This is a list of newspapers in South Africa. List of South African newspapers

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.

List of South African newspapers for news and information on sports, entertainments, politics, jobs, education, lifestyles, travel, real estate, and business.

List of South African newspapers

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South African student newspapers

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South African magazines

  • HuisgenootWeekly Afrikaans-language general interest magazine. Huisgenoot is one of the largest selling magazines published in South Africa. The magazine covering celebrity, human interest stories, entertainment, and more.
  • YouSister magazine of Huisgenoot. You is a family magazine published in Cape Town by Media24. The magazine primarily popular among English-speaking readers in South Africa.
  • SariePopular women’s magazine published in South Africa. The magazine published fortnightly and contains articles about society, lifestyles, latest fashion, relations, recipes, jewelry, markets, marriage, wedding, health, gossip, travel destinations, money, and more.
  • Rooi RoseSouth Africa’s monthly women’s magazine. The magazine published by Caxton magazine covering health, relationships, career, money, family and fitness tips, weight loss advice, beauty & fashion, self-improvement, and more.
  • Something WickedQuarterly magazine in South Africa about horror, science fiction, scary stories, and fantasy. The magazine published by Inkless Media Publishing. Something Wicked magazine was founded in 2006.
  • AmandlaSouth Africa’s progressive magazine. The magazine featuring politics, current issues, economy, current events, film reviews, labor movements, book, culture, music, photography, economy, gender issues, and more.
  • BrainstormLeading computer magazine published in South Africa. The magazine featuring latest IT market news, career in information technology, software, hardware, internet, multimedia, antivirus software, computer graphics, latest games, buyers guide and more.
  • DrumSouth African’s family magazine featuring market news, entertainment, features, and more.
  • Engineering NewsWeekly news magazine covering a wide range of South African industries including agriculture, automotive, chemicals, construction, defense, electricity, environment, steel, telecommunications and transport.
  • WegAfrikaans language travel magazine. Weg magazine owned by the Media24 division of Naspers.
  • FairladyModern South African women’s magazine. The magazine featuring fashion, love, health tips, relationships, hair & skin care, fitness, exercise, careers, book, community, and more.
  • Destiny
  • Getaway
  • Hype
  • Finding Fabulous
  • ‎SA Rugby Magazine
  • ‎Financial Mail
  • JOY‎
  • CapeTownMagazine.com
  • ‎Buzz South Africa
  • Celeb Gossip

Newspapers by circulation

NewspaperPublisherLanguage
Sunday TimesTimes Media GroupEnglish
Daily SunMedia24English
RapportMedia24Afrikaans
Sunday SunMedia24English
Sunday WorldTimes Media GroupEnglish
City PressMedia24English
IsolezweINMSAZulu
IlangaIndependentZulu
The SowetanTimes Media GroupEnglish
Die Son (daily)Media24Afrikaans
Isolezwe ngeSontoINMSAZulu
The StarINMSAEnglish
Isolezwe ngoMgqibeloINMSAZulu
Die Burger (Saturday)Media24Afrikaans
Sunday TribuneINMSAEnglish
The Saturday StarINMSAEnglish
Beeld (daily)Media24Afrikaans
Beeld (Saturday)Media24Afrikaans
Ilanga LangesontoIndependentZulu
Die Burger (daily)Media24Afrikaans
Weekend ArgusINMSAEnglish
Son op SondagMedia24Afrikaans
The TimesTimes Media GroupEnglish
The Citizen (daily)CaxtonEnglish
Independent on SaturdayINMSAEnglish
Mail & GuardianIndependentEnglish
Johannesburg TimesCanvas MediaEnglish
SondagMedia24Afrikaans
Cape TimesINMSAEnglish
Sunday IndependentINMSAEnglish
Cape ArgusINMSAEnglish
Daily NewsINMSAEnglish
The MercuryINMSAEnglish
The Citizen (Saturday)CaxtonEnglish
Business DayTimes Media GroupEnglish
Daily DispatchTimes Media GroupEnglish
The HeraldTimes Media GroupEnglish
Weekend PostTimes Media GroupEnglish
Saturday DispatchTimes Media GroupEnglish
Volksblad (daily)Media24Afrikaans
Weekend WitnessMedia24English
Volksblad (Saturday)Media24Afrikaans
The WitnessMedia24English
Laudium SunNismediaEnglish
Pretoria NewsINMSAEnglish
Pretoria News (Saturday)INMSAEnglish
News Everyday (daily)IndependentEnglish & Afrikaans
Celeb Gossip News South AfricaCeleb GossipEnglish

National publications

Publications by province

Mpumalanga

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

Excelsior News

Gauteng

KwaZulu-Natal

Free State

Northern Cape

Eastern Cape

Western Cape

Student/university publications

Online only publications

Regional/community publications

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

Limpopo

Mpumalanga

North West

Gauteng

KwaZulu-Natal

Free State

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

Northern Cape

Eastern Cape

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

Western Cape

  • Atlantic Sun
  • Bolander
  • Breederivier Gazette
  • City Vision
  • Constantiaberg Bulletin
  • CXpress
  • Die Courant
  • Die Hoorn
  • DistrictMail
  • Eikestad Nuus
  • George Herald
  • Graaff-Reinet Advertiser
  • 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 [25]
  • Tygertalk[26]
  • Village News
  • Weslander

Defunct

These newspapers are no longer published.