High cost of land, materials stall affordable housing dream

By Graham Kajilwa | Jul 7th 2022

The cost of land makes up between 40 and 60 per cent of the total cost of a housing unit, like the case with Nairobi which is the most expensive in the entire continent of Africa.

Jul 7th 2022

Amid challenges, new forms of urban planning emerge in Africa

Urban scholars have argued for decades that for plans to be effective, we need to move away from the traditional way of doing things.

By The Conversation

Jul 7th 2022

Why Kenyan Airbnb users may defy ban on parties

New policy has banned gatherings of over 16 people to delist violaters but market players say they will approach it on a case-by-case basis.

By Graham Kajilwa

Jul 7th 2022

Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club reopens its doors after two years

The reopening of the Nanyuki-based establishment, which is a subsidiary of Fairmont Hotels in Kenya, comes two months after its counterpart, Fairmont The Norfolk was reopened.

By Esther Dianah

Jun 30th 2022

CS Karoney: This is what you'll need to transact on land after digitisation

Land Registration Act dictates that land parcels must be geo-referenced - there must be coordinates for the parcel's location to be known.

By Graham Kajilwa

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