Zimbabwe Original News Websites Traffic – March 2020

March was a good month for The Herald and NewsDay both of which registered a significant increase in traffic. The Herald, (still in first place for 6 months now) had 1.7 million visits, up from 1.4 million in February. Newsday received slightly less than The Herald, with 1.696 million visits in March, up 1.25 visits […]

AMH re-introduces e-paper subscriptions. Notes on WhatsApp distribution, piracy and payment systems problems

After launching and then gradually discontinuing e-paper sales and subscriptions about a year ago, Alpha Media Holdings has re-introduced the format and business model. This re-introduction has been spurred more by the government ordered 21-day COVID-19 lockdown, which has meant no sales (or a very steep decline) of the physical paper on the streets. Here’s […]

Zimbabwe Original News Websites Traffic – February 2020

In February 2020, The Herald continued to be the most trafficked original news website in Zimbabwe with about 1.4 million visits. The website has been the top news destination for Zimbabweans since October when we began posting these lists. The month saw the restoration of NewsDay to second place and NewZimbabwe back to third place […]

Zimbabwe Original News Websites Traffic – January 2020

The month of January had a few significant changes most notably that by New Zimbabwe, which climbed up to the second place. The site’s traffic increased significantly from 930k visits in December to 1.2 million in January. This effectively pushed NewsDay to third place with 1.18 million (still higher than its December traffic of 1.1 […]

Zimbabwe Original News Websites Traffic – December 2019

We show below the traffic data in visits for original news websites in Zimbabwe for the month of December 2019. Zimpapers’ The Herald still has the most traffic of any website, since we started doing these lists in October. The site had 1.3 million visits in December, down from 1.5 million in November. It’s the […]

Zimbabwe Original News Websites Traffic – November 2019

The table below shows the traffic the websites had in November 2019. The Herald had the most traffic in October with 1.6 million visits. The figure was however down from the website’s traffic in October, (1.7 million). NewsDay had the second-highest traffic, with 1.1 million visits. In third place, was NewZimbabwe with 729 thousand visits. […]