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16 April 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Barclays Kenya launched a revolutionary Loan App known as Timiza Barclays App in a move that saw Barclays Kenya outsmart their competitors. The Mobile Loan App is not only for getting loans but will go a long way in helping you develop a saving culture. We are going to show you how to download the App and also demonstrate how you can use it to get approved for a loan faster. Everything about Barclays Bank’s Timiza App Timiza is an App from Barclays bank that allows the bank’s customers and the...

31 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

The 2018 Honda Ridgeline is up for a fight. It’s well-rounded and offers just enough capability for most pickup buyers. That’s stating the obvious, staying behind the wheel of the Ridgeline, you will be impressed with Honda’s balanced approach to the ultra-competitive midsize truck segment. I call it the pocketknife pickup. It’s smaller than full-sized monsters like the Ford, Hilux, D-Max and the Mazda BT 40. But the Honda punches above its weight. Here are three observations you will make...

31 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

How are you all game lovers? I think I have found something we can all channel our anger and disappointment to. The next time you lose a match or a race, spare the keyboards your anger. Punishing the keyboards with heavy blows will ultimately destroy your laptop or keyboard which means you have to often buy another one. How about you buy the big ENTER Key button that can take your beating until you cool off.   With the Big Enter Key you will spare the keyboard next time you lose your cool in...

30 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

The road to financial ruin is paved with expensive cars. Over the years, buying a car has become more than a purchase of convenient transportation. It’s a status symbol supposedly showcasing your worth. In reality, though, spending too much money on cars you can’t really afford hinders your finances. Every shilling you overspend on cars is money that could have been invested to build real wealth. Let’s take a look at three signs you spend too much money to get from point A to point B. Stuck in...

30 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

The world Financial Literacy Month is not only a time to evaluate your financial skills but also the financial skills of your child. There are certain milestones your child should reach by the time he or she is 10 years old. “In a world where financial security is uncertain at best, ignorance is not bliss. So however much anxious we may feel about money. We don’t know enough about it. Kids should preserve their innocence as long as possible—we cannot allow these feelings to cause us to pass...

29 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

The Toyota RAV4 is what the industry calls a category killer. This means Toyota sells a ton of them. The competition (even if it feels it has a better-looking and performing vehicle) can’t seem to topple the king. The outgoing fourth-generation RAV4 lacked the glamor of several other small crossovers. Even though there were 11 trim levels to choose from, they all looked fairly alike. Despite this anonymity, last year the old RAV4 was the best-selling passenger vehicle. Bad news for the...

29 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

The world is progressively evolving. Hackers are getting smarter every night and that puts your information at risk. This inspired iTouch to develop a fingerprint scanner for laptops that enables you to open your laptop only using your fingerprint. The most secure way to protect your information is by using biometrics such as facial detection and fingerprints which are common. About iTouch ID iTouch ID is an interesting USB fingerprint scanner. Some laptops come with a fingerprint scanner that...

28 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

The battle for supremacy is real in the mobile phone markets. LG, Samsung, and even Lenovo have been trying to make gadgets with foldable screens a thing for a while now. But after one tiny rumor said Apple could be working on one too, suddenly everybody is worked up in a frenzy? Please. To be honest Apple’s products are starting to get sort of normal. As a matter of fact, the recent creation by Apple, the iPhone X cannot stack up against the Samsung s9. Truth be told, here Samsung beat iPhone...

28 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Owning up the fact that in Kenya 80% of the cars we buy are second hand, it is important to be cautious with your purchase. If you’ve got a pre-owned vehicle on your short list there are a few things you can check to make sure you don’t get burned. Considering the financial risk of a bad used car purchase, taking 30 minutes to do these checks is well worth the time. Let’s get started Back under the hood, pop off the engine oil filler cap and look for any white or light brown gel-like deposits...

27 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Common signs of faulty spark plugs include slow acceleration, loss of power, poor fuel economy, engine misfires, and difficulty starting the car. Without a spark, there would be no way for fuel to ignite in the combustion chamber. Spark plugs have been a critical component of the internal combustion engine for years. Spark plugs are designed to transmit an electrical signal sent from the ignition coil at a predetermined time to create a spark that ignites the air-fuel mixture inside the...

