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List of Kenyan Magazines

Kenya has a number of magazines most of which are published monthly and a few are bi-monthly. The magazines cover a range of topics such as business, lifestyle, politics, entertainment, media and other societal issues.

Following is a list of some of the magazines published in Kenya:

1. African Woman Magazine

Publisher: Sylvia Owori

Website: www.africanwomanmagazine.net

2. Africa Medical Review

Africa Medical Review is a quarterly magazine for the health industry in Kenya and Uganda. It is targeted at all stakeholders in the industry and goes out to medical practitioners, pharmacists, manufacturers and distributors of drugs and medical equipment, health institutions and the general public.

Articles are mainly written by professionals who are currently practicing in their various fields or lecturing at tertiary institutions.

3. Animal Welfare

For in-depth news and analysis on animal welfare & people in ecosystems

Editor: Gatu Mbaria

Website: www.anaw.org

4. Business Post Magazine

Business: The more you know, the better it gets

Publisher: Alex Gichira

Managing Editor: Guchu Ndung’u

Website: www.businesspost.co.ke

5. CIO East Africa Magazine

Business . Technology . Leadership

Publisher: Kommunication Ultimate Ltd

Chief Editor: Zachary Ochieng

Website: www.cio.co.ke

6. Construction News Magazine

A tower in construction journalism

Publisher: Construction News Ltd

Editor: Elizaphan Ogechi

Design & Layout: Digital Colour Business

Website: www.constructionnewskenya.com

7.Construction Review Journal

Construction Review is Group Africa Publishing Ltd’s flagship publication which is issued monthly. The magazine’s editorial focuses on keeping stakeholders in the construction industry abreast of new developments in the sector by providing news, project reviews and supplements on products and services consumed by the industry. Through targeted profiles, the magazine also highlights milestones of various companies and personalities.

Because Construction Review is sent directly to readers, advertisers have a unique forum to instantly deliver messages to potential customers. For more information, visit www.constructionreviewonline.com

8. Destination Magazine

The Intelligent Magazine for People who Love East Africa

Publisher: Haligonian Investment Ltd

Managing Editor: Brennen Matthews

Website: www.eadestination.com

9. Diplomat Magazine

Door to Region, Window on world

Publisher: Global Village Publishers (EA) Ltd

Editorial Director: Kwendo Opanga

Managing Editor: Bob Job Wekesa

Consulting Editor: Matt K Gathigia

Culture Editor: Ngari Gituku

Website: www.diplomateastafrica.com

10. Expressions Today

East Africa’s Independent Media Review. Expressions Today is published every month by The Media Institute in the interest of freedom of press and expression in East Africa with the support of the Swedish Agency for International Development (SIDA) and the Open Society Initiative for East Africa (OSIEA)

Chief Executive: David Makali

Editor: Henry Makori

11. Focus on Getaways Magazine

East Africa’s Complete Holiday Guide

Publisher/Editor/Design:

Michelle Unsworth

Linda Pierce – Baker

Website: www.focusongetaways.com

12. Focus on Property Magazine

Kenya’s Complete Property Guide

Publisher and Editor: Linda Pierce – Baker

Website: www.kenya-real-estate.com

13. Healthy Woman Magazine

Your Health, Fitness and Wellbeing

Editor: Wairimu Githuka

Contributing Editor: Phyllis Nyambura

Publisher: Amarjeet Radia

Website: www.healthywoman.co.ke

14. Homes Kenya Magazine

The magazine that reflects the changing lifestyles of Kenyans homes, travel and leisure

Publisher: Beyond Media

Managing Editor: Carole Muchendu

Website: www.homeskenya.com

15. Management Magazine

A publication of the Kenya Institute of Management

Publisher: Kenya Institute of Management

Editor: Carole Kimutai

Website: www.kim.ac.ke

16. Motor Magazine

East Africa’s only independent and authoritative motor magazine

Managing Editor: Hanningtone Gaya

Editor: Hilda Gaya

Published by: Media 7 Group Kenya Ltd

Email: info@media7group.com

17. Nairobi Business Monthly Magazine

Publisher: Ahmednasir Abdullahi

Editor-in-Chief: Luke Mulunda

Email: info@nairobibusinessmonthly.com

18. Nairobi Law Monthly

Publisher: Ahmednasir Abdullahi

Associate Editors:

