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A tribute to Amanda Watson, our ‘fighter’ news editor
The Citizen newspaper has always been blessed with really good news editors. Good news editors – who over the years have had to do the job of two to three people as newsrooms shrink – make the job of those around them so much easier as they ensure the paper is accurate, fair and on top of the news agenda. 14 May 2024 Read more

Number one in Gauteng
The Citizen has emerged as the English daily newspaper with the highest circulation in South Africa, in the last quarter of 2023; 22,914. Our content is powerful, relevant, current, entertaining, and most importantly, trusted. 19 Apr 2024 Read more

The Citizen acquires two more websites
During these uncertain times, when some media owners were compelled to close down established titles, we are proud to announce that The Citizen has not only acquired the All4Women online platform, but also Living & Loving. 6 Jul 2020 Read more

Saturday Citizen, single copy sales newspaper only
The Gauteng-based daily newspaper, The Citizen is announcing that its Saturday publication, Saturday Citizen, no longer distributes any free copies. It is a single copy sales newspaper only. This change was implemented 1 April 2019 and will reflect in the circulation figures from the second quarter (April - June 2019) onwards. 26 Jun 2019 Read more

The launch of SA's new brutally honest parenting website
The Citizen, South Africa's fourth-biggest website, with over 4.4 million unique browsers (Narratiive April 2019), has just launched a new platform - Parenty. It has been created as a destination and community for modern-day South African parents. 3 May 2019 Read more

The Citizen journalist awarded at Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards
The Citizen's photographer Jacques Nelles won the Upcoming/Rising Star award at the prestigious Standard Bank Sikuvile Journalism Awards on Thursday evening, 13 September. 18 Sep 2018 Read more

Real news sells
The Citizen has reason to celebrate this quarter's remarkable circulation figures. Not only did we grow our circulation figures by 4% compared with the immediate previous quarter, but also showed a 4% year-on-year growth. This is especially outstanding when we look at daily newspapers as a whole, whose circulation increased by 1% compared with October-December 2017, but decreased by 13% compared with the same period a year ago. 14 May 2018 Read more

Saturday Citizen Travel supplement now weekly
Where in the world would you like to go? A sun-kissed tropical beach? A lofty European cathedral? An Irish pub? Or a Lowveld bush braai, with lion roaring in the distance? 9 Mar 2018 Read more

The Citizen and Saturday Citizen outperform competitors in quarter two, 2017
The Citizen Monday to Friday newspaper increased its print circulation by 2% in quarter two (April - June) compared to quarter one (January - March) 2017, thereby outperforming all other daily newspapers in Gauteng. In fact, overall, daily newspapers declined by 4% from quarter one to quarter two. 16 Aug 2017 Read more

Phakaaathi, back in The Citizen by popular demand
Phakaaathi. More soccer, your way. Due to reader demand, Phakaaathi is once again published as a soccer supplement in The Citizen from September 2016. 26 Sep 2016 Read more

The Citizen launches Phakaaathi as weekly newspaper
From hybrid to weekly standalone 2 Mar 2016 Read more

The Citizen launches hybrid newspaper
The Gauteng-based daily newspaper, The Citizen has announced the launching of a hybrid newspaper. From 6 October 2015, its soccer supplement, Phakaaathi will also be published as a hybrid newspaper. 30 Sep 2015 Read more

Connecting young SA
New website delivers news to the youth of South Africa 16 Mar 2015 Read more

Phakaaathi, a new soccer supplement
The Gauteng-based daily newspaper, The Citizen has announced the launch of a new soccer supplement, Phakaaathi, on 22 July 2014. 22 Jul 2014 Read more

The Citizen Charity Challenge 2014
The Citizen hosted its Charity Challenge golf day at Randpark Golf Club this year. This annual event on The Citizen's fundraising calendar raises funds for charitable organisations, and this year's beneficiaries were Soweto Home for the Aged and Nazareth House. The Citizen raised a whopping R240,000, which will be equally shared between the beneficiaries. 30 Jun 2014 Read more

New editor for The Citizen, Steve Motale
The Citizen newspaper, has officially announced its new editor. Steve Motale, currently executive editor of Pretoria News, will join the ranks of The Citizen in November. 7 Oct 2013 Read more

The Gauteng-based daily newspaper, The Citizen, published by Caxton and CTP Printers and Publishers, has started its eight-day countdown to the launch of the new-look Citizen on 1 August. More than just a mere design facelift, the new-look Citizen will take the reader beyond print to a fully integrated experience across mobile, tablet, print and online. 25 Jul 2013 Read more

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