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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.[1]

The Star
TypeDaily newspaper
PublisherRadio Africa Group[1]
FoundedJuly 2007[1]

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.[2] The paper first made a profit in September 2009.[3]

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

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