The Weekly Newspaper

The Weekly is a 100% black owned English Free State and Northern Cape based full colour broadsheet newspaper. It started circulating in May 2007. The newspaper creates a broader scope of communication between government, corporate world and Free State communities. It circulates in all five (5) districts and almost all towns of the Free State Province for free.

It is distributed in provincial and local government offices, shopping centres, private and corporate companies, chain groups, petrol stations, shops and libraries. Strategically located businesses with a lot of mobility are targeted to ensure access to as many people as possible. This illustrates that the newspaper is well-read in the both provinces.

The Weekly features several distinct provincial issues, such as Free State provincial and local government news including travel, entertainment, education and sport; corporate news; political and economic reporting; workplace including new appointments, careers and people on the move;publication of vacancies, tenders and real estate advertisements and opinions covering Editorial, Letters to the Editor, and analysis from contributory writers.


To be the leading publishing company in the country.


To provide consistent quality services to our customers through competent and dedicated employees focusing on comprehensive efficiency and sustainable profitability.


•  Partnership
•  Customer Orientated
•  Performance and Result Orientation
•  Standards and Quality
•  Communication and Information

•  Commitment
•  Employee development
•  Conflict Management
•  Social responsibility


Readership: 175 000
Print Order: 20 000
Circulation: Free State (excluding Northern Cape)

Living Standard Measure (LSM)
LSM 1 – 10: 100%

Readership by Age
Between 16 – 24 years 22%
Between 25 – 34 years 34%
Between 35 – 49 years 34%
Between 50 years and above 10%

Readership by Gender
Male 45%
Female 55%

Code of Conduct

This newspaper has committed itself to reporting news which are truthful and accurate and publish comments which are fair, with the highest standard of journalism as provided in the press code of South Africa. Should you have any complaints with our newspaper, please report it to our Editor at The Weekly is published by Letlaka Media.