Kenya paybill numbers, apps, companies, tips, tools, product reviews, software & other recommendations

In this blog post, you will find links to articles, guides, ebooks, courses, reviews and tutorials targeted at Kenyans. Some of the companies / tools / products / services will surely make your life as a Kenyan better. So, read, click around and enjoy discovering new things that can help you improve your life (at home and work).

A few links, products and services Niabusiness recommends

  1. For internet bundles: check the following links for data bundles by Safaricom, Equitel, Airtel Kenya and Telkom Kenya.
  2. To buy airtime via M-PESA or online: check the following links to see how to make a purchase for your Airtel, Equitel, Telkom and Safaricom line.
  3. For web hosting and domain registration: check the following companies to help you start your own blog, website or online shop – Kenya Web Experts, SkyHost, Lenasi, Niabusiness, Namesilo, Namecheap, Sasahost, HostGator, A2 Hosting or Bluehost. More companies here.
  4. For classifieds ads websites to buy and sell stuff in Kenya: check Jiji, PigiaMe, Digger Classifieds and The Star classifieds.
  5. For online shops to buy and sell stuff online in Kenya: check Jumia Kenya.
  6. For business ideas: check these links to help you with your side hustle: online businesses, food businesses, freelance writing, blogging, affiliate marketing & businesses to start with 5000 Shillings.
  7. For premium WordPress theme purchases: check MyThemeShop, Mojo, Thrive Themes, Genesis Framework & ThemeForest.
  8. For premium WordPress plugin purchases: check Thrive Themes, WooCommerce, CodeCanyon, Mojo Marketplace & MyThemeShop. For list building plugins, check MailMunch, Thrive Leads, Bloom or OptinMonster. For WooCommerce online store plugin extensions check WooCommerce & YITH.
  9. For video recording and editing tools: check SnagIt, Camtasia and Filmora. And for video storage / hosting / publishing, check YouTube, Wistia, Vimeo.
  10. For web browsers: download Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, Microsoft Edge or UC Browser.
  11. For PDF readers: check Adobe Reader, Foxit or SumatraPDF. You can also read PDF files on your web browser.
  12. For business owners in Kenya looking for platforms to handle payments: check how to get a Lipa na M-PESA number, Pesapal merchant account, JamboPay, iPay, Payoneer or a PayPal account.
  13. For businesses wanting to add live chat to their websites: check LiveChat Inc or Zendesk Chat.
  14. For online platforms to buy online courses check the following websites: Udemy, Lynda, Treehouse, Coursera & Teachable.
  15. For websites to buy ebooks / books: check Amazon, Kobo, SmashWords and Jumia Kenya. Buy ebooks to read on your Kindle (reader or app), smartphone, tablet or laptop.
  16. For escrow services (whether selling or buying), check the following websites / apps: EscrowKenya, LipaSafe, Verinet Escrow.
  17. For websites to stream movies online and watch TV series: check ShowMax, YouTube and Netflix.
  18. For breaking news in Kenya, watch the following TV stations: Citizen TV, NTV, KTN & K24.
  19. For USSD short codes, checking your phone number, checking your airtime balance, checking your data bundle balance, sharing your airtime, loading airtime to your line, getting your SIM card PUK, check the following links for Safaricom, Airtel Kenya, Telkom Kenya and Equitel.
  20. For a list of all counties in Kenya (and their respective governors & senators), check this post.
  21. For a copy of the Constitution of the Republic of Kenya, click here to get yours.
  22. For stats, facts and figures on the population of Kenya, number of mobile phone subscribers, internet users, businesses (state of the private sector), unemployment, health, check this post.
  23. For latest songs by musicians, rappers and song writers in Kenya, check YouTube. Or buy, stream or download songs on music apps and websites like Songa, Boomplay, Mdundo and Viusasa.
  24. For e-Citizen services to do with marriages, business, KRA, driving, lands, civil registration services and immigration, go here.

See something that you think should be on this list but isn’t? Get in touch.

Bill payments, till and paybill numbers

Below is a list of paybill numbers of various companies in Kenya.

 Note that Niabusiness has linked to some of the resources on this page (some listed below) using affiliate links. When you click on something and purchase it, Niabusiness will receive a commission from every successful sale / referral, at no extra cost to you. 