27 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Two new concepts of tires that use embedded sensors to monitor pressure and temperature and allow for changing a tire’s contact patch on the fly have been developed. From camera-based rearview mirrors to engines and transmissions that can adapt to the terrain ahead based on GPS and other information, many traditional car parts have gone high-tech. But tires haven’t really changed much since the advent of the automobile. The last radical change to where the rubber meets road was when steel-...

26 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Commitment to a certain person and a certain partnership plays an important role in relationship development. You cannot just decide that you are now a part of a real union and your partner magically understands that. When it comes to commitment issues, the millennials are first in line for discussion as these young individuals obviously experience some troubles with being fully devoted to a relationship. Clearly enough, there are some good (or, in this case, bad) reasons for that. Let’s make a...

26 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

What’s so interesting and strange about modern 20-somethings? Obviously, the way they socialize. Being awkward offline and totally and outrageously outgoing online, these bizarre creatures, raised and nourished by the Internet, memes, and social networks tend to build their relationships in a very odd way. But today we are going to focus on the reasons the millennials break up with their partners in love relationships. The most ridiculous motives, of course! 1. He didn’t like my posts on...

26 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

If you ever come across a flooded road, spare your car – and your wallet – by just turning around. I mean, we all know that cars aren’t boats, don’t we? But season after season, we chuckle at cars stranded on some submerged roadway, drivers looking puzzled as they pull out their cell phones to call for help. And if you ever thought the repair costs for a gas or diesel-powered vehicles in these situations were astronomical, the hit to electric vehicles and hybrids can be something else...

26 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Depending on your work habits, a second (or even a third) monitor can make you more productive—not to mention save you from hunching over your laptop all day. But different tasks require different monitors, so it’s important to choose the right one. Here are some of the best monitors currently available, from small second screens to large high-end monitors that can handle pretty much anything. Dell Ultrasharp U2415 A 24-inch monitor will hit the sweet spot of being big enough but not too big...

24 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

The Kenyan economy has been tough on many people across the nation. It has been a tough struggle, especially for the many unemployed Kenyans unsteady income. Nothing is guaranteed for this lot who neither own bank accounts nor have the safety of formal jobs guaranteeing them loans whenever they fall into tough times. Owing to this difficulty, they are usually at the mercy of unscrupulous shylocks who charge ridiculous interest rates on the money they lend to these individuals. However, thanks...

24 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

In some countries, we find some of the worst engineered bridges and roads that result in accidents. In hilly places, we have seen terribly engineered roads cause tragic accidents. but when it comes to Japan, engineering is in their DNA. Come to think of it, they have dominated the automobile industry with mega brands like Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Hyundai and many more despite being a very small country. Ohashi Bridge When it comes to infrastructure, Japan still leads the park specifically...

23 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Almost everyone has taken some kind of medication, whether it’s prescription or over-the-counter. Hopefully, you’ve read the directions and the potential side effects before taking it, and it’s entirely possible you decided those bizarre side effects would be worse than whatever you were trying to fix in the first place. According to the world health org. Some of the most common and absolutely OK — side effects are things like anxiety, drooling, high blood pressure, bad dreams, headaches, skin...

23 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

For individuals who love to chauffer themselves but may not have the budget to purchase their privately owned cars, there is always an option of hiring a car. The Car hire business in Kenya has significantly grown especially in Nairobi and its environs. Nowadays, with the cash in hand, you can rent a car in Nairobi for as long as you want. This saves you the hustle and bustle experienced by public service car users in Kenya. The types of hire services may vary from chauffeured to self-drive car...

21 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Land Rover Discovery Sport This problem all started after Jaguar land rover was bought by TATA motors. While we adored the all-new Land Rover Discovery, the smaller Sport version scores poorly when stacked-up against other small SUVs. Consumers despise the Discovery Sport for its “spiky” turbo four-cylinder engine, which fluctuates between providing too little or too much acceleration. It also loses points for its automatic transmission, which critics claim is neither smooth nor responsive....

