News24 launches the Anthem Project with OUTsuranceNews24 launched the Anthem Project in partnership with OUTsurance. 20 Nov 2018 Read more++ launches innovative video solution with global partner, and their media solutions division, The SpaceStation, have announced that they have partnered with global video supplier, Oovvuu. "Oovvuu's mission is to embed a relevant, trustworthy, broadcast quality video in every article and on every device," says Ricky Sutton, Oovvuu founder and CEO. This is made possible by using a combination of machine learning, artificial intelligence and the cloud to match videos with breaking news and other content genres like sport, lifestyle, finance etc in real time. 13 Sep 2018 Read more++

News24 puts ANC TG Zweli Mkhize in the hot seatTuesday, 14 November, News24 Frontline will be in conversation with ANC Presidential hopeful and Treasurer-General, Dr Zweli Mkhize. Dr Mkhize will be interviewed live, via real-time video stream, by News24 editor Adriaan Basson and News24 politics editor Mahlatse Mahlase. 14 Nov 2017 Read more++ welcomes a new W24 editorW24, SA's biggest lifestyle website for women, has a new editor - Zanele Kumalo. Prior to W24 Zanele was editor of the fashion weekly magazine, Grazia. 24 Oct 2017 Read more++

W24 survey shows one in five women have been sexually abused as the #metoo trend sweeps social mediaW24, South Africa's biggest website for women, recently conducted their sixth and biggest Female Nation Survey ever, with just under 16,000 South African women polled, and the findings are compelling. 20 Oct 2017 Read more++

News24 Edge app wins global media awardAt Tuesday's WAN-IFRA's World Digital Media Awards in Berlin, the News24 Edge app was named as the World Award Winner in the category, Best News Mobile Services. The World Digital Media Awards recognise publishers who have adopted digital media and mobile strategies as part of their offering to meet the major changes in how people consume news and information today. The awards took place at the World Publishing Expo, Messe Berlin. 12 Oct 2017 Read more++ leads the way with multiple digital publishing properties ranking #1Effective Measure's mid-year audience data results* have been released and has far out-performed its competitors. brands take top six of the fourteen categories, and second place in a further two. 15 Aug 2017 Read more++

Good news for sports fans - Thatha Zonke!Daily Kick has landed. 29 May 2017 Read more++

Food24 on the hunt for South Africa's hot, new ‘Super Chef'Food24, Africa's biggest food website, is searching for a new generation of super-talented young chefs in their online culinary competition - NextGen. 22 May 2017 Read more++

Good news for news junkiesNews24 is launching a brand-new app called News24 Edge that personalises the experience of News24's top-quality journalism. Users select their interests and with cutting-edge technology, the app brings them all the breaking news first and the lifestyle and sports stories of their choice. 24 Jan 2017 Read more++

News24 2016 Matric Results Hub smashes 2015 statsThe National Senior Certificate matric results were released nationally from 5 January and millions of anxious matriculants used News24's Matric Results Hub to find out how they did. 17 Jan 2017 Read more++

Project Rise: Challenging the status quoNews24, in partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, is proud to announce the launch of Project Rise - a new online platform dedicated to facilitating a nationwide debate on what South Africa should look like post-#FeesMustFall. 16 Jan 2017 Read more++

Channel24 photographer bags gold at Arts Journalism AwardsCape Town photographer Nardus Engelbrecht bagged gold at the National Arts Festival/BASA Arts Journalism Awards on Monday for his work published exclusively on Channel24. 29 Nov 2016 Read more++

Beautiful News on News24On 1 November, an extraordinary partnership hit South Africa. News24 is publishing a piece of Beautiful News every day: a film, photograph or article that portrays positive stories about South Africa and its people. A new story will go live every day at 4.14pm, which is the exact time that former president Nelson Mandela was released from Victor Verster prison on 11 February 1990. 9 Nov 2016 Read more++

News24 Frontline set to go live with Thuli MadonselaShe's recommended the president #PayBackTheMoney, shone a light on discrepancies in Prasa and has tackled 'state capture' head-on. 11 Oct 2016 Read more++

Channel24 named official online digital media partner for 2016's Superbalist is Rocking the DaisiesChannel24, South Africa's biggest entertainment news website, has been named the official online digital media partner for this year's Superbalist is Rocking the Daisies. 7 Oct 2016 Read more++

News24 and City Press pool their political clout with 'Point of Order'Media24's award-winning Sunday newspaper City Press and News24, the country's largest digital news publication, join forces to hold the political elite to account with Point of Order, a daily newsletter of the must-read political news and analysis delivered to your inbox. 12 Sep 2016 Read more++

News24 breaks all records with their #LGE2016 coverageNews24, South Africa's largest online news platform, has demonstrated that they are the market leader in breaking digital news with their staggering #LGE2016 user statistics. 10 Aug 2016 Read more++

News24 once again raises the benchmark with groundbreaking election results mapsIn 2011 and 2014, News24 set the election reporting benchmark with their award-winning, interactive results maps. This week's highly anticipated local government elections will be no different. 2 Aug 2016 Read more++

News24 expected to set the benchmark for election reportingAs South Africa's 2016 local government elections draw nearer and South Africans prepare to vote, the need for easily accessible and up-to-date election-specific information is more relevant than ever. 21 Jul 2016 Read more++

