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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 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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Daily Dispatch

Daily Dispatch

About Daily Dispatch: THE Daily Dispatch newspaper has a long and rich history dating back to 1872. It was the first penny daily newspaper published in the Eastern Cape in 1898. By 1906 the paper boasted a circulation larger and more widely distributed than any colonial paper published outside Cape Town. In its centenary it became the first newspaper in SA to offer full colour facilities to its advertisers and readers. Dispatch has also always been at the forefront of exposing injustice in its region…

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Business Day

Business Day

About Business Day: Business Day is a national daily newspaper in South Africa, published from Monday to Friday and also available as an e-paper. Based in Rosebank, Johannesburg. It is edited by Peter Bruce and published by BDFM Publishers, which is also the parent company of the Financial Mail magazine and Business Day TV (formerly known as Summit TV). It is owned by Times Media Group. The newspaper, launched on 1 May 1985, covers all major national and international news, with a specific focus on…

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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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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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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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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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