Uhuru, Wamalwa and international leaders warmly welcomed in Kisumu for the 9th Edition of Africities
The 9th edition of Africities is set to officially kick off today in Kisumu county. The five- day international summit is attended by senior government officials and international dignitaries from different Africa cities. President Uhuru Kenyatta has already arrived in Kisumu county to officially launch the five- day summit.
photo courtesy:President Kenyatta The state department of housing has raised rent on all government owned residential houses by ten percent with effect from 1st of April this year.Following a letter that was directed to permanent secretary treasury Julius Muia dated January 18,2021,the PS housing Charles Hinga said that all civil servants occupying state house will be required to pay ten percent more of the prevailing rates.
The goverment through the Ministry of Transport Infrastructure Housing and Urban Deployment TIHUD, has announced the return of the Kazi Mtaani programme. According to the announcement made by the Principal Secretary in the State Department of the TIHUD, Charles Hinga, the Kazi Mtaani will resume by March 1st.
The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) party will repeat the nominations in areas which experienced chaos and delays during the day-long exercise. Violence rocked ODM nominations in Homa Bay county, as registered members of the party trooped to the various polling centres as early as 5.00 AM.
Government Reveals New Plan to Reduce Traffic in Nairobi, Set to Construct Park and Ride Facilities.
For years, the city has been trying find ways to decongest its roads including the introduction of out-of-city bus termini by the Nairobi Metropolitan services. According to reports, the government is planning to introduce new park and ride facilities to compel private car owners to use the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system among other means of public transport.
Tenants living in government-owned residential houses should pay more rent after a declaration by the State Department of Housing. On Wednesday, January 26, the State Department of Housing declared an upward adjustment in rent in all government owned residential houses effective April 1, 2022.As per the State Department, tenants will pay an additional 10 percent to the rent they are presently charged.
After going for a break for a couple of months, the government through the ministry of Transport and infrastructure has made a clear indication that the Kazi Mtaani programme is on the way. Following a statement made by Charles Hinga, the principal secretary in the department of housing, the youth empowering programme will kick off on 1st March 2022.
Courtesy Photo On 19th November 2021, the third phase of Kazi Mtaani was launched, and the program was to kick off in January 2022 and run until June 2022. However, the program is yet to commence two months after the application deadline. According to the Housing Principal Secretary, Mr. Charles Hinga, the program has been delayed since the ministry awaits the approval of the supplementary budget by the National Assembly which resumed sittings two weeks ago.
The government has imposed orders to lock out petrol and diesel buses out of the strategic plan of the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) project which is due for roll-out in Nairobi before the kick off of the general elections. This is one of the methodologies the government is using to curb down the effects brought by the greenhouse erosion and gas emissions like the climatic changes.
The Principal Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Charles Hinga has said that the more than 1.2 million youths who applied for the Kazi Mtaani phase three programme last last year will have to wait longer until Parliament passes the supplementary budget. As quoted by the Star, Hinga stated that the National Assembly had set aside Sh10 billion for the programme, and is expected to run until this financial ends on June 30.
The government, through the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing and Urban Development, has announced the return of the Kazi Mtaani programme. According to the announcement made by the Principal Secretary (PS) in the State Department of Housing and Urban Development, Charles Hinga, Kazi Mtaani will resume by March 1.
The Kazi Mtaani is an initiative that began during the COVID-19 period to offer youths within the country a short term contract which is subjected to a renewal. Through a tweet, the Housing and Urban Development Principal Secretary Charles Hinga announced that the Kazi Mtaani recruitment will be happening from next month.
With the world looking to establish ways of curbing Environmental pollution, The Kenyan government has made a bold initiative of reducing its Carbon footprint by locking out petrol and diesel buses from the the newly made project dubbed the bus rapid transport (BRT). According to Housing and Urban Development PS Charles Hinga, the BRT lanes which are set to be launched in June are in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change in Nairobi County.
The government is planning to introduce new park and ride facilities to compel private car owners to use the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) system among other means of public transport. Speaking to the press on Thursday, February 17, Housing Principal Secretary Charles Hinga explained that the new facilities would help decongest the roads.
Speaking during a press briefing at Ardhi House, accompanied by the Principal Secretary in the State Department of Housing and Urban Development, Mr Charles Hinga, Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (Namata) Director-General Francis Gitau said that, Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) are ready to launch their busses along Thika Superhighway coming June this year.
The government has rolled out a plan to provide affordable housing for Kenyans working in the informal sector. Speaking on Tuesday, February 8, during an inspection tour of housing projects. Being undertaken in Mombasa County. Housing Principal Secretary, Charles Hinga revealed that the construction of the one-bedroom units.
Housing Principal Secretary Charles Hinga reaffirmed the government's commitment to providing Kenyans with affordable housing. Currently, the National Construction Authority has registered 565,000 affordable housing units worth Sh2.8 trillion across the country. According to Hinga, around 225,000 people have gained permission and are in various stages of implementation.
The public authority has locked out petroleum and diesel transports from the transport quick vehicle (BRT) project which is expected for rollout in Nairobi mid this year. This is with an end goal to decrease the city's ozone harming substance outflows. "We need to lead from the front with regards to the battle against environmental change.
The government has announced the revival of the Kazi Mtaani program through the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, and Urban Development. Kazi Mtaani will resume by March 1, according to the notification issued by Charles Hinga, Principal Secretary (PS) of the State Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Amount's Of Money Kenyan's Will Pay To Use The Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) Buses In Nairobi. The Principal Secretary (PS) of Housing and Transport Charles Hinga has announced the amounts of money Kenyans who will be using the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) bus system that is currently being constructed along the Thika Superhighway.