Sowetan newspaper dating
The Sowetan started in 1981, as replacement of the Post Transvaal newspaper, which itself consisted of editorial staff that migrated from another newspaper, The World.
At the time there was a total strike at the Post (for better increases).
Who also can forget how the tacky-looking, thigh-high-booted Julia Roberts was whisked from the streets by the charming and rich Richard Gere in Pretty Woman?
I’m human, I’m a mother, I’m a wife, I’m somebody else’s child.
It was one of more titles registered as a backup at the time.
Sales in the beginning were slow because people wrongly assumed that The Sowetan had only news from Soweto.
”"Last week people had said I’m not with my husband, I don’t know how many times it has been said that my husband moved out of the house or that I’ve moved out."I’ve never, ever moved out of the house.
In fact we are very clear, we separate the ANC from our life everyday.