Best Cheapest Web Hosting Companies for Ksh1,000 Per Year in Kenya


Most bloggers would want to minimize costs when it comes to web hosting services, they go for the cheapest that will cost less than Ksh1,000 per year. While choosing a web hosting company, there are factors they must consider first. For a novice, it’s good to conduct in-depth research to determine the most suitable hosting companies for your business.

Some of the factors to consider before choosing a hosting company include:

  • Customer Service
  • Costs
  • Migration costs
  • Security (free from malware and virus)
  • Scalable resources
  • Emails
  • Migration costs
  • Reliability of their services(uptime)

Having looked at those factors, here are cheap web hosting services in Kenya where you can pay less than Ksh1,000 per month:

  1. Web Hosting Kenya

Web Hosting Kenya has several plans for websites, one of them being Silver which costs Ksh2,100 per year. The company sometimes run a promotion where the hosting prices fall below Ksh1,000 per year. Most bloggers are recommended to host with this company because it’s both reliable and cheap.

If your website draws between 1,000 and 5,000 readers per day, go for the Silver plan under Shared Hosting Package.

  • Truehost

Truehost is recommended for new websites which are looking for free web hosting services. The Bronze plan is free for anybody who is joining Truehost for the first time. It comes with the following features:

  • 1000MB Bandwidth
  • 1GB Disk Space
  • Maximum Domain Hosted: 1
  • One Click Installer
  • 30 Day Trial Period*
  • Max Email Account: 1
  • Max Databases: 1
  • Max Subdomains: 1
  • Uptime: 99.999%
Truehost Basic plans

If you are buying a new domain and you don’t have hosting service money, go to Truehost and select Bronze Plan. You will be allowed to host for one month on this plan as you organize yourself to pay for hosting for a more advanced plan. The next plan after Bronze is Silver which costs Ksh1,499 per year. Silver plan comes with the following features:

  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • 30 GB Disk Space
  • Maximum Domain Hosted: 1
  • One Click Installer
  • Free SSL Certificate
  • Max Email Account: Unlimited
  • Max Databases: Unlimited
  • Max Subdomains: Unlimited
  • Uptime: 99.999%

If you compare the silver and Bronze hosting plans, you’ll realize that Silver plan is more superior. The free plan has extremely limited resources which cannot allow a blog to grow.

  • Kenya Website Experts

Though Kenya Website Experts is relatively expensive, it’s one of the best hosting companies in the country that will give value for your money. Their services are superior and customer experience superb. The cheapest plan costs Ksh2,100 per year and it’s the Starter Plan. Under this plan, the features provided are:

  • 30GB Disk Space
  • 500MB Memory RAM
  • 200 Email per hour
  • Daily back up services
  • 300GB Bandwidth
  • etc

The Starter plan, which costs Ksh2,100, is for small websites. If your website attracts less than 5,000 visitors per month, this is the best plan for you.

  • Movehost

Another reliable hosting company which costs as little as Ksh500 per month. Movehost hosts more than 2,000 blogs from Kenya and it’s because it’s cheap and reliable. Their cheapest hosting plan is Starter Plan which goes for Ksh 500 per year. After purchasing the plan, you receive 5GB disk space,10GB Bandwidth and unlimited email accounts.

  • Movetech

Movetech has a free hosting plan for one year after which you upgrade to the Starter plan. The Starter package costs Ksh500 per year. The plan is suitable for small website that attract less than 3,000 page views per day.

  • Bitsimba

Bitsimba is not a new entrant, it has been around for a while. The company has made it possible for anyone with a blog to start hosting with them because it’s cheap. Under Start-Up Package, you pay Ksh1,500 per year and get the following features:

  • 15GB SSD Storage Space
  • 1TB Bandwidth
  • Free Domain
  • Unlimited Professional Emails
  • Free SSL Certificate(https)
  • 5 Minutes Website Builder
  • Host Pinnacle

The last one in our list is Host Pinnacle. This one also costs Ksh1,500 per year and it has similar features as Movehost and Movetech.

As a blogger, you can look at the features provided above and decide which web hosting company to choose for your blog.The most popular among these is Host Pinnacle,Truehost,Sasa Host and Kenya Website Experts.