The Star (Kenya)

The Star is a daily newspaper based in Nairobi, Kenya. It was launched in July 2007 as the Nairobi Star and later rebranded as The Star in 2009.

The Star
TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherRadio Africa Group
FoundedJuly 2007

The Star's circulation was around 15,000–20,000 in 2010 (against total Kenyan newspaper circulation in 2010 of around 320,000), compared to 5,000–8,000 in 2007.[1] The paper first made a profit in September 2009.[2]

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  1. ^ Open Society Foundation, 5 February 2013, Mapping Digital Media: Kenya, pp. 19–20
  2. ^ "A Passion for Print". Columbia Journalism Review.

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