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Streamline tendering of projects


Revelation of abnormal profits made by a Chinese contractor raises a major question on whether Kenyans are actually getting value for money in the race to build world-class infrastructure.

Streamline tendering of projects

By The Standard | 5 years ago

Residents set to petition Senate over sand dredging by Chinese firm

Residents set to petition Senate over sand dredging by Chinese firm

Residents of Kwale are planning to petition the Senate over the dredging of sand from Indian ocean by a Chinese construction company.

Tobias Chanji | 6 years ago

Address shortage of local expertise in construction

There have been several complaints in the recent past about the domination of Chinese contractors in Kenya’s construction industry. More often than not, those pushing for the exit of Chinese contractors have used the argument that they are taking away jobs meant for Kenyans. They say giving large infrastructure projects to the Chinese is perpetuating Kenya’s already pathetic lack of locally grown talent in this area. There is plenty of truth in this argument, but it also has several flaws.

| 9 years ago

Works resume as firm agrees to draw water for residents

The construction of Isiolo-Moyale road will resume today after a three-day halt.

| 11 years ago