List of South African Newspapers – South African Latest News

List of South African newspapers

Daily Sun

The Daily Sun is a tabloid daily newspaper in South Africa. With a circulation of over 287,000 daily sales in 2013, it is South Africa’s largest daily paper, and second only to the Sunday Times in terms of largest circulation among all papers.


The Citizen is a tabloid-style newspaper distributed nationally in South Africa. While its core readership is mainly in Gauteng, it also distributes to surrounding provinces such as Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and the North West. In 1998, The Citizen was acquired by CTP/Caxton.


The Sunday Times is South Africa’s biggest Sunday newspaper. Established in 1906, the Sunday Times is distributed all over South Africa and in neighboring countries such as Lesotho, Botswana, and Swaziland.

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 Parktown, Johannesburg, it is edited by Lukanyo Mnyanda and published by Arena Holdings, which is also the parent company of the Financial Mail magazine and Business Day TV.

City Press

City Press is a South African news brand that publishes on multiple platforms. Its flagship print edition is distributed nationally on Sunday, and it has a daily newsletter, online platform, and other social media platforms. These include Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.


The Witness is a daily newspaper published in Pietermaritzburg. 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.

Daily News

Daily English-language afternoon newspaper published in Durban, South Africa. Latest news from South Africa, World, Politics, Entertainment, and Lifestyle.

Cape Times

The Cape Times is an English-language morning newspaper owned by Independent News & Media SA 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. By the fourth quarter of 2014, circulation had declined to 31 930.


The Post is an English-language newspaper in South Africa owned by Independent News & Media and published in Durban, South Africa.


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 Province. It is one of the largest national newspapers in South Africa.

Die Burger

Die Burger is a daily Afrikaans-language newspaper, published by Naspers. By 2008, it had a circulation of 91,665 in the Western and Eastern Cape Provinces of South Africa. Along with Beeld and Volksblad, it is one of three broadsheet dailies in the Media24 stable.

Mail & Guardian

The Mail & Guardian is a South African weekly newspaper and website, published by M&G Media in Johannesburg, South Africa. It focuses on political analysis, investigative reporting, Southern African news, local arts, music, and popular culture.

Independent on Saturday

The Independent on Saturday is an English-language South African newspaper, part of Independent News & Media. It was launched in 1998 to replace the Saturday Paper, which was formed in the mid-1990s after the demise of the Saturday editions of the Daily News and the Mercury.


The Mercury, formerly The Natal Mercury, is an English-language newspaper owned by Independent Media Ltd, a subsidiary of Iqbal Survé’s Sekunjalo Investments and published in Durban, South Africa.


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 recently acquired by Sekunjalo Media Consortium led by founder and chairman Dr. Iqbal Survé. The Star was previously owned by the Ireland-based organization Independent News & Media.

Cape Argus

The Cape Argus is a daily newspaper co-founded in 1857 by Saul Solomon and published by Sekunjalo in Cape Town, South Africa. It is commonly referred to as The Argus. Although not the first English-language newspaper in South Africa, the Cape Argus was the first locally to use the telegraph for newsgathering.


Isolezwe is a Zulu-language newspaper launched in 2002 by Independent News & Media. It is published daily in Durban, South Africa, in the tabloid format.

Herald (Nelson Mandela Bay)

The Herald is one of South Africa’s oldest newspapers, first published on 7 May 1845. The newspaper is aimed at the people of Nelson Mandela Bay and is published daily from Monday to Friday, and is published in the form of “The Weekend Post” on Saturday. Online it is known as HeraldLIVE.

Die Son

Die Son is a mixed Afrikaans-language South African tabloid reporting sensational news essentially after the model of British tabloids. It is the South African newspaper with the largest increase in readership in recent years.


The Daily Dispatch is a South African newspaper published in East London in the province of the Eastern Cape. The weekend edition is titled Saturday Dispatch.

Alberton Record

A local newspaper of Alberton. Breaking local news in Alberton.

Grocott’s Mail

Grocott’s Mail is the oldest surviving independent newspaper in South Africa. Founded in 1870, this weekly newspaper has survived many years and is today the only newspaper that is published in Grahamstown.

Bedfordview Edenvale News

Breaking local news in North East Joburg.

Soccer Laduma

The Biggest soccer publication in Africa! The leader in the latest local and international soccer news.

Daily Voice

The latest Western Cape, National, International, Sport, Entertainment alternative news and opinions. The Daily Voice – Ons Skrik Vir Niks!


Lowvelder is first with local breaking news in Nelspruit and surrounds

George Herald

Community Newspaper serving George on the Garden Route, Western Cape, South Africa.

Pretoria East Rekord

Breaking local news in Pretoria East.

Vaal Weekblad‎

Breaking local news in Vaal.

Bosveld Review

Breaking local news in Polokwane.

South Coast Herald‎

Breaking local news in Port Shepstone.

Berea Mail

Breaking local news in your area.

South Coast Sun

Breaking local news in Amanzimtoti.

Zululand Observer

Breaking local news in Empangeni.

Potchefstroom Herald

Breaking local news in Potchefstroom.

‎Krugersdorp News

Local Breaking News Today | Krugersdorp News.

