Category: Infrastructure

KONZA TECHNOLOGY CITY + FACT-CHECKER

KONZA TECHNOLOGY CITY + FACT-CHECKER

Konza Technology City   There is absolutely no doubt that Kenya is determined to become a prosperous, newly industrializing country that is globally competitive by the year 2030 and the futuristic Konza Technology City,...

KONZA CITY – SIDEBAR

KONZA CITY – SIDEBAR

Masdar City, Abu Dhabi – As you are aware, the United Arab Emirates is awash with petrodollars so much that the ultra-wealthy nation is turning its flights of fancy into realities.  Initiated in 2006...

THE SOUTERN BYPASS ROAD – IS IT A NECESSARY EVIL?

THE SOUTERN BYPASS ROAD – IS IT A NECESSARY EVIL?

The Southern Bypass- A necessary Evil? By Beth Nduta Nairobi is the home of the Nairobi National Park, which covers 117 square kilometers and has a large number of wildlife animals. It is also...

Brand consciousness in the age of the social network

Brand consciousness in the age of the social network

  By Brian Obara The mantra ‘there is no such thing as bad publicity’ might pass for sound wisdom in this cynical age but the inherent folly in it quickly becomes apparent when it’s...

Aviation Players Endorse Airport Authority’s Expansion Plans

Aviation Players Endorse Airport Authority’s Expansion Plans

    Aviation industry stakeholders have welcomed Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) plans to expand and modernize the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA). Speaking during a fourth breakfast meeting, industry players lauded the KAA for...

PPPs in the Development of Airports

PPPs in the Development of Airports

  Lately the media has been awash with stories about governments in East Africa touting huge airports development projects.  We hear of the Bugesera International Airport project in Rwanda; of Nairobi’s new green-field airport...

Nairobi, the Silicon Valley  of Sanitation

Nairobi, the Silicon Valley of Sanitation

  When you first hear the term “flying toilet” while strolling through a Kenyan slum, your imagination runs wild. Then, when you discover the definition – a small polythene grocery bag used as a...

Brutal demolitions mark start of fight for land outside JKIA

Brutal demolitions mark start of fight for land outside JKIA

Kenyans will be waking up on Monday morning, shocked to read about another act of government brutality and open defiance of ongoing court proceedings, as hundreds of expensive homes were raided and destroyed over...

Families adamant to leave airport land

Families adamant to leave airport land

At least 650 families living close to the Zanzibar International Airport have refused to move despite calls by the government to vacate the area to pave the way for airport expansion. Visibly exasperated families...

KIA wins Best Regional Airport in Africa Award

KIA wins Best Regional Airport in Africa Award

… the airport worked, ensure on-time departures for airlines as well as improve facilitation for both … best network performance by an airline while Kenya Airways won the Orbis Social Responsibility Award for