The Independent on Saturday

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The Independent on Saturday
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Type Weekly newspaper
Owner(s) Independent News & Media
Founded 1998

The Independent on Saturday is an English-language South African newspaper, part of Independent News & Media. It was launched in 1998 to replace the Saturday Paper, which was formed in the mid-1990s after the demise of the Saturday editions of the Daily News and the Mercury. The Independent on Saturday circulates primarily in the greater Durban area, but is also distributed to other parts of the KwaZulu-Natal province.

Distribution areas[edit]

2008 2013
Eastern Cape Y
Free State
Kwa-Zulu Natal Y Y
North West
Northern Cape
Western Cape

Distribution figures[edit]

Net Sales
Oct - Dec 2012 43 011
Jul - Sep 2012 43 780
Apr - Jun 2012 45 543
Jan - Mar 2012 45 803

Readership figures[edit]

Estimated Readership[3][4]
Jan – Dec 2012 219 000
Jul 2011 – Jun 2012 208 000

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