South African Newspapers and News Sites

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    The media landscape in South Africa is huge, with hundreds of newspapers and news sites available online. Our carefully selected contact list contains websites, which are either based in South Africa or have a dedicated section for South African news. Each entry includes a link to the respective website, as well as a brief description of the coverage and style of the outlet.

  • Africa News 24-7

    Covers national, international, business, sports, lifestyle news.

  • Biz News

    Online portal that provides news, information and analysis on business, economic and financial topics.

  • Briefly

    South African digital news and media website.

  • Busines Tech

    BusinessTech focusses primarily on business and technology news, but also covers a wide variety of topics that are relevant to the South African public – from health, wealth and lifestyle, to science, politics and general interest.

  • Business Day

    South Africa's major business and financial daily.

  • Business Insider South Africa

    Provides financial and business news.

  • Business Live

    Online portal that publishes headlines from newspapers and magazines: Business Day, the Financial Mail, the Sunday Times's Business Times, the Rand Daily Mail and Investors Monthly.

  • Business Report

    Daily newspaper providing comprehensive business and market news.

  • Buzz South Africa

    News and topics in areas of business, entertainment, people and politics, technology.

  • Cape Argus

    Major afternoon daily in Cape Town.

  • Daily Maverick

    Independent newspaper that provides global and local news, analysis-based and opinion-based news.

  • Daily Sun

    South Africa's largest daily news paper, with a print of over 5.5. million copies each day.

  • Expatica ZA

    Provides local and national news in South Africa, as well as information that covers every aspect of expats' life in South Africa.

  • Eye-witness news

    An independent, award-winning South African news organization that provides news on a daily basis.

  • Fin24

    Provides business, financial, economic and technological news.

  • Financial Mail

    Weekly business and politics magazine.


    One of South Africa's leading news and information websites covering a wide variety of topics.

  • IOL

    The biggest news network presenting 14 local and national South African newspapers.

  • ITWeb

    Technology and business news site.

  • Mail and Guardian

    Top quality national newspaper from Johannesburg.

  • Mercury

    Durban based morning newspaper.

  • Moneyweb

    Source for independent investment information.

  • News 24

    Southern Africa's premier online news resource, with round-the-clock coverage of local and international news.

  • News South Africa

    News South Africa serves up the latest news from selected sources across the web.

  • Noseweek

    South Africa's only investigative magazine that is published monthly.

  • Politics Web

    Website focused on the news and politics of Southern Africa.

  • Polity

    Offers free access to South African legislation, policy documents and daily political news.

  • SA Breaking News

    Online news and media aggregator focused on providing our readers and followers with breaking news in South Africa and across the globe as quickly as possible.

  • SA Live

    Independent news outlet covering stories from across South Africa and around the world.

  • SA The Good News

    Independent online news provider.

  • South Africa Press

    Interactive press release portal designed for companies and individuals to submit and archive their press release and editorial messages relating to the South African region.

  • South Africa Today

    Aiming to disseminate the South African news. Managed by South Africans abroad.

  • Star

    Daily newspaper from Johannesburg.

  • The South African

    One of the most read news websites in South Africa that covers a wide range of topics from politics to sport.

  • Times Live

    South Africa's second largest news portal, providing breaking news, analysis, sport, entertainment and lifestyle seven days a week.

  • Times, The

    National daily newspaper published in Johannesburg.

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