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North Eastern Tribune

  • Tabloid Newspaper
  • Printed on Newsprint Paper
  • 24,760 Copies Distributed Weekly
  • Frequency: Weekly Tuesday
  • Target Audience: Local Community
  • Area of Distribution: Bagelston, Bramley, Bramley Gardens, Bramley Manor, Bramley View, Bramley View Ext 6,Casey Park, Cheltondale, Corlett Gardens, Crystal Gardens, Dorelan, Dunsevern, Fairmount, Fairmount Ridge, Fairvale, Fairwood, Fellside,Forbesdale,Formain,Glenhazel,Glenkay,Glensan,Gresswold,Hawkins Estate, Highlands North, Kew, Linbro Park, Linksfield, Linksfield North, Lombardy East, Lombardy West, Lyndhurst, Maryvale, Mountain View, Norwood, Orange Grove, Orchards, Percelia Estate, Raedene, Raumarais Park, Rembrand Ridge, Rembrandt Park, Rouxville, Sandringham, Savoy Estate, Silvamonte, Sunningdale, Sunningdale Ridge, Sydenham, Talboton, The Gardens, Victoria,View Crest,Waverley,Whitney Gardens and Yeoville.

The East Rand is the name of the urban eastern part of the Witwatersrand that is functionally merged with the Johannesburg conurbation. This area became settled by Europeans after a gold-bearing reef was discovered in 1886 and sparked the gold rush that gave rise to the establishment of Johannesburg. The eastern suburbs are some of the oldest areas of Johannesburg, there are large communities of Jewish and other European backgrounds, the majority of the population is English speaking. There are three golf courses as well as a number of protected ridges with viewsites. There are several well-developed and up-market entertainment and shopping areas in the east such as the Eastgate shopping centre and the Greenstone shopping centre.

Recent demographic statistics show that North East JHB is a racially mixed community with 38% white, 56% black and 5% Indian decision-makers. Statistics also show that this part of the city is predominantly English-speaking community (52%) however the incidence of English as a home language has declined from 63% in 2007. Zulu and other black languages have increased from a combined 13% in 2010 with Zulu at 19% and Sesotho at 11%.

For the last 47 years, residents of the East Rand have depended on the North Eastern Tribune to stay informed. This newspaper reports on events happening in the area such as local police and municipal news, school and church news, organisations, crime and political news, event and lifestyle news and offers something for everyone to read.

North Eastern Tribune has also proven to be the perfect advertising platform for business houses in the area. With 40,522 purchasing decision-makers in the area and 24,760 copies distributed each week, this newspaper is preferred by many when it comes to advertising and marketing.

Readers can lay their hands on one of the 24,760 copies every Tuesday.

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