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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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

List of Prefabricated Housing Manufacturers

Prefabricated construction is the surest way to cut down on construction costs significantly. The following is a list of prefabricated housing companies in Kenya.

Name Contact Details
Hong Kong Building Centre (HKBC)

Mombasa Rd Opposite Sameer Business Park, Between Lab & Allied and Plaza 2000 Nairobi, Kenya. Tel: 020-2617700 Mobile: 0722-837999, 0787-888444, 0787-888555 Website: E-mail:

Eco Homes Ltd

"Muthaiga North Parkside Estate House no 68. Parkside estate is along Coffee Garden Drive (Rock City Stage), off Kiambu road, after CID headquarters and sharks palace. Tel 020 359 1988 / 020 353 5709"

Koto Housing Kenya

Koto House (Formerly the People Printing House), Mombasa Road (Mlolongo, Machakos County), Kenya. +254 789 80 89 91 +254 772 12 44 08.  

Economic Housing Group Ltd

Before Ngong Racecourse Along Ngong Road Nairobi, Kenya Tel; +254722525097 254733213103 Email:

Zenithsteel Ltd

P.O. Box 18314- 00500 Nairobi, Kenya Enterprise Road, Industrial Area, P: +254-20-555281, 551874/5

National Housing Corporation Kenya

NHC House, Aga Khan Walk P.O Box 30257-00100 Nairobi - Kenya Email:     Tel: +254 (020) 3312 149


DMS Africa Ltd.  P.O Box 10625-00100 GPO  PEARL VILLAS  Musa Gitau Road, off Waiyaki Way,(behind Deloitte) Lavington Estate Nairobi-Kenya Mobile +254 (0) 718 174 154

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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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