The curtain came down on a rewarding 2012 season for David Rudisha when he proudly stepped up to receive from KenyaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s President Mwai Kibaki a cheque for minting an Olympics gold at the London Games.
Venue: KICC, Nairobi, Kenya
Dates: 03 - 05 May, 2018
Timing: 10.00 am to 06.00 pm
Business Visitors Only
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.
International fast food outlets are thriving in Kenya, thanks to a growing middle class. This trend is however threatening the existence of traditional healthy foods. To fill this gap, Pamela Muyeshi quit her job in software development to open Amaica Restaurant, which offers authentic traditional foods, giving patrons a culinary journey through Kenya.
The World Bank predicts that KenyaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s economic growth will remain moderate in the face of a flat global growth prospect.
In its global economic prospects released last week, the World Bank forecasts that KenyaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s GDP will peak at 4.9 per cent this year, way below its peers in the sub-Saharan Africa region.
KenyaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s president has launched a $14.5bn (Ã‚Â£9.1bn) project to build a new city intended to be an IT business hub and dubbed Ã¢â‚¬Å“AfricaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Silicon SavannahÃ¢â‚¬Å“.
It will take 20 years to build Konza Technology City about 60km (37 miles) from the capital, Nairobi.
The annual East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) has secured the support of KenyaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Vision 2030. Ã‚Â The organisers of EAPIC, the Cape Town-based events company Spintelligent, met with the Vision 2030 directorate in Nairobi recently.
Kenya has become the hottest oil and gas venue in East Africa since big discoveries were made in the countryÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s virgin oilfields last April. All eyes are on Kenya in 2013 to see how quickly and economically they can develop those discoveries into production.
Nairobi-based Taipan Resources Inc is the fourth largest acreage owner in Kenya, and is getting ready to carry out seismic on Block 2B.
The aggressive drilling program undertaken by Africa Oil Corp. and Tullow Oil in Kenya is expected to continue in the coming months. The drilling program has already resulted in two significant discoveries for the partners.
Tullow and Africa Oil currently have three rigs active in East Africa.
Africa Oil reported that the testing program on the Twiga discovery in KenyaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Block 13T is currently underway with final results expected to be announced in early-February.