South African youth take over News24South Africa's biggest news website is commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Soweto Uprising by inviting school children to help edit News24 for the day. 13 Jun 2016 Read more++

Netnuus - a new Afrikaans app that delivers streamlined news highlights in a flashLaunched this week, Netnuus is a powerful new Afrikaans news app that delivers the most important news highlights of the day in a reactive native format. 2 Jun 2016 Read more++

News24Wire to extend charge model to all usersToday, announced that their news wire service, News24Wire, will be extending their charge model to a fully paid-for service for digital publishers. The online use option is currently free to approved digital publishers with a tiered paid-service for print, broadcast and online to the broader market. The new model will kick in from 1 April 2016. 1 Feb 2016 Read more++

South Africans crown Bonang Matheba and other online stars as their digital heroesChannel24, South Africa's largest entertainment news website, announced today that Bonang Matheba has been crowned queen of the 2015 Channel24 Online Awards. 30 Nov 2015 Read more++

Channel24 Online Awards celebrate local social media starsIt's time again to vote for those celebs that have mastered the art of social media in the second annual Channel24 Awards, in association with The Juice. 3 Nov 2015 Read more++ removes comments is closing comments on its articles from Friday, 11 September 2015. This decision affects all sites with the exclusion of Netwerk24. 8 Sep 2015 Read more++

Health24 launches the inaugural Health of the Nation SurveyHow healthy is South Africa? Health24 has launched the very first Health of the Nation Survey, sponsored by FedHealth. 11 Aug 2015 Read more++

Sandra, Emo and Bobby touch hearts in new Netwerk24 campaignThree of South Africa's biggest Afrikaans celebrities, Sandra Prinsloo, Emo Adams and Bobby van Jaarsveld, reveal which news stories moved them in Netwerk24's brand-new marketing campaign. But the real emotion is evoked when these celebrities get personal and share experiences that changed their lives. 28 Jul 2015 Read more++

A quick market update from the folks at 24.comAs part of a global e-commerce, media and classifieds business is very aware of worldwide trends in data protection and data usage, as well as consumer concerns around privacy and protection of personal information. 25 Jun 2015 Read more++

News24's Gridwatch app available for iOS and AndroidGridwatch, the News24 mobi-site and app that has become the ubiquitous load-shedding daily planner for power-less South Africans, is now available to download on both iOS and Android. 18 Jun 2015 Read more++

News24 makes headlines again, and again, and againNews24, South Africa's top online news brand, took to the streets of Joburg on Tuesday to show motorists just how much breaking news they may be missing. 22 May 2015 Read more++

Massive digital migration of newspaper titles to News24 and Netwerk24News24 and Netwerk24 have announced that the online platforms of 11 English and 14 Afrikaans newspaper titles have now moved into the network. These include local, regional and national newspapers. ` 11 May 2015 Read more++

News24Wire off to a flying startLaunched on 1 April 2015, News24Wire's national team have produced running coverage on a number of breaking news stories, scooped exclusive interviews and published their first investigative piece in its first week of operation. 10 Apr 2015 Read more++

News24 Nigeria hits record highs with election coverageNews24 Nigeria broke all records last week with their coverage of the Nigerian election. The site clocked over 55-million page views in four-days; with 38-million page views on news articles and live updates and 8,7-million page views on the live results maps. 8 Apr 2015 Read more++

Are South African men "spornosexual"? News24 Men's Nation survey reveals allThe modern South African man loves to look good, be fit or sporty and enjoys sex, according to the results of the recent News24 Men's Nation Survey. These traits fit the description of 'spornosexual', a term characterised by these specific qualities and devised by British journalist Mark Simpson who also created the term 'metrosexual'. 19 Mar 2015 Read more++

Netwerk24 introduces new daily broadcast - #topstoriesNetwerk24 this week launched #topstories - the first-ever Afrikaans video news bulletin. The daily show will go live at 13:00 on South Africa's largest Afrikaans news portal, 12 Mar 2015 Read more++

News24Wire launches 1 April 2015This week announced the launch of its newswire and daily diary service on 1 April 2015. The news follows the announcement of the closure of the South African Press Association (Sapa) on 31 March. 11 Mar 2015 Read more++

Channel24 continues to break down celebrity/entertainment news barriersIt has long been a tradition for magazines to show off celebrities in beautiful photo shoots on their glossy pages. When it comes to the promotion of films, TV shows or projects, magazines have always played host to first-class celebrity photos. 5 Feb 2015 Read more++

Max du Preez joins News24 as a columnistNews24 has just announced that Max du Preez will be writing for their platform as a weekly columnist, starting next week. 30 Jan 2015 Read more++

South Africans choose their favourite online celebsThe celebrity winners of the first Channel24 awards were announced today. Driven entirely by public voting (which closed on 24 November), the local musicians, celebrities and public figures that have the most powerful and influential online presence received their accolades this week. 1 Dec 2014 Read more++

Fin24 forms new editorial partnership with Alec Hogg's BizNewsFin24 has announced it has formed a partnership with, the established and successful news platform founded by renowned journalist, Alec Hogg. went live last week and includes unique financial, business and lifestyle news created daily by the award-winning editorial team. 18 Nov 2014 Read more++

