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Old December 13th, 2018, 04:50 AM   #41
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Project management experience should be a a requirement for these CS positions. We have failing projects all over the place.
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Old February 15th, 2019, 12:37 PM   #42
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Ngara, could you please post a link to the source
The Developer is a specialist in the field of Real Estate and also the prefabrication and production of precast elements.

Here is the official website
http://www.tecnofin.co.ke/index.php
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Old May 9th, 2019, 08:22 PM   #43
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From Sonko's FB page the tenants have finally agreed to move out after receiving 600k relocation allowance. This will be launched in next couple of weeks.
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Old May 10th, 2019, 12:51 PM   #44
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Just spoke to a friend staying there. She tells me Sonko played a clever game to get the tenants to accept the deal. He and housing CS went to the meeting (attended by less than 50% of tenants) with signed bankers cheques, agreements, etc. When people saw the 600k cheques, they grabbed and signed. Their lawyer who was present tried to convince them to wait for him to read the agreement but they would hear none of it. So, those who were not at the meeting have no choice but go for their cheques. That’s street smart Sonko for you.

Great that this can finally proceed.
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Old May 10th, 2019, 03:14 PM   #45
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The level of entitlement in KE is on the next level. These people have been living almost for free in houses paid for by govt for decades! Most are retired or dead and very few even pay rent, while current employees languish in poverty/live in slums! Then badala ya kushukuru and cooperate, the tax payer has to dig in his pocket to pay these guys??Its one thing to negociate and be given priority when houses are done..but to jeorpadize the whole project coz of greed is just unacceptable!! These guys dont own these properties! 80% of current occupant probably did not even work for the govt!! Kick them out and pay them nothing!! Actually tudai arreas!
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Old May 10th, 2019, 06:55 PM   #46
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Just spoke to a friend staying there. She tells me Sonko played a clever game to get the tenants to accept the deal. He and housing CS went to the meeting (attended by less than 50% of tenants) with signed bankers cheques, agreements, etc. When people saw the 600k cheques, they grabbed and signed. Their lawyer who was present tried to convince them to wait for him to read the agreement but they would hear none of it. So, those who were not at the meeting have no choice but go for their cheques. That’s street smart Sonko for you.

Great that this can finally proceed.
There was an in-depth, very informative meeting two days ago between Sonko, his housing Executive, the lawyer and a few of reps of the residents, and they finalized discussions of the whole compensation requirements involving this project -- and this in-depth discussion is uploaded on his page.

Further, there has been at least 6 public participation meetings with the residents where a number of the compensation/acquisition/relocation issues were discussed. At this point, if some of the residents are in the dark, it is mostly due to their lack of meaningful participation in these forums that affect their lives -- this is not surprising, since a lot of people ignore invites to these public participation meetings then feign ignorance when things start happening

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The level of entitlement in KE is on the next level. These people have been living almost for free in houses paid for by govt for decades! Most are retired or dead and very few even pay rent, while current employees languish in poverty/live in slums! Then badala ya kushukuru and cooperate, the tax payer has to dig in his pocket to pay these guys??Its one thing to negociate and be given priority when houses are done..but to jeorpadize the whole project coz of greed is just unacceptable!! These guys dont own these properties! 80% of current occupant probably did not even work for the govt!! Kick them out and pay them nothing!! Actually tudai arreas!
FYI, the 600K covers offsite rental for 2 years, @25K per month, as the housing is being constructed. According to Sonko in the aforementioned meeting, I think this relocation allowance wasn't a requirement by the residents, but rather a goodwill gesture that the Nairobi govt made to ensure the resident had adequate housing during the construction of the new housing. This is in contrast to the prior methods of forceful evictions that would normally occur before. However, I think this will be an interesting/expensive precedent to maintain for the other times council houses need to be redeveloped to high rises.
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Old May 10th, 2019, 08:00 PM   #47
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Andegwa, the offsite rental amount was the biggest contention if my memory serves me right. Some were even demanding they will only move if they get free houses!
Now wait and see all projects that need relocation stall and people demanding for the 600k. With these Kanjo houses what pains me is that 80% of people living in those houses now are there fraudulently and have never worked for Kanjo(I know that was the case in Mariakani and Madaraka). On top of denying current employees a decent roof , they are the ones getting 600k and guranteed housing! Rewarding fraud! Sickening!
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Old July 16th, 2019, 09:24 AM   #48
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Finally the county govt got tired and kicked out the tenants who had refused to move out.



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Some residents of Pangani spent their night in the cold after being forcefully evicted by the county government.


They are tenants living in houses in an area targeted for the county's affordable housing project under President Uhuru Kenyatta's Big 4 agenda.
According to the tenants, county officers arrived shortly before midnight with a bulldozer and ordered them to move out immediately.


The tenants admitted to having been given a verbal notice whose deadline was July 3 but were caught unawares by Monday's eviction.
They left with no choice but to start moving their household items as they looked for safe places to shelter through the night.
http://https://www.the-star.co.ke/co...-housing-site/
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Old July 16th, 2019, 04:07 PM   #49
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Here they have only themselves to blame. You were given 600,000 to relocate and get a 25,000 monthly rental unit for two years. That is a minimum 2 bedroom apartment in most places. In other areas you can also get 3 bedrooms units for that amount. Lakini some prefer to wait for bulldozers and stick to those rundown houses. Let them move, if they thought their was money for resisting then they have learned otherwise.
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Old July 19th, 2019, 08:22 PM   #50
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The old estate was demolished paving way for the new highrise.

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Old July 19th, 2019, 11:07 PM   #51
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Old July 20th, 2019, 06:26 PM   #52
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That section of the city will undergo a real regeneration with those old buildings being replaced.
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Old July 26th, 2019, 01:33 AM   #53
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Yup, will probably feel like a mini city.
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Old July 26th, 2019, 09:56 AM   #54
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Here is a link to the brochure

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