I came across a very interesting Android application for your mobile phone – pesaDroid. As much as I loathe Safaricom sometimes, I cannot live without my MPESA. Problem is, MPESA text messages are deleted (by me) as soon as I get them …. which unfortunately means I often cannot keep a record of who paid […]

Using DukaPress & WordPress To Create An Amazon Shop

Amazon is one of the biggest and easiest ways to make money online as an affiliate marketer. They have a seemingly endless variety of products that you can market and earn commissions from sales as an affiliate of Amazon. No doubt, many people make money this way. It gets even easier with WordPress. WordPress is […]

No Sir, Don’t Get A Website!

Hands up if you are a “web designer” in Kenya. These days it seems that every other person on the streets does ‘websites’. Good for you, good for you (us?) all! It seems that it is boom time in Kenya as far as websites go. As many web designers as there are, there seems to […]

DukaPress 2.3.5 Now Available

We’re pleased to announce that today we’re releasing DukaPress 2.3.5 after quite a long testing period. The New Stuff We’ve added a REAL “Out of Stock” button so you do not have to do anything fancy to indicate that some of your products are “out of stock”. We’ve removed the price from being shown in […]

Learn to Code

In case you have not realised it yet, computer programming skills are as necessary for success today as reading and writing have been for the past few centuries. In fact, “You’re a second-class citizen if you don’t know how to read and write today, and in twenty or thirty years the same will be true […]

TrINC Money : MPESA-PayPal Service [Updated]

I was a bit hesitant to write about this new service after the rise and fall of PayMPESA, but here goes: Trinc Money seems to be a new service that allows you to transfer money to and from PayPal via MPESA. yes, this means that it lets you both withdraw and deposit money into PayPal […]

Strategic SEO

We all want our names, companies and products to come up when you search for them on Google, right? This is what SEO.; Search Engine Optimization – the art and science of making sure you are found when people search on Google and other search engines. I get clients asking me for this everyday. The […]

New Look for 2012!

It has been a couple of years since we last refreshed the look of this site – but this was because the previous look was very, very good. Today, we are glad to announce that we’re rocking new look. Please check it out and give us feedback.

The Most Popular Browser & Operating System in Kenya

This post is based on statistics of visitors to of the period January 2011 to January 2012. The data represents the operating systems and browsers used by the people who visited Like Chapaa in the year 2011. Here’s a nice little graph for you: PC Operating systems Of course it is no surprise that […]

Who Was Behind The Google Mocality Shenanigans? [Updated]

This is an update from yesterday’s big huge story of Google fraud against Mocality here in Kenya. Please read the article to learn what happened. At the end of the day, Google issued a statement which read: “We were mortified to learn that a team of people working on a Google project improperly used Mocality’s […]