Vote for your favourite local celebs in the inaugural Channel24 AwardsFrom Gareth to Boity, SA celebs know how to get the social media timelines buzzing. Do you have a favourite celeb #selfie that was taken this year? Or how about your favourite celeb #belfie? Channel24 is launching the first local online celebrity awards that honour South African musicians, celebrities or public figures who have a powerful and influential online presence. 3 Nov 2014 Read more++

Food24 - thousands of survey respondents give their Banting insightBanting has become synonymous with Low Carbohydrate, High Fat (LCHF) or the Noakes Diet. Famous or infamous, we all know someone on the eating plan, so Food24 undertook a survey in October to ask some simple questions. 31 Oct 2014 Read more++

Find your escape with Traveller24 -'s new travel has just gone live with a brand new travel website called Traveller24. "Traveller24 gives readers a strong base of travel content with which to plan their adventures," says editor, Selene Brophy. "It offers the best in armchair and actual travel adventures across South Africa, Africa and the world with up-to-date travel news and alerts." 3 Sep 2014 Read more++

Voice your opinion in the 2014 Women24 Female Nation SurveyFemale-focused website, Women24, is inviting women across the country to participate in their annual Female Nation Survey. 6 Aug 2014 Read more++

Vote for the 2014 Bike of Year on Wheels24Wheels24 is giving its readers an opportunity to vote for the 2014 SA Bike of the Year finalists - as it does with the annual Car of the Year competition - through a Wheels24 Readers' Bike of the Year poll. 8 Jul 2014 Read more++

News24Live - South Africa's first online news video channel launchesNews24Live is South Africa's first original video news channel. Launched by to meet the increasing demand for video content (and the popularity of this medium), this groundbreaking channel features short, sharp, video-based commentary on breaking news, expert and exclusive opinion on hot topics, entertainment updates on celebrities and more. 30 Jun 2014 Read more++

An online paparazzi feast - a first for South AfricaChannel24, South Africa's biggest celebrity gossip website, is the first local website to introduce a section solely dedicated to local and international paparazzi pictures. 26 May 2014 Read more++

News24 breaks all records with Election 2014 coverageNews24, one of South Africa's largest online news platforms, broke all its previous records with staggering user statistics during the election. Voting day saw 625,000 unique users and 4 million page views while Thursday (results day) hit a whopping 1.7 million unique users and 22 million page views. The growth in unique users was an unprecedented 220% with a 484% growth in page views*. 12 May 2014 Read more++

News24 rolls out groundbreaking interactive election results mapsNews24 has launched the latest update to their Elections 2014 platform - comprehensive interactive election results maps that work across all web and mobile devices. This milestone for News24 is the first time native map functionality has been developed in South Africa. 4 Apr 2014 Read more++ launches the Sport24 Live Scoring appSoon sports enthusiasts will be able to follow their favourite teams from anywhere, at any time, on their phones. The new Sport24 Live Scoring Android app for mobile phones, a initiative, offers four key components - live scores, match information, news and multimedia content. 19 Mar 2014 Read more++

Fin24 hits record highs with Budget 2014 coverageOn 26 February 2014, the nation was tuned into the 2014 Budget speech and Fin24 went live with its real-time budget coverage on a dedicated microsite. Says Jannie Momberg: editor-in-chief of News24: "It was a major day for both the nation and Fin24 yesterday. We reached an excess of half a million page views and counting, proving that the South African consumer is hungry for real-time coverage, engagement and sharing opportunities for news that affects us all." 3 Mar 2014 Read more++

News24 launches major election 2014 appFollowing on from the massive success in covering the 2011 local government elections, News24 has launched the first local dedicated iOS and Android elections app to provide users with all the authoritative information and results from the 2014 national elections. 5 Feb 2014 Read more++ reveals the latest findings of their 2013 Female National SurveySA's largest online female community, is revealing the exclusive findings ( of their 2013 Female Nation Survey on 19 November 2013. 22 Nov 2013 Read more++

News24 launches South Africa's first personalised news appToday announced a major update to South Africa's top ranked news app* for daily, up-to-the-minute and breaking news. Available now for iPad, the update brings a host of awesome new features to SA's most used news app including personalisation of news topics and stories from around the world. 30 Oct 2013 Read more++

rubybox joins the stableToday announced that the South African commerce and content platform rubybox will be joining the family. 18 Sep 2013 Read more++ site goes liveThe Loerie Awards are in town! With show business allure, Creative Week went live on Saturday 14 September, kicking off a week of creative innovation and acknowledgment that will be showcased in true News24 fashion on the specially created website. 16 Sep 2013 Read more++ hosts first sub-Sahara media hackathonAfrica's largest digital news publisher,, will host sub-Saharan Africa's first newsroom hackathon, in Cape Town, this weekend (September 6-7, 2013). 4 Sep 2013 Read more++

Women24 invites participation in top female surveyWomen24, one of South Africa's biggest female-focused websites, has gone live with its latest Female Nation Survey. 16 Aug 2013 Read more++

Channel24 appoints new editorChannel24, one of South Africa's premier online destinations for entertainment news, has appointed Herman Eloff as its new editor. 31 Jul 2013 Read more++

Iconic radio voices given a 'second chance' by Careers24Online career portal, Careers24, launched their latest radio campaign this week on 5fm. The campaign, dubbed 'second chances', uses an array of iconic radio voices to communicate the brand message that Careers24 is where you need to be if you are looking for a new job or the ideal candidate. 11 Jul 2013 Read more++

