Harvard University offers free online architecture course

Harvard University is offering a free 10-week online architecture course that will enable students from Kenya and around the world to study at the prestigious institution without paying a dime. The online course christened “The Architectural Imagination,” is being presented…
Heavy construction equipment market to hit Sh9.5tn by 2025

The global heavy construction equipment market is projected to reach Sh9.5 trillion by 2025 driven by a rise in infrastructure development around the world. According to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc., the sector will post a compound…
Sh150bn Nairobi-Mau Summit road tender to be awarded in May

The Kenya National Highway Authority (KenHa) has disclosed the looming award of the long-awaited tender for the expansion of Nairobi-Nakuru-Mau Summit road, slightly more than a year after the agency invited global firms to bid for the project. The Sh150…
Work to begin this year on Isaka-Kigali standard gauge railway

Tanzania and Rwanda have agreed to commence work this year on the Isaka-Kigali standard gauge railway project in a development that now puts the proposed Mombasa-Kigali standard gauge railway plan in limbo. The 400-kilometre railway is aimed at connecting the…
Cement billionaire bets on new factories to grow fortunes

Kenyan construction material billionaire Narendra Raval, popularly known as Guru, is setting up two cement factories in the country as he seeks to boost sales by lowering prices of the commodity. The first plant, which has the capacity to produce…
Phase two of Ngong Road dualling project to begin in March

The second phase of dualling of Ngong Road is set to begin in March following the imminent completion of the initial segment of the multi-billion shilling road expansion project. The Japanese government is next week expected to award a Sh2.3…