Most popular websites in South Africa

Have you ever wondered what the most popular and visited websites of this country is? The popularity of a given website can be measured by page views, views per visitor, time on site or total links from other sites.

In most African communities, both entertainment and news sites, as well as sportsbetting, online banking and job sites are popular. Classifieds and items for sale sites are also widely popular. We have mainly listed English speaking websites, but are working on a French and Arabic version as well.

Here is our updated list for 2021:

Top sites in South Africa

The top sites in South Africa are:


Popular news sites in South Africa

National news sites in South Africa:

Popular job sites in South Africa

Make sure to search for jobs in the best and biggest job sites in South Africa:

Popular for sale sites in South Africa

In general, the best South African classifieds and sale listings sites are:

  • Gumtree South Africa – the largest classifieds site in South Africa with more than 900.000 active listings (2021)
  • Olx Classifieds – another leading for sales site with more than 500.000 active listings (2021)
  • AdsAfrica – has a large number of ads as well, especially personal ads
  • Junkmail – also has a fair amount of active ads, especially in the property section.
  • Locanto
  • Cars Co ZA – automotive/cars/trucks only
  • Autotrader – automotive/cars/trucks only

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