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Microsoft News app: Trusted news from the world's best journalists

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Download the Microsoft News app for iOS, Android or Windows 10 to stay up to date with the latest news from South Africa and around the world.

If you have an iPhone or Android, you can download our app right now by pointing your camera at the relevant QR code and simply clicking on the link that pops up.

Get the Microsoft News app for free or click here and send a link directly to your phone:


The Microsoft News app delivers trusted news from the world's best journalists. 

And with the spread of coronavirus having a profound impact on all of our lives, making sense of what’s happening in SA and beyond has never been more important.

That’s why our editors are dedicated to keeping you well informed of the facts while providing access to information and tools to help you stay safe and healthy during the pandemic.

Microsoft News publishes articles from hundreds of titles from every perspective including The Daily Maverick, Eyewitness News, eNCA and The South African.

We also have the best international analysis from the likes of The Guardian, The New York Times, Sky News, The Washington Post, Variety and many more.

By combining the work of human editors with the power of technology, we’re able to deliver hyper relevant, insightful and serendipitous experiences to each and every user. The world's best journalism straight to you.

Features of the Microsoft news app

  • Sign up for multiple notification options including breaking news, your essential morning briefing and long-reads
  • Personalise your news feed to get the most relevant experience for you, whether it’s Premier League updates, financial news or the latest health and fitness advice
  • Easy to download on the web or on mobile. Just use the QR codes above and below to download on your mobile phone. Or follow the link and receive a text message to take you directly to the store
  • Take the best local news with you wherever you are, as the Microsoft News app has versions in 40 countries
  • Customise your layout to suit you, including a dark theme for easy night reading

If you have an iPhone or Android, you can download our app right now by pointing your camera at the relevant QR code and simply clicking on the link that pops up.

Get the Microsoft News app for free or click here and send a link directly to your phone

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