Witbank town which is also known as eMalahleni, meaning the “place of coal” due to its coal mining in the surrounding region is situated on the Highveld of Mpumalanga. Established in 1890, Witbank is situated approximately 120km from Johannesburg and 100km from Pretoria, heading eastwards on the Maputo Economic Corridor. Witbank is the energy centre of South Africa and the focal point of Africa’s largest coalfields, power stations and steel manufacturing.
The economically vibrant town is where the Witbank News newspaper is found. Witbank News newspaper distinguishes itself as one of the top three bestselling community newspapers in the country. This newspaper reports accurately and objectively, informing its readers about local news of importance such as community affairs, school and sport news, church news, municipal news, organization news, event and lifestyle news. Advertisers can also easily reach the target market for their services or products when they advertise in the Witbank News.
This newspapers 26,000 copies which are distributed every Friday go into an established distribution footprint which includes Arnot, Belfast, Bronkhorstspruit, Groblersdal, Hendrina, Kriel, Loskop, Marble Hall, Middelburg, Ogies, Pullens Hope, Rietspruit, Stoffberg, Van Dyksdrift, Witbank, Phola and Wonderfontein.
- Tabloid Newspaper
- Printed on Newsprint Paper
- 26,000 copies Weekly
- Frequency: Weekly Friday
- Target Audience: Local Community
- Area of Distribution: Arnot, Belfast, Bronkhorstspruit, Groblersdal, Hendrina, Kriel, Loskop, Marble Hall, Middelburg, Ogies, Pullens Hope, Rietspruit, Stoffberg, Van Dyksdrift, Witbank and Phola.