Construction of what will be another tall building in Nairobi rivaling the Times Tower is set kick off before year-end once a pending court case is resolved. The National Social Security (NSSF) which will develop the 36-storey building at Hazina Trade Centre hopes the court will resolve the dispute next month to give it the go-ahead. The Times Tower, which houses the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA), is the tallest building in East Africa at 140 metres high. “We are waiting for the High Court to determine the case on June 7,” acting managing trustee Tom Odongo told the Star on Monday.
“We are expecting two outcomes: the court could allow the NSSF to use Cementers or it could nullify the tender, in which case we will re-tender within a week and the winner will be known within 30 days,” he said.
Odongo said whatever the court’s decision will be, the…
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