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If you would like to advertise on our site, please email

Other commercial queries should be directed to which will direct your query directly to our business development team.

Why advertise on SABreakingNews?

SABreakingnews has a daily readership of 15 000 unique visitors, with more than 90% of its readership coming from inside South Africa. Our Twitter account has over 500 000 followers, making it one of the biggest online news agencies on Twitter.

How does it work?

All campaigns run on SABreakingNews are designed with our clients in mind. We work with you to ensure a successful marketing campaign.

What makes SABreakingNews different?

SABreakingNews isn't your average online news agency. We have taken great time and effort to merge both our site and our twitter following, creating an extensive network of advertising opportunities for our advertisers.

Not only do you have the opportunity to buy advertising on our website via a CPM model, but you also have the option to advertise on our twitter stream.

Sponsored tweets provide you with the unique opportunity of appearing directly on our reader's mobile device within their twitter stream, creating a higher level of engagement and increased brand awareness.

Frequently Asked Questions:

1. What does CPM mean?
CPM is a way in which advertising is costed and means cost per thousand, i.e. cost per thousand viewings or impressions.

2. What is an impression?
One impression is equal to one appearance of your advertisement on the site. The number of impressions we provide is based on the number of impressions you purchase.

3. How much exposure will I get?
As all campaigns run on a CPM basis, the exposure that you gain is determined by the details of the campaign such as the amount of media purchased.

4. How often will my advertisement appear?
i. The frequency in which your creative will appear depends on the amount of media purchased.
ii. How often your banner will appear is dependent upon what percentage of the total impressions you have purchased.

5. Am I eligible to advertise on SABreakingNews?
We review each enquiry on a case by case basis, so please contact us for more information.

6. Is it SA based advertising only?
No, SABreakingNews allows advertising from anywhere in the world, but adverts must be relevant to South African readers.

7. What is a click-through rate?
Click through rate is the percentage of people who have clicked on your advertisement out of the number of people who viewed it.

8. What creative formats are supported?
SABreakingNews supports most creative formats including HTML, flash, gif, animated gif and rich media. If you are unsure or would like to know more please contact us.

9. How much does it cost to advertise on SABreakingNews?
We offer varying packages depending on your budget and requirements. If you would like a quote, please contact us.