About Soweto Urban

Caxton Urban Community Newspapers launched it’s first publication Protea Urban News into the suburbs of Soweto in April 2005.
Having received an enormous response from the advertisers and residents - the launch program has been fast tracked and today URBAN NEWS publishes 11 community newspapers into the suburbs of Soweto & Westside.
9 Wright Street
Industria West
Johannesburg
South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)10 492 5311

The Team


Adelaide Bogoshi
Admin Manager
010 492 5228
Zanele Mashinini
ADMIN ASSISTANT (RECEPTIONIST)
010 492 5311
Baderia Sheba
HR
010 492 5365
Mzwandile Khathi
ORLANDO JOURNALIST
010 492 5391
Enver Wessels
ELDORADO JOURNALIST
010 492 5332
Setjhaba Mofokeng
ZOLA JOURNALIST
010 492 5351
Janice Beckett
WESTSIDE JOURNALIST
010 492 5443
Thobile Mazibuko
MAKEUP SUB EDITOR
010 492 5353
Sphindile Mbatha
PROTEA JOURNALIST
010 492 5332
Jeremy Tree
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
010 492 5317
Regan James
GRAPHIC DESIGNER
010 492 5320
Razeya Jardine
Classified Graphic Designer
010 492 5356
Mandlakayise Hlatshwayo
DIEPKLOOF
010 492 5391
Sophie Ndweni
PERSONAL ASSISTANT
010 492 5311
Selina Hlongwane
DEBTORS CLERK
010 492 5324
Danily Chapman
Graphic Designers Supervisor
010 492 5317
Xoliswa Maseko
CLASSIFIED REP.
010 492 5328
Orapeleng Ramafoko
RETAIL SALES EXECUTIVE
010 492 5353
Matefo Liholo
CLASSIFIED REP.
010 492 5393
Manqoba Mzolo
CLASSIFIED REP.
010 492 5271
Muzie Dlamini
SALES EXECUTIVE
010 492 5316
Brian Vilakazi
SALES EXECUTIVE
010 492 5315
Hosea Mothei
CHIAWELO JOURNALIST
010 492 5326
Lebo Mosolodi
DOBSONVILLE JOURNALIST
010 492 5443
Mark Scheepers
EDITOR
010 492 5433
Randall Dunn
Layout Artist/Graphic Designer
010 492 5353
Christiaan Botes
DISTRIBUTION SUPERVISOR
Candice Koeries
SALES EXECUTIVE
Tshepiso Masinga
RETAIL SALES EXECUTIVE
Event Ranenyeni
BOOKKEEPER
Kevin Ontong
GENERAL PRODUCTION MANAGER
Sarah Ngwenya
CLASSIFIED MANAGER
Aadila Ebrahim
SALES MANAGER
  • Guaranteed door-to-door delivery
  • Penetrate the vast spending power, by delivering to the most economically active areas
  • Newspapers have local flavour which is reinforced by editorial content specific to that area
  • URBAN NEWS reaches 298 500 households in Soweto
In the past year, community newspapers have outstripped competitive media types with an ad spend growth of 40% (excluding inserts)

Distribution

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  1. Protea Urban 25 000
  2. Diepkloof Urban 30 000
  3. Pimville Urban 25 000
  4. Dobsonville Urban 32 500
  5. Eldorado Park Urban 30 000
  6. Meadowlands Urban 27 500
  7. Orlando Urban 30 000
  8. Chiawelo Urban 25 000
  9. Jabavu Urban 27 500
  10. Zola Urban 30 000
  11. Westside Urban 16 000
TOTAL CIRCULATION: 298 500 ESTIMATED READERSHIP: 1 492 500
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