Nuus24 closesAfter a four-year process of publishing breaking news in Afrikaans, has decided to disband the Nuus24 channel. 12 Jun 2013 Read more++

Earlier this month News24, South Africa's premium online news platform, launched their latest television commercial. Entitled 'News at your fingertips', the advert uses a simple but clever combination of fingertips and miniature props and sets. 15 Jan 2013 Read more++

The unrest at Lonmin's platinum mine in Marikana has been named the Newsmaker of 2012. 20 Dec 2012 Read more++ dedicates an entire month to men with Men24Launched on the 1st November and running for just 30 days, is a platform that celebrates everything about being a man. As a quintessential online go-to guide for men, the site drew over 21 000 unique visitors on its first day. 9 Nov 2012 Read more++'s EnviroHealth Editor, Olivia Rose-Innes, has been awarded the Profile Award in the category of Healthcare for her article and slide-show: "Malaria: An African story". 8 Nov 2012 Read more++ continues to be acknowledged as a leader in digital publishing with eight wins at this year's Bookmarks Awards. 2 Nov 2012 Read more++

On Wednesday evening the Bookmarks Committee announced the 2012 nominees at an event at 15 on Orange in Cape Town.'s cutting edge publishing excellence resulted in 10 submissions making the grade. 19 Oct 2012 Read more++

Health24 journalist, Birgit Ottermann, has been named the winner in the online category of the 2011/2012 Novo Nordisk Media Prize for her article "6 diabetes myths debunked". 25 Sep 2012 Read more++

Fin24 has a new editor. Fadia Salie is now at the helm of Fin24, South Africa's largest source of business, financial and economic news. 31 Aug 2012 Read more++

At the Media24 Conference on the 24th July, the publishing house awarded Health24, South Africa's biggest consumer health website, the new Antonie Roux award. 6 Aug 2012 Read more++

After an extensive judging process, the first ever South African Wine List Awards winners have been announced. 31 Jul 2012 Read more++ launches social sharing recently launched a Facebook app that offers users a unique way to engage and connect around the news. 1 Jun 2012 Read more++

ANC Youth League president, Julius Malema, has been named Newsmaker of the year. News24, South Africa's largest digital news platform, named the firebrand Malema its Newsmaker after users voted for the candidate or event of their choice. 21 Dec 2011 Read more++

Lambley appointed new Sport24 editorGarrin Lambley has been appointed as Editor of Sport24, South Africa's biggest sporting website. 19 Dec 2011 Read more++

Last week donated 89 unused PC's and monitors to the Du Noon Primary School. The donation was facilitated by Little Lambs, who handed the much-needed computers over to the school on Friday, 25th November. 14 Dec 2011 Read more++

The Female Nation Survey, conducted annually by in partnership with The SpaceStation, is a survey intended to shed light on who the typical female online user is. The survey aim is to assist the digital publisher and its brands to understand their visitors and strategically meet their online needs. This year's survey was designed to group the users into clusters and from there, to generate female Internet user archetypes. 29 Nov 2011 Read more++

In just over a year the News24 BlackBerry® smartphone app has been downloaded over 300,000 times and is now used by more than 100,000 active users every month. In October, users logged more than 2 million sessions at an average of 3 minutes per session. In one month users collectively spent 6,220,041 minutes on the app (equivalent to more than 11 years). 17 Nov 2011 Read more++

At Thursday's Bookmarks Awards, publisher was awarded one of the most coveted awards - that of Best Publishing House. 15 Nov 2011 Read more++

The Bookmarks, South Africa's premiere digital awards and an initiative of the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA) have acknowledged's outstanding contribution to the industry in 2011 with a whopping nine entries on the finalist's list, the most received by a publishing house. 10 Nov 2011 Read more++

Sport24 breaks records during the Rugby World CupSport24's coverage of the biggest international rugby event had a profound effect on their traffic over the month of October. 8 Nov 2011 Read more++

At the beginning of October the Women24 team dared their readers to go without make-up for a day and load photos of their faces onto Facebook, Twitter and the Women24 website. 17 Oct 2011 Read more++

At this year's Rocking the Daisies Festival (7-9 October), Channel24 will be reporting on the festivities using only their mobile and tablet devices. They'll be recording live performances and band interviews, taking pictures and posting updates and stories live from the Cloof Wine Estate in Darling using only iPhones, iPads and Blackberrys. 7 Oct 2011 Read more++

Adele Hamilton has been appointed as editor of Health24, SA's biggest consumer health website. 16 Sep 2011 Read more++

The latest Effective Measure data from the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA) reports that News24 still holds top positions in both the website and mobile categories. 13 Sep 2011 Read more++

Samsung South Africa and News24 today announced the development of the first locally developed Smart TV application in Africa, an application designed to provide consumers access to the latest in breaking news and lifestyle content from the comfort of their living rooms. 6 Sep 2011 Read more++

Food24, and its #foodmovies initiative on Twitter, has gone global with a mention in the American news website, The Huffington Post. 30 Aug 2011 Read more++

Entertainment website, Channel24 (, has broken all previous records by hitting the 427 822 unique domestic user mark in July (Effective Measure July 2011). 17 Aug 2011 Read more++

South Africans definitely don't lag behind in the tech-savy arena; with both the iPad 1 and 2 sold out within days after the launch it's no surprise that South Africa's biggest online news portal has had massive success with their iPad app. 12 Jul 2011 Read more++

