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How to apply for NHIF maternity cover – Linda Mama

  Linda Mama provides a package of basic health services accessed by all in the targeted population on the basis of need and not ability to pay, positioning Kenya on the pathway to Universal Health Coverage ( UHC). A public funded health scheme that will ensure that pregnant women and…

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How to apply for government jobs online @KenyanTraffic

Quick Guiding Steps 1. All first time users of the Online Recruitment and Selection system are required to register by providing ID / Passport Number, Surname, current Email address and a password to access the system. 2. To apply for any advertised job or internship opportunities, log into the system…

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Top real estate companies in kenya

Myspace Properties Kenya Optiven enterprise Ltd Kenya AMS Property   Amazon Valuers Limited Azizi Realtors Kenya Enkavilla Properties Llyod Masika Hass Consult Ltd Villa Care Ltd Makao Bora Elegant Properties Ltd Knight Frank Kenya Canaan properties Pam Golding Kenya Mahiga homes

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How to check your electricity bill via sms @KenyanTraffic

Follow these steps: Open a new SMS message. Type the first part of your account number in the message field. For example, if your account number is 998877-01, just type 998877. Send this message to 95551. In a few seconds you will receive an automatic reply with your account balance…

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How to Pay Nairobi Water bill via MPESA, Equitel or Airtel

Pay Nairobi Water bill via MPESA or Airtel: Select Pay Bill from your M-PESA menu. Enter the Bbusiness number 444400. Enter the the bill account no. Enter the amount you want to pay  Enter your MPESA PIN. Check to confirm tha the details you entered are correct and press OK.

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How to create a basement for your house

While basements are often a standard feature of new homes in other countries, such as the USA, this is not the case in Kenya. There are simply not enough basements being built here. A basement is a fantastic way to add more living space to your house, but is it right…

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How to grief successfully

Losing someone or something you love or care deeply about is very painful, hence everyone needs to grieve. Whereas many people have different ways to do so, some cultures especially in the African set up put constraints in other genders when it comes to the grieving process. James Mbugua, a…

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NHIF Membership requirement @KenyanTraffic

Who is eligible? Any person… Who is a *resident in Kenya? Has attained the age of 18 years. (No age limit after the age of 18 years) Whose total income from salaried or self-employment is more than Kshs. 1,000 per month or Kshs. 12,000 per year. Drawing an income from…

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How houses are plumbed

A house plumbing system is a complex network of water supply pipes, drainpipes, vent pipes, and more. Because plumbing is complicated and one of the costliest systems to repair or install in a house, it pays to understand how the system works. Understanding the fundamentals of a plumbing system allows…

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How houses are wired

Number of Sockets Minimum and desirable numbers of sockets recommended per room are given. Recommended numbers are inevitably a matter of opinion, and are only recommended as a starting point for consideration. Bedroom Minimum: 1 double socket at each of 2 locations Recommended: 2x double sockets at each of 4…

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5 Emotions of a Dying State

Any significant change whenever it happens positive or negative comes accompanied by anxiety and fear. Change always feels like dying because you must leave one state and enter other state. This can be felt individually or collectively. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross in her book ‘On Death and Dying’ described 5 common emotions…

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Check Your NHIF Account Status Using Your Phone

To get your account status via your mobile phone: Compose a new sms Type the letters “ID”, a space, then your ID number (or passport number if applicable) e.g ID 12345678 Send to 21101 Note: Charge for this service is Kshs 10 only

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Video – How a ventilator works @KenyanTraffic

The average person breathes in and out a staggering 22,000 times a day without even thinking about it. But when you can’t, a ventilator might be your only solution. It’s important to note, a ventilator isn’t a treatment, it is critical life support. Ventilators work by getting fresh oxygen into…

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More and more Kenyans seeking divorce – Cruelty and adultery are top among the reasons spouses move to court to seek annulment of a marriage

In February alone, 149 cases have already been filed, court documents show. In January, about 95 people petitioned the court to dissolve their marriages. The number keeps rising. Last year, when the register was closed on December 31, some 1,108 people had filed petitions to dissolve their unions. In December…

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Biological Control of Locusts – New weapons for old enemies

