Daily Nation Kenya

 

Daily Nation Kenya is the most influential newspaper in Kenya. It is Kenya's most popular source of local, national, and international news. It is the largest newspaper in East and Central Africa. People consider Daily Nation Kenya as balanced and independent.

Circulation & Market Share
The daily circulation of Daily Nation Kenya is over 200,000 copies. This newspaper has a market share of around 75%. Its main competitor is The Standard, published by the Standard Media Group.

Daily Nation Kenya is available seven days in a week. It is available in all major East African cities. The paper usually arrives by morning, to all major cities.
Daily Nation Kenya started as a Swahili weekly newspaper called Taifa Leo. Charles Hayes started it in 1958. Later, the Aga Khan bought it in 1959. The publisher launched an English version, The Daily Nation, in 1960. The Swahili version still exists.

 

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Ownership
The Nation Media Group (NMG) owns the Daily Nation Kenya. NMG is a Nairobi Stock Exchange (NSE) listed company. It has its offices in Kimathi Street, Nairobi. The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKDN) owns the majority of shares of NMG.

Nation Media Group also operates:
NTV- A local TV station
Nation FM- A local radio station

Features/ Pullouts/Magazines
There are a number of Daily Nation Kenya features. They include the following.

1. Smart Company
This is a weekly pullout of Daily Nation Kenya. It comes free with the newspaper. Smart Company reports on technology, economics, and business news from Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa, and the rest of the world.

2. Seeds of Gold
This is a pullout magazine of Daily Nation Kenya produced in collaboration with Egerton University Kenya. It comes free with the Saturday Nation newspaper. This pull out usually has articles that educate farmers on the best farming practices.

3. DN2
This is a weekly lifestyle magazine offered free with the Daily Nation newspaper. It covers lifestyle issues affecting Kenyans.

4. Sports section
Every Daily Nation Kenya newspaper usually has a sports section at the back. This section normally covers local and international sports events.

5. Other Sections

These include:

Local news

International news

Business news

Special features

Among others

Affiliated Newspapers

1. The Sunday Nation

2. Taifa Leo

3. Daily Monitor Uganda

4. The Citizen Tanzania

5. Business Daily Africa


Digital Formats
There is the Daily Nation Kenya e-paper. This is a digital format of the newspaper.

Daily Nation Kenya also has a website, nation.co.ke, where the company publishes many articles. This website usually receives over 3 million daily page views. It is free to access the website and its archive.

The Bottom-Line
Daily Nation Kenya is an important source of news for Kenyans and other East Africans. This newspaper has print and digital versions.
 

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