|Sapa, or the South African Press Association, was established in 1938 by the major South African newspapers of the day to facilitate the sharing of news. Today, the Sapa news agency provides all forms of media (radio, television, newspapers, and the Internet) with consistent,reliable and credible breaking news. Sapa is also the prime supplier of global news to the South African media market. With offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Parliament, Durban and Bloemfontein Sapa's 40 editorial staff concentrate on the hard news of the day. Sapa also supplies a highly effective press release service.|
The directors of the Association are from all the major newspaper groups, under the chairmanship of Mr. Piet Greyling.The editor is Mark van der Velden and the manager William Davis."