Other Resources

Local Media

There are a number of newspapers published in English and Afrikaans, including the following:

  • Beeld (Afrikaans daily)
  • Daily Sun
  • Financial Mail (business weekly)
  • Mail and Guardian (weekly)
  • The Sowetan (Johannesburg-based tabloid)
  • The Star (Johannesburg-based daily)
  • Sunday Times

SABC is the state broadcaster, which operates three national TV networks and two pay-TV channels. Other television broadcasters include M-Net (pay-TV with a pan-African audience) and e.tv (a free-to-air commercial network).

SABC also operates 20 regional and national radio services in 11 languages, including:

  • 5 FM (contemporary music station)
  • Lesedi FM (Sesotho station)
  • Radio Sonder Grense (national Afrikaans station)
  • SAfm (national English-language network)
  • Ukhozi FM (national Zulu station)

Other broadcasters include 702 Talk Radio (a Johannesburg commercial news and talk station) and YFM (a popular Johannesburg commercial hip-hop, soul and R&B station).

Tourist Boards in UK

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