21 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

How can I send money to Kenya via Mpesa? We are out to give you different ways in which you can send money to Kenya via Mpesa and it is easier than you think. If you are a Kenyan citizen, you can receive money from more than 45 countries across the world using M-Pesa. That is right, using the M-Pesa international money transfer program; you can easily receive and send money to several countries using your M-Pesa line. This is a program that has been there for quite a long time since 2011 but...

20 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Accidents do happen. And your car could get damaged or you may end up losing it through theft. If you value this investment, why not protect it? While the majority of the people in the country despise insurances, car owners can testify the importance of having one. Still, remember that it is a legal requirement for all car owners to insure their automobiles. This being the case, let’s look into some of best insurance companies in the country which offer the best quotes for you. From third party...

20 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

When BMW began celebrating its 100th birthday earlier this year by unveiling some new concept cars, they didn’t forget their prodigal subsidiary son, Rolls-Royce … they just made it wait. Rolls Royce has been a brand characterized by class and wealth. And the narrative continues to be written with the new concept BMW has developed. Fair enough, all Rolls Royces are over and above the regular cars when it comes to power and comfort. But with the new concept, the company has outdone itself and...

19 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

No automobile on the planet is generated more buzz than the BMW i8. And this was with good reason. The hot new plug-in hybrid, featured in Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol as a concept, is racing to the market of electric cars and is threatening to unseat Tesla from the throne. The new BMW will likely have even the most die-hard sports car fans dreaming of going green, and here’s why. Beauty in the Beast Despite its hybrid status, the i8 is still high-performance at its best. Powered by a...

17 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Driving a car is a dangerous, demanding endeavor. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Authority, 10% of all fatal accidents and 18% of crashes that caused injuries in 2017 involved distracted drivers. Those distractions included eating, smoking, adjusting the radio, or being “lost in thought/daydreaming.” This means in 2017 over 1000 people were killed in motor vehicle accidents stemming from poor or distracted driving habits. If you remove focus from driving it could quickly...

17 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

You don’t want to, but if you’re a car owner it’s inevitable that at some point you will experience car troubles. It’s also fairly certain that the machine you rely on will cause you grief when you least expect it. At the very least, you’ll be late, frazzled, frustrated, and have an empty wallet. So what can you do about it? Be prepared! Know your vehicle, and know what to do when something goes wrong, because it will. The following list of the most common car problems drivers encounter can...

16 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

For the average law-abiding citizen, the idea of breaking the law is seen as something extreme. As in, the idea of getting into any “official” trouble is the least you would want. But all across the country, there are numerous eccentric laws that people break every day. They have no idea what they’re doing is illegal because these laws rarely reference dangerous activity. Usually, they concern the environment, technology, or a certain etiquette that seems old-fashioned (not to mention...

16 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

After a series of jail terms and commitment in his boxing career, Mayweather finally hit the jackpot after his fight with Manny Pacquiao. And as we speak Floyd Mayweather is a wealthy man, and he is not afraid to display his riches. The boxer is obviously living life to the fullest, and he often posts photos on Instagram with loads of cash in his hands which he later simply throws away at scantily-clad women. While some people find this way of life unappealing, Floyd obviously doesn’t mind....

16 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Let’s call it birth certificate Kenya, the birth certificate is the first step towards the full exercise of citizenship. It proves your existence, your place and the date of birth, it is a legal document that proves and provides the names of your parents. Why is a Birth Certificate in Kenya that important? This is because of the birth certificate number Kenya. Without this document and the birth certificate number, citizens are deprived of their most fundamental rights and have no access to...

16 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Please read on to find the updated list of nhif Rates for 2018. As you all know, NHIF Kenya is a State-owned Parastatal established in 1966 as a department under the Ministry of Health. It was later transformed into a state of a corporation to improve its effectiveness and efficiency. Its primary mandate is to provide accessible and affordable medical insurance cover to all its members and their declared dependents i.e spouse and children. How NHIF Rates are Calculated The nhif rates and...

