Kenya requires Sh800bn to upgrade slums

The Kenya slum upgrade programme, featuring Nairobi and other parts of the country will cost the government a total of Sh800 billion according to Housing minister Shoita Shitanda. To this end the government and development partners have initiated the Kenya…
Kenya picks nuclear plant site

The government of Kenya has identified construction sites for a nuclear powerplant, potentially the first in Africa outside South Africa. A senior engineer for the Kenyan government, Rolex Kirui, recently said one site has been identified near the coastal region and…
Nakuru landlords to vacate bypass route

More than 1,000 landlords who have built houses within the proposed Nakuru bypass route have been asked to demolish their buildings or be forcibly moved. Roads assistant minister Lee Kinyanjui has told the landlords to urgently vacate the bypass route…
Hacienda project well underway

Construction of the Hacienda Eco City, Kenya’s first environmentally, socially, economically and culturally self-sustaining residential settlement, is well underway on the outskirts of Mombasa. Going by the name Hacienda eco city- a Spanish word meaning big homestead, the development, located…