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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
A new South African daily national newspaper, ThisDay, was launched on 7 October. It is owned by a Nigerian, Nduka Obaigbena, who publishes a Lagos-based paper of the same name.
In its inaugural edition, the paper's editor, Justice Malala, said in a front-page editorial that it would offer coverage of "politics to business, arts to sport and comedy to science".
Reports on local issues in ThisDay on its first two days of publication included the following: "Steven Biko's killers will not be prosecuted" (front page, 7 Oct); …