How the government plans to stem out Mulot Online scammers

online Fraud / Hacking

Mulot Village in Bomet County has hit headlines as the hotbed for online scammers in the country, specifically mobile money fraud. Data from The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Points that most online scammers came from Mulot villages; Mulot Central, Mulot Olomirani and Mulot Sunset. The Government has therefore launched a 100 million software facility in Mulot, Bomet county, a flagship project of the Kenya National Digital Master plan. The facility is aimed to tap on the digital skills of youths in the area and act as a way of…

Zimbabweans already using gold coins

The central Bank of Zimbabwe on Monday introduced gold coins in an effort to reduce the demand for foreign curency. The country has been experiencing high inflation from the time of late President Mugabe regime and the situation worsened recently causing high demand for foreign currencies with higher values such as the US Dollar and the Euro. Head of the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe, John Mangudya said on during the launch that the coins are supposed to reduce demand for foreign currency in the country. “We are now providing that…

Ruto is the cause of current food crisis – Former Agriculture Minister Kipruto Arap Kirwa says

William Ruto - Photo file

Former Agriculture Minister Kipruto Arap Kirwa has come out saying that the current food crisis in the country is linked Ruto’s mishandling of the Agriculture docked when he headed it. Mr. Kirwa served as Agriculture Minister after being appointed by Mwai Kibaki in 2003 up until 2008 after which William Ruto was appointed to the docket.  Kirwa says that it is during this time that the Agriculture sector in the country was messed up when Ruto colluded with cartels and ‘funny millers’ to carry out shoddy deals. “When I left…

Maize flour price reduced by half – 2kg to retail at Ksh 100 from ksh200

A big relief to Kenyans after the government announce subsidize of maize flour prices.   A memo signed by Agriculture PS Francis Owino stated that the Ministry of agriculture shall subsidize the price of maize flour being produced and sold by millers for a period of four weeks.  Following the directive, the prize of 2kg Maize flour will retail at Ksh 100 from Ksh 230. Kenyans have been experiencing high cost of living with other commodities whose prices have increased being bread, milk, tissues paper, sugar and cooking oil. Reasons…

Over 35 countries you can travel as a Kenyan without VISA

Getting a visa can sometimes be a tall order while travelling to some countries like the USA and South Korea. However, with the Kenya passport, you can visit over 35 countries in the world without worrying about a VISA. Below are the countries you can travel without a VISA. Country Valid Duration of stay without VISA Antigua and Barbuda 1 month Bahamas 3 Months Barbados 3 months Benin 90 days Burundi 3 month Cuba 90 days Dominica 21 days Eswatini 30 days Ethiopia 1 year Fiji 4 months Gambia 90…

Opportunity for Kenyan youth entrepreneurs in Rwanda, how to apply

A foundation by Allan and Gill Gray is calling for new application for the 3rd Cohort of Jasiri Talent Investor program based in Rwanda. The program is opened for 55 entrepreneurs aged between 25 and 35 for a one year mentorship program. Successful applicants will be given the right training and mentorship to launch high end businesses in Nairobi. The candidates will also be accorded monthly stipend during the training “We believe responsible entrepreneurship is at the center of community transformation. We encourage young achievers who aspire to realise their…

S.Sudan plans to ditch Mombasa port for Djibouti port

Mombasa port may lose millions worth of Cargo it handles should South Sudan go ahead with its plans to start using the Djibouti port route through Ethiopia, saying it’s much shorter than the port of Mombasa. Kenya is however downplaying the idea saying it is a matter has not reached a worrying point and they have not received official notice on the same. However deputy of South Sudan’s chamber of commerce Lago Lukak said the south Sudan government is already in talks with the Djibouti government to use Djibouti port…

Kune food cloud kitchen closes due to hard economic times

Kune food has announced end of its operations citing “economic downturn” after selling over 50,000 meals in less than a year it has existed. Founded in 2020 to offer online ready food delivery, Kune was funded by Pan-African ventures as well as Century Oak Capital among others. At the time of announcing closure yesterday evening, the company had laid off 90 of its employees. “At $3 per meal, it just wasn’t enough to sustain our growth with the current economic downturn coupled with rising food costs, we couldn’t keep going,”…

How to renew your driving license (Old version and Smart Driving Linsence)

You can renew the old version of the driving license for a period of one year Follow the following process: Log into the ecitizen Website https://www.ecitizen.go.ke/ Select the NTSA portal Select ‘Make application’ then select ‘driving license’ Select on year driving license renewal Fill in the required details and pay the fee of Ksh 650 Download your License For Smart Driving License, Follow the following process: Log into TIMS NTSA portal https://tims.ntsa.go.ke/ Select driving License Select renew driving license  and fill in the required details Pay the required fee of…

How to apply for a new driving License (First Timers)

Once you pass a driving test, you may apply for a driving License. Follow the process below: Log into TIMS NTSA portal  https://tims.ntsa.go.ke/ Select driving License Select ‘Apply for smart driving License.’ Fill in the required details Pay the required fee of Ksh 3000 Then visit NTSA office with your invoice and passport Collect your driving license at the stated time Also Read How to Apply for Provisional Drving License Read How to Apply for a new driving License (First Timers) Read How to renew your driving license (Old version…