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ABC Notice No 10 of 2016

Quarter 3 2016 list of ABC new members, suspension, discontinued titles as well as the check audits reports and more.
1. The following applications for full membership were ratified by the board

The Kokstad Advertiser
Auto Trader Agri
Auto Trader Exclusive
Auto Trader Wildlife
Islam Today
Homemakers Fair Vaal
Greytown Gazette
Tygerburger de Grendel
Tygerburger Tyger Valley

2. Titles suspended for non-submission of data for Q3 2016

Your Wellness Matters
Poultry Focus Africa

3. Discontinued titles

Home Handyman
Standerton Ibis
Auto News
HQ Pony
Teenzone Magazine

4. Name changes, sector change, and rebranded titles

Name change

The Rising SunNorth Coast changed to The Rising Sun
DIY Trade News changed to DIY And Industrial Trade News
Frontshop changed to Frontshop Pharmacy Magazine
Northern Star changed to Tongaat & Verulam Tabloid
KGP Media Investments (Pty) Ltd changed name to Kariki Media (Pty) Ltd

Rebranded titles

PE Express Indaba - combines with PE Express

Sector change

Standerton Advertiser - changed from local newspaper to free newspaper

5. Restated circulation data

Changes to Q2 2016 report

East Coast Mail

Previous total circulation7482
Restated total circulation29 943

Dolphin Coast Mail

Previous total circulation7 486
Restated total circulation29 948

One week’s figures instead of four weeks’ figures per month were submitted.

The Following title’s certificate was withdrawn from the report due to non-submission of an Audited Certificate:-

Q2 2016

The Bugle

Q3 2016

The Insight
The MegaZoner

6. CHECK AUDITS (30 July to 2 November 2016)

Clear check audits were reported for the following publications:


Homemakers Fair Pretoria
Renovate Pretoria
Die Pos
Excelsior News
The Star
The Star, Saturday
Pretoria News
Pretoria News, Saturday
Diamond Field Advertiser
Sunday Times
Sunday World
The Times
Financial Mail
Business Day
Citizen, Daily
Citizen, Saturday
Limpopo Mirror
Capricon Voice
Northern Review Weekend
Homemakers Fair Cape
Renovate Cape Town
Athlone News
Atlantic Sun
Cape Argus
Cape Times
Constantiaberg Bulletin
False Bay Echo
Northern News Belville/Durbanville
Northern News Goodwood/Parrow
Northern News Kraaifontein/Brackenfel/Kuils River
Sentinel News
Southern Mail
Southern Suburbs Tatler
Table Talk
Weekend Argus
Soccer Laduma


Solidarity Magazine
Conde Nast House & Garden
Personal Finance

Qualified check audits were reported for the following publications:

Administrative adjustments


Bonus Review - Incorrect classification

Material adjustments


Polokwane Observer - average circulation reduced by 21.9%. Voucher copies incorrectly claimed as copy sales.
18 Nov 2016 11:52