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The Association of Independent Publishers (AIP) is a vibrant national organisation for advancing the interests of the local grassroots independent print media sector in South Africa. The association comprises mostly small newspapers, but it also represents newsletters, magazines and online publications, all of which are owned by local communities.

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The Association of Independent Publishers (AIP), welcomes the common ground reached by the Zondo Commission of inquiry into state capture and South African Editors Forum (SANEF). The media was slammed by deputy chief justice Raymond Zondo for going ahead and published information that was yet...

28 January 2019

Office Closure

Ho ho ho, Compliments of the festive season! The Association of Independent Publishers would like to wish you a safe and joyful festive season. May your hearts, businesses and homes be filled with everlasting joy, growth and happiness. The office will be closed from today...

14 December 2018

Newly elected AIP Board Chairperson

On Monday 16 July 2018, The Association of Independent Publishers Board,has appointed Mr. Tom Nkosi as its chairperson to take over from his predecessor Ms. Mbali Dhlomo

19 July 2018

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