05-07-2017 by redazione
The "Silicon Valley" Kenyan Konza City will be built by an Italian company.
Vicenza's Giuseppe Maltauro Construction Company has won 40 billion shillings (about 350 million euros) to build the technology city designed by former President Kibaki and wanted by current Uhuru Kenyatta leader.
The Italian company, very active in the Arab Emirates, has been selected as general contractor. You will be entrusted with the task of designing the infrastructure for the first phase of the project and procuring the necessary materials and equipment.
Giuseppe Maltauro will oversee the construction of infrastructures: roads, water pipes and sewerage of 400 acres of Konza City.
"Jobs will begin in July," said John Tanui, executive director of the Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KOTDA).
Project documents indicate 40 kilometers of total roads, parks and gardens, and modern water distribution, sewage collection and purification services. It is also expected that ICM will build a water recovery plant and a reservoir for the city.
This is a great success for Italy and its businesses, since for once the government has not relied on Chinese companies.
Three were indeed the "competitors" of the Venetian company, and all three Eastern ones: Central Electrical International; China CAMC; And Zhongmei Gibb.
Konza City is defined as a key milestone in Kenya's ambitious program of becoming the technology center of East Africa, but its construction has been delayed for years, partly due to the lack of funding.
The Italian Embassy in Kenya changes location and leaves the center of Nairobi. The offices and the doors to the public have abandoned local historians Mama Ngina Street, in the heart of the city, and moved in the functional structure...
Following the contract of Silicon Savannah in Kenya by an Italian company, Maltauro, an Italian-based integrated design company, Politecnica, was commissioned to build the East African Kidney Institute's Center of Excellence in Nairobi, A modern hospital, which should become the reference...
After long agony, as a terminal patient to whom limbs and organ extracts are periodically cut, the Kenyan supermarket chain Nakumatt may have come to an end.
It is the big...
Visit to Nairobi for the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs and Italian Cooperation Emanuela Del Re.
It will be the most important Chinese connectivity company to give fast internet through fiber optics to Kenya.
The agreement was initialled by Huawei and the Kenyan Government yesterday in Nairobi.
by Freddie del Curatolo
Kenya is a country of fans.
Not just football fans, mind you.
by Freddie del Curatolo
An important gesture of our compatriots makes the work of the doctors of the General Hospital of ...
Among the five blessed and venerable people announced yesterday by Pope Francis there is...
"Silvia Romano has been freed, I thank the women and men of the external intelligence...