List of newspapers in South Africa

This is a list of newspapers in South Africa.

Frontpage of "Die Afrikaanse Patriot", a newspaper in an early form of the Afrikaans language

In 2017, there were 22 daily and 25 weekly major urban newspapers in South Africa, most published in English.[1] According to a survey of the South African Audience Research Foundation, about 50% of the South African adult population are newspaper readers and 48% are magazine readers.[2] Print media accounts for about 19.3% of the R34.4bn of advertising money spent in the country.

Newspapers by circulationEdit

Newspaper Publisher Language Circulation (Q2 2013)[3]
City Mag City Awards Management English 200,000
Sunday Times Times Media Group English 368,974
Daily Sun Media24 English 287,222
Rapport Media24 Afrikaans 192,293
Sunday Sun Media24 English 170,843
Sunday World Times Media Group English 123,515
City Press Media24 English 119,959
Isolezwe INMSA Zulu 110,753
Ilanga Independent Zulu 107,102
The Sowetan Times Media Group English 95,068
Die Son (daily) Media24 Afrikaans 91,735
Isolezwe ngeSonto INMSA Zulu 91,359
The Star INMSA English 80,303
Isolezwe ngoMgqibelo INMSA Zulu 79,874
Die Burger (Saturday) Media24 Afrikaans 72,788
Sunday Tribune INMSA English 70,312
The Saturday Star INMSA English 63,844
Beeld (daily) Media24 Afrikaans 63,016
Beeld (Saturday) Media24 Afrikaans 59,317
Ilanga Langesonto Independent Zulu 59,152
Die Burger (daily) Media24 Afrikaans 57,696
Weekend Argus INMSA English 55,731
Son op Sondag Media24 Afrikaans 54,367
The Times Times Media Group English 50,236
The Citizen (daily) Caxton English 49,731
Independent on Saturday INMSA English 41,645
Mail & Guardian Independent English 41,116
Johannesburg Times Canvas Media English 37 911
Sondag Media24 Afrikaans 32,867
Cape Times INMSA English 32,428
Sunday Independent INMSA English 30,842
Cape Argus INMSA English 30,310
Daily News INMSA English 29,385
The Mercury INMSA English 28,396
The Citizen (Saturday) Caxton English 28,145
Business Day Times Media Group English 26,300
Daily Dispatch Times Media Group English 25,748
The Herald Times Media Group English 20,962
Weekend Post Times Media Group English 20,778
Saturday Dispatch Times Media Group English 20,117
Volksblad (daily) Media24 Afrikaans 19,949
Weekend Witness Media24 English 19,035
Volksblad (Saturday) Media24 Afrikaans 17,988
The Witness Media24 English 17,151
Laudium Sun Nismedia English 16,000
Pretoria News INMSA English 14,393
Pretoria News (Saturday) INMSA English 8,814
News Everyday (daily) Independent English & Afrikaans
Celeb Gossip News South Africa Celeb Gossip English

National publicationsEdit

Publications by provinceEdit

MpumalangaEdit

  • DAILY SUN
  • Ermelo Insight (Mpumalanga)|Ermelo Insig
  • Kasi Express Community Newspaper
  • News Everyday
  • Ridge Times
  • Standerton Advertiser
  • Higvelder
  • Ziwaphi
  • 013NEWS
  • Bulletin
  • Witbank News

Excelsior News

GautengEdit

KwaZulu-NatalEdit

Free StateEdit

Northern CapeEdit

Eastern CapeEdit

Western CapeEdit

Student/university publicationsEdit

Online only publicationsEdit

Regional/community publicationsEdit

These newspapers only serve small regions, towns, or communities within larger cities, or have a small circulation.

LimpopoEdit

MpumalangaEdit

Witbank News

North WestEdit

GautengEdit

KwaZulu-NatalEdit

Free StateEdit

  • Bloemnuus
  • Bloemfontein Courant
  • Kasi News
  • Kroonnuus
  • Maluti
  • Masilonyana News
  • Ons Stad
  • Vista
  • Vrystaat

Northern CapeEdit

Eastern CapeEdit

  • Aliwal News/Nuus
  • Barkly East Reporter
  • Grocott's Mail

Western CapeEdit

  • Atlantic Sun
  • Bolander
  • Breederivier Gazette
  • City Vision
  • Constantiaberg Bulletin
  • CXpress
  • Die Courant
  • Die Hoorn
  • DistrictMail
  • Eikestad Nuus
  • George Herald
  • Helderberg Gazette
  • Hermanus Times
  • Idinga
  • Knysna-Plett Herald
  • Mossell Bay Advertiser
  • Oudtshoorn Courant
  • Overberg Venster
  • Paarl Post
  • People's Post
  • Southern Suburbs Tatler
  • Suid-Kaap Forum
  • Swartland Gazette
  • The Edge
  • TygerBurger[28]
  • Tygertalk[29]
  • Village News
  • Weslander

DefunctEdit

These newspapers are no longer published.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  3. ^ "SA's media: The old is dying, the new is struggling to be born". Politicsweb.co.za. Retrieved 6 December 2013.
  4. ^ a b c d e "South Africa Profile: Media". BBC News. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
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  7. ^ "Sondag Website". Retrieved 27 June 2013.
  8. ^ "Spotlight News Website". Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
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  10. ^ "Maphorisa Initiatives Launches Newspaper as second media platform". Retrieved 12 March 2016.
  11. ^ "Dumelangnews Website". Archived from the original on 7 May 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  12. ^ "The Sports Eye Website". Archived from the original on 2 February 2017. Retrieved 19 June 2013.
  13. ^ "Go! & Express". Times Media Group. Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  14. ^ "Weekend Post". Times Media Group. Retrieved 14 January 2016.
  15. ^ "HomePage". 17 June 2016.
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  17. ^ "Vuvuzela Website". Archived from the original on 2 March 2014. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  18. ^ "FiND iT". Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  19. ^ "Newssnatch". Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  20. ^ "Daily Maverick". Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  21. ^ "The South African". Retrieved 22 January 2020.
  22. ^ "The Daily VOX - Citizen.Speak.Amplify". Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  23. ^ "EBNewsDaily". Retrieved 9 May 2020.
  24. ^ "GroundUp Home".
  25. ^ "SurgeZirc SA". Surge Zirc SA. Retrieved 29 December 2021.
  26. ^ "News Everyday - Latest South African News". News Everyday (Pty) Ltd. Retrieved 4 December 2018.
  27. ^ "Property Wheel News - Wheel Media".
  28. ^ "Tygerburger".
  29. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 August 2012. Retrieved 28 January 2013.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  30. ^ "Indian Newspapers in KwaZulu-Natal – 150 years of Indian Journalism". Ulwazi Programme (in English and Zulu). eThekwini Municipality. Retrieved 27 September 2017.
"The Life Newswww.thelifenews.co".

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