ZaKenya Frequently Asked Questions

ZaKenya is a Kenyan article directory where authors learn, share and earn. is completely free, no strings attached.
Once you’ve joined ZaKenya, you share your knowledge with the world, get rewarded for all your approved articles. Who knows, maybe your next article will bring you world-wide fame!
Be 18 or over, simply fill out our short registration form and you’re in. Once you’ve signed up, take the time to personalize your profile and tell us and fellow more about yourself. The better we know you, the more we can do to further customize to fit your needs. Socializing is everything, so don’t be a loner and use your Facebook and/or Twitter account to promote your content, engage with the rest of ZaKenya Community and take advantage of all it has to offer.
Publishing your own original content on is as easy as 1-2-3! Once you've logged in, you'll notice a "Add Article" button near the top of the page. Click the link and it will take you to a page where you will select the article category of your choice, title of the article and add the article content.
You can submit a how-to guide or an article. A How-To Guide has a different style and set-up than an article. It features a methodical format, complete with various media (video, images) to instruct and guide someone through a specific process. An article, however, is a bit more free-form and covers a broader range of subjects. How-To Guides may also have better SEO (Search Engine Optimization) options.
Write what you know! We don’t want to limit your creativity in any way. We love to see Kenyan content. Be original.
Naturally! All content published on will include the author's name, short bio and a link to their profile.
Yes. We allow 30 publications per user a day. After all, we need some time to go over it.
When your total finalized earnings balance reaches the payment threshold (KES 3,000), we'll send you a payment through your MPESA at the end of the month. Make sure you update your MPESA number on your profile. If your finalized unpaid earnings haven't yet reached the payment threshold, they'll roll over to the next month and accrue until they meet the threshold. Payments are sent within approximately 30 days of the end of the month.