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Independent Media is the leading newspaper group in South Africa, publishing more than 30 daily and weekly newspapers in the country’s 3 major metropolitan areas. Independent Media is a content contributor to IOL.

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For advertising queries please contact:


Antoinette Gilbert

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Sherine Budhram

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Cape Town

Abigail Wilmot

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Contact The Star

Editor: Sifiso Mahlangu

Email: [email protected]

Contact Saturday Star

Editor: Kashiefa Ajam

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Contact The Sunday Independent

Editor: Zingisa Mkhuma

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Contact Pretoria News

Editor: Piet Rampedi

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Contact The Cape Argus

Editor: Aziz Hartley

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Contact The Weekend Argus

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Contact the Cape Times

Editor: Siyavuya Mzantsi

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Contact The Mercury

Editor: Yogas Nair

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Contact Daily News

Editor: Zoubair Ayoob

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Contact POST

Editor: Aakash Bramdeo

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Contact Independent on Saturday

Editor: Mazwi Xaba

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Contact Sunday Tribune

Editor: Sandile Mdadane

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Contact Daily Voice

Editor: Taariq Halim

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Contact Cape Community Newspapers

Editor: Chantel Erfort

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Contact Business Report

Editor: Adri Senekal De Wet

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Contact Personal Finance

Editor: Martin Hesse

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Contact Isolezwe

Editor: Slindile Khanyile

Email: [email protected]

Contact DFA

Editor: Johan du Plessis

Email: [email protected]