KPLC / Buy KPLC prepaid tokens (888880), Equity Bank (247247), Equitel EazzyPay M-PESA Business Number (763766), KCB (522522), Safaricom Postpaid (200200), Safaricom M-PESA PayPal (800088), ShowMax (852552), Equitel airtime (412222), Telkom Kenya airtime (777711 or buy via Pesapal paybill: 220220), Pesapal (220220), Zuku Fiber & Satellite TV (220220),  Zuku Fiber phone airtime (320321), Zuku Fiber (320320), JTL Faiba (330330. To buy Faiba airtime from M-PESA use: 776611), Jumia Kenya online shop (510800), Avechi (821350), KiliMall (999888), Jambojet (737700), Fly540 (540540), Kenya Airways (777777), KLM (747747), British Airways (380380), 1xbet (290011), NHIF (200222), GOtv (423655), NSSF (333300), KUCCPS (820201), KMTC (964150), Airtel Kenya airtime (buy via Pesapal 220220), Azam TV (827190), Betika (290290), Betin pay bill number (997270), Branch loan app (998608), Barclays (303030), Betpawa (290020), Betway (880185), Co-operative Bank (400200) / MCo-op Cash (400200), DStv Kenya (444900), NTSA driving licence renewal (access NTSA services via eCitizen portal, paybill no. 206206), DTB Bank (516600), dLight (880182), Elitebet (850700), eCitizen (206206), Tala app (851900), eCitizen certificate for good conduct (206206), GameMania (290077), Housing Finance / HF Group / HFC Bank (100400), HELB (200800), Haraka Loans (817910), Safaricom Home Fibre (150501), I&M Bank (542542), StarTimes Kenya (585858), Lotto (777000), GeoSafari (334350), Mozzartbet (290059), Mombasa Water (895500), Nairobi County Parking EjijiPay (147147), Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (444400), NIC Bank (488488), National Bank of Kenya (625625), Stima Sacco (523500), SportyBet (202202), Timiza (300067), Viusasa (724177), Kenya Website Experts (695571), Sasahost (548200), EACDirectory Hosting (890500), SkyHost (194826), National Housing Corporation / NHC Kenya (999999) & Alibaba’s AliExpress (614250).

Top Niabusiness guides to read and share online

  1. Telkom Kenya All in One Monthly Bundles vs Safaricom All in One Bundle vs Airtel Kenya Monthly UnlimiNET (read the post here)
  2. 30 Reasons to Start a Blog (read it here)
  3. How Do I Take My Business Idea Seriously (read it on Niabusiness)
  4. How to Start a Business Blog in Kenya – to Promote your Company’s Products and Services (read the post here)
  5. Can Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Results Determine your Success in Life (read the article here)
  6. How the Value of Content Accrues Over Time – and How to Hire Me to Write for You (read it here)
  7. 5 Things Successful People Do at the Beginning of Every Month (read the article on Niabusiness.com)
  8. Web Hosting Charges in Kenya: What 8 Hosts Charge (read the post here)
  9. How to Be a Freelance Writer in Kenya (read the article here or sign up via email to download it as a PDF)

A list of all categories on Niabusiness.com

  • Business. Visit this category to read articles sharing tips and strategies you can use to turn your idea into a real business. Get tips to start and grow a profitable business.
  • Airtel. Visit this category for tutorials, reviews and opinion pieces related to products and services sold by Airtel Kenya.
  • Blog. Visit this category to learn how to launch and grow a blog targeting readers in Kenya – or even a niche site targeting a global audience.
  • Equitel. Visit this category for articles on the various products and services offered by Equitel to subscribers in and outside Kenya.
  • Hosts. Visit this category for reviews of domain registrars and web hosting companies in Kenya. Find tips to help you launch and grow your online publishing or e-commerce business.
  • News. Visit this category for news commentaries and articles related to current news items / events in Kenya.
  • Safaricom. Visit this category to learn more about the products and services sold by Safaricom to users in and outside Kenya.
  • Telkom. Visit this category for articles about Telkom’s voice, text and data products and services.
  • Writer. Visit this category if you want to make a career or create a business around writing. Find tips to do with online freelance writing and more.

