Kenya’s immigration Department plans to abolish the current manual passports and start issuing electronic e-passports by 2019. There will be new passports that will have an electronic chip with all the information found in the old-model passport. All the passports will be registered by the International Civil Aviation Organization. The e-passport will pave way for […]
Oserian Development that mainly deals with flower growing and export is set to start using solar energy. The development firm was using geothermal steam to power businesses, heat the greenhouses and light staff houses.
Lukenya University is constructing its buildings using the hydraform interlocking blocks, a technology that is less costly than the traditional building methods. In a bid to minimize its construction cost, Lukenya University has started constructing its new building with hydra interlocking blocks. Most African countries are embracing the hydra block technology for the purpose of […]
The construction of the largest warehouse in Kenya, a grade A logistics and distribution facility, is ongoing in Tatu City, Kiambu County. Once complete, the development by the African Logistics Properties (ALP) will help in meeting the increased demand for high-quality storage facilities for the numerous companies that are venturing into the country. Offering a […]
The Opera Software Company is set to open an office in Nairobi as Kenya continues to attract international technology companies. The browser software company, which is investing KSH 10.5 billion in Africa, hopes to employ about 100 people in its Kenyan office which will serve as the East African hub. The Oslo- listed, Opera Software […]
Solar powered traps baited with human body odor may provide an effective method of trapping and killing the malaria causing mosquitoes. The solar-powered odor-baited mosquito trapping systems (SMoTS) have so far given positive results, and may provide an effective malaria intervention method. Even though people are now scared about the new Zika virus, malaria is […]
Clean solar panels ensure higher output and efficient energy conversion. Energy output from solar panels is determined by factors such as the installation, amount of sun, direction, tilt and the cleanliness of the surface. Most of the solar panels are self cleaning if the tilt angle allows, however, this does not happen when the tilt […]