Category Archives: National

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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The New Age

The New Age

About The New Age: The New Age newspaper is a South African national daily newspaper, owned and operated by TNA Media (Pty) Ltd. TNA Media was established in June 2010 and the first publication of The New Age was on 6 December 2010. Although when the paper was launched, the owners said that The New Age would specifically present a positive image of the South African ruling political party, the African National Congress (ANC), the paper’s current stated goal is to focus on the positive…

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Mail & Guardian

Mail & Guardian

About Mail & Guardian: The publication was started as an alternative newspaper by a group of journalists in 1985 after the closure of two leading liberal newspapers, The Rand Daily Mail and Sunday Express. It was originally known as the Weekly Mail, as the paper did not have enough money to publish daily. Weekly Mail was one of the first newspapers to use Apple Mac desktop publishing. The Weekly Mail criticised the government and its apartheid policies, which led to the paper’s suspension in 1988…

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