Standerton town is the pride of Mpumalanga province. Established in 1878 and now with a population of 43,966, Standerton is part of the Lekwa Local Municipality. Agriculture continues to be the town’s main economic activity. The area around the town promotes mixed agriculture with crops such as maize, sunflower seeds, ground nuts and potatoes. Poultry and dairy farming is also conducted in the region.
Standerton Ibis is the reliable source of news and current affairs for this community. This free local newspaper which reports in English and Afrikaans covers news of importance to the community such as lifestyle news, political news, school and church news, sport news, hard news and more. The newspapers 20,000 copies are distributed into an established distribution footprint which covers Amersfoort, Greylingstad, Morgenzon, New Denmark, Perdekop, Platrand, Sakhile, Standerton and Vrede.
- Tabloid Newspaper
- Printed on Newsprint Paper
- 20,000 copies Distributed Weekly
- Frequency: Weekly Wednesday
- Target Audience: Local Community
- Area of Distribution: Standerton