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.

All of the company’s newspaper titles – including the Cape Times, Cape Argus, The Mercury, The Star, Daily News and Pretoria News, among others – are constantly reviewed to ensure that they are strategically positioned to serve the needs of their readers and advertisers in clearly defined key markets.

With aggregate weekly sales of 2,8 million copies in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape, the group currently receives 48% of the total advertising spend in the paid newspaper market (more than twice that of any other newspaper group) and reaches 63% of English newspaper readers in these areas.