Mid South Coast Rising Sun

The Rising Sun newspapers were founded in 1986 by CEO, Vijay Maharaj, when he launched the well-known Chatsworth Rising Sun. Vijay recognised a need for reputable newspapers to serve the unique needs of the South African Indian community in general, and, specifically, to address local issues in the Indian-designated areas during Apartheid.

Since the democratisation of South Africa in 1994, the once exclusively Indian communities around the country still celebrate their vibrant culture and heritage as previous racial barriers recede into the past. The continuing success of the Rising Sun brand suggests that South Africans of Indian descent appreciate news sources that understand and attend to their distinctive cultural paradigm.

The Mid Coast Rising Sun is distributed in Scottburgh, Umkomass and Umzinto, and like all titles in the Rising Sun stable, it strives to meet the highest standards of journalistic excellence and integrity. We are also very conscious of maintaining the good, trust-based, relationship we have built over the years with our readers.

Print Rates

Print Order: 20 175
Frequency: Weekly
Distribution: Tuesday
Area: Mid South Coast, Scottburgh, Umkomaas, Umzinto
Free/Sold: Free
Language: English

Booking Deadline:
 Thursday at 11h00
Material Deadline: Friday at 12h00
Full Page Size: 390 mm x 265 mm
Column Width:  8 columns x 31 mm

ROP Rates:

Black and White: R40.39
1 Spot: R50.48
Full Colour: R60.58

Vacancy & Auction Rates

Black and White: R44.42
1 Spot: R55.52
Full Colour: R66.64

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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