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On 13th -17th October the Schools of Art and Design, University of Nairobi hosted an art exhibition themed ‘Under Construction’ by Ibuka. The aim of the exhibition was to showcase students’ art and design works based on contemporary issues and provide a platform for engagement with other disciplines within the university.

Wed, 2013-10-30 21:11

Part of the sewer line under construction in Murang'a Town. Nema has halted the construction project after residents and business owners complained that the contractor was exposing them to raw sewage.

Wed, 2013-10-30 21:03

The Nema area office said they had received complaints from members of the public and business people in the town who said Toddy Civil Engineering, who had been contracted by Tana Water Services Board

Wed, 2013-10-30 20:48

Long-serving KenGen boss Eddy Njoroge, who left despite having three more years on his contract, was replaced in an acting capacity by Simon Ngure.

 

Wed, 2013-10-30 20:06

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Service provision in majority of Kenya’s informal settlements is predominantly controlled by Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) and cartels. This phenomenon is prompted by government’s reluctance to provide services in informal settlements owing to their informal nature.

Land tenure is among the key elements that define slum settlements. The lack of tenure security limits both private and public investments in settlements translating to slum conditions. The form of land tenure also has implications on which settlements get upgraded whether by government, communities or other partners.

Emali town is a small town that lies along the Northern Corridor, in both Makueni and Kajiado Counties. A larger commercial part of the town lies in Makueni County while the section in Kajiado County is predominantly for residential use. The Mombasa - Kampala Railway and now the Standard Gauge Railway act as town’s border of Kajiado and Makueni County.

The Country is currently engaged in deliberations for undertaking a huge construction project that will have far-reaching impact on many aspects of the social, spatial, economic, environmental, and political consequences both now and in future. As we read about cost issues as well as the operational and political repercussions of the same, and what this project has to do to serve the economy, Planners have to ask and confront some fundamental questions: