Inspired by Nkandla, it's time for a Sowetan LIVE upgradeSowetan LIVE is excited to announce that users will be able to access a brand new, revamped version of the site at "The redesign is a crucial step in maintaining and growing our digital audience. Our focus is delivering a platform that is appealing to advertisers and consumers alike", says Marc Hershowitz, Sales and Commercial Manager at Times Media LIVE. 20 May 2014 Read more >>

Times LIVE cracks a million!Times Media LIVE is proud to announce that, one of its standout websites, has broken the 1 million user mark in March 2014 (Effective Measure, South Africa, March 2014). This is the first time the number was reached on a news website as part of the network, and has gone a long way to ensuring Times Media LIVE as the profitable second largest network in South Africa. 7 Apr 2014 Read more >>

Times Media LIVE congratulates all winners of the Annual Bookmarks awards, held again last night in Cape Town. 15 Nov 2013 Read more >>

Times Media LIVE - The digital sales arm of the Times Media Group began representing BDFM online sales (BDLive, Financial Mail, Business Day TV, Ignition and The Home Channel) on 1 July 2013. This acquisition makes Times Media LIVE one of the largest media-owning networks in South Africa with a range of household news titles spread amongst general audiences and niche communities. 6 Aug 2013 Read more >>

The new fashion supplement in the Sunday Times, Fashion Weekly, debuts this weekend with an eCommerce angle: a partnership to sell fashion items in partnership with the popular design e-tailer, Citymob. 13 May 2013 Read more >>

In a case of growing one's own timber, Times Media LIVE has promoted Razia Van Der Schuur to editor of its Sowetan LIVE and Sunday World digital platforms. Effective February 1, she will be responsible for overall content on and as well as organic audience growth. 5 Feb 2013 Read more >>

The announcement was made recently that AML was selected to compete in seven categories of the Bookmarks 2012. The recognition is notable given that nominations were achieved in half the categories entered, all tied in to strategic areas where the publishing house has grown in the last year. 26 Oct 2012 Read more >>

2012 saw sport gobble up the nation's attention and advertising rand. It was the perfect game plan for launching the all-rounder sport website that is Sport LIVE. 24 Oct 2012 Read more >>

Sowetan LIVE's annual sexy celebrity competition, Mzansi's Sexiest 2013, has revealed the Top 24 sexiest celebrities as voted for by the readers. 4 Oct 2012 Read more >>

Avusa Media LIVE treated their Johannesburg and Cape Town clients to a special of screening "The Dark Knight Rises", (Warner Bros. Pictures' and Legendary Pictures'), the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight trilogy. 13 Aug 2012 Read more >>

You see them on TV, you hear them on radio, you follow their antics on Facebook and Twitter and your heart skips a beat at the mere thought of them... Mzansi's Sexiest 2013! 3 Aug 2012 Read more >>

Strong content and innovation in the new structure of Avusa Media LIVE (AML) have resulted in the AML team producing strong traffic and exceeding expectations across the board. AML recorded a record month by reaching 2,097,317 unique browsers and 30,487,069 page views locally across their network in May 2012. "It's been a good year, we have realised efficiencies throughout the business and there is great content and user engagement on a scale never seen before," says Derek Abdinor, general manager of AML. 19 Jun 2012 Read more >>

Avusa Media LIVE (AML) has recently multiplied the size of its network by combining online sales for the Interactive Junction portfolio with its own media titles. Popular portals CareerJunction, PropertyJunction, AutoJunction and Junction now form part of the AML bouquet of news and entertainment websites, which include TimesLIVE, SowetanLIVE, SportLIVE and Sunday World. 4 Jan 2012 Read more >>

Avusa Media LIVE launches dedicated online sports platform 30 Sep 2011 Read more >>

Continuing to grow in strength and influence within the digital media arena, Avusa Media LIVE (AML) - which attributes the majority of its popularity to news portals Times LIVE, Sowetan LIVE as well as Business LIVE - has recently welcomed key promotions and appointments within the ranks of its senior management. 10 Aug 2011 Read more >>

Fresh look for Times LIVESince its launch in 2009, Times LIVE - a strong South African competitor in the online news arena - has recognised that in order to literally keep ahead of the times it needs to understand what its customers want and need from a news portal and constantly be adapting to them. Launching its fresh look this June, Times LIVE, which receives 600,000 local unique visitors per month, has achieved just that. 17 Jun 2011 Read more >>