15 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

We are going to show you how to register for NHIF cover both offline and online. A person who is a resident in Kenya and has attained the age of 18 years, whose total income from salaries or self-employment is more than Ksh 1000 per month and Ksh 12,000 per year, is eligible for Registration/membership with NHIF Kenya. This includes foreign visitors permitted to work in Kenya. You can always check the NHIF Rates to know exactly the amount you are required to contribute monthly. Requirements for...

15 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Have you been contributing to NHIF and would like to know the status of your account? We will show you how to check NHIF Balance from your phone easily. NHIF has made the life of many Kenyans better by providing a universal medial cover for working Kenyans. Whether you are on Payroll or self employed you can contribute to NHIF monthly for you to be able to enjoy the services. For a long time, for you to check the status of your NHIF contribution, you had to visit one of the offices and wait in...

15 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

If you are the kind of person who wants to be in control of his game and do it yourself, this tutorial is made specifically for you. This is a complete guide on how to start a blog  in Kenya and make it look as professional as the one made by an IT profession. We are going to set up a WordPress blog together and will willing to answer any questions you post in the comment box below. So let us go direct to the process of Starting a Blog in Kenya. Requirements to create a blog in Kenya Name of...

15 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Traffic laws exist to keep us safe—without them, and with over 15 million vehicles swarming our Kenyan roads, driving would quickly cease to be a safe and convenient perk of modern life. While the number of laws that control our driving are many, for the most part, we observe them without even noticing. Because for some reason, when it comes to a few specific laws, drivers have adopted a much broader interpretation of the law and pretty much do what they like. Here are a few driving laws that...

15 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

This gadget is called the Mini USB Powered Fan Flexible Gooseneck LED Cooling Flashing USB Temperature Fan for PC Laptop Notebook Desktops.  Basically, the brand tried to stuff every keyword they could that could describe this product into the product title.  What you get however is a Gooseneck LED USB Powered Clock fan that is a unique little gadget and gimmicky though providers a fair amount of airflow. About the Mini USB Powered Fan I see this mostly being ideal if you have a USB hub on your...

14 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Jumia Mobile Week 2018 is that period where you will be able to get exclusive discounts on Jumia Kenya Smartphones, tablets and mobile accessories. Imagine a full week where you can get that dream phone at a budget you can afford. What Is Jumia Mobile Week? Jumia Kenya has been having this week for quite sometime and this year (2018) the Jumia mobile week will be from 19th March – 25th March 2018. During the Mobile Week, you can log onto Jumia and buy some amazing phones at undeliverable prices...

14 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Have you guys heard of Haraka loan app? It is an android loan application owned by a South African lender called GetBucks. Besides Kenya and South Africa, the loan app also lends to people in Uganda, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, and Tanzania. However, unlike many loan apps with a higher loan limit of 100000-500000/= the Haraka loan app is a low range application that lends between 500/= – 5000/=. While this loan limit might seem low, your loan is almost guaranteed after application. I am beginning to...

14 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Equity bank in partnership with Equitel, Britam insurance, and inclusivity solutions have come up with a product that may interest you as an Equitel user. The Riziki cover is a personal insurance cover that Equitel subscribers can now access without paying a dime. This cover will ease the financial burden resulting from the daily income lost from one’s employment or personal business due to cases of hospitalization. The Riziki personal cover works as follows. If you are an Equitel subscriber...

13 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Just when you think you have seen it all, new innovations keep crawling and amazing us. Here are some of the coolest innovations in 2018 LG’s rollable TV This is LG’s giant 65-inch 4K OLED TV. This is a rollable TV concept that can emerge when you want it to. It goes back into its home box when not in use. You can adjust the height of the TV for certain types of content. Sunflower Shadecraft This is a robotic umbrella going for a staggering KES 900,000. The Sunflower Shadecraft moves with...

13 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Power windows are responsible for approximately 5% emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though power windows exert large amounts of force, they are still largely considered safer than manual car windows. About Power windows Power windows can be controlled by the driver. No matter how many times you tell a misbehaving child to leave their power window switch alone. They may still keep...