Simon Dingle - Mail & Guardian's list of the Top 200 Young South AfricansEvery year the Mail & Guardian compiles a list of the Top 200 Young South Africans. 15 Jun 2011 Read more++

South Africa's largest digital news brand, News24, had their biggest day yet on the 19 May due to their coverage of the local government election results. Online their numbers were up 100%, while on mobile the increase was a staggering 150%. 30 May 2011 Read more++

News24 - South Africa's largest digital news brand - has launched a Zulu language news site that will sit alongside the English and Afrikaans platforms. Found at, the site covers all major areas including news, sport and business with future developments planned for multimedia and user-generated content. 15 Apr 2011 Read more++

Finweek journalist is the Telkom Classic Business 'Journalist of the Year'Finweek and Fin24 journalist Marc Ashton was recently named the 2011 Telkom - Classic Business 'Journalist of the Year'. 8 Apr 2011 Read more++

Tens of thousands of users in South Africa have already downloaded the News24 application for BlackBerry® smartphones in the six months since it launched. The application was also selected as a regional winner in the 2010 BlackBerry Partners Fund™ Developer Challenge, a global hunt for the world's best BlackBerry smartphone applications. 11 Feb 2011 Read more++

Finweek and partner with Top 100 SA WinesFinweek and have partnered with Top 100 SA Wines to deliver a number of exclusive fine wine opportunities to their readers and clients. 10 Feb 2011 Read more++

Sport24 Annual Awards: Lambie takes Performance of 2010 AwardSharks and Springbok flyhalf Patrick Lambie had a 2010 to remember on the field, but off it, it was also one to treasure, as he can now add the Sport24 Performance of the Year to his Currie Cup winners medal. 27 Jan 2011 Read more++

News24 mobile site,, recorded 529,045 unique browsers (UBs) in December 2010, according to Nielsen Online's Market Intelligence Report. This is a 200% growth from 176,166 UBs in December 2009, making it South Africa's largest breaking news mobile site. 18 Jan 2011 Read more++

2010 was an astonishing sporting year for so many reasons, but which South African sportsperson gave the single best performance of the year? 14 Jan 2011 Read more++

South Africans choose their 2010 favouritesIt's been a noteworthy year for entertainment, both at home and abroad. The 21st century is getting its chance to experience a royal fairytale wedding after Prince William proposed to long-time girlfriend Kate Middleton in October last year. Julius Malema grabbed headlines for publically lashing out at British journalists and the box office enjoyed a particularly local flavour as movies like Liefling, Spud and Shucks Tshabalala's Survival Guide to South Africa dominated the box office. 12 Jan 2011 Read more++

The Soccer World Cup has been named as 2010's biggest news event. News24, South Africa's largest digital news platform, named the World Cup its Newsmaker after thousands of users voted for the candidate or event of their choice. The Chilean mining rescue story came second while, rhino poaching, came in third. 22 Dec 2010 Read more++

Justin Bieber, News24 and Die Antwoord were among the fastest rising search terms in South Africa in 2010, according to Google's annual 'Zeitgeist' report. 15 Dec 2010 Read more++

FinMedia24 scoops four Bookmark AwardsFinMedia24, the publisher of Finweek,, Sake24,, Miningmx and McGregorBFA, has walked away from this year's Bookmark Awards with four awards. 2 Dec 2010 Read more++ is proud to announce that it won five Bookmarks at the exclusive awards ceremony held in Cape Town on 19 November 2010. 23 Nov 2010 Read more++

JP Farinha, outgoing CEO of, has announced that the company is being realigned to focus on its core business of online publishing. This strategic repositioning will allow the business to take further advantage of the shifts in digital media consumption brought about by the rise of mobile and tablet devices. Geoff Cohen, former GM of News24, has been appointed as the GM of the newlook 19 Oct 2010 Read more++

Springbok scrumhalf Francois Hougaard has won the Sport24 Performance of the Month Award for August. Hougaard was a mullet on a mission as he produced successive livewire performances at scrumhalf for the Springboks, first in defeat to the All Blacks at Soweto but then in a man-of-the-match effort as the Boks bounced back against the Wallabies in Pretoria. He was dynamic and massively committed throughout and fully earned his 37.80% of the 2304 votes cast on Sport24. Hougaard held off the 'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius (20.27%), who set a new world record over 400 metres (47.04 seconds) in his comfortable victory in the T44 category at the Aviva London Grand Prix meeting at Crystal Palace. Caster Semenya took third place with 14.54% of the votes for her successful comeback which included dipping back under the 2:00 mark to clinch the 800m event at the ISTAF meet in Berlin. It was the same track where she had triumphed at the 2009 World Championships. 5 Oct 2010 Read more++ tops 600,000 unique, South Africa's leading online source for business news, recently recorded over 600,000 unique browsers, the highest figure in the website's history and more than double its closest competitors. 30 Sep 2010 Read more++

Francois Groepe, Group CEO of Media 24 today announced that JP Farinha, current CEO of will join Korbitec as GM of Property24 at the end of December 2010. Korbitec became part of the Naspers group in November 2009 when Naspers acquired a 51% stake. 17 Sep 2010 Read more++ saves Valentine's Day for donated R10 000 to Soil for Life this morning. Why? Because it's a great cause and Yuppiechef is holding the Woolies lovebirds for ransom. It's a great social networking story and one we wanted to be part of. Now we're challenging you to do the same. 12 Feb 2010 Read more++

