Plan gathers speed for the Nairobi-Nakuru highway expansion

The planned expansion of the Nairobi –Nakuru– Mau Summit road has moved closer to reality following the pre-qualification of 10 foreign companies that had expressed their interest in the project. The companies, which responded to the Kenya National Highway Authority’s…
Dangote postpones Kenya factory plan over Nigeria’s forex crisis

Africa’s largest cement producer Dangote has postponed its planned entry into Kenya as the company continues to struggle with a constricted supply of foreign-exchange in Nigeria. Dangote Group, which is owned by Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote, had earlier announced…
Building 101: How to read and understand a house plan

House plans are artistic creations that define all the specifications of a proposed house including proportions, designs, building materials, construction methods and techniques. Unfortunately, many prospective home owners in Kenya are not familiar with building plans – a situation that…
How to choose a great house plan

Choosing a house plan can seem like a daunting task, but knowing what to look for can help you succeed when picking a floor plan for your home. So, what features should you look out for in a house plan?…
Uhuru Highway double decker road project set for further delay

Construction of a double decker road in Nairobi, which was scheduled to begin in 2011, looks set for further delays nearly a decade after Parliament approved the Sh38 billion project. According to the Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) — the…