Longhorn Publishers is a public limited liability company owned and run by Kenyans. Longhorn is the only publisher with full approval by the ministry of Education in 12 key subjects for secondary and primary schools. The company launched its Sasa Sema Publications Limited. Sasa Sema provides reference books, creative works, biographies and general knowledge books to cater for the unmet needs within the general leadership space and thus provide a balance diet. This initiative was in line with the company’s strategy of diversifying its product range to include books for general leadership.
The Company Subsidiaries Include Longhorn Publishers Uganda Limited which was incorporated in Uganda as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Longhorn Kenya Limited. Activities of the Kampala office are currently limited to sales and promotion. Development of the products for that market is carried out by the editorial department of Longhorn Kenya. Another subsidiary, Longhorn Publishers Tanzania Limited which was incorporated in May 2005, runs as a sales and promotions outfit for products developed by Longhorn Kenya. Some of the products are specifically developed for Tanzania market. Longhorn entered the Rwanda market and it has local presence in Rwanda run by a Country Operations Manager
About Longhorn Publishers Ltd
Longhorn Publishers Limited, formerly Longhorn Kenya Limited, provides learning materials in the Eastern Africa region with subsidiaries in Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda, and operations in Malawi and Zambia. The Company is engaged in publishing and selling of educational and general books. It operates through three segments: Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. It offers various categories of products, such as e-learning, early childhood education, featured products, primary, readers, reference and secondary. Its e-learning category includes e-books on eKitabu, e-books on Worldreader/Amazon, Kamusi Kuu Ya Kiswahili, Pre- School and Primary eBooks. Its early childhood education product category includes day care, nursery, pre-unit, readers, teacher education, teachers guide and wall chart. Its featured products include Keynote English Standard 5, Quick Reading Geography Form 4 and Understanding Science 3. Its primary category includes books for English, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.
Printing & Publishing
Francis Thombe Nyammo
Group Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Group Managing Director, Executive Director
Chief Finance and Operations Officer
Head of Human Capital and Administration
Chief Internal Audit and Risk Officer