Chinese firm wins Lamu port tender

China Communications Construction Company has won a Sh38 billion tender to construct the first three berths at the port of Lamu, according to a senior Kenyan official. Silvester Kasuku, chief executive of the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia (Lapsset) corridor project said…
Kenya floats tender for JKIA domestic passenger terminal

The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) has invited international firms to bid for the design, construction and commissioning of a new domestic passenger terminal at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). On Friday KAA, floated a Sh1 billion (US$12 million) tender…
Isiolo airport project kicks off

Construction of the proposed Isiolo International Airport has begun, following the Friday groundbreaking ceremony that was presided over by President Mwai Kibaki. The project involves the upgrade of the Isiolo airstrip to an international airport at a cost of Sh900…
Construction begins at Thika Greens Golf Estate

The first phase of construction has begun on the planned Thika Greens Golf Estate in Thika, Kenya, after the developer made significant progress in building necessary infrastructure and amenities on site. The planned gated development, which will be built in…
Highways Authority floats tenders for Kisumu bypass

The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has called for bids for consultancy services for design review and construction supervision of the proposed Kisumu bypass. In an advert published Thursday in the Daily Nation, KeNHA invited joint ventures and associations of…
Developer unveils Sh5.6b Kisaju Plains Estate

Low-cost housing developer Urbanis Africa has unveiled its second real estate development in Kajiado County, as it seeks to meet the rising demand for affordable housing in the country. The firm has entered into a joint venture with a land…