Mpumalanga News

Established in 1994, the Mpumalanga News is a popular sold community newspaper that caters to predominantly rural communities within the Lowveld region. Readers have come to rely on the publication for relevant local news, especially when it comes to issues relating to rural development, local governance, safety and security, and, importantly, economic opportunities. The paper’s print order is a hefty 15 000 copies, which are distributed to outlets every Thursday.

While the Mpumalanga News enjoys a loyal readership within the Nelspruit metropolitan area, other areas of distribution include White River, Hazyview, Bushbuckridge, Acornhoek, Lydenburg, Barberton, Badplaas, Malalane and Komatipoort.

The paper has been the recognised by prestigious institutions for its commitment to journalistic excellence and community development. Some examples of latter include the following:

  • Sanlam Awards runner up for Best Front Pages above 8 000 (2001)
  • Sanlam Awards winner for Best Front Pages above 8 000 (2003)
  • PMR Africa Diamond Arrow for Local Community Newspapers: Outstanding 1st Overall (2007)
  • PMR Africa Diamond Arrow for Local Community Newspapers: Outstanding 1st Overall (2008)
  • Govan Mbeki Housing Award for exceptional coverage of housing issues

Print Rates

Print Order: 11 500
Frequency: Weekly
Distribution: Thursday
Area: Nelspruit
Free/Sold: Sold
Language: English

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

ROP Rates:

Black and White: R40.26
1 Spot: R50.32
Full Colour: R60.39

Vacancy & Auction Rates

Black and White: R44.28
1 Spot: R55.35
Full Colour: R66.42

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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