12 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

8 Helpful Tips on How to Write a Great Term Paper Would you like to contribute to your grade for the semester? Then you should learn how to write a great term paper as it can influence your progress significantly. A term paper is a work assigned with the aim to check out how you were studying during the course. In the end of the term, each student is assigned to develop this type of work. There are several steps, which will help to make the process of academic writing simple and interesting....

12 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

We all love full screen phones. They have become popular after the launch of the Samsung S8 but the challenge is always their price tag. To own a phone with an infiniti dispalay, its no doubt you will have to dig deeper into you pockets. The Samsung s8 has been the cheerleader in this categoery of phones buy it retails at a discouraging KES 70,000 in Kenya. However, there are other phones with similar qualities as the S8 that retail at a more affordable price. One of these phones is the Leagoo...

12 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

You dress like a boss, think like a boss, dance like a boss. Then, you get in your decades-old car and feel a lot less like a boss and more like the average Joe. There’s a solution for your boss envy: buy a giant, awesome luxury car. Of course, you probably need to get paid like a boss in order to afford one of these primo machines, but trust me. If you drive one of these bad boys, you will feel like the biggest boss on the planet—guaranteed. Rolls-Royce No brand of car is as synonymous with...

12 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

The currently blazing Telkom Company has forayed to launch a mobile banking and money transfer application on Monday the 12th this month. The company states that its data and voice have gained value and preference in the country and have been the company’s main revenue streams. However, the company is optimistic that in the next few years, it will have expanded its connectivity across the country and improved its competitiveness. Since its succession from Orange, Telkom has continued to...

10 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

StarTimes Kenya is a cable and satellite company and a subsidiary of the StarTimes Media, an international television company based in China. StarTimes is among the leading pay-TV service providers in Kenya such as Gotv Kenya. Keep on reading for the New StarTimes Kenya Bouquets Channels and Prices StarTimes Kenya provides both the pay and Free to Air (FTA) set top boxes to its customers. The Free to Air set top boxes do not accrue monthly subscriptions charges. Subscribers are only expected to...

10 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Every morning you get in your car to go to work and you spend however long it takes to get there juggling coffee, listening to the radio, or yelling at traffic. And every afternoon you get back in your car and do it all again to get home. You spend a lot of time in your car, and pretty soon what was an exciting symbol of freedom and success becomes a grubby reflection of your busy life, excess fast food wrappers and all. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are a few things you can do that...

09 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

NationHela is an international money transfer service that was launched last year on August by the Nation media group and Diamond trust bank. Initially, this service was first intended to facilitate the sending of money to and from the diaspora but since it is also a visa card, it has also been adopted for use in payment of services and goods. NationHela facilitates sending money to Kenya from any part of the World which has opened up several opportunities for expatriates who did not have an...

09 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

At a certain point in life, we are faced with overwhelming miss-happenings or joyous moments that require us to raise some money. When you are in urgent need of money, it is important to have as many avenues of collecting money from donors as possible. You can call for a fundraiser but some people even more willing to help may be preoccupied with other things and fail to attend. For this reason, it is important to open an M-Pesa paybill account that will enable people to send money to you at...

09 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Generally speaking, after your housing, your car is your biggest financial investment and responsibility. Whether you’re using an old beater or have a brand new model fresh from the dealer. Virtually everyone wants to make the most of their vehicle and keep it in reasonable shape for as long as possible. Unfortunately, however, there is a laundry list of bad habits that drivers regularly do that can needlessly strain and even damage aspects of the vehicle. Although there’s no way of ensuring a...

08 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

It is funny how some companies manage to stay underwater but still have a sustainable number of customers to keep them running. Have you ever heard of Victoria Commercial Bank in Kenya? If yes, you are ahead of your time and if no, well you are about to find out more. About VCB Also known as VCB, the Victoria Commercial Bank is a medium-sized bank and lender that is mostly known to city dwellers. This bank was licensed as a full house banking institution in 1996. Yeah, that’s right. This bank...

