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Reasons Why you may Need a P3 Form in Kenya and How to Find it Online @KenyanTraffic

A P3 form is used to request for medical examination by a Medical Officer of Health, in order to determine the nature and extent of the bodily injury sustained by a complainant(s) in assault cases. The P3 form is in two parts.  Part I. This is filled out by the Police Officer assigned to the case,…

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How to Write a Will in Kenya in Step by Step

A will is a legal declaration by a person, of his wishes or intentions regarding the disposition of his property after his death, duly made and signed in accordance with the law. A will includes any attachments to the will, explaining or altering any part of the will. Such attachments are known as codicils and…

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How can I write a will? Do I need a lawyer for me to write a will?

What is the importance of a will? A will enables you to have control over your property even after you are deceased. For instance, how your estate should be distributed. If you die without a will, your estate will be distributed to your relatives according to a certain legal formula. This can be very different…

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Intestate succession and how to go about it

What is intestate succession? Intestate succession is where a person dies without having made a will or the will is invalidated. How is intestate succession done? There are various things that are considered when one dies intestate. Below is what is considered.  If you’re married and have children Your surviving spouse shall be entitled…

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How to find out whether you have the right to inherit a deceased person’s property

Who has the right to inherit a deceased person’s property? The Law of Succession Act Cap 160 provides for persons that can inherit the property of a deceased person under section 29 as dependants which include:  the wife or wives, or former wife or wives, and the children of the deceased whether or not…

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How succession works and why it is important

What is succession?  Succession is the right and transmission of the rights and obligations of the deceased to his heirs.  The Kenya law of succession prescribes the rules which determine what ought to happen to a person’s estate after his or her death. It is also referred to as the law of inheritance…

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My father died last year. One month later, his brothers (my uncles) want to sell off his land and lay claim to his property. Is this lawful?

 This is unlawful. Interfering with the property of a deceased person is referred to as Intermeddling. To intermeddle means to interfere wrongly with property, or the conduct of business affairs, officiously or without right or title – Black’s Law Dictionary 6th edition.  In law, the intermeddler has no legal authority or power to…

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How to apply for NHIF maternity cover – Linda Mama on phone by dialing *263#

  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 infants have access to quality…

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How to apply for new Kenyan epassport and requirements @KenyanTraffic

You can apply for, renew or replace your passport and pay for it online. You’ll have to print out a form at the end. You must sign and date the form, add any documents or photographs that are needed, and return it for processing. You’ll pay using mpesa, airtel mobile money, Credit, Debit Cards and…

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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 details.

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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 choose the best roofing for your house and how much it costs

As times evolve, so do roofing styles in Kenya. From the thatched (makuti) roofing materials that defined our past, today’s home owners have a variety of options when building their houses to suit each individual style and function. The style one settles on relies on a variety of factors. First, the climate and weather of…

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Reduce your contruction cost by 50% by using this high quality building technology

  We  offer one of the most innovative building solutions that exist today, known as the geoDOME and geoCABIN.  Our product geoDOME is a dome shape housing solution made of FRP that can be assembled in less than a day, with significantly low costs, but nevertheless lasts for more than 50 years.  They are suitable for all types…

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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 for your property?  Obviously, it’s…

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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 counseling psychologist says that this…

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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 Kenya Working under contract or…

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How to choose the best floor finishes for your house

It’s important to choose a floor finish that’s durable and easy to clean. Also, think about how it can complement and work with your chosen theme.  Here’s a guide on the common types of floor finishes you can work with. Be sure to review the advantages and disadvantages of each before making your decision: Hardwood…

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What is the difference between a real estate AGENT and a BROKER

Have you tried to buy or sell a plot? Different people come up to you offering help they identify themselves by various titles; these include real estate agent, real estate broker or realtor. How do you tell the difference? Many times we use these terms interchangeably. However there are some important differences, and also varying…

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