The project is planned to be a world class technology hub located in Machakos County, 60 kilometers from Nairobi. It will be built over 5,000 acres of land, featuring a technology park, science park, university campus, international business district as well as space for other commercial and residential properties.
Project Cost: US$ 14.5 billion
The largest convention center in Africa, which will have a 15,000-capacity exhibition space, a 10-000-delegate capacity conference centre, five luxury hotels, presidential and VIP pavilions, fully furnished apartments, coffee shops, and business centers. The center will be located in Nairobi, Kenya, 11 kilometers from the city center and near Nairobi National Park.
Project Cost: US$ 561 million
A 2,500-acre mixed use and mixed income environment in Nairobi, Kenya that will be home to an estimated 62,000 residents. Once complete, it will be a large-scale urban development consisting of residential, commercial, industrial, tourism, social and recreation amenities. The project is expected to reduce congestion in central Nairobi and reverse traffic flows between the center and Kianbu County.
Project Cost: US$ 500 million
A complex that is expected to add more than 200 apartments, 16 luxury villas, supermarkets and two 5-star hotels. The two-phased project is located in Kigali, Rwanda on 9.6-hectares of land. Targeting the high-end market, it is expected to help decrease the demand for real estate in the country and upgrade facilities to world-class status.
Project Cost: US$ 200 million
A transport and infrastructure project that involves a port, a railway line, a road network, oil pipeline (cost: US$ 4 billion), an oil refinery expected to refine 120,000 bpd (cost: US$ 2.5 billion), three airports, three resort cities, a 1,100M-power line and a 185-kilometer water supply line.
Project Cost: US$ 22 billion
Rallied as the most ambitious project in Kenya since it gained independence in 1963, the Kenya project will link Mombasa and Nairobi, consequently, with other major east African cities such as Kampala in Uganda and Juba in south Sudan. The track is expected to shorten the journey between the two cities from 12 to 4 hours.
Project Cost: US$ 13.8 billion
Ethiopia’s flagship project, it is a 700-kilometer railway linking its capital Addis Ababa to the port of Djibouti. The link aims to provide landlocked Ethiopia with improved railroad access to the sea and is anticipated to have a dramatic impact on the country’s socio-economic development.
Project Cost: US$ 1.2 billion
The project is part of a three-phase plan to decongest Mombasa, Kenya, which is expected to be completed in 2018. It is seen to raise the standard of the Mombasa free trade zone and provide alternative routes to the South Coast and connect it to the mainland via a bridge and bypass across Muache Creek, west of Mombasa Island.
Project Cost: US$ 251 million
A proposed 840-megawatt power plant located at Ayago in Nyowa District, Uganda, approximately 38 kilometers by road. It will be developed in two simultaneous phases, along with two other hydropower projects—Karuma Power Station (600MW) and Isimba Power Station (183MW) —intended to mitigate the power shortages in Uganda and to meet the projected national requirement of 1,130MW by 2023.
Project Cost: US$ 1.97 billion
The development of the Menengai steam field to allow for a generation capacity of up to 400MW in the first phase, representing a 20 per cent increase in the installed capacity of the country. Upon completion, the project will help trigger a substantial increase in the provision of reliable, clean and affordable energy equivalent to the current consumption needs of 500,000 Kenyan households, 300,000 small businesses, and some 1,100 GWh to other businesses and industries.
Estimated Project Cost: US$ 149 million