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Athi Water Services Board (AWSB) has announced it is looking for a contractor to build a new dam in Gatundu.  The dam will complement the three others supplying Nairobi and its environs.

 This will see the Government meet rising demand for fresh water.


Karimenu II Dam will have a daily capacity of 76,000 cubic metres. It is expected to sustain demand for areas like Kiambu, Juja, Ruiru, and the Export Processing Zones.

Fri, 2013-02-08 13:53

Google's executive chairman is touting Nairobi as the potential leader of Africa's information technology revolution.

In a blog posting about his recent visit to five black African countries, Google chief Eric Schmidt wrote on Tuesday that "Nairobi has emerged as a serious tech hub and may become Africa's leader".

Fri, 2013-02-08 13:30

Kaos Baju Distro - Variations shirts as outerwear is now very diverse. Shirts are produced both in primary colors as well as in more complex combinations, some of which are equipped with a pocket to store stationery, cigarettes, or other small objects. With so shirts are not only used by young people, men, or those who come from lower classes, but also be used by anyone. We also see the Kaos Baju Distro worn in a variety of events, from work to fill his spare time, such as the streets of a shopping center or play golf.

Wed, 2013-02-06 21:15


From our Blog

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: