Thursday, August 24, 2017
TESTING

Govt. to test drivers before licencesing

The new curriculum developed by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) will now require drivers to undergo 24 to 160 hours of training before being issued with a driving license. According to NTSA Director-General...
procurement

Government overturns Sh6bn Nyeri, Murang’a road contract

The High Court has revoked the 98 kilometres Nyeri, Murang’a’ road construction tender that was earlier on awarded to local firm. The public procurement appeals body had awarded Sh6 billion road construction tender to Roben...
Airbus

Kenyan and Nigerian students to benefit from Airbus engineering training

Airbus Foundation has picked the two East and West African nations as the next beneficiaries of a global training programme for school-children looking to pursue a career in engineering. Andrea Debbane, the executive director of...
fERRY

Kenya adds another ferry at the coastal- island city

The government on Thursday launched the new ferry called MV Jambo in Mombasa. The development comes after the High Court barred Kenya Ferry Service (KFS) from proceeding with the launch. Instead of the scheduled launch,...
construction

Govt. to start constructing new Nairobi-Mombasa high-way in 2018

Kenya National Highways Authority(KENHA) signed an agreement with US-Based construction firm, Bechtel International to kick of construction of a new high-speed express highway from country’s capital (Nairobi) to the coastal city in 2018.  The 473...
commissions

Kenya energizes power transmission lines

The government has commissioned 400kv power transmission from Mombasa to Nairobi, and the Suswa – Isinya transmission line at the Suswa substation. Mombasa – Nairobi transmission line is the first 400kv flagship project to be...
Tickets

Train tickets to display passengers IDs

Madaraka Express train tickets will from next week display the name and identity card number of passengers in the attempts to weed out middlemen. According to Kenya Railways managing director Atanas Maina, the move is...
debt

Oil marketer to write off Sh1.8bn KPRL debt by the end of the year

After two and a half years of sustained impairments, KenolKobil will complete writing off a Sh1.8 billion debt owed by the defunct Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd (KPRL) in December. The company recorded the latest impairment...
Automotive

Isuzu introduces new technology, expertise and employment in the automotive sector

Isuzu East Africa is committed to introduce new technology, expertise and employment in the automotive sector, as an investment for Kenya and the region. Rita Kavashe is the Isuzu East Africa Managing Director, “We believe...
Fuel

KPC confident of enough fuel during elections

Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) is assuring that there is sufficient supply of fuel in the country to meet domestic and regional demand during the forthcoming elections. According to the pipeline company, the current stock position...
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