08 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

In Kenya, just like in other countries across the world, petrol stations are required to sell clean fuel that is consistent with other petrol stations. This means that no matter where the tank goes dry, gas quality or the brand of gas you will get will not noticeably affect how the vehicle performs. Some brands offer fuels with added cleaners and other additives. These can offer some benefits, but the fact remains that cheap gas that doesn’t contain these additives is not dangerous or...

08 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

For all students wishing to join campus or college but may be having some financial challenges, you are not limited to a HELB loan. Yes! This is because you can get an unsecured Education loan from NIC bank. This package is presented to students in colleges or guardian who are taking their children to school. However, unlike HELB that provides some upkeep money, the NIC education loan will only cater for your entire tuition fee for the whole course and leave you to worry only about the upkeep...

08 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Okoa Stima was founded by Kenya Power & Lighting Company in partnership with Safaricom in 2015 and is currently active. It comes in handy when you experience a sudden blackout and you don’t have enough fund to pay for electricity. It is a service that offers both Pre-Pay and Post-Pay customers a quick solution for all their power access needs. Services offered by Okoa Stima include. Account Registration Electricity Bill Payment Purchase of tokens Electricity Bill querying and presentment,...

07 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Branch App is from an International is a micro-finance lending institution that uses a mobile application to make it easy for Kenyan citizens to access emergency loans anytime, anywhere through the Branch Loan App. About Branch App Branch loans are usually disbursed immediately through Mpesa with the minimum loan limit being Ksh 250 and can reach up to a maximum of Ksh 50,000 which comes at a cost. i.e Good credit history and loan repayment discipline The loan repayment period ranges between 1...

07 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Having a health insurance cover is one of the smartest things you ever chose to do. We never know what fate has in store for us, so being vigilant and prepared just puts us a step ahead in dealing with misfortunes. NHIF is completely voluntary and open for all Kenyans wishing to have an affordable insurance. However, if you work for a government institution, you become an NHIF member by default such that your monthly charges are automatically deducted from your salary. However, for retired of...

07 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

The rim is a large metal circle on which your tire is placed. It creates the shape of the tire and allows it to be mounted to your vehicle. A cracked rim should be repaired as soon as possible, so it does not cause further damage to your tire. Furthermore, it can pose a safety hazard because the tire has the potential to blowout. A few things to watch out for include While driving down the road, if you hear a thumping sound and feel vibrations through the steering wheel, you may have a cracked...

07 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

This new tiny device instantly creates and secures complex passwords for online accounts using military grade security. It’s hard to come up with strong passwords and then remember them. Especially if you want a unique password for each website you sign in. It’s not even funny how often I click on the “forgot password?” button to create a new one. If you are using some sensitive websites, such as those in cryptocurrency platforms, you may risk losing all your investment if you can’t remember...

06 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Having new brake pads and rotors installed happens on a regular basis. The process is essential as it prevents break failure that is common with unmaintained breaks. Once those brake pads and rotors are mounted, it is essential to properly break them in. Bedding in, commonly known as conditioning new brake pads and rotors is necessary for new brakes to work properly. The process works to put a layer of material onto the friction surface of the rotor from the brake pad. The transfer layer, as it...

06 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Chancellors and vice chancellors have expresses their distress with the disruption of normal learning in Universities due to the ongoing Lecture’s strike. There have been constant talks pleading with the university staff to call off their strike. But the lecturers and university staff have sworn to stay on strike until their collective bargain has been honored by the government. As negotiations proceed, University heads have requested the university staff to resume work. A  request that has not...

05 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

With the reduction in internet prices, we have seen an increase in the number of bloggers in Kenya in the last two years, so how do bloggers in Kenya make money? That has been a question on the mind of many, I will look into them, to start making money as a blogger in Kenya you need: What you need to make money blogging in Kenya A blogging platform – There are free platforms and WordPress is the best Content – In blogging content is King Good English or Swahili Internet – Will to learn – There...