Dennis Ben Mosotah

Mike Owuor

Luke Mulunda

Website: www.nairobilawmonthly.com

19. Parents Magazine

Publisher: Stellan Consult Ltd

MD and Editor-in-Chief: Eunice Mathu

Website: www.parentsafrica.com

20. Passion for Life Magazine

Publisher/Managing Editor: Alfred Mutua

Editor: Clay Muganda

Website: www.passionmagazine.co.ke

21. Pregnant Magazine

Publisher: Integral Media

Editor: Brenda Wangwe

22. Sacco Review

The authoritative publication for the Co-operative Movement in Kenya

Publisher/Editor-in-Chief: Peter Silsil

Managing Editor: Joseph Karanja

Revise Editor: John Machio

Sacco Review is a Shrend Publishers & Supplies Ltd publication published every two months

23. Salon Business Solutions Magazine

Publishers: Afri-Salon Consultants Ltd

Editor: Faith Harry

24. Small Medium Enterprises Today

Scaling the heights of Entrepreneurship

Managing Director: Kaminju Mwangi

Managing Editor: Munene Kaboro

Publisher: Liason Media

Website: www.smestoday.co.ke

25. Smartlife

A lifestyle magazine for Nakumatt Shoppers

Editor: Jenny Luesby

Food Editor: Chiki Patel

Publisher: Creative Edge

Website: www.nakumatt.net

26. Susan Kamau’s Kenyan Kitchen

Great ideas for everyday cooking

Editorial Director: Susan Kamau

Managing Editor: Hishma Shah

Printing: English Press Ltd

Website: www.kenyankitchen.co.ke

27. SWARA

The voice of conservation in East Africa. SWARA is a quarterly magazine owned and published by the East Africa Wild Life Society, a non-profit making organisation formed in 1961 following amalgamation of the Wildlife Societies of Kenya and Tanzania (themselves founded in 1956). It is the Society’s policy to conserve wildlife and its habitat in all its forms as a regional and international resource.

Patrons:

The President of Kenya

The President of Tanzania

The President of Uganda

Executive Editor: Nigel Hunter

Website: www.eawildlife.org

28. The Agrolink

Connecting farmers to the global market

Managing Editor: Mumassabba Michael

Publisher: Tropex Limited

Website: www.agrolink.info

29. The Corporate Intelligence Africa

For authoritative and extensive business insights

CEO: E. Gor Semelang’o

Consulting Editor: Morris Alon

Editor: Bernard Gitonga

Sub Editor: Bernard Omondi

Published by: Talanta Africa Media & Telecommunications Ltd

Website: www.corporateintelligenceafrica.com

30. The Exchange Magazine

The official magazine of the East African Securities Exhanges

Distributed by Nation Media Publishing in Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Rwanda. The Magazine is owned by Nairobi Stock Exchange, Uganda Securities Exchange, Rwanda OTC Market and Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange

Chief Editor: Donald Ouma

31. The Property Zone

Everything Real Estate

Managing Editor: Christine Mweteeli

Published by: Property Zone Consulting Ltd

Website: www.propertyzonekenya.com

32. Think Business Magazine

The incisive blueprint for business and economic growth

Publisher and Editor In Chief: Ochieng Oloo

Printing: Majestic printing Works

Website: www.thinkbusiness.co.ke

33.Travel and Dining

Travel & Dining is a magazine for leisure and business travellers. The quarterly magazine mainly targets Kenyans who have disposable income to spare on holidays and business people who spend a lot of time travelling domestically. It is also tailored for people who love eating out. The magazine samples places and gives first-hand opinions as an unbiased guide to readers.

In addition to this editorial focus, the magazine also carries general articles of interest to its target readership covering such topics as motor racing, golf and fun activities.

Although Travel & Dining encourages domestic tourism and is slanted towards this cause, the magazine features foreign places of interest from time to time to give readers a comprehensive digest of travel and dining matters.

