Welcome to Huffington Post South Africa

 Verashni Pillay, Editor-in-Chief, HuffPost South Africa It’s tough being an editor in South Africa. There’s no “switching off” from the news in a country like this. Dinner parties. Elevators. Shopping queues. Airline seats. Even the steam room at my local gym. South Africans have a deep and abiding love for all things current affairs, and will put any talking head on …

HuffPost snags M&G’s Pillay as editor

Current editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian Verashni Pillay has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post in South Africa by Media24. Current editor-in-chief of the Mail & Guardian Verashni Pillay has been appointed editor-in-chief of the Huffington Post in South Africa by Media24. Media24 and the Huffington Post recently announced the launch of the US website in South Africa. Pillay …

The Huffington Post SA will deliver quality digital journalism to South Africans

The Huffington Post will launch its 17th edition in South Africa in November in partnership with South African media company, Media24. Andreij Horn, the general manager of 24.com, the digital news website that will complement The Huffington Post South Africa, told the World Editors Forum that this venture is not just good for business, it’s good for Africa.  With a focus on …

The Huffington Post Announces HuffPost South Africa, Expands Global Presence with 17th Edition

HuffPost to Partner with Media24, South Africa’s top digital media publisher; Site to Launch in November The Huffington Post and Media24, South Africa’s top media company, announced today a partnership to launch HuffPost South Africa, the first sub-saharan African edition for the company. HuffPost CEO, Jared Grusd, and Media24 CEO, Esmaré Weideman made the announcement. “South Africa is an extremely …

Media24 to launch Huffington Post in South Africa

Media24 and The Huffington Post will launch HuffPost in South Africa in November. This is HuffPost’s first venture into sub-Saharan Africa, with South Africa an “extremely exciting market for the company”, said HuffPost CEO Jared Grusd. “Internet users there are expected to grow to 35.4 million by 2018, digital video is expected to grow by more than 29%, and overall mobile …

Huffington Post to continue international expansion with South African edition

Huffington Post will launch its 17th edition in South Africa in November, the media company announced on Friday. “Africa is an important place in the world, but I would say that the advertising and media markets would characterize it in the emerging phase, and not quite robust,” Huffington Post CEO Jared Grusd said to CNBC. “For us, that’s not what’s …