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African Newspapers

Online Newspapers: Kenya

  • [English/French]
    Daily African news reports taken from African and worldwide sources. Searchable. Archive from 1997. (Mauritius, Johannesburg, Dakar, Lagos and Washington, D.C ).
  • Coastweek [English]
    Weekly shipping. Coastweek Online, Kenya Coast news, Mombasa Information, Kenya Safari, Kilindini Shipping, Mombasa Shipping, Kenya Shipping. (Mombasa). [website currently unavailable, March 2, 2022]
  • Daily Nation [English]
    Kenya’s leading independent daily newspaper.(Nairobi).
  • The East African [English] Business-oriented regional weekly. The website is updated daily.(Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania).
  • IRIN News [English/French/Arabic]
    “Humanitarian news and analysis on relief, social, economic and political affairs in Somalia by UN Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN)”. Searchable. (Nairobi).
  • The Standard [English]
    “For fairness and justice”. Online edition of Kenya’s oldest newspaper.Searchable. Archives from Jan 2009. (Nairobi).

    updated March 11, 2022

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