The New Age newspaper is a national daily newspaper, owned and operated by TNA Media (Pty) Ltd, was established in June 2010. The news website was launched on September 01, 2010, and the first printed publication was on 6 December 2010.
The New Age covers news from all nine provinces, along with national events, Op-Ed columns, politics, Africa and International news, sports, business, entertainment, lifestyle, science and technology. It is affordable (R3.50), relevant, easy to read and to the point.
The newspaper comes in 24-32 full colour pages printed in the International broadsheet format. The paper is printed in three different locations and distributed by South Africa’s leading distributor, reaching all corners of the country.
Our goal is to focus on the positive side of news, and we aim for constructive criticism of our leaders in our newspaper.
Editor-In-Chief of The New Age is Moegsien Williams. Williams is considered to be one of South Africa’s leading editors with almost 40 years of experience on various print titles, both daily and weekly. He is the former editor-in-chief of Independent Newspapers Gauteng, which includes The Star and Pretoria News, and was the editorial director of the Independent Newspapers group. He was editor of The Star and Saturday Star until March 2011.
He previously edited the Independent’s Cape Town titles, the Cape Times, the Cape Argus and Weekend Argus, and the Pretoria News – another Independent title in Gauteng. Prior to that, he was editor of South, an independent weekly which played a key media role in the anti-apartheid struggle in the eighties. He was also the managing editor of the Sowetan.
He is a previous chairperson and board member of the Vienna-based International Press Institute (1998-2000). He was a founder member of the SA National Editors’ Forum and served as its chairperson in 1997/8.