Background

The Kenya Gazette is an official government publication containing notices of new legislation, notices required to be published by law or policy as well as other announcements that are published for general public information. Presently, the Kenya Gazette is published by the Government Press every week, usually on Friday, with occasional releases of special or supplementary editions within the week.


The records contain information of enormous value to Kenya’s social, legal and political heritage - from the laws and policies of the British settlers in the Colony and Protectorate of East Africa, to the notices capturing the transition to internal self government and the birth of the Republic of Kenya; from the declaration in 1952 of the Mau Mau as an unlawful society to the lifting of the declaration in 2003.


The archival records of the Kenya Gazette notices are public information. They are published by the Government Press and provided freely to its citizens. There are no restrictions on the use of this content. Current editions of the Gazette can be purchased at the Government Press.