34. True Love Magazine

All a woman needs

Publisher: Carole Mandi

Consulting Editor: Wayua Muli

Website: www.carolemandimedia.co.ke

35. Tupike Magazine

A fresh cooking experience

Publisher: Lavender Hues Limited

Sub Editor: Catherine Muraguri

36. Twende Tu Magazine

Take a break, escape, explore

Publishing Editor: Carole Argwings-Kodhek

Publisher: Serendipity Ltd

Printing: Ramco Printing Works

Email: info@serendipity.co.ke

37. Unique Homes

A publication that showcases unique properties in East Africa

Editor: Boniface Gatobu

CEO: Mwenda Thuranira

Publishers: Unique Homes Magazine Kenya Limited

Website: www.uniquehomes.co.ke

 

  • DANCAN OBUON

    If I MAY ASK,HOW AND WHEN DID YOU COMPILE THE ABOVE BRIEF LIST OF JUST A FEW AND HANDFUL MAGAZINES IN KENYA?

    REGARDS,

    DANCAN R.O. OBUON (+254 722 169 779)
    EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
    THE KENYA SCHOOL TEACHERS STUDENTS MAGAZINE

    • Nyambura

      Duncan,
      what have you done yourself, you can add up to what is missing!!!!…
      Congrats to the person who provided this, can we build on it instead of criticizing

  • NDIWA K. GILBERT

    Kenyan magazines are superb but many have be left out here

  • njex

    I really think the person who came up with the above list has tried Dancan if you think the list is not conclusive pls help rather than criticize and if you must criticize let it be constructive

  • WG

    Just wondering, how come you havent featured weddings magazines on this list?

  • awino

    hallo,
    this is a good attempt but magazines like Expression Today, Samantha Bridal and many more have been conspicuously left out.think it should be revised.
    thanx

  • adhis

    i wanted to publish my daugthers photo in one of the parenting magazines as a model photo.how do i go about it ,thanks

    • nellie

      contact me

  • Ahmed

    biashara leo,nairobi law magazine,

  • Nkonia Kithati

    For those complaining about some publications not being listed here, can you name them please ? Comments are free. Name the magazine and its website and other pertinent info. Help this lis grow. Also you could always publish your own list at your website or blog; the internet is vast and largely cost-free.

    • joey

      FOCUS ON PROPERTY MAGAZINE

    • Ian

      I have already suggested Kenya Yetu on several occasions but to no avail. Waste of time.

  • Andrew Meyer

    Do you publish in the “Business to Business” sector and if so would you be interested in discussions regarding a African continental journal?
    Regards
    Andrew Meyer
    CEO – Isikhova Publishing

  • Hildah odira

    Yenyewe, this is a nice i dear,kindly update the cite,include the Nairobi Law Magazine.I like it.

  • Numan

    Fantastic, a haven for freelance writers abroad. would be nice if u updated the list to include more mags, and give the contact details if wesite not available.

  • betty wairimu

    can i please get the background information for true love magazine???i have been searching it for my project but to no avail…you have no website,no background, no history….come on people do something. please..

  • Wanda wesonga

    Why dont you pay some little concentration on the youths life especially those under 20-25 years.they have a great deal of problems.

  • ndichu rose

    i want to write for you. who will you be? how can i get to you? thanx

  • ndichu rose

    how do i write for you?

  • nellie

    where are the others???? or do we need to pay to appear here??

    • Maga

      Email us the list…

  • Joshua

    Where is the Marketing Africa. Isn’t it worth listing?

  • Mike okello

    who ever is listening, i have a passion for youth and mentoring them, please to which magzine can I send my articles for publishing, I have many articles on christianity, motivational presentations and the like: I wouls also want to partner with any willing person in the same ‘calling’

    Michael micokello@gmail.com

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=769952593 Chiaka E Desmond

    Hi! Please add Film Biz Africa Magazine, contact the editor for details on editor@filmbizafrica.com

  • http://www.facebook.com/smart.photographix Smart Photographix

     This is  great though some of magazines listed are few & hard to find them,For professional Photo shoots & Magazine cover Contact +2540727429461.Smartpix photography.

  • Allways4God

    How can I get a copy of Simon Mbevi’s book Dad’s Destiny.  I live in America.  Thank you so much

  • Leyew

    i would like to communicate the socio political conditions of east africa, so that any one who is in favour of this would communicate me on my e-mail adress-(birhanleyew@yahoo.com.) Thanks!

    • Edith

      Hello Leyew, please send me mail on edithkungu@gmail.com i will help you get a writing position for one or two East African magazines

    • Edith

      Hello Leyew, please send me mail on edithkungu@gmail.com i will help you get a writing position for one or two East African magazines

  • joey

    WHERE IS FOCUS ON PROPERTY MAGAZINE!!!!!!!!! THE MOST POPULAR REAL ESTATE MAGAZINE IN KENYA? U GUYS CANT BE SERIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • KenyanMagazines

      Now included

  • sylvester

    A finance student ,i know more on stocks and currencies than anything else. I have articles that can prove this.i trade currencies.hire me please.

