Independent Online (South Africa)

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Independent Online, or IOL is a news and information website based in South Africa. It is was previously owned by the Independent News & Media organisation, which is the largest publisher of print material in South Africa but has recently been bought out by Sekunjalo Independent Media.

Sekunjalo Independent Media owns 55% of the company with the Public Investment Corporation of South Africa owning 25% and two Chinese State Owned Enterprises (China International Television Corporation and the China Africa Development Fund) owning the remaining 20% of the Newspaper.[1]

The site serves the online versions of a number of South African newspapers, including The Star, Pretoria News, The Daily Voice, Cape Times, Cape Argus, Weekend Argus, The Mercury, Post, Isolezwe, Daily Tribune, Sunday Tribune, The Independent on Saturday and the Sunday Independent.[2]

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  1. ^ Sam Sole and Craig Mckune (28 August 2014). "What's black and white and in the red all over?". Mail and Guardian. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 
  2. ^ "South of the Sahara". Stanford University. Retrieved 2009-02-23. 

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