- Tabloid Newspaper
- Printed on Newsprint Paper
- 25,100 Copies Distributed Weekly
- Frequency: Weekly Thursday
- Target Audience: Local Community
- Area of Distribution: Johannesburg South, Protea extension 11A, Protea extension 11B, Protea Gardens, Protea Glen, Protea Glen ext 11, Protea Glen ext 12, Protea North and Protea South.
Pretoria city is a unique city in many ways and its versatility knows no bounds. Pretoria is situated in the transitional area between the Highveld and the Bushveld, approximately 50 km north of Johannesburg. It lies in a warm, well-sheltered, fertile valley, surrounded by the hills of the Magaliesberg range. Founded in 1855 and named after Andries Pretorius, a Voortrekker leader, Pretoria is one of South Africa’s leading academic cities, the city has a number of scientific institutes and an abundance of open spaces with parks, bird sanctuaries, nature reserves and a zoo.
It is also in the city of the Pretoria where you find the Protea Urban News. Protea Urban News was the first publication of Caxton’s community newspapers that was launched into Soweto in April 2005. The Protea Urban News Newspaper reports to the local Community in Soweto by keeping them informed about municipal news, political news, charity and organization news, school and church news, sport, event and lifestyle news and hard news. The Protea Urban News offers something for everyone to read. Key Decision makers and Breadwinners in the distribution area of the Protea Urban News look forward to news from advertisers in every weekly edition.
With an ad spend growth of 40 % (excluding the inserts), the Urban News community newspapers surpasses any other media types.
25,000 copies of the Protea Urban News Newspaper are delivered every Friday into an established distribution area which covers Protea extension 11A, Protea extension 11B, Protea Gardens, Protea Glen, Protea Glen ext 11, Protea Glen ext 12, Protea North and Protea South.