05 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

What are potholes and why do they form in the first place. For those of you who have never hit one of these guys when spinning at 80Kph, you may not know the blood rush that comes after that. Yes! These are very serious road imperfections that can render you or your car to the ICU. Potholes form especially during rainy seasons or when water constantly flows on the tarmac. Tar is a great enemy of water and over constant contact with water, its ability to bind the rocks weakens hence letting...

05 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Barclays bank Africa has taken a huge blow after one of its biggest shareholder, the UK Barclays PLC, withdrew a huge sum of its shares from Barclays Africa Group. Following this occurrence, the bank has announced that come May of this year, the bank will change its name from Barclays Kenya to Absa. Barclays is one of the oldest banks in Kenya and has been operational for over 100 years in the country. Hope for Barclays Does this mishappening seem familiar to you? Of course, we all know the...

05 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Safaricom has been a Kenyan Mascot for years now. Their services have been greatly accepted and this has rapidly led to the growth of the country. Just recently Safaricom was valued at 2 trillion which makes it one of the major brands in the country. M-Pesa stands out on its own as the single most accepted service that Safaricom provides. Having operated for close to 10 years now, Safaricom feels that it should give credit to the people who have built this company. That is the Kenyan community...

03 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

To access the TSC Payslips Online registration portal, one needs to be registered with Teachers Service Commission as provided in Article 237, Section 23 of the TEACHERS SERVICE COMMISSION ACT No. 20 of 2012 of the Constitution of Kenya. It is the commission’s mandate to register all qualified teachers before they can be allowed to teach in any public or private institution. Upon registration, a teacher is issued with a Certificate of Registration bearing a TSC number within 30 days of the...

03 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Sacco’s are somewhat empathetic with their members, unlike banks. For that reason, feel free to check out this list of the most popular and reliable Saccos in Kenya. Find out which Best Saccos in Kenya is near you and if possible, make a point of joining one and make some savings. This could be a huge step towards achieving your goals. Full List of Registered Saccos in Kenya Africa Youth Trust Sacco Afya Sacco Society Ltd Asili Co-operative Balozi co-operative savings & credit society...

03 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

The loan business in Kenya is undoubtedly booming. This is due to the new entrant into the market called Okash. Okash is a Microloan service provider in Kenya was launched by Opera Software. Although the App is still in Beta Phase, the company is seeking to begin by providing loans for 100,000 Kenyans. Okash can be downloaded from Google play store. However, we are uncertain if there will be an option for USSD or IOS users. This is where we say that if you are an iPhone user you probably do not...

03 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Let’s get back to introduction to Cara 101. The tire is a circular shaped piece of rubber that covers the wheel and enables the vehicle to drive, and enhances the performance of the vehicle. The tire also provides traction and absorbs shock while you are driving down the road. The most common materials that tires are made of include: natural rubber, synthetic rubber, fabric, and wire. Over time, tires pick up rocks, nails, screws, and other things that can potentially cause problems and holes....

02 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Kenya is one among the many countries that value education so much that it has become a way to success. Way from when a kid joins kindergarten, he or she is told that education is the key! This does not end here; I have realized that so many people are yearning for higher levels of education as this becoming more of a necessity in this era. A Masters Degree in Kenya program will take most of your time and resources and one must be sure of what he or she wants to gain after the whole program. Is...

02 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

The internet has provided online jobs for many people in Kenya and around the world. We are living in a global village and there is always someone somewhere who could use your skill(s). If you are looking for an Online Job in Kenya that will pay you, then read on. We explore how you can work online in Kenya and make a living out of it. From online data entry jobs in Kenya to online transcription jobs in Kenya. We will highlight different ways in which you can make money online working from home...

02 March 2018 » Smart Kenyan

Cars are intricate machines with thousands of individual parts. Over time and use these parts can wear down, become damaged, and cause car problems. Repairing them can be costly, but it actually makes better financial sense to get bad or failing parts fixed right away. That way, you’ll avoid bigger problems further down the road. As a good driver and they will tell you that the car communicates with them. For that reason, when your car talks to you next time about these 10 symptoms of a sick...

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