During the 1988 desert locust plague, swarms crossed the Atlantic from Mauritania to the Caribbean, flying 5 000 kilometres in 10 days. Scientists were stumped because migrating swarms normally come down to rest every night. But locusts can’t swim, so how could it be? It turned out that the swarms…

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Step by step procedure of constructing a house

Although, for building construction requires lots of time and it is tedious work, yet its result is a permanent asset for us. Therefore, care should be taken in building construction process. Before planning, building construction projects must consider important aspects like the purpose of construction, utility, financial proficiency, the demand…

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How Karen has drastically changed over time

Karen is a suburb of Nairobi in Kenya, lying south-west of Nairobi central business district. The suburb of Karen borders the Ngong Forest and is home to the Ngong Racecourse. It is also known for its large European population. Karen and Langata jointly form a somewhat isolated area of mid to high-income residents. Karen was previously within Ngong County. After Nairobi received city status…

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Stork Meat Alert – Niwekee mwewe, managu and ugali then unatia firifiri kidogo yenye inaskika kwa umbali huko Lokichogio @KenyanTraffic

You could be eating marabou stork without you knowledge. The birds, also known as the ‘undertakers’, scavenge in their thousands at the Dandora dumpsite from where they’re sourced cheaply by crooked hotel operators. Though unfit for human consumption, the ‘undertakers’ are slaughtered in nearby slums and delivered to various city…

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Mombasa Hospital, the 128-year-old facility with a fascinating history

Until the recent fire that broke into the facility and broke headlines majority of watu wa bara had probably never heard of Mombasa Hospital one of the oldest biggest medical institutions in the region.  The History of the Mombasa Hospital begins in 1891 when the Imperial British East Africa Company,…

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Mida Creek Islands where all women give birth to twins

Mida Creek, a tidal indian ocean inlet that expands across an area of 32 km2. It has one of the largest mangrove plantations and a wide variety of habitats that are influenced by the tide. The creek is also an International Bird Area (IBA) with a wide variety of rare…

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DIY: Interior Design Tips

Looking for an interior designer in Kenya? Well, there are many of them near you, but they don’t come cheap. And finding a good one can be quite the hustle. However, fear not as you can decorate your house to suit your taste using these easy DIY (do-it-yourself) tips: Apply…

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How to check your Fuliza limit on Safaricom

Fuliza is a service offered by Safaricom that enables users to complete their financial transactions even when they do not have enough money in their MPesa. The service is available to all MPesa users but caries depending on one’s credit ranking on the mobile money service and how long you…

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Murume kills and eats a dog to fight hunger pangs in Meru

A middle-aged man from Karimba Village in Maara, Tharaka Nithi has been arrested on suspicion of slaughtering a dog and eating its meat. The male suspect was nabbed cooking the dog meat at his home on Wednesday evening. Upon interrogation by police, the suspect said he chose to kill and…

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20 Facts you didn’t know about Robert Mugabe #RIPMugabe #Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe has been an infamous political leader and also had a great influence on Zimbabwe’s freedom fighting movements. He still acquires a prestigious political position there. Here are some quick facts about Robert Mugabe for your reference. 1. His full name is Robert Gabriel Mugabe. He was born on 21st…

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University don caught pants down with her driver

A university don is the talk of town after she was caught pants down with her driver in a car. Her marriage is now on the rocks, with her husband threatening divorce. The don is now trying everything to save the marriage. On the other hand, the affair seems to…

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“I dare Jeff Koinange and Citizen TV Kenya for a interview on #JKL, myself and Mama Wendy. I am well armed with facts” – #JoeMwangi

I confiscated Wendy’s phone because the internet was corrupting the young girl’s morals, her ex-manager Joe Mwangi has said. In an interview with Ebru TV on Sunday evening, the former teenage acrobat manager narrated how he had been monitoring Wendy’s internet usage before taking her phone. “All this story does…

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Kiamaiko slaughterhouse runs on the sweat of young boys, trafficked from Ethiopia. Abdi Youssef is one of them. He came to Kenya when he was 7. He is now 27

