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Tuesday, June 02, 2020

NSSF, Ahadi Kenya Partner to help Online Tax Drivers

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NSSF and Ahadi Kenya have today partnered to help online taxi drivers with face masks and sanitizers.



The two institutions have distributed 10,000 face masks to the companies with online apps that help with affordable transport in Kenya.

Little Cabs drivers were among the beneficiaries of this initiative by NSSF and Ahadi Kenya.

Drivers were in addition advised to take advantage of the NSSF Haba Haba, to secure their future finances by contributing little now.

Safaricom, Dignitas Partner To help Students In Nairobi Informal Settlements

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Safaricom Foundation

Safaricom, through the Safaricom Foundation has entered into a partnership with an Education NGO Dignitas to provide students and teachers with the right help this COVID-19 pandemic.

The two companies have decided to distribute e-learning devices to students and even teachers as well to help them keep up with revisions this "stay at home" time.

The benefiting information settlements today were Kawangware and Dandora.

Safaricom have been at the forefront in making people's life smooth even during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Currently, Safaricom have provided over ksh 200 million towards the fight against the virus outbreak in Kenya.

How Lost or Missing ID Card Can Land You Into CRB Blacklist

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CRB in Kenya
Did you know that your lost or missing National Identity (ID)  Card can land you into the CRB blacklist?

Before lenders can give out loans, borrowers are asked to provide details about themselves. The most important and correct details are on your ID card and its exactly what lenders will ask for.

If you lost your ID or your ID just get missing even for some few hours and it lands into the wrong hands of a bad individual, this can happen.

A bad person can take loans Identifying himself as you by providing your ID number and all the other details and then fail to repay the loan. What you should know is that the lender will proceed and submit negative information to the CRB about you. This is when the CRB will out you into blacklist.

This happens mostly with online loan applications. If someone has access to your ID, he or she can even upload photos of your ID to win the lender's confidence.

It is therefore recommended to keep your ID card secure because its a very important and confidential document.

It is also commendable to regularly check your CRB status to confirm if everything is right.

CBK Postpones Afro-Asia Fintech Festival

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CBK Governor Dr Patrick Njoroge
Central Bank Governor Dr Patrick Njoroge 

Central Bank has announced that the Afro-Asia Fintech Festival which was set to happen in July this have been postponed to July next year.

The move was as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, which will most probably going to put the participants lifes in danger.

Afro-Asia Fintech festival Inaugural happened July last year and it was a success. The Fintech Hackcelerator (Hackathon) was launched. Two winners were crowned and they were Kwara of Kenya and Bureau Vente of Uganda.

The festival is organised in partnership with Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and it attracts participants from all over the world.