Mahareng Publishing is a proudly Central South African publishing company, situated in the heart of the Free State: Bloemfontein. Since the company’s birth in 2005, it has brought countless popular publications to the community. Today, these include (but are not limited to) Bloemfontein Courant, Get It Bloemfontein, TEENmag, Woodpecker, and in due time its first wedding publication, The Vow. Mahareng Publishing also proudly handles custom printing services and development of corporate identities. With general manager Christel Basson at the steer of the Mahareng ship, the company thrives to continue bringing quality publications to the people of Central SA, and offers custom-fit solutions to its clients.

 

Products

 



Get It 
Magazine

Get It Bloemfontein is a one-stop glossy magazine, featuring local people, shopping and lifestyle. The magazine focuses on inspiring local personalities who are defining Bloemfontein as a friendly, close-knit city. It also explores all the must-do, must-see, must-visit and must-buy items and places that are on offer in the City of Roses. Get It celebrates the finer things in life, and those beautiful moments that put a smile on your face.

Our website (bloem.getitonline.co.za) features fun, beautiful and useful content and is updated on a daily basis, and our Facebook page keeps our readers updated on the latest buzz.

Alongside Get It Bloemfontein comes a beautiful, annual keep-sake for all brides-to-be… the Get It Bridal. In this jam-packed issue, you’ll find a list of all your local wedding must-haves, and get great ideas and inspiration for your big day.

What sets Get It Bloemfontein apart?

  • 100% local and 100% free
  • Targets a predominantly adult female readership, but includes all ages and races
  • High quality, glossy magazine
  • 15 000 copies distributed in Bloemfontein monthly
  • Annual non-editorial involvement in community activities through various initiatives and partnerships
  • Easily accessible and friendly staff

 

Related link: http://bloem.getitonline.co.za

 


 

Bloemfontein Courant

Bloemfontein Courant is a community newspaper that primarily serves the residents of the Mangaung Metro. With 42 000 copies distributed on a weekly basis, Bloemfontein Courant is the market leader in Central South Africa.

The newly redesigned paper is also distributed to more than 30 towns surrounding the Mangaung Metro. The paper, which carries the slogan “News you can use”, is published in tabloid format containing current news, schools news, entertainment, lifestyle, motoring and sport.

Bloemfontein Courant also features an array of columns – from sport to religion – written by individuals who are considered experts in their fields.

While the paper product focusses on interesting, relevant and timeless local stories, the news website strives to keep readers up to date with the daily happenings in the Mangaung Metro and elsewhere.

While reporting the news remains its primary focus, Bloemfontein Courant, also care for the community it serves. Its annual Care Bag Campaign as well as the various community projects it supports, are the paper’s pride and joy. The Best of Bloemfontein Readers’ Choice Awards was introduced in 2012 to give recognition to businesses and institutions the offer excellent service to the residents of Bloemfontein.

 

What sets it apart?

  •  It is a paper that is community driven
  •  It is bilingual – published in both Afrikaans and English
  •  It is distributed free of charge to most households and certain hotspots
  •  A whopping 42 000 copies are distributed evert Thursday
  •  It targets all races and ages, predominantly female

 

Related link: http://www.bloemfonteincourant.co.za

 


 

Voice-Front-Page---CMG-websiteBloemfontein Courant Voice

Voice was started early last year to serve the southern and eastern parts of the Mangaung Metro, including established residential areas such as Rocklands and Heidedal, as well as Botshabelo and Thaba Nchu.

Because these areas are a melting pot of different cultures and backgrounds, Voice publishes in 3 of the country’s 11 official languages – English, Afrikaans and Sesotho. A total of 20 000 copies of the paper are delivered to hotspots early on a Wednesday morning.

Voice keeps it readers up to date with all the hottest and freshest news coming from their communities. These include uplifting stories about community builders as well as achievements in the field of sport, the arts, and education.

Voice also plays a watchdog role in the communities it serves. With its articles about issues such as service delivery, Voice has managed to highlight the plight of the voiceless in these communities.

To further emphasis its commitment to its readers, Voice has pledged its support to numerous projects designed to uplift communities. One such project is the Heidedaller of the Year Awards, which gives recognition to individuals who have served the community with distinction.

 

 

What sets it apart?

  •  It is published in three different languages
  •  It takes its watchdog role very seriously
  •  It is a paper that is community driven
  •  It ploughs back into the community it serves

 



Christel Basson
(General Manager)


Tel: (051) 5050 900
Fax: (051) 5050 905
christel@mahareng.co.za

 


Corni Fourie
(Sales Manager)


Tel: (051) 5050 900
Fax: (051) 5050 905
corni@mahareng.co.za