It is 4.30am. As the rest of the city drags itself from sleep, Kiamaiko Market in Nairobi is abuzz with activity. At an open field, business is booming and around 20 trucks are parked. On one side, women with makeshift eateries are busy making tea, chopping vegetables and preparing for…

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7 ways to get rid of fruit flies in your house

There has been a strange infestation of fruit flies recently due to the high heat and there is no better word to describe them other than annoying. These little gnats become a nuisance flying across your face and feasting on your ripe fruits. Fruit flies are tiny quick-reproducing flies that…

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Haunted? The castle that MacMillan built in Ukambani

You have probably heard of or walked by Lord McMillan’s legacy – the McMillan Memorial Library in the CBD. Erected by his widow in his memory in 1931, the library is the landmark most commonly associated with the McMillans. McMillan was a steel heir born in 1872 in the United…

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Sunset Boulevard Estate in Athi River will not be autioned after all

The planned auction of houses in Athi River’s Sunset Boulevard Estate over a defaulted loan has been stopped amid a court order handing reprieve to more than 200 home owners. Leaky’s Auctioneers, appointed to oversee the sale of 204 houses 390 units on the estate said the principals — I&M…

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How to set-up your own concrete brick-making business (precast plant)

Whether you’re new to the business or a seasoned professional, making the decision to adopt a new technology can be challenging. But once you have determined that adding a precast line to your existing production is the right move, keep the following tips in mind to make establishing your precast…

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How subdividing land into small parcels is hurting agriculture and keeping Kenya in perpetual food crisis

Kenya is an agricultural economy. Even with the advances and aspirations of being a manufacturing-driven economy, agriculture will continue remaining a key component in supplying raw materials, or at least food. However, it is also not possible to talk of food security without mentioning land tenure which is directly correlated…

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What is a Letter of Offer when buying land or a house?

A letter of offer is a document that details the terms and conditions of the transaction. It is drafted before any payments are made and signed by both the buyer and seller. On the other side, a sale agreement stipulates the mutual consent of both parties and signed by them…

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All Saints Cathedral Nairobi was built by the Freemasons and Africans were not allowed to worship there until 1963 after independence

After the construction that lasted 35 years, Nairobi was bequeathed the All Saints’ Cathedral, a magnificent building rich in symbolism that seeks to mirror the spiritual journey of an Anglican. Located at the intersection of Kenyatta Avenue and Processional Way, the building has been a crucial element in the history…

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Weston Hotel may now be demolished if the new bid by KCAA goes through

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has moved to court seeking to repossess the contentious land.NLC found that the four-star hotel had been built on grabbed land belonging to KCAA and ordered that Ruto should negotiate for compensation.But in a new twist to the long running saga, KCAA has now…

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Forget US GreenCard, If you buy a house in Greece you will automatically get permanent residency visas for you, your parents and children

Greek realtors have launched an Africa-wide charm offensive targeting affluent investor-families keen on moving to the European Union (EU) member country through purchase of at least Sh30 million property. Enterprise Greece board member George Zissimatos said the campaign officially launched in Nairobi last week is aimed at exciting the Greece…

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How to call without using my credit

Safaricom has announced availability of its “Reverse Call” feature. The service, also known as ‘call collecting’ is available to its more than 31 million customers and allows for one to transfer the call cost to the receiver. To access the feature, a caller will have to add ‘#” before the number…

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How Moi sent assassins to trail and kill Koigi Wa Wamwere in Norway

In February of 1987, Kenya’s Environment Minister, Jeremiah Nyaga, was visiting Scandinavia. Addressing officials, he said: “It is better for Koigi (pictured) to be incarcerated in a Kenyan prison than for him to face an uncertain future in Norway…” A few weeks back, dissident Koigi Wamwere had fled to Norway,…

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Video – Kofi ya Sonko – Governor Mike Sonko slaps a man in Eastleigh

Governor Mike Sonko was caught on video on Sunday evening assaulting a man in Eastleigh area Sonko caught on tape assaulting man in Eastleigh Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko was caught on tape on Sunday evening assaulting a man in Eastleigh area. See story https://bit.ly/2RkmR9Z Δημοσιεύτηκε από The Star, Kenya στις…

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