More awards for online excellence - was awarded ‘the best online solution' at the PICA Awards for the third year in a row on Thursday 26 November. This comes hot on the heels of the bronze pixel received at The Bookmark Awards just two weeks earlier. The team's constant innovation and excellence has not only resulted in recognition from these revered awards but has also shown in November's Nielsen Netratings results. The site reached 569,887 unique browsers, the second highest in its history. The highest was 597,467 in October 2008 - when the world started to wake up to the financial crisis. 4 Dec 2009 Read more++

What is in a Bronze Pixel?The answer to that is a lot of hard work and a talented team receiving an award at the second annual Bookmark Awards on 12 November. 17 Nov 2009 Read more++

Rate your investor know-how with Fin24.comWhen it comes to business and money, are you in the know? Are you in touch with your inner investor? has a fun, easy new online game called Finopoly that will tell you if you are a Rookie, a Suit or a Tycoon. It's easy to play and no matter how you rate, you stand the chance to win R20 000 and a year's subscription to Fin24's platinum package. 16 Oct 2009 Read more++

Following the recent local launch of Nokia's Ovi store, an evolving media service that consolidates Nokia's existing content services into a one-stop-shop for free and paid content, Nokia South Africa has delivered on its promise of bringing local content to users by partnering with to deliver the first local widget. 27 Aug 2009 Read more++

News24 launches new look and publishing philosophyNews24 - South Africa's leading digital news destination - begins June with a new-look website and a fresh approach to news consumption and distribution. 29 May 2009 Read more++ launches Blog AwardStand a chance to win R2 000 in a Global Trader spreads account and a seat on Global Trader's upcoming Options Trading and Risk Management course. 6 May 2009 Read more++, South Africa's premier genealogy and ancestral website, has partnered with the Anglican Church in making the marriage and baptism records of St George's Cathedral in Cape Town accessible online. St George's is the oldest cathedral in southern Africa and is the mother church of the Anglican diocese of Cape Town. 23 Mar 2009 Read more++ scoops ‘Best Online Solution' at Pica, South Africa's biggest financial news website, won the ‘Best Online Solution' at a gala awards ceremony for the 2008 MPASA PICA Awards, which was held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Friday. 24 Nov 2008 Read more++ shoots the lights, the online business publication in the Fin24 stable, celebrated the launch of a thorough site redesign by posting its best ever readership figures. 18 Nov 2008 Read more++

The first ‘made for the Net' music video by a South African Web site was shot in Cape Town thanks to collaboration between, Die Burger and fans of the Afrikaans music icon, Koos Kombuis. 14 May 2008 Read more++

“Go travel, 24/7.” That's the message from the recently launched, part of the network. Touting itself as “the virtual travel agent for South African travellers” the site offers all-day access to a mix of travel information and packages, all bookable online. 2 Apr 2008 Read more++ – part of the network – has launched its 2008 Female Nation Survey, the country's most comprehensive online survey of South African women. Running until the end of March, the anonymous online questionnaire will reveal women's perspectives on everything from affirmative action to faking orgasms. 1 Feb 2008 Read more++, the women's interest portal in the network, is sporting a sleeker new look after receiving a makeover that places it at the vanguard of international design. 16 Jan 2008 Read more++

Car fanatics across the country voted for the BMW X5 as the car most likely to be owned and driven by a corrupt South African politician – and we assure you these results have not been rigged at the polls! 19 Dec 2007 Read more++

The advertising and media industry pays younger employees better than their more mature counterparts. On average, a 55 year old employee in the industry earns less than a 30 year old in the same position. This is according to the 2007 Salary Survey, the most comprehensive online survey of its kind ever undertaken in South Africa. 18 Dec 2007 Read more++

Fasten your seatbelts and rev up your engines, come 19 November, it's all systems go for Wheels24's Alternative Car of the Year Awards 2007. Tuned up and rearing to go, clicks of approval from car fanatics across the country will send the polls into overdrive in what is sure to be the hottest top-end race yet. 21 Nov 2007 Read more++

Connected South Africans spend 27 percent of their time on websites created by, Media24's digital publishing arm. According to the report entitled Nielsen NetRatings - What do South Africans spend the most time doing online.doc (247.0 KB) by Nielsen/NetRatings, a global leader in Internet media and market research, this equates to slightly more than one in every four minutes online – at least 16 percent more than any other local digital publisher and double that of the largest digital publisher in the UK. 20 Nov 2007 Read more++

Digital democracy: gotta laaik.itSouth Africa's foremost online publisher,, has announced that it is entering the social news arena following its successes in the breaking news, niche interest content and consumer journalism arenas. Aptly named, the new service offering is said to enable digital democracy as users are empowered with editorship rights. 13 Nov 2007 Read more++

Netads24,'s online classified vertical, offers browsers more than 100,000 listings, making it the largest and most comprehensive classifieds website in South Africa. 7 Nov 2007 Read more++

The 2007 International Property Awards in conjunction with CNBC were announced at a glittering gala awards evening at London's Marriott Hotel on September 14th. Media24's property portal Property24 was awarded Best Property Portal in South Africa, with a five star award which signified a score of over 75%. 11 Oct 2007 Read more++

