Community involvement plays a pivotal role in the Caxton culture and local newspapers and their staff are encouraged to be part of local forums, fund-raisers, commerce organisations, sports clubs and service organisations.

Schools are considered important media partners and covering school-related events is included in their content strategy.

Joburg North Madiba Magic

When given the opportunity to bask in the greatness of Madiba, Joburg North always stands up. This year, Randburg Sun, together with the rest of the Caxton Greater Joburg North team decided to spend our Mandela Day at Golden Harvest Park. A number of activities were planned for the day including a park clean-up. We […]

Estcourt News warms up a winter morning

Estcourt winters are severe. Nestled in the foothills of the Drakensberg mountains, temperatures often plummet during winter. Making the trek to work or school on foot each morning becomes a trying task when winter chills are prickling through layers of clothes. It is with this in mind that the team from the Estcourt and Midlands […]

Die Pos Kinderfonds

In August 2000, The Post newspaper announced that in future they would be collecting money through our own Children’s Fund for indigent children in our readership area. The Post commenced by paying part of its newspaper sales into the Children’s Fund account and accordingly be ensured of almost R600 being deposited into the account each […]

Northern KZN Courier spread a bit of homemade caring to Glencoe

Showing that Caxton Cares for the community they service, the Northern KZN Courier team spent the morning in Glencoe on Mandela Day to honour the legacy proliferated by Presidnet Mandela. It was a buoyant group of Caxtonites who this year decided to go to Glencoe where the morning was spent braaing and handing out wors […]

Houghton Golf Day Success

Golfers took to the greens on Friday, 11 May, at Houghton Golf Club for the Caxton Golf Challenge in honour of Flying for Life, which aims at raising funds for the charity. The registered charity commits itself to uplifting poor and remote communities in a sustainable way. They identify needs in areas unreachable by motor […]

Community Involvement

In 2016, Caxton Joburg North staff responded to the international call to do something for 67 minutes in honour of Madiba by visiting Botshabelo in Midrand.

African Reporter uplifts its local economy

The Springs African Reporter, a weekly community newspaper, is uniquely distributed by local vendors, creating employment for members of its community and ensuring that its weekly 22 000 print order reaches as far as the Johannesburg train station.

African Presentation

The strength of the African Reporter is that it truly is a community centred newspaper, written about the community, for the community. I believe that every story we publish is of relevance, importance and interest to the vast majority of our community.