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Niabusiness Recommendations – Tools, Resources

Book Recommendations – Buy & start reading these ebooks on your device now

  1. The Miracle Equation: You Are Only Two Decisions Away From Everything You Want by Hal Elrod
  2. The Art of War: Complete Texts and Commentaries by Sun Tzu, Thomas Cleary
  3. Secrets of Self-Mastery by Mitch Horowitz
  4. Master Your Emotions: A Practical Guide to Overcome Negativity and Better Manage Your Feelings (Mastery Series Book 1) by Thibaut Meurisse, Kerry J Donovan
  5. Coleman’s Laws: Twelve essential medical secrets which could save your life by Dr Vernon Coleman
  6. The Elements of Moral Philosophy by James Rachels
  7. Loving Your Spouse When You Feel Like Walking Away: Real Help for Desperate Hearts in Difficult Marriages by Gary Chapman
  8. Renovating Your Marriage Room by Room by Dr. Johnny C. Parker, Jr
  9. The Billionaire Who Wasn’t: How Chuck Feeney Secretly Made and Gave Away a Fortune by Conor O’Clery
  10. Here’s The Deal: Everything You Wish a Lawyer Would Tell You About Buying a Small Business by Joel Ankney
  11. Buy Then Build: How Acquisition Entrepreneurs Outsmart the Startup Game by Walker Deibel
  12. The Art & Science of Respect: A Memoir by James Prince by James Prince, Jasmine Waters
  13. #BreakIntoVC: How to Break Into Venture Capital And Think Like an Investor Whether You’re a Student, Entrepreneur or Working Professional (Venture Capital Guidebook Book 1) by Bradley Miles, Carol Tietsworth
  14. Leading with Cultural Intelligence: The Real Secret to Success by David A. Livermore
  15. 101 So Bad, They’re Good Dad Jokes by Elias Hill, Katherine Hogan
  16. The Sleep Solution: why your sleep is broken and how to fix it by W. Chris Winter
  17. Angel: How to Invest in Technology Startups—Timeless Advice from an Angel Investor Who Turned $100,000 into $100,000,000 by Jason Calacanis
  18. Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o, Vashti Harrison
  19. Ruthless: A Memoir by Jerry Heller, Gil Reavill
  20. The Upside of Stress: Why stress is good for you (and how to get good at it) by Kelly McGonigal
  21. How to Be a Great Boss by Gino Wickman, René Boer
  22. Who Moved My Cheese: An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life by Spencer Johnson
  23. Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big, 10th-Anniversary Edition by Bo Burlingham
  24. The 22 Immutable Laws of Marketing: Exposed and Explained by the World’s Two by Al Ries, Jack Trout
  25. My Favourite Dictators: The Strange Lives of Tyrants by Chris Mikul, Glenn Smith
  26. Influence – Science and Practice – The Comic by Robert B. Cialdini, Nathan Lueth
  27. What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People by Joe Navarro, Marvin Karlins
  28. The Dynamics of Conflict: A Guide to Engagement and Intervention by Bernard S. Mayer
  29. The Time Trap: The Classic Book on Time Management by Pat Nickerson, Alec Mackenzie
  30. Choose Yourself! by James Altucher, Dick Costolo
  31. Get a F*cking Grip: How to Get Your Life Back on Track by Matthew Kimberley
  32. You Can’t Teach a Kid to Ride a Bike at a Seminar, 2nd Edition: Sandler Training’s 7-Step System for Successful Selling by David H. Sandler
  33. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  34. How to Win at the Sport of Business: If I Can Do It, You Can Do It by Mark Cuban
  35. The Greenhouse Approach: Cultivating Intrapreneurship in Companies and Organizations by Chitra Anand
  36. DotCom Secrets: The Underground Playbook for Growing Your Company Online by Russell Brunson, Dan Kennedy

Domain registrars – get your own domain name

  1. Namesilo – get a .com for $8.99. Use the coupon code BP to get $1 off.
  2. Namecheap
  3. KenyaWebExperts – get .com & .co.ke domains for less than KSh 1000/yr.

Web hosting companies – get hosting for your blog or website

  1. KenyaWebExperts – starting at KSh 2,100 / year.
  2. HostGator – starting at $3.95/mo if paid annually.
  3. Bluehost
  4. Namecheap
  5. Namesilo
  6. WPEngine
  7. Garanntor Kenya

Plugins for your WordPress site

  1. MonsterInsights
  2. OptinMonster
  3. WPForms

Hire freelancers to help with tasks you’d rather outsource

Check Niabusiness Classifieds. Place an ad for free. See categories you can outsource tasks in.

For more recommendations, check Niabusiness Tools & Resources page.