Available at GCIS provincial offices, GCIS district offices & Thusong centres in your area!

Vuk'uzenzele rate card

Vuk’uzenzele Government Newspaper, published twice a month by the Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), is a widely-read newspaper which endeavours to carry an eightpage recruitment, tender and notices section. This section is part of the newspaper that focuses on communicating programmes and opportunities created by government and how to access these opportunities. It is a free newspaper with selected inside pages translated in all official languages and the majority of the print run in English. It is also available in Braille, on the GCIS website and Vuk App.

Media info
Total Monthly Print-run 1. 7 million copies
Frequently  Twice a month (1st and 15th each month)
Print run per edition 850 000 copies
Distribution Distributed in all nine provinces in rural and peri-urban areas, Thusong Service Centres, clinics, hospitals, police stations, government offices etc.
Advertising Rates
Tabloid size | PSCCM | 2019/20 rate (R's)
1 page | 39x8ccm | R89 999.52
½ page | 20x8ccm | R46 153.60
¼ page | 18x4ccm | R20 769.12
The rate per column centimetre |   | R 288.46
Booking and Material deadlines

Deadlines for adverts closing between 1st & 15st each month (1st editon of the month)

Booking deadline | 15th of the previous month
Delivery deadline | 20th of the previous month
Deadlines for adverts closing between 16th & 31st each month (2nd editon of the month)
Booking deadline | 1st of each month
Delivery deadline | 3rd of each month
Technical specifications
Full page advert size | 254 mm (w) x 377 mm (h)
Half page advert size | 254 mm (w) x 187 mm (h)
Quarter page advert size | 125 mm (w) x 187 mm (h)
Material format (requiring layout) | Word document with logos and images separale
Material format (artwork supplied by client) | Pdf/tiff with fonts embedded
Resolution | 300dpi and above


Full colour (for any other adverts)
Grey scale (for recruitments adverts)
Delivery address | irene@gcis.gov.za
Publishing dates
Issues date | Publishing\distribution date
First edition of the month e.g. April 2018 edition 1 | 1st of each month
Second edition of the month e.g April 2018 edition 2 | 15th of each month

Vuk'uzenzele will not be held responsible for advertisements published with incorrect closing dates.

For full colour advertisements, the artwork should be designed in CMYK.

No RGB or pantone colours will be accepted. 


Irene Naidoo at irene@gcis.gov.za 012 473 0103
Jauhara Khan at Jauhara@gcis.gov.za  012 473 0010 or 082 638 2969