Nation Media Group Ltd. engages in the publication, printing and distribution of newspapers and magazines and radio and television broadcasting. The Newspapers & Magazines segment provides courier, third party printing services and digital operations. It also comprises of brands, which include Business Daily, The Daily Nation, The Daily Monitor, Taifa Leo and The East African. The Broadcasting segment comprises of NTV, NTV Uganda, Q Fm, K Fm and Easy FM, which broadcasts informative news, music, movies, comedies and talk shows. The Nation Carriers Division distributes its products around the country. Mwananchi Communications Limited Tanzania publishes Kiswahili papers Mwananchi daily and Mwana Spoti a weekly all-sports newspaper and recently an English daily The Citizen.
The group recently Commissioned a new press that has accreud some benefits like Richer menu of exclusive print advertising formats for diverse advertising targets 80 pages, all with 4 colors that is efficienct and cost effective.Nation Media Group (NMG) is the first company in East Africa to embrace the use of Instant Articles, Facebook’s recently-unveiled platform for publishing and disseminating news stories.MG will use the latest medium to grow its superiority in online reach and improve user experience. The group is the number one in the digital space with 5 Million facebook followers, 2.6 Million Twitter followers and 100,000 Instagram followers.
he Nation Media Group (NMG) founded by His Highness the Aga Khan in 1959 has become the largest independent media house in East and Central Africa. It has been quoted on the Nairobi Stock Exchange since the early 1970s.
As the leading multi-media house in the East African region, it has print as well as electronic media and the Internet which attracts a regular readership quite unparalleled in the region.
On the financial front, the Group’s performance over the years has been outstanding even in the leaner economic periods in the country and shows continuous growth and profits for the company as well as the shareholders.
A World Class Vision
The Nation Media Group Ltd was founded by His Highness the Aga Khan as a voice for the majority African population as it clamoured for independence. After independence, the Daily Nation newspaper became an effective voice of the people. I must pay tribute to the founder and successive managements for building the company into the foremost media organisation in East and Central Africa.
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