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AllAfrica.com
Construction of Buildings to Be Completed Within Five YearsProperty developers and individuals building homes will have to complete constr
Construction of Buildings to Be Completed Within Five Years
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Property developers and individuals building homes will have to complete construction within five years or face penalties under a new law proposed by the government. The Physical Planning Bill, 2015 say the five-year period will start once an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nema Has Chance to Reclaim Lost GroundThe Supreme Court last week ruled in favour of the National Environment Managem
Nema Has Chance to Reclaim Lost Ground
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Supreme Court last week ruled in favour of the National Environment Management Authority (Nema) in a case Kampala Central Division mayor Godfrey Nyakana had sued the body for demolishing his house. Nyakana's house was among the many that were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Coal Mining Firm in Feasibility Study of Facilities in KenyaFenxi Mui Mining Corporation is studying infrastructure facilities required for
Coal Mining Firm in Feasibility Study of Facilities in Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Fenxi Mui Mining Corporation is studying infrastructure facilities required for mining of coal in exploration blocks C and D in Kitui County in Kenya. The firm is undertaking an external infrastructure feasibility study of water pipelines, roads,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nssf Gets Ultimatum On Hazina Towers ConstructionNairobi — The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has been given seven days to
Nssf Gets Ultimatum On Hazina Towers Construction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Nairobi — The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has been given seven days to present an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report from the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) on the construction of Hazina Towers, or face action... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Thika Residents Exposed to Health Risks As Asbestos Waste Is Dumped in the OpenConcerns have been raised over a large consignment of asbestos waste dumped nea
Thika Residents Exposed to Health Risks As Asbestos Waste Is Dumped in the Open
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Concerns have been raised over a large consignment of asbestos waste dumped near residential estates in Thika by a contractor. Kiambu County officials said the broken asbestos sheets were brought in 20 trucks from Nairobi last week and dumped within... Read more
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The Hindu
Subramanian Committee's suggestions junkedThat the Subramanian Committee was constituted in August 2014 and that its reco
Subramanian Committee's suggestions junked
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
That the Subramanian Committee was constituted in August 2014 and that its recommendations on environmental statutes were rejected in July 2015 means that we are back to square one We are a nation notorious for delaying decision-making. While... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nairobi Was Built With Machakos Sand, but That Is About to ChangeThere is an old saying that the Isuzu TXD truck of the 1970s and '80s built Nai
Nairobi Was Built With Machakos Sand, but That Is About to Change
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
There is an old saying that the Isuzu TXD truck of the 1970s and '80s built Nairobi. While this might have been a marketing coinage of a creative genius at General Motors, it cannot be off the mark by much. Were we, however, to use the same... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Find Ways of Reducing Permit Fees, CS Tells Construction BodyActing lands and housing Cabinet secretary Fred Matiang'i has asked the Nationa
Find Ways of Reducing Permit Fees, CS Tells Construction Body
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Acting lands and housing Cabinet secretary Fred Matiang'i has asked the National Construction Authority (NCA) to come up with a proposal on how to reduce the amounts developers pay in permit fees. The minister said developers are saddled with too... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
United Nations, Nema Start Study to Fund EcosystemsKampala — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and National Environm
United Nations, Nema Start Study to Fund Ecosystems
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Kampala — The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and National Environment Management Authority (Nema) have launched a project that seeks to identify financial gaps to conserve ecosystems in the country. The project, Biodiversity Finance... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
You Can't Buy One Cigarette Stick - Only PacketsThe Tobacco Control Bill 2014 has been one of the highly contentious Bills in P
You Can't Buy One Cigarette Stick - Only Packets
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
The Tobacco Control Bill 2014 has been one of the highly contentious Bills in Parliament. On July 28, Parliament passed it and is awaiting the assent of the President. The Bill that was passed with amendments, was first presented in Parliament on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buildings On Wetland to Be DemolishedBy Muchemi Wachira and Samuel Karanja A developer who is putting up commercial
Buildings On Wetland to Be Demolished
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
By Muchemi Wachira and Samuel Karanja A developer who is putting up commercial buildings on riparian land has been warned against continuing with the work. The Buildings Inspectorate, which falls under the Lands ministry, said the construction of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Alarm Over City Housing Project On WetlandA private developer who was recently stopped from putting up 10 apartments on w
Alarm Over City Housing Project On Wetland
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
A private developer who was recently stopped from putting up 10 apartments on wetland in Nairobi five years ago has resumed construction. The title deed for the land was revoked in a gazette notice of April 1, 2010, and the property, which is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kalangala Residents Demand Land to Breed Edible BeetlesKalangala — Residents of Kalangala District and officials from the Slow Food In
Kalangala Residents Demand Land to Breed Edible Beetles
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Kalangala — Residents of Kalangala District and officials from the Slow Food Intentional , an organisation advocating increased food security, have asked the National Environment Management Authority (Nema ) to allow them utilise buffer zones along... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Passage of Railway Through Nairobi Park Unavoidable - LeakeyNairobi — Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Chairman Richard Leakey says the passage
Passage of Railway Through Nairobi Park Unavoidable - Leakey
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
Nairobi — Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) Chairman Richard Leakey says the passage of the Standard Gauge Railway through the Nairobi National Park is a necessary evil. Addressing the press on Friday, Leakey said that while a railway line shouldn't... Read more

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