About Westside Eldos

Caxton Urban Community Newspapers launched it’s first publication Protea Urban News into the suburbs of Soweto in April 2005. Having received an enormous response from the advertisers and residents - the launch program has been fast tracked and today URBAN NEWS publishes 11 community newspapers into the suburbs of Soweto & Westside.
9 Wright Street
Industria West
Johannesburg
South Africa

Tel: +27 (0)10 492 5311

The Team


Sophie Ndweni
PA & Cashier
010 492 5311
Selina Hlongwane
DEBTORS CLERK
010 492 5324
Cazlynn Jacobie
DTP SUPERVISOR
Danily Chapman
DTP OPERATOR
Christiaan Botes
DISTRIBUTION SUPERVISOR
Adelaide Bogoshi
DEBTORS SUPERVISOR
Xoliswa Maseko
CLASSIFIED REP.
Orapeleng Ramafoko
CLASSIFIED REP.
Matefo Liholo
CLASSIFIED REP.
Manqoba Mzolo
CLASSIFIED REP.
Muzie Dlamini
SALES EXECUTIVE
Frans Pooe
SALES EXECUTIVE
Candice Koeries
SALES EXECUTIVE
Brian Vilakazi
SALES EXECUTIVE
Tshepiso Masinga
RETAIL SALES EXECUTIVE
Hosea Mothei
REPORTER SPORTS
Nyiko Mashaba
SUB-EDITOR
Maxine Becket
REPORTER ELDORADO
Themba Vukeya
REPORTER DOBSONVILLE
Noughty Maluleke
REPORTER CHIAWELO
Remo Malejane
WEB EDITOR
Mark Scheepers
EDITOR
Event Ranenyeni
BOOKKEEPER
Kevin Ontong
GENERAL PRODUCTION MANAGER
Sarah Ngwenya
CLASSIFIED MANAGER
Aadila Ebrahim
SALES MANAGER
  • Guaranteed door-to-door delivery
  • Penetrate the vast spending power, by delivering to the most economically active areas
  • Newspapers have local flavour which is reinforced by editorial content specific to that area
  • URBAN NEWS reaches 298 500 households in Soweto
In the past year, community newspapers have outstripped competitive media types with an ad spend growth of 40% (excluding inserts)

Distribution

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  1. Protea Urban 25 000
  2. Diepkloof Urban 30 000
  3. Pimville Urban 25 000
  4. Dobsonville Urban 32 500
  5. Eldorado Park Urban 30 000
  6. Meadowlands Urban 27 500
  7. Orlando Urban 30 000
  8. Chiawelo Urban 25 000
  9. Jabavu Urban 27 500
  10. Zola Urban 30 000
  11. Westside Urban 16 000
TOTAL CIRCULATION: 298 500 ESTIMATED READERSHIP: 1 492 500
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