Earlier this year Women24 released the results of their Female Nation Survey, which uncovered a few interesting facts about how South Africans parent... and it's not all cardboard cut-out nuclear families out there. 21 Sep 2007 Read more++

Sole Survivor site offers daily fixSouth Africa's own Survivor Malaysia kicked off two weeks ago on Wednesday, 22 August 2007, and it promises to excite and attract more viewers than last year's debut season. At the forefront of all the excitement is local blogger, “Sole Survivor”, providing regular updates and insight into the reality series on's blog page. 11 Sep 2007 Read more++

Two writers for, South Africa's largest health and wellness portal on the network of sites, have been awarded acclaimed international scholarships. This underscores the quality of research and writing carried by Health24. 14 Aug 2007 Read more++

36-year old financial services employee, Lynn Dike has won the News24 Craft your Column competition. Based in Johannesburg's Northern suburbs, Dike beat 150 other contestants and more than 400 quality submissions to receive a paid six-month column-writing contract from News24, consistently South Africa's most visited Internet site according to the Online Publishing Association's latest rankings. 18 Jun 2007 Read more++

A new service has been launched on News24, South Africa's No 1 website, with all the content generated by users and members of the public. features user content ranging from columns, feature essays, pictures, comments, debates and videos. Content is not uploaded directly but selected and published by editors to maintain the promise of quality. 24 May 2007 Read more++

Heather Parker appointed editor of Health24Heather Parker has been appointed editor of Health24, South Africa's leading health and wellness website, which falls within South Africa's largest Internet portal, 21 May 2007 Read more++

South Africa's largest online network, has launched a new mobile platform targeting the burgeoning number of locals accessing the Internet via web-enabled phones. 15 May 2007 Read more++

South Africa’s largest Internet portal,, has launched The Great South African Blog Off following its success last year. Although the award is still designed to shine the spotlight on and reward the best blogs in the country, is giving away R3 000 a week to the blogs that received the most votes from visitors as opposed to a panel of judges, this year. 11 May 2007 Read more++

South Africa's largest online women's portal - - has polled 7396 women in the 2007 Female Nation Survey. This sample has been weighted against the Labour Force Survey to provide a representative sample of two million urban South African women, aged 15-65 earning R3000 or more per month. 26 Mar 2007 Read more++

According to online research from, 'Getting a new job' ranks consistently among the top 10 New Year's resolutions made globally. Good news, then, is that recruiters will be able to screen this flood of new career seekers more effective with a new package of screening services from Careers24. 22 Jan 2007 Read more++

After three weeks of furious online voting and speculation, South Africa's three most personality-injected new car models have been outed in's 'Alternative Car of the Year' online poll. At the finish line, the pert Peugeot 207 was named 'gayest' car, the buff Audi RS4 strutted in as 'straightest' and the scrumptious derriere of the Alfa Romeo Brera kicked butt for the 'rear of the year' title.  15 Dec 2006 Read more++

This summer's must-have is a fabulous Bailey's picnic hamper - and Women24 is proud to be giving away 29 of them to the total value of R18 000!  29 Nov 2006 Read more++

Which new car has the sexiest 'booty'? Which cabriolet is the campest on the market? Are all V8's straight? These and other pressingly important automotive questions will now be answered by the South African public in a new online campaign, The Alternative Car of the Year, from - 24 com's premier niche motoring portal - in partnership with Road Angel Navigator, SA's premier in-car global positioning system (GPS).  22 Nov 2006 Read more++'s premier niche motoring portal and most popular online destination for South African automotive enthusiasts,, has unveiled a sleek new design which offers additional surfing legroom and more functionality for user driving pleasure.  7 Nov 2006 Read more++

Russell Hanly to head 24.comRussell Hanly has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of The former Chief Executive: Commercial takes over the reigns from CEO Kim Reid, who moves to head up a new Naspers Group business division.  3 Nov 2006 Read more++

Food24 is rolling out a new-look website, which taps into the current online social networking trend, in keeping with the strategies behind new portal,  30 Oct 2006 Read more++

TwoFour born with a marketing furoreSouth Africa's largest Internet portal,, today announced the arrival of TwoFour, a robotic walking, talking and somewhat cheeky search engine. The innovative attention-seeking device will be catapulted in celebritydom as the central character in a marketing campaign urging local consumers to make their homepage.  26 Oct 2006 Read more++

Signing up for a homeloan is a scary step in any consumer's life, particularly when the interest rate suddenly hikes - as it is expected to do by half a percent rise this week. However, a new bond calculator tool from leading finance portal,, will help make managing bond finances a synch.  13 Oct 2006 Read more++

Small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can now 'shop' for new employees at South Africa's first virtual mall run by Careers24,'s online career site.  28 Aug 2006 Read more++

To shine a spotlight on the interactivity that the Internet affords, newly-launched, South Africa's most visited portal, has taken title sponsorship of an entirely new experiential category of the annual ad-industry awards, The Loeries. The Experiential Category Award will recognise outstanding work that was accompanied by a tactical interaction or promotion - a first for The Loeries.  23 Aug 2006 Read more++

Advertisers in Media 24's print publications will soon also have their classified advertisements placed online, free of charge. is a leading channel in the host of new online services offered under the new brand.  1 Aug 2006 Read more++, the largest online women's community in South Africa, has launched a new hub into its online magazine mix - a reading room where women can browse through books from a range of different categories: from chick lit and fabulous second-hand bookstore finds to editors' choices and prize winners.  23 Jul 2006 Read more++

