About African Independent

African Independent a pioneering multiplatform news brand that seeks to change the narrative of the African continent.

With correspondents stationed across the country and a print footprint across 12 countries, African Independent provides original and unique content from African reporters on the ground.

Our strong online presence ensures that our readers are kept abreast of breaking news on the continent, giving them the full picture of Africa, her people, news, economic developments, lifestyle, entertainment and sport. It is the go-to site for people interested in Africa and its people.

Our print publication is available every Friday, and contains uniquely written and presented African content with emphasis on news, investigations, health, innovation, Brics and sport. It is an African newspaper that covers the continent like no other.

We give our readers the best of both worlds, with 24/7 immediacy on our digital platform as well as insightful, thought-provoking content to reflect upon in their own time.

Our newspaper, an exciting, modern tabloid with a print run of 60 000 copies per week, is distributed in South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Adrian Ephraim is the editor of African Independent. Adrian is the former managing editor of IOL, and head of digital content for Independent Media.

Previously, he worked for the Mail & Guardian as online news editor, and The Star newspaper as Executive Editor and Night Editor, among other positions.


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Email: [email protected]
Address: 122 St George’s Mall, Cape Town, 8001