For the first time in South African online history, the black share of market among users of the internet has surpassed white, reaching 46%, according to the AMPS 2010 AB Report, released on 31 March 2011. White audience share has decreased to 37%, Coloured usage stands at 10% and Indian usage at 7%*. 12 Apr 2011 Read more >>

A positive, two-year association with Habari Media came to an end on 31 March 2011 as Avusa Media LIVE (AML) officially regains exclusive ownership of its internal digital sales division, which services all of Avusa Media's digital news brands including Times LIVE, Sowetan LIVE and Business LIVE. 1 Apr 2011 Read more >>

Times LIVE and Sowetan LIVE - both in the Avusa Media LIVE stable - have the most engaged audience in the online news market. This is according to Nielsen's Market Intelligence reports, that show that Times LIVE boasts the highest Average Page Duration (APD) of the general news sites at two minutes with Sowetan LIVE topping the Average Session Duration (ASD) list with almost nine and a half minutes and boasting the highest pages viewed per unique user with a count of 16 pages. This news is hot off the heels of the recent relaunch of the Sowetan website as well as the launch of the Avusa Media LIVE division. Avusa Media LIVE represents the digital brands and publishing concerns of the media business including Times LIVE, Sowetan LIVE and Sunday World, the Daily Dispatch and The Herald. 25 Oct 2010 Read more >>

Meet the Avusa Media LIVE management teamAvusa Media LIVE, the digital division within Avusa Media, represents the digital brands and publishing concerns of the media business including Times LIVE, Sowetan LIVE and Sunday World, the Daily Dispatch and The Herald. The management team brings a wealth of digital experience to the division, find out more about who they are below. For speaker engagements or interview opportunities, please contact Alison van den Heever (Ogilvy PR, Cape) on 021 467 1346. 22 Oct 2010 Read more >>

Habari Media, the specialist digital media sales house, have been awarded the contract to sell digital advertising to Cape-based clients across the Avusa Media LIVE (AML) portfolio of digital destinations, including; Times LIVE, Sunday World, the Daily Dispatch and the Herald. The remit excludes AML key accounts nationally. 12 Oct 2010 Read more >>

The digital sales division of Avusa Media has been officially incorporated under the Avusa Media LIVE digital business as Avusa Media LIVE Sales. The division, which had been operating at Amorphous New Media as Avusa Digital Media Sales, will move back to Avusa head office in Rosebank at the end of August. 24 Aug 2010 Read more >>

Following in the wake of the recent paywall implementations on major news websites abroad, Elan Lohmann, general manager of Avusa Media Live, has taken a critical look at the sustainability of the current online publishing business model. Lohmann argues the necessity of premium content for the survival of online publishers in South Africa at the latest DMMA (Digital Media and Marketing Association) debate held today. 23 Jul 2010 Read more >>

Launch of Sowetan Live sees site move forward with its readersAfter the successful relaunch of the Sowetan newspaper a year ago, Avusa Media LIVE will tomorrow (Wednesday, July 21) launch the revamp of its digital home Sowetan LIVE, This follows extensive research among its fast-moving and rapidly evolving users. A 76% year-on-year growth of the news site, according to Nielsen's June 2010 rankings, indicates that the contemporary black community are very hungry for news, insights and advice that further empower them to be in the know and on the move. 20 Jul 2010 Read more >>

Avusa launches World Cup websiteAvusa Media LIVE has launched a World Cup website to provide in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. The website is the online home of the Go2010 print supplement which is being carried in all Avusa Media titles (Sunday Times, The Times, Sunday World, Sowetan, Herald and Dispatch). Go2010 is packed with additional World Cup information, features and archives making it a premier one-stop online destination for enriched World Cup information. 30 Apr 2010 Read more >>

Avusa Media announces new digital division - Avusa Media LIVEA new digital division has been launched within Avusa Media - Avusa Media LIVE. The division will represent the digital media publishing brands of the group including Times LIVE, The Sowetan, Sunday World, The Herald and The Dispatch, and any new digital platforms that the division launches. 21 Apr 2010 Read more >>

Times LIVE, the new digital home of The Times and Sunday Times, has walked away with top honours in the Publishing Category of this year's Bookmarks Awards presented by the Online Publishers' Association. 18 Nov 2009 Read more >>

Launching on Monday, 14 September, Times LIVE ( is the new and improved digital home of the Sunday Times and The Times. The revamped news site represents the first in a number of exciting digital developments at Avusa Media. Times LIVE combines a fresh new look and feel together with a new web content management system, the first milestone project in an effort to become SA's leading online publisher. Times LIVE replaces the existing web domain of  14 Sep 2009 Read more >>