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Official Website: http://www.iol.co.za/the-star
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||Cape Town Office.
Address: Independent Online 3rd floor, Newspaper House 122 St Georges Mall Cape Town 8001.
Phone: +27 21 488 4911
Address: Independent Online The Star Building 47 Sauer Street Johannesburg City Centre 2001.
Phone: +27 11 633 9111
About The Star
The Star is a Johannesburg newspaper that is uitegee by Independent News & Media. The newspaper is closely related to the Saturday Star.
The newspaper has its roots in Grahamstown had the Eastern Star or Grahamstown Advertiser and Anglo-African on January 6, 1871. It was founded by a printer, one O'Brien, and later came into the possession of the brothers Thomas and George Sheffield, when it appeared weekly.
After the death of the newspaper's main financial supporter, Dean Williams is the equipment by ox wagon to the Witwatersrand to where it first appeared on October 17, 1887, barely a year after the establishment of the future Johannesburg, appeared. It has for some time still known as the Eastern Star and published twice a week.
On 1 April 1889 it started to appear daily. The newspaper clashed in 1897 with President Paul Kruger, then it is temporarily suspended and for a while as The Comet appeared. In the same year the Danie Theron indertydse editor, WF Monypenny, thrashed about an attack on the Boer (or according to a source editor's alleged chauvinism towards women).
The newspaper did not appear during the Second World War, but again in January 1902.