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UK announces Sh82mn donation to Kenya to improve green infrastructure

UK announces Sh82mn donation to Kenya to improve green infrastructure

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 14 – The United Kingdom has announced a Sh82 million funding to improve green infrastructure initiatives with Kenya. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak who stated that the “innovative partnership will lead to closer cooperation with the Kenyan government on strategic infrastructure and investment.” He described it as the...

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UK offers Sh82m to support Kenya’s infrastructure projects

UK offers Sh82m to support Kenya’s infrastructure projects

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has announced an Sh82 million donation to Kenya towards improving infrastructure in the country. In a press statement on Friday, Sunak said the funds are for planning, prioritisation and implementation of green infrastructure initiatives between the UK, Kenya and the wider G7. “Focusing on transport projects selected from the Africa...

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Newswire & Press Release / VINCI Renews Road Maintenance and Improvement Contract in Milton Keynes in the United Kingdom – Construction / Architecture / Infra – VINCI

Newswire & Press Release / VINCI Renews Road Maintenance and Improvement Contract in Milton Keynes in the United Kingdom – Construction / Architecture / Infra – VINCI

  NewswireTODAY – /newswire/ - Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom, 2024/05/27 – The city of Milton Keynes, located in Buckinghamshire, has again awarded the contract to maintain and improve its road infrastructure to Ringway, a VINCI Construction subsidiary in the UK – VINCI.com. CAC 40; Euronext 100   ...

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UK not heeding warning over China threat, says ex-cybersecurity chief

UK not heeding warning over China threat, says ex-cybersecurity chief

The UK is not paying enough attention to a “gamechanging” shift in China’s cyber-espionage tactics towards infiltrating critical infrastructure including energy and communications networks, a former head of Britain’s cybersecurity agency has warned. Ciaran Martin, the ex-chief executive of the National Cyber Security Centre, said a warning from the US this year that Chinese state-backed...

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UK-based financial expert commends Gov Abdulrasak on infrastructure devt

UK-based financial expert commends Gov Abdulrasak on infrastructure devt

A UK-based leading financial expert and Entrepreneur, Dr. Kazeem Salaam, has lauded the giant strides of Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRasak, on infrastructural Development across the State, saying his commitment to speedy development is unprecedented. Salaam, who is presently the Secretary General of the Kwara State Association in the UK (KWASANG), and an Advisory Board...

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Russia is using Iranian-made weapons to target Ukraine’s electricity infrastructure: UK statement at the UN Security Council

Russia is using Iranian-made weapons to target Ukraine’s electricity infrastructure: UK statement at the UN Security Council

Thank you, President and I thank Director Lisa Doughten and Director Caitlin Howarth for their informative briefings. This spring, Russia has targeted power plants, electricity substations and gas storage facilities across Ukraine. The United Kingdom calls for an immediate halt to this destructive campaign against Ukraine’s energy infrastructure. Millions of people already face disruption to...

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Spectacular Northern Lights stun UK

Spectacular Northern Lights stun UK

11 May 2024 By Simon King, BBC Weather • Jacqueline Howard, BBC News David Severn BBC Weather Watchers/Shamrock_Sean The Severn Family were treated to a display of colour at Ashdown Forest, East Sussex A tree blocks out the vivid colours of the Northern Lights in Thorpe, Derbyshire The Northern Lights have made a rare appearance across the UK, delighting sky...

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UK: Dawlish Cliff Works Paused Due to Unexpected Wildlife

UK: Dawlish Cliff Works Paused Due to Unexpected Wildlife

Ongoing works on a Dawlish cliff were recently brought to a brief pause due to the discovery of a tawny owl nesting in a hole on the side of the sheer cliff face. The owl, which was discovered by an abseiling railway worker as he attempted to, unknowingly, place a foot into the bird’s nest,...

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Australia’s second largest pension targets infra, private markets from UK office | Alternatives | AsianInvestor

Australia’s second largest pension targets infra, private markets from UK office | Alternatives | AsianInvestor

The Australian Retirement Trust (ART), a A$280 billion ($184 billion) superannuation fund, has expanded its operations to London as part of its strategy to enhance its global investment capabilities. “Having senior team members on the ground in London is a strong signal of our intent to invest in relationship-building and maintain a long-term presence,” Ian...

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Li Ka-shing’s CK Infrastructure buys more UK renewable energy assets

Li Ka-shing’s CK Infrastructure buys more UK renewable energy assets

The UU Solar assets include 65 solar-power projects, four onshore wind farms and one hydropower plant, with combined installed capacity of 68.7 megawatts. Most of the electricity output is supplied to water and sewerage firm United Utilities Water, with the remainder exported to the power grid. People walk along the Southbank with the Palace of...

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