Chatsworth Rising Sun

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African Reporter‎

Breaking local news in the East Rand.

Jewish Report

The Jewish Report is a weekly publication of the Jewish community in South Africa.

Cape Business News

Cape Business News, founded in 1980, is a specialist online and print platform that provides business readers with comprehensive news, with extensive coverage.

Sedibeng Ster

Breaking local news in Sharpville/Tshepiso.

Polokwane Express

Polokwane Express Akhbar Newspaper ePaper Today Edition Read Online Free Publishing in English From South Africa.

Alex News

Breaking local news in Alexandra.

Mayihlome News

Mayihlome News is an online political journal published in South Africa. Mayihlome News was launched in 2009, on a free WordPress platform with Mmbara Hulisani Kevin as Editor in Chief.

Letaba Herald

Breaking local news in Tzaneen.

Ballito News

News & Media Website.

South African news sites

Independent Online (IOL)

Independent Online or IOL is a news and information website based in South Africa. It was owned by the Independent News & Media organization, which is the largest publisher of print material in South Africa. It was bought by Sekunjalo Investments in 2013 who now own the company.

Eyewitness News

Eyewitness News is a South African multi-platform news publisher, focusing on local and international breaking news stories, entertainment, sport, business, politics and interactive media. The news service is available on radio, desktop and on mobile.


eNCA is a 24-hour television news broadcaster, owned by, focusing on South African and African stories. The broadcaster became South Africa’s first & most watched 24-hour news service when it launched in June 2008.


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South African

The South African is an English-language South African online news publication created in March 2003 by the multinational media company, Blue Sky Publications, and it operates as online news and lifestyle publication with offices in South Africa and the United Kingdom.

Maroela Media

Maroela Media, as the largest Afrikaans news website.


Daily Maverick is a South African daily online newspaper founded in 2009 and edited by Branko Brkic and published by Styli Charalambous.

ITWeb (IT news site)

ITWeb is a South African media house and the publisher of the Brainstorm, iWeek and Digital Life magazines. It also publishes DefenceWeb, a defense and security news publication.

702 (FM Radio Channel)

702 is a commercial FM radio station based in Johannesburg, South Africa, broadcasting on FM 92.7 and FM 106 to the greater Gauteng province. The station is also webcast via its website.

‎NGO pulse

SANGONeT is a South African organization, whose acronym stands for The Southern African NGO Network. It is a civil society organization with a focus on ICT, which was founded in 1987, and has a history closely linked to the social and political changes experienced by South Africa during its transition to democracy.

Cape Talk

CapeTalk is a commercial AM radio station based in Cape Town, South Africa, broadcasting on AM/MW 567 to Cape Town. The station is also webcast via its website. It claims to be Cape Town’s number one news and talk station, offering news, sport, business and actuality programming, with plenty of phone-in debates.

Cape Town Etc‎

Cape Town Etc is your number one source of information for the latest news, food, culture, arts, water crisis, entertainment, fashion, property, and fashion.

‎Algoa FM

Algoa FM has been broadcasting in the Eastern Cape since 1 January 1986. The licence is granted by the South African licensing authority known as the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa, or ICASA.

South Africa Today

Get breaking South Africa news, pictures, multimedia, and analysis as it happens.

Share Net

ShareNet International Knowledge Platform! Here you can find the latest resources and news on SRHR


SABC News is both a 24-hour news channel owned by the South African Broadcasting Corporation as well as the name of the news division of the broadcaster.

Engineering News

Engineering News-Record is an American weekly magazine that provides news, analysis, data, and opinion for the construction industry worldwide. It is widely regarded as one of the construction industry’s most authoritative publications. It is owned by BNP Media.

Politics Web

Latest news from South Africa, World, Politics, Entertainment and Lifestyle.


Polity is an academic publisher in the social sciences and humanities. It was established in 1984 and has editorial offices in Cambridge, Oxford, and Boston. It specializes in the areas of sociology, media, politics, and social theory.


OFM is a regional radio station based in Bloemfontein, South Africa. It was originally a split of Radio Highveld and began broadcasting under the name Radio Oranje in 1986.

Kempton Express

Breaking local news in Kempton Park.

R News

Real news articles covering both the United States and the rest of the world.


Tech Central

Tech Central creates various forms of online media tailored to make your business excel.

One of South Africa’s leading news and information site.


Indian lifestyle news source in South Africa.

South Africa: The Good News

Get breaking South Africa news, pictures, multimedia, and analysis as it happens.


Publications from Zoutnet.

Announcer (Ndlambe region)

In sports broadcasting, a sports commentator gives a running commentary of a game or event in real-time, usually during a live broadcast, traditionally delivered in the historical present tense.

Google News South Africa

Get breaking South Africa news, pictures, multimedia, and analysis as it happens.

Yahoo South Africa news

Get the latest African news from News in Africa: breaking news, features, analysis

South African student newspapers

Wits Vuvuzela

The Wits Vuvuzela is the student newspaper of the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa. The newspaper is produced by the students of the Wits Department of Journalism and appears in both printed and online formats.

South African news agencies

SA News

South Africa’s premier news source, provides breaking news on national, world, Africa, sport, entertainment, technology & more.

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