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Kwale, Europe Firms To Test Road Building Using Cement Additives

Kwale County will introduce a new road construction method in a move that could radically cut cost of infrastructure development in Kenya. The method, technically known as Engineered Material Arresting System (EMAS), involves use of cement additives and sand, a relatively cheaper option than the current tar and ballast technology. It will be piloted at […]

Kenya now finds itself in a tricky diplomatic situation following refusal by Tanzania to sign the comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between East African Community (EAC) and the European Union. This means the country faces the prospect of paying heavily for exports to Europe if EAC fails to beat the October 1 deadline. Exporters to […]

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Five Kenyans have been picked for the inaugural Future Leaders Connect initiative by the British Council. The five are Tim Kipchumba, Lucy Radoli, Victoria Mwirichia, Simon Wanda and Simon Ndirangu. They are among the 50 global finalists given an opportunity to engage with leading public figures in the UK and share their personal vision on […]

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French national carrier Air France will resume flights between Paris and Nairobi from next March after an 18-year hiatus, signalling rising travel demand on routes connecting the Kenyan capital to global cities. The return, announced Monday, will bring to a close the airline’s reliance on code-shared flights with its partners for the Nairobi route. The […]

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A Netherlands-based company has launched operations in Kenya, making Nairobi its second African destination. Lexo Energy, the latest oil marketer to join the Kenyan market, is backed by a multi-billion-shillings war chest with which it plans to open up to 25 new petrol stations this year. The entry bucks a recent trend in which Western […]

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