Tag Archives: Nairobi

Nairobi adopts e-payment for ease, parking

images-124The Nairobi City County (NCC) Government has moved to ease payment for services and streamline revenue collection by switching to e-payments for its services such as Matatu seasonal ticketing and rent collection for its estates and market stalls.

Speaking when the e-payment module went live, Dr. Evans Kidero, the Nairobi City County Governor said e-payment for land rates and Single Business Permit were already operational and had helped ease long queues at City Hall. Continue reading

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CCTV to make Nairobi traffic cops redundant

The traffic chaos in Nairobi Roads will come to an end in March 2014 as CCTV cameras take over from policemen.

This follows installation of CCTV cameras to man all roads and roundabouts in the city instead of traffic police officers as has been the norm. Continue reading

Digital TV goes live in Nairobi, Kenya

Residents of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi can now enjoy high quality digital broadcasting.

The DVB T2 (The digital broadcasting technology adopted by the Kenya government) signal is now on air in Nairobi, and will soon be available in other parts of the country.

Around Nairobi, the signal can be received in Ngong, Kajiado, parts of Machakos, Kiambu, Thika, parts of Muranga, and some parts of Embu. Continue reading

HP Launches new training centre in Kenya

By James Ratemo in Nairobi

Global Integrated Solutions Provider, Hewlett Packard (HP) has opened a Training Centre aimed at enhancing knowledge on its products and services.

The centre according to Higher Education permanent secretary Prof. Chrispus Kiamba who presided over the launch is a major step in actualizing the national Vision 2030 ICT development platform. Continue reading