Merebank Rising Sun

The Rising Sun newspapers were founded in 1986 by CEO, Vijay Maharaj. As Apartheid zoning laws designated communities based on ethnicity, Vijay recognised a need for reputable newspapers to serve the South African Indian community and address local issues in (then) Indian-designated areas. Since the democratisation of South Africa in 1994, the once exclusively Indian communities around the country still celebrate their vibrant culture and heritage while the previously state enforced racial barriers recede into the past.

Merebank is situated in the South Durban Basin, and due to the Separate Areas Act passed by the Apartheid regime, was once designated as an Indians-only area. Today, the majority of residents are still of Indian descent, and prominent languages include English, Tamil and Urdu. The Merebank Rising Sun is perfectly poised to deliver relevant and high quality local news to the community, and, moreover, has a deep understanding of Indian diaspora culture. With over thirty years’ worth of experience in being a reliable and credible news source in Merebank, we look forward to continuing to build and maintain a close, trust based, relationship with our readers.

Print Rates

Print Order: 22 500
Frequency: Weekly
Distribution: Tuesday/Wednesday
Area: Merebank
Free/Sold: Free
Language: English

Booking Deadline:
 Thursday at 16h00
Material Deadline: Friday at 09h00
Full Page Size: 390 mm x 265 mm
Column Width:  8 columns x 31 mm

ROP Rates:

Black and White: R62.82
1 Spot: R78.52
Full Colour: R94.22

Vacancy & Auction Rates

Black and White: R69.10
1 Spot: R86.38
Full Colour: R103.65

Loose Insert Rates

Pages: Insert Rate: If Printed By CTP:
1-8 Pages R 760 R 525
1-16 Pages R 835 R 606
18-24 Pages R 915 R 655
28-32 Pages R 1001 R 724
36-40 Pages R 1 080 R 783
44-48 Pages R 1 156 R 853
50-58 Pages R 1 248 R 919
60-68 Pages R 1 350 R 994
72+ Pages R 1 455 R 1 074

Terms and Conditions:

Please note these are advertising rates for 2016-2017
All rates on this page exclude VAT
Please contact us directly for Recruitment Rates
Please note that rates and print orders are subject to change

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