    • Edith

      Hi Sylvester, please send me mail on edithkungu@gmail.com i will help you get a writing position for one or two East African magazines

  • Reader

    There is an error with the title for Destination Magazine. It is listed as East Africa Destination Magazine but this is erroneous. It is just Destination Magazine.

    • KenyanMagazines

      Corrected. Thanks

  • Kenya Nimimi

    i am a writer, can i write for you. thanks

    • Edith

      Hi Kenya please send me mail on edithkungu@gmail.com i will help you get a writing position for one or two East African magazines

  • Angela

    Good initiative. The best way to get info on mags that actually exist is to visit news stands e.g. in supermarkets regularly and write down the names of the titles on display. You can do it while shopping. Another way would be to approach the major mags distributors i.e. PDS, NMP and JETSAM. I don’t think they’d refuse to give you the list of their clients.

  • http://www.facebook.com/allan.muleji.9 Allan Muleji

    Accurate, can we suggest other titles not mentioned here?

  • Sarbabi

    Great job on compiling the list it has helped my research. Kindly add The Edition magazine

  • Edith

    Mum and Dad and the Business Monthly magazines are also very insightful publications…

  • james

    what are the requirements to publish a magazine…..fees,licences etc where does one start…thanks

  • WAKIBIA JAMES

    very resourceful

  • makworo

    good content.keep it up.

  • Bernard Gitonga

    Where is Business Journal Africa Magazine?

  • tasha

    hello i am a good creative writer and i would love to write for you.

    • Reuben

      Hello Tasha, what do you write about? Do you blog already?

  • Christine

    Thank you for this list. Kindly add The Edition magazine which is a brilliant Contemporary, Career, Culture magazine for the upwardly mobile and globally minded professional!

  • freidah

    i would love some guidance on how to publish my magazine….if any….il b glad at fridahnjoki@yahoo.com

  • k2

    please can you get me a list of entertainment writers in kenya?

  • Ian

    Where is the information on Kenya Yetu?

  • Laura Ogana

    Anyone need a writer? lauraogana@gmail.com

    • kulchamagazine

      Kulcha is a south african based magazine… Do you have what it takes to be part of our team?… We are looking for freelance #writers #jounalist # photographers #Sales & Marketers accross the whole Africa to join our colourful team… Contact us kulchamagazine@gmail.com

  • Diana A Orocha

    hi,i have books that i own and i needed help in publishing and managing them,anyody willing to manage me please contact me
    +254704494981 or dscholz98@yahooo.com
    thank you
    diana

  • Jane

    Hi, i am glad you shared a list of Kenyan magazines. Kindly advise on Magazines that accept and publish articles from students or freelancers. Great Job! Thank you

    • kulchamagazine

      Kulcha is a south african based magazine… Do you have what it takes to be part of our team?… We are looking for #writers #jounalist # photographers #Sales & Marketers accross the whole Africa to join our colourful team… Contact us email kulchamagazine@gmail.com

  • Purity Murage

    hello, am a very good writer, already writing website articles for various companies, as well as blogs. I love writing for magazines. Kindly how would you help me?

  • James

    Looking for article writers to write 750 word articles monthly for our up coming homes magazine. Send me your rates and area of specialty to james.wambugu@wambugus.co.ke. Include links to articles you have published +254 711 110282

    • Shrutika

      Hi James. My name is Shrutika and I am from India. I will soon be moving to Kenya. Just wanted to know that do you also give chance to freshers? Let me know what you think. My id is shruti.sxn23@gmail.com

  • LUKE WAMUYU

    hi,am Luke and am doing a magazine…is there an organization out there can help me to do it well…

  • MARY MUENI

    Hi have a youth magazine, how can I have it listed above.

  • winnie

    really nice…I appreciate the information here @Kenyamagazines
    I’m hoping to publish my magazine soon.kindly advise me on the best target group
    thankyou

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  • http://st1jere.blogspot.com Sam Wanjere

    Just a correction on No. 14 on the list. The current editor is Sam Wanjere. Thanks.

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