Saturday, February 11, 2017

Are you sharing your ID number with someone else? Find out now

Recently, the IEBC confirmed that 128,926 voters were sharing ID and/or passport numbers. IEBC Chairman, Wafula Chebukati said that these anomalies constituted 0.08 percent of the voter register. According to the Chairman, they are the result of data entry errors and deliberate use of IDs to register more than once.

If you are sharing an ID number with someone else, you need to visit the nearest office to report the matter and have it rectified.

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Tuesday, February 7, 2017

How to get an M-PESA PrePay VISA Debit Card

Did you know that it is possible to apply for and get an M-Pesa Prepaid Visa Debit card that you can use to withdraw cash in any currency from over 1.6 million Visa ATMs worldwide and to make purchases at over 28 million VISA branded shops and other merchant outlets all over the world? You can also use it to make purchases online.


  1. Anyone above the age of 18 with an M-Pesa registered line. 
  2. A copy and original National Identity Card/Passport.
  3. Completed application form.

Where to get it

  1. Safaricom outlets
  2. I&M bank branches countrywide.

Tips & Warnings

  • The card can be reloaded initially with Kenya shillings and later via M-Pesa via the PayBill Business Number 541 541.
  • Residual balances are also refundable at any I&M Bank countrywide. 

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