The Mercury (South Africa)

The Mercury

About The Mercury: The paper focuses on the important national and local news of the day, with background and analysis. Its leader and opinion pages offer a platform for a diversity of views and aims to foster informed debate. The daily Business Report within The Mercury gives readers an edge in business. They are kept up to date with latest international market trends, national company and business news and a variety of crucial economic intelligence. The title’s other daily offerings include colourful LIFE and SPORT…

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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 Sunday Independent

The Sunday Independent

About The Sunday Independent: The Sunday Independent is a weekly English-language newspaper owned by Independent News & Media and published in South Africa. The Sunday Independent newspaper is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is a national weekly product edited by Moshoeshoe Monare. This blog presents some of the content engaging with South African literature which appears in the paper’s Books’ Page  – Page 18 in Dispatches. Mary Corrigall is the Books Editor. She is also the senior feature writer and cultural critic for the…

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Cape Times

Cape Times

About Cape Times: The Cape Times is an English-language morning newspaper owned by Independent News & Media and published in Cape Town, South Africa. As of 2012 the newspaper had a daily readership of 261 000 and a circulation of 34 523. History: The Cape Times had its origins in the great economic and social boom years that followed the Cape’s attainment of “Responsible Government” in 1872. The first edition of the newspaper was published on 27 March 1876 by then editor Frederick York St…

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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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The Independent on Saturday

The Independent on Saturday

About The Independent on Saturday: The Independent on Saturday is an authoritative, controversial and fiercely independent weekend newspaper which caters for all the people of KwaZulu-Natal who are emerging into, and who are established in, the top-end sectors of the market (LSM 6-10). It features hard news, lively and provocative discussion pages, a vibrant and comprehensive leisure component, superb sports coverage and an outstanding Personal Finance section. We have the folowing gategories for you to read from at the table of contents: Front Page, News,…

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The Citizen

The Citizen

About The Citizen: The Citizen is a tabloid-style newspaper distributed nationally in South Africa. While its core readership is mainly in Gauteng, the economic powerhouse of the country, it also distributes to surrounding provinces such as Mpumalanga, Limpopo and the North West. It also publishes a special KwaZulu Natal edition daily. We have gategories like NEWS: National, World, Africa, Business OPINION: Columns, Editorials SPORT: Columnists, Cricket, Other sport, Rugby, Soccer HORSES: Columnists, Racing News YOUR LIFE: Entertainment, Home LIfe, Food & Drinks, Digital Life, Things…

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The Times

The Times

About The Times: The Times is a popular South African daily newspaper and an offshoot of The Sunday Times, to whose subscribers it is delivered gratis. It is tabloid in size and is South Africa’s first totally interactive newspaper which publishes in tandem with the website www.thetimes.co.za. The Times has an interactive newsroom where reporters work alongside multimedia producers and photographers to produce content for the newspaper, the website and mobile phones. The Times is also available for purchase at a cover price of R3.50…

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Volksblad

Volksblad

About Volksblad: The Volksblad is an Afrikaans-language daily newspaper published in Bloemfontein, South Africa, and distributed in the Free State and Northern Cape provinces, where it is the largest Afrikaans daily. ‘We have gategories like News, Sport, Business, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Schedule to choose our news from. Volksblad front page have news from the month and on top the news in hours. The latest news everyday. History VOLKSBLAD, the oldest Afrikaans daily newspaper in South Africa, made its first appearance on 18 November…

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Die Burger

Die Burger

About Die Burger: Die Burger is a daily Afrikaans-language newspaper. Along with Beeld and Volksblad, it is one of three broadsheet dailies in the Media24 stable. History On 18 December 1914, sixteen prominent Afrikaners gathered in Stellenbosch to discuss the establishment of a national newspaper. With considerable financial support from local philanthropists Jannie and Christiaan Marais, the project soon got off the ground, with the founding of de Nasionale Pers (“the National Press”) and the selection of Dr. D. F. Malan as editor of its…

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