Acting Deputy Public Works Minister for Administration, Christian G. Herbert, says plans are underway to recognize and honor construction contractors who have demonstrated excellent in line with standards of the Ministry of Public Works' projects while enhancing efforts in building the capacity of non-performing contractors.
CHAINAMA College of Health Sciences (CCHS) students have appealed to the Government and other cooperating partners to assist the institution with construction of modern classroom and hostel blocks saying the current status is unconducive.
Cement dealers and distributors across the country have promised to cooperate with the management of the Dangote Cement Plc. to ensure the benefits of more production of the product from its new Ibese factory plant in Ogun State trickle down to the end users.
In 2003, lucky to have insider details that the Nairobi bypasses were under systematic allocation, the Council of the Institution of Surveyors of Kenya decided to blow the whistle and demand action. Until then, few Kenyans knew much about the bypasses.
Representatives of 19,400 evictees from Mau forest have accused Rift Valley MPs of politicking with their resettlement process while they continued to suffer in the cold. The representatives who met in Nakuru sent out a stern message to MPs from the region to "keep off the resettlement process and allow a committee appointed by Prime Minister Raila Odinga to do its work in peace".
A quick look at the city of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania's commercial capital that is easily the country's most advanced is enough to show there is lack of seriousness on the part of our planners and the political leadership that influences them.
THE ongoing survey by the National Housing Corporation (NHC) to ascertain the number of its units and verify its tenants is an extremely welcome move. There is nothing that lies at the heart of human dignity than decent shelter.
About 60 per cent of urban population in the country is living in slums, a situation that puts government in a deficit of more than 700,000 decent housing units, the Ministry of Lands and Housing has said.
HM King Mohammed VI launched, on Friday in the urban commune of El-Aroui (province of Nador), works to carry out two social housing projects (MAD 250,000) to build 554 housing units, worth 155 million dirhams.