Oudtshoorn is a town in the Klein Karoo area of South Africa’s Western Cape. It’s known for its ostrich farms and rests along the Route 62 wine route. It is due to this background that Oudsthoorn is known as “the ostrich capital of the world”; an apt epithet considering the town contains the highest population of ostriches found anywhere on earth. With a population of over 60 000 people, Oudsthoorns economy relies on agriculture and tourism with its major attractions being the natural environment.
Residents of this town have the Oudsthoorn Courant as a trusted source of news and information. This newspaper has earned an admirable reputation for candid reporting on local news, international and hard news, school and charity news, community events and gatherings, church news, and crime and municipal news. The Courant also reports on lifestyle news, contains a section dedicated to popular bloggers, and, of course, a lively letters section. The Courants paper print order of 3 000 copies is distributed weekly on Fridays in areas such as: Oudsthoorn, Grootbaai, Kleinbrak, Hartenbos, Rheebok, Mosselbay, Ladysmith, and Danabaai.
- Tabloid Newspaper
- Printed on Newsprint Paper
- 3,000 Copies Distributed Friday
- Frequency: Weekly Friday
- Target Audience: Local Community
- Area of Distribution: Aberdeen, Albert, Colesberg, Cradock, Danabaai, Fraaiuit, George, Gouritsmond, Graaff Reinet, Grootbaai, Hartenbos, Heidlberg, Herolds Bay, Jansenville, Klein Brak, Knysna, Ladysmith, Maraisburg, Middelburg, Mossel Bay, Noupoort, Oudtshoorn, Plettenberg Bay, Rheebok, Richmond, Riversdale, Sedgefield, Stilbaai, Uniondale, Wilderness and Willowmore.