Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press East Africa Ltd is a leading educational publisher in the East and Central Africa region. It is a branch of the International Division of Oxford University Press.

The branch is committed to furthering the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, education & culture through publishing.


OUP EA provides innovative solutions by publishing superior educational materials in the Eastern and Central Africa region.


* 1954 – Incorporated in East Africa as a branch of Oxford University Press
* 1976 – Launched into local publishing
* 1981 – Published the first edition of Kamusi ya Kiswahili Sanifu
* 1999 – Published Guidance and Counseling to help teachers and parents to proactively support students in character development and career choices
* 1999 – Published Insha: Hatua kwa Hatua for teachers and students to effectively handle Kiswahili compositions
* 2000 – Rapidly grew English and Kiswahili readers by publishing 17 captivating titles such as Healer of Soles, Signs of Ageing, Kitumbua Kimeingia Mchanga, Arrested by a Police Dog, etc
* 2001 – Expanded regional market to publish local Social Studies books for Uganda
* 2002 – Further expanded to locally publish English teaching books for Zambian primary schools
* 2003 – Broke ground to publish in French with 22 primary readers
* 2003 – Launched the New African Readers  a children’s series that captures the socio-political history of different African countries
* 2006 – launched the Q&A revision series for primary school pupils
* 2006 – launched the Test it & Fix it revision series for secondary school students
* 2008 – launched Face to Face, a unique workbook-cum-revision series for students at all primary levels to sharpen their grasp of content in all subjects
* 2009 – launched Mastering PTE series, high quality practical teacher-development books.


Website: http://www.oxford.co.ke/

The Oxford Place, Elgon Road, Upper Hill,
PO Box 72532-00200,
Nairobi, Kenya.

Tel: +254 20 2732047-9, 2732059
Fax: +254 20 2732009, 2732012
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