- Tabloid Newspaper
- Printed on Newsprint Paper
- 55,000 Copies Distributed Twice Monthly
- Frequency: Wednesday
- Target Audience: Local Community
- Area of Distribution: Kempton Park/Johannesburg East
The East Rand of Johannesburg encompasses a number of towns and former townships such as Alberton, Benoni, Boksburg, Edenvale, Germinston, Brakpan, Nigel, Kempton Park and Springs. With a total population of 3,178,470 inhabitants, the East Rand is an economically vibrant community with industries in sectors such as metals production, metal processing, chemicals, food and beverages, packaging, all found in this part of Johannesburg.
The year 2002 saw the coming on the scene of a vibrant newspaper in the name of Kathorus Mail courtesy of the entrepreneur acumen of Voslooorus resident Zaid Sipho Khumalo. From a humble start, the newspaper has grown from strength to strength and was voted the best emerging community newspaper at the Sanlam community press awards in 2004.Kathorus Mail has become the local and trusted source of business, health, education, community safety, sports and entertainment news.
Kathorus Mails 55,000 print order is distributed twice every month on Wednesday into areas such as Vosloorus, Thokoza, and Katlehong.