Other Resources

Local Media

There are a number of English-language dailies, including Daily Nation, Kenya's best-selling newspaper, and widely regarded as being independent and balanced. Other papers include:

  • The People Daily
  • East African Standard (privately-owned daily)
  • East African (English-language weekly)
  • Kenya Times (daily Kanu party paper)
  • Taifa Leo (Swahili-language daily)

The state-run Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) broadcasts television channels in English and Swahili and a number of other broadcasters also run TV stations, such as:

  • Citizen TV
  • Family TV
  • Kenya Television Network (available in Nairobi, Mombasa, Nakuru, Eldoret and Kisumu)
  • Nation TV
  • Stella TV (STV)

KBC also broadcasts radio services in English, Swahili and 15 other indigenous languages. There are many other radio stations available in Kenya; for example:

  • Capital FM (music-based)
  • Coro FM (Kikuyu-language station in Nairobi operated by KBC)
  • East FM (targeting Nairobi's Asian listeners)
  • Easy FM (relays in Nairobi, Eldoret, Kisumu, Mombasa, Nakuru and Nyeri)
  • Kameme FM (targeting Kikuyu speakers in Nairobi and central highlands)
  • Kiss FM (music-based)
  • Metro FM (music-based station operated by KBC)
  • Rehema Radio (Eldoret-based station broadcasting programmes in Kalenjin)

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