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Weekend Post

About the Weekend Post: The weekend posts offers a mix of award winning, exclusive breaking news and features, with a strong focus on lifestyle and leisure. This particular newspaper is a weekend market leader in the Eastern Cape and it outsells all other local and national papers. The tone of the Weekend Post is uplifting and inspirational. According to statistics, it reaches a younger audience, especially those that travel, play, buy, shop and love holidays. The readers are predominantly in the upper income group that…

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Saturday Dispatch

About Saturday Dispatch: The Saturday Dispatch is a newspaper that carefully mixes news and features with a focus o lifestyle and leisure content. Readers choose this title to catch up on the weekly news, when they have more time to focus on in-depth stories. The local coverage is unparalleled but there is also national and international events that are covered. The supplements are a key component of their Saturday read, especially the property and entertainment sections. Contact details Physical Address: 35 Caxton Street East London…

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Grocott’s Mail

About Grocott’s Mail: Grocott’s Mail is the oldest independent newspaper in South Africa. The first edition hit the streets on 11 May 1870 as a free advertising sheet. Grocott’s Mail is sold on Tuesday and Fridays and has a cover price of R5. The citizens of Grahamstown have made it the largest-selling newspaper in the town and continue to support it through local advertising. With regards to ownership and management, Grocott’s Mail has undergone many changes in its long history. In 2003, Rhodes University bought…

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The Sowetan

The Sowetan

About The Sowetan: The Sowetan is an English-language South African daily newspaper that started in 1981 as a liberation struggle newspaper and was freely distributed to households in the then apartheid-segregated township of Soweto, Johannesburg, Gauteng. It is currently one of the largest national newspapers in South Africa. Most of the populace regards it as having a left-leaning editorial tone. Contact Details: EditorialTel: 011 280-3000 E-mail: tellus@sowetan.co.za

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Pretoria News

Pretoria News

About Pretoria News: Pretoria News is a daily newspaper based in Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. Pretoria News, the capital’s only daily, has continued to enjoy good circulation growth in spite of stiff competition from our competitors. Our mission is to produce a quality newspaper that is focused on Pretoria and its surrounding area; a newspaper that provides an appropriate medium capable of meeting, anticipating and adjusting to the needs of its readers and advertisers. We attribute our success to our deep understanding of the reading…

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The Witness

The Witness

About The Witness: The Witness (previously The Natal Witness) is a daily newspaper published in Pietermaritzburg and Durban. It mainly serves readers in Pietermaritzburg, Durban and the inland areas of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is the oldest continuously published newspaper in South Africa, having first been published on 27 February 1846. Until 2000, when it became 50 percent owned by the Naspers subsidiary Media24 group, it was the last independently owned mainstream daily newspaper in South Africa. Media24 signed an agreement to buy the remaining…

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Cape Argus

Cape Argus

About Cape Argus: Co-founded in 1857 by Saul Solomon, the Cape Argus is a daily newspaper published by Independent News & Media in Cape Town, South Africa. It is commonly referred to simply as “The Argus”. Although not the first English-language newspaper in Southern African the Cape Argus was the first locally to use the telegraph for news gathering. As of 2012, the Argus had a daily readership of 294 000, according to the South African Advertising Research Foundation’s All Media Products Survey (Amps) Newspaper…

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The Star

The Star

About The Star: The Star is a daily newspaper based in Gauteng, South Africa. It is one of the titles under the Independent News & Media South Africa group. History The Star newspaper appeared for the first time in Johannesburg as The Eastern Star. It was founded in Grahamstown under that title on 6 January 1871, and was moved to the Witwatersrand sixteen years later by its owners, brothers Thomas and George Sheffield. In 1889, the name Eastern Star was changed to the one currently…

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Die Son

About Die Son: Die Son is an Afrikaans-language South African tabloid reporting sensational news. It is the South African newspaper with the largest increase in readership in recent years. The newspaper appears as a daily paper in some provinces and in other provinces as a weekly paper. The editorial seat is in Cape Town. The English-language edition and the Afrikaans edition share most of the content both with news and advertisement in them, except differences such as the Page 3 girl feature that the English…

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City Press

About City Press: City Press is a South African English-language Sunday newspaper. It is mostly for black readers and is the third on the country’s biggest selling newspaper. The newspaper is carrying news from South Africa, the continent and the rest of the world.  City Press have aSunday newspaper with a glossy lifestyle magazine named  iMagazine. City Press celebrates its 30th Anniversary in March 2012 The newspaper is distributed nationally and in neighbouring countries, including Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia and Swaziland. It has a readership of…

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