Advertise in the Polokwane Observer

Newspapers 739 Feb 20, 2017
Polokwane Observer
Type of Newspaper Tabloid Newspaper
Target Audience Local Community
Copies distributed per edition 10000
Readership per edition 40 000
Frequency Weekly Thusdays
Lifestyle Measure 6-10

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Main Distribution Areas

Polokwane, Seshego, Mankweng, Lebowakgomo, Mokopane, Haenertsbur, Tzaneen, Dendron, Vivo, Alldays, Bochum, Burgersfort

About Polokwane Observer newspaper

Media experts rated Polokwane Observer newspaper as one of the top three community newspapers in South Africa. This relatively young newspaper, established in 2004, scooped the top award as overall best community newspaper during 2005, 2009 as well as 2010 competing against the more than 300 community newspapers country wide in the annual prestigious and highly esteemed Sanlam Community Press Award Function.

Polokwane Observer’s beautiful presentation, innovative layout and use of colour are a refreshing breeze in the community press division of South Africa. It is a complete newspaper, elegant and a standard for the industry. It knows its readers and writes for them. It’s incisive, relevant and critical. Pages have impact from the front to the back. Comments, letters, you name it, it is there. It’s a pleasure to read and a winner in the industry.

Polokwane Observer newspaper is a local community based newspaper focusing on news relating to the Polokwane / Pietersburg community.


The Polokwane Observer is a weekly community paper. It is distributed every Thursday through-out Limpopo. They focus on community news, lifestyle, sport and entertainment in Polokwane and its surrounding areas.
Polokwane Observer distributes its newspaper in the Limpopo region to the following areas:Polokwane, Seshego, Mogalawena, Mokopane (Potgietersrus), Molemole, Lepelle-Nkumpi (Lebowakgomo), Bochum, Mogwadi, Aganang, Mankweng, Haenertsburg, Blouberg, Vivo, Burgersfort (All days).
Polokwane Observer is published in house and distributed through independent distributor Market demand Trading Pty (Ltd).
Polokwane Observer covers several provincial issues such as: community news, local business and government, entertainment and events, advertisements for real estate, cars and vacancies, opinions covering editorials and school related news in the Limpopo region.
Advertising in the Polokwane Observer allows you to reach your desired audience and maintains a readership profile LSM 6-10 and is published in both English and Afrikaans. 
Readership by race, reads as follows: White 58%, Black 32%, Indian 5% and Coloured 5%.
Readership by age:
Between 16 – 24 years 20%
Between 25 – 34 years 20%
Between 35 – 49 years 40%
Between 50 years &above 20%

Polokwane Observer is an ABC certified newspaper that prints and distributes an average of 10000 copies that are delivered on a weekly basis – every Thursday. The newspaper is sold and reaches over 30000 readers in the Limpopo region. 

Polokwane observer strives to ensure that all its clients’ image is best presented through the use of quality print at a cost effective price, contact the Polokwane Observer in order to reach your targeted audience for your product and service.

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