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[9 Feb 2015 | No Comment | ]
KASNEB December 2014 Exam Results online and via SMS; CPA, CPS examination results online

A.   SMS (for Safaricom subscribers only).
Candidates should send an SMS to 20558 using the following format to access their examination results:
Kasneb/registration number
Example, ATC/87061 where ATC/87061 is the registration number of the candidate.
The SMS service is at a premium rate of Sh. 10 per sms
B.   KASNEB Website. (click on student login) or (direct link to student portal http://online.kasneb.or.ke )
Candidates who had not created an account on the student portal are required to do so in order to access examination result as follows:
1. On the website click on the student login link then choose the student icon or proceed to click the …

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[28 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
How to pay for parking in Nairobi via M-PESA; step by step guide from phone and online

Below is a step by step guide on how to pay for your parking fees in Nairobi county via your mobile phone.

Step1 Register
Step2 Load your e-wallet with cash from M-PESA, Airtel Money, Visa e.t.c.
Step 3 Pay for parking from your ewallet

First time users will follow from step 1 to step 3 below. If you have already registered for the service, you shall follow step2 and step3 only.
Step 1 Registration:
From Mobile phone: Dial *217# and enter your Name, ID Number and select a PIN number (when we tried to register via …

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[27 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Engineers Board of Kenya EBK (formerly ERB); The only approved Engineering programs for Kenyan University, Approved Engineering Universities

Engineers Board of Kenya has published on its website a list of what they call APPROVED ENGINEERING PROGRAMMES FOR THE KENYAN UNIVERSITIES.
It thus follow that if a programm is not on this list, or if a University is not on this list then its not approved by the EBK.
The list is as below as at 27th August 2014: If your University or program is not on this list, it’s important you get in touch with your University for further guidance.
1. University of Nairobi
ü  BSc – Civil Engineering
ü  BSc – Agricultural …

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[20 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]

(Click above on tittle for a better view) Safaricom has revised its M-PESA charges as follows effective 21st August 2014. You will pay more for amounts above KES 1,500 and less for amounts less than KES 1,500
New Charges for Sending/Transferring Cash

Minimum  Ksh.
Max Ksh.
Transfer to Registered Users   Ksh.
Transfers to unregistered users Ksh.

10
49
1
N/A (see note 3 below)

50
100
3
N/A

101
500
11
66

501
1,000
15
66

1,001
1,500
25
66

1,501
2,500
40
66

2,501
3,500
55
88

3,501
5,000
60
105

5,001
7,500
75
143

7,501
10,000
85
171

10,001
15,001
95
220

15,001
20,000
100
237

20,001
25,000
110
275

25,001
30,000
110
275

30,001
35,000
110
275

35,001
40,000
110
N/A

40,001
45,000
110
N/A

45,001
50,000
110
N/A

50,001
70,000
110
N/A

 
 
Withdrawal Charges (From An M-PESA Agent)

Minimum     Ksh.
Max   Ksh.
Charges for withdrawal from M-PESA Agent Ksh.

10
49
N/A

50
100
10

101
500
27

501
1,000
27

1,001
1,500
27

1,501
2,500
27

2,501
3,500
49

3,501
5,000
66

5,001
7,500
82

7,501
10,000
110

10,001
15,001
159

15,001
20,000
176

20,001
25,000
187

25,001
30,000
187

30,001
35,000
187

35,001
40,000
275

40,001
45,000
275

45,001
50,000
275

50,001
70,000
330

 
Withdrawal Charges (From an ATM)

Minimum
Max
ATM Withdrawal fees:

200
2,500
33

2,501
5,000
66

5,001
10,000
110

10,001
20,000
193

(Learn how to withdraw money from an equity ATM on The Timpata here: http://www.thetimpata.com/2010/04/09/withdrawing-money-from-m-pesa-at-equity-bank-atms/ )
 
Charges for other transactions:

Other Transactions
Ksh.

All Deposits
Free

M-PESA Registration
Free

Buying …

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[12 Aug 2014 | One Comment | ]

KUCCPS (formally JAB) has announced the placement results for KCSE 2013 candidates.
KCSE 2013 can now check what universities they have been admitted to and for what courses online.
All 2013 KCSE candidates who attained the University cut off (B of 60 points for Male candidates or B- of 58 points for female candidates) and all those who applied for placement into Diploma courses can enquire from the online system using the address https://kuccpsapp.uonbi.ac.ke/admission_inquiry.php from the desktop computer or https://kuccpsmobile.uonbi.ac.ke/admission_enquiry.php From mobile devices.
Have you been admitted to the course you selected, share with us your comments.

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[6 Mar 2014 | 12 Comments | ]
KCSE 2013 Candidates: JAB: How to check online your University Admission 2014, How to check the course you have been admitted to

KCSE 2013 candidates can now check to which university they have been admitted to online.
Here is the process:
1. Log in to http://jab.uonbi.ac.ke/admission_enquiry
2. Enter your KCSE  index number in the space provided and wait for the results.
 
Do not panic in case you find that you have not been admitted to any course or you have been admitted to course that you wish to change. Joint Admissions Board (JAB) will offer a chance for students to revise or apply for their degree courses. The Timpata shall update you as soon as this revision …

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[6 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Comparative Mobile Phone calling rates in Kenya; Is your bob calling more?

A study by Research ICT Africa, commissioned by the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shows that in the fourth quarter of 2013, YU has the cheapest prepaid product among the country’s four mobile operators. It also shows that Safaricom was the most expensive. Over two  and a half times more expensive than YU in the 4th quarter of 2014. Airtel Kenya has been the most consistent across the 3 years of study.
See the results of the study below for average monthly calling cost across the networks.
 

2010

2011

2012

2013

Operators

Q4 2010

Q1 2011

Q2 2011

Q3 …

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[9 Aug 2013 | No Comment | ]
Bon Voyage; Total Kenya; M-PESA; How to top up your Bon Voyage card via M-PESA

Running low on fuel? You can now conveniently top up your Total Bon Voyage fuel card via M-Pesa from wherever your are. It’s easy;

Go to M-PESA menu and select Payment services
Select Paybill
Enter the paybill number 983200
Enter the BV card number (as the account number when prompted)
Enter the amount you wish to top up
Enter your PIN to confirm

Bon Voyage! - MaryVille_IBCJapan

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[9 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
KCSE 2012: Joints Admissions Board (JAB) 2013 University Admissions; How to check the university and course you have admitted to

KCSE 2012 candidates can now check online what Universities they have been admitted to by clicking here  or this alternative link and following the instructions.
Once you confirm your university, please follow up with the University to know their fees structure and reporting dates early enough. Also find out what their accommodation arrangements are. Most of this information could be available on the university website. Here is a list of the websites of all major Universities in Kenya
 

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[29 Jul 2013 | 18 Comments | ]
KASNEB; May/June 2013 CPA Exminations Results Online; CPA, CPS, CICT, CSIA; How to get your results

Based on past year trends, we believe the professional examinations results should be out by latest 8th August 2013. We shall keep this article active and update it with any new update as we have always done in the past.
As at the time of publishing this article, the results had not been released yet.
<<Update 1: 7th August 2013: 19:28>> Unconfirmed reports say the results have just been released. As at now, the results are not available online yet. We shall keep you updated
 
<<Update 2: 7th August 2013: 21:54>> Confirmed. You can …