Free paper XNEWS in the Kenian capital Nairobi is now published for almost 6 months. It was launched on March 30 of this year.
The paper is published in the afternoons, five days a week, and usually counts 16 pages.
XNews has a circulation of 25,000 to 35,000 copies and wants to expand that to 50,000 by the end of the year according to Ghafla! that also states that it wants to compete in circulation with the two leading papers in Kenya: Nation and The Standard.
Publisher is Paul Marshall; Neema Wamae (formerly working for Nation and The Standard) is the commercial director while Brian Moseti (formerly The Standard) is editor (Newslineafrica).
E-papers can be viewed on Issuu.com.