Naspers launches the biggest online business on the continentIn what is being heralded as the biggest online launch since the advent of the Internet in South Africa, Media24 has merged its digital arm with MWEB Studios, the division responsible for the development of web-based services, to create Headed-up by Chief Executive Officer, Kim Reid, is the result of a Naspers drive to fuse complimentary digital properties into a consolidated and unsurpassable destination on the Internet for consumers. The new property will capture 60 percent of the local online audience. 19 Jul 2006 Read more++, Media24 Digital's premier niche motoring portal with 146 855 unique South African users, has recruited Janine-Lee Gordon as Deputy Editor. Coming on the back of new editor, Wilmer Müller's appointment, the newest driver strengthens and establishes Wheels24 as the team to beat in the race to attract local online users. 21 Jun 2006 Read more++

Media24 Digital's premier niche motoring portal,, has unveiled its new look team by appointing Wilmer Müller as editor. Müller takes over the driver's seat from seasoned award-winning journalist, John Oxley, who is retiring at the age of 60. 5 Jun 2006 Read more++ has been selected as the exclusive online media partner to the Nokia Cape Town Fashion Week, 11 - 16 July 2006. Citing Women24's traffic figures - which have now exceeded 200 000 unique users - as a major motivator, the collaboration will include the launch of South Africa's very first fashion video podcasts, as well as other interactive Internet-based activities, to inspire digital divas worldwide. 7 May 2006 Read more++, South Africa's leading health and wellness portal, has re-launched Man Zone, a space on the Internet for local blokes in search of more than health related information. 7 May 2006 Read more++

Media24 Digital’s premier niche motoring portal,, has expanded its comprehensive vehicle search engine, Autolist, to include listings from the major dealer groups McCarthy Call-a-Car and Automark (Toyota). The added search facility gives Wheels24 consumers access to the widest range of SA vehicle database listings from a central point. 20 Apr 2006 Read more++

Following hot on the heels of its debut on DSTV channel 60, Media24 Digital's premier financial and business portal, FIN24 has launched yet another service that adds value to visitors and advertising partners alike as part of its ongoing content meshing strategy. 12 Apr 2006 Read more++

Media24 Digital's premier niche motoring portal,, has teamed-up with Drive Out magazine to supe-up its 4x4 content hub. In addition, the site has also upgraded its specialised categories for F1 and motorcycles. 28 Mar 2006 Read more++, the premier online news service owned by Media24 Digital, has launched The Great South African Blog-Off. The competition is designed to shine the spotlight on and reward the best blogs in the country.  26 Mar 2006 Read more++

Ever wanted to tell your boss to "take the job and shove it"? Well that's exactly what Media24 Digital's specialist recruitment portal, suggested to 5FM breakfast show listeners as part of a week-long, tongue-in-cheek promotion that resulted in a 50 percent spike in traffic to the site. 23 Mar 2006 Read more++

Avontuur, the elegant restaurant and wine bar located just minutes from the Waterfront, was the location for the first PR-Net meeting of 2006. Public relations firms from in-and-around the Mother city were invited to learn more about using the web as an influential industry tool and speak to members of leading online sites, News24 and Women24. 3 Mar 2006 Read more++

Internet via television is now a reality in South Africa thanks to foremost online publisher, Media24 Digital, which has made two of its best performing web properties namely and, available on the DSTV platform.  2 Mar 2006 Read more++

The Make Christmas Matter online charity campaign to which News24 and Women24 donated R200 000's worth of online advertising exposure in the form of banners and newsletter sponsorships, raised an impressive R121 000 over the festive season. 1 Mar 2006 Read more++, the leading news and information website in the Media24 Digital stable, has become the first South African site to record over 600 000 domestic unique browsers.  26 Feb 2006 Read more++

The marketers at, South Africa's premier online news service owned by Media24 Digital, have devised an ingenious way of promoting the site's core proposition of "Breaking News. First" and communicating the launch of a free sms alerts service. 19 Oct 2005 Read more++

Finance24, Media24 Digital's premier financial and business portal, has announced a change in name to FIN24 to mark the launch of its partnership with FINWEEK. 29 Sep 2005 Read more++

Media24 Digital, South Africa's biggest online publisher, has started the call for entries in the second annual ROAR Awards which reward creativity and innovation in online advertising. Entrants stand in line to win an impressive R75 000 worth of online advertising space for the brand that encouraged the creative advertising while winning creative teams walk away with 4 x Apple 20Gb IPods. 14 Sep 2005 Read more++, Media24 Digital's portal-for-women, has launched its second annual Female Nation Survey - aimed at uncovering the views of SA women on a variety of topics. 23 Aug 2005 Read more++

From the 1st of June, MPower New Media Sales will become Media24 Digital Sales. Realigning the Media24 Digital sales & marketing brand with the well-established Media24 trademark. 5 Jun 2005 Read more++

Health24 has joined forces with MNet to provide online content for the new late-night actuality programme, SEX etc, which launched on 11 May. 25 May 2005 Read more++

Cape Town - The South African online publishing industry increased its readership by about 25% to attract a monthly combined local and overseas readership of 4.38 million readers/unique browsers and 111.6 million page impressions, the Online Publishers Association (OPA) said this week. 20 Apr 2005 Read more++