The Nation Publications Limited (NPL) has announced it is increasing the cover price ofon both its daily newspaper and weekend editions.
The price of the daily edition of The Nation newspaper is being raised to K600 from K450 as well as that of Nation on Sunday by the same amount, while the Saturday issue of Weekend Nation will go up to K70, increasing from K500.
NPL said in a statement published on Thursday that it is increasing the cover price “to incorporate VAT and increasing production costs.”
The latest price rise is set to be effective Thursday, December 8, 2016.
NPL promises “better service” in 2017 while appreciating readers support over the years.
A media expert told Nyasa Times that it is an increasingly challenging market for all newspapers and by raising the cover price the publication should be able to keep investing in their journalism in print and digital products.
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