Major Kenya Newspapers List: Daily Nation, Standard Media, The Star, Business Daily, Kenyan Daily Post, Ghafla!, Nairobi Wire, The East African...
The Daily Nation is Kenya's leading newspaper, with a daily distribution of around 180,000 newspapers. It is the most influential newspaper in East Africa.
Two main newspapers. These are the Daily Nation and The Standard, and two free daily newspapers, X News and The People Daily.
There are also two more specialized daily newspapers: Business Daily and The Star.
Privately owned Citizen TV is the largest station in terms of ratings and revenue. Radio is taking its first steps with over 180 stations licensed in 2021. Radio is perhaps the most popular medium in rural areas, where the majority of Kenyans live.
The Standard, an English-language daily newspaper distributed in Nairobi, was established in Mombasa in 1902 as a weekly.
The average for most journalists is around Ksh19,130 to Ksh113,325 per month in 2023.
Communications Authority of Kenya is the regulatory authority for the communications sector in the country.
Standard sells around 60,000 copies and The Star around 20,000. A reliable estimate will be 300,000 newspapers sold every day in Kenya.
After a public opinion poll carried out by academic researchers by Afrobarometer, it was found that 10% of adult Kenyans read a newspaper daily, which brings us to 2.4 million people, not counting younger people.
1. Wikipedia List of newspapers in Kenya by circulation