How to get your NHIF account status via your mobile phone

  1. Compose a new sms      nhif
  2. Type the letters “ID”, a space, then your ID number (or passport number if applicable) e.g ID 12345678
  3. Send to 21101

Note: Charge for this service is Kshs 10 only.


KCPE 2013 Results

#‎KCPE2013Results‬: Candidates can access their results by sending SMS with their INDEX numbers to 22252

Watch the 2013 announcement live event

2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 480,000 times in 2013. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 21 days for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

Buy Kenya Power electricity tokens (prepaid) using MPESA

To buy Prepaid Token via MPESA

  1. Go to MPESA menu, select PAYMENT SERVICES –> select PAYBILL option
  2. Enter prepaid business no 888880 & OK
  3. Enter 11 digit meter no. kpmeter
  4. Enter amount


1. Dial *551# on your mobile phone


2. visiting

3. Email Kenya Power on register. Fill in your details in the subject

field as follows: R(Acc. No.)#(name)#(mobile)#(email)#(ID No.) eg.

To… register
Subject R145338#JohnChacha#0777******



4. Call the Contact Centre on 95551 and give your details

5. Fill in the form from Kenya Power website and drop it off at any Kenya
Power Office or post it to P. O. Box 30099-00100 Nairobi.


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