Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd (KPRL) has secured a Sh21.2 billion loan from Standard Chartered Plc, giving it the financial muscle to start importing its own crude from July 1.
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Kenya has a well-developed building and construction industry with quality engineering, building and architectural design services being readily available. This industry is currently on an upward trend following re-habilitation and reconstruction of roads and bridges etc.
With increase in population, and growing demand for affordable housing, opportunities exist in the construction of residential, commercial and industrial buildings including prefabricated low-cost housing. Investors can also manufacture and supply construction materials and components for the sector.
Plans of constructing a fertilizer plant by the government are on high gear, Agriculture Assistant minister Kareke Mbiuki has said. Mbiuki said soon farmers will start benefiting from cheaply priced fertilizer after the government implements the plan of building the fertilizer factory. He lamented that high prices of farm inputs including artificial fertilizer have been a big drawback to farmers in producing high quality and adequate produce to feed the nation and also for export.
Kenya Power has awarded contracts worth Sh1.13 billion to two Indian companies to increase connection of electricity in various parts of the country as it targets to register 300, 000 new customers this year alone.
The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) has received an environmental impact assessment report for a proposed steel factory in Isinya, Kajiado County.
More than 1,000 Ã¢â‚¬ËœinnocentÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ vehicle owners could be forced to pay taxes for their vehicles or risk having them impounded if they are not paid in time.
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) told the Nation
Kenya has invited investors to bid for the exploration and development of two coal blocks in the country's eastern region, the energy ministry said, as it pushes to diversify energy sources to meet growing demand for power.
Lack of affordable set-top boxes in the market has stood in the way of the countryÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s ambitious plan to completely migrate from analogue to digital television by the end of this year.
Speaking to Nation, the Communications Commission of Kenya assistant director for multi-media services,