We are one of the leading online news providers in South Africa. The site focuses on general news, technology, entertainment, celebrity news, sports, health, finance and any other news that help shape South Africa.

At Quick Read, we pride ourselves on being one of the most informative sources in the country.

Quick Read invites you to read more about our co-objective. We want to become one of the most read websites in the country. We provide fresh and relevant news to our readers. We are also prepared to explore a variety of ways in which we can deploy our writers cover man areas in South Africa. This will allow us to cover as many stories as possible.

Quick Read is not affiliated to any other media group and is owned by a private corporation. The  company was established in 2015 and makes money through advertising.


  • Objectives

  • To be the most relevant and up to date news provider in South Africa
  • To be the information source of choice for African youth
  • Mission

  • Quick Read is built on the belief that the media in general should support talented young people who are looking for exposure and publicity.
  • We believe that through the effective use of online strategies in the era of mobile internet and smart phones, this ideal is possible.
  • To our corporate clients, Quick Read serves as trusted ally, and seeks a relationship built on loyalty as well as a sound understanding of the economics of online media.

Quick Read (QR) is one of the leading online news providers in South Africa. QR has its headquarters in Gauteng, South Africa, and has been operating since 2015. We pride ourselves on being amongst the most informative and relevant sources on all news and information relating to Africa’s entertainment industry technology, health and lifestyle.

Our work has been recognized by:

  • Kaya FM
  • Khaliphani.co.za
  • Khuthalani (GGi Communications)
  • Sheila Afari Group

  • What difference do we make
  • We differ from other media companies because we command a highly specialized knowledge of the social media landscape in South Africa and Africa. An understanding of the major trends and growth areas, allows us to offer our clients one of the best online marketing platforms.
  • What do we aim to achieve in the future
  • We hope to expand and have an online channel like Netflix, where people will watch events and TV shows online or stream right to their smart TV, game console, PC, Mac, mobile, tablet and more.
  • We aim to provide viral content like Boredpanda.com, Mashable.com, Buzzfeed.com and more.

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Contact Us:
Johannesburg Office:
63 Wessels Rd
TEL: +2711 612 7211

63 Wessels Rd

Mandla Ngobeni
TEL: +2711 612 7211
admin @ quickread.co.za

admin @ quickread.co.za



Era BaloyiCo-Founder, Editor And Publisher

Era Baloyi is a Copywriter, Social Media Manager, Public Relations and Communications practitioner who is Co-Founder and CEO of Quick Read. He’s been with Quick Read since 2014 and he’s seen how the magazine grew. He focuses more on entertainment, music and movie reviews.


Thabang SongoSub-Editor

Thabang Songo is a PR and Journalism graduate from UJ. She has produced celebrity news and entertainment articles on multimedia platforms and contributed to various youth magazines in South Africa. Thabang joined Quick Read office in 2017. She is currently trying to build her name in the journalism industry to become one of the best writers.


Elizabeth Quick Read MagazineContributing Editor

Eliza is an experienced writer and communicator who uses presenting, hosting, MC-eeing, and acting as her chosen medium. Her passion and quality has seen her address people of private events to crowds in their thousands. A born natural, her talent is perfect for lifting any occasion beyond the standard of “just good.”


Zita NzimandeEditor

Zita Zimande is a sports news journalist from the University of Johannesburg. Besides being a sports fanatic, she loves to cook during her spare time. Her main goal is to become one of the best sports news journalists across the globe.


Hlulani BaloyiAuthor

Contributing writer at Quick Read. Studied Journalism at Rosebank College. Loves reading books. Passionate in exploring and cooking local cuisines. Enthusiastic as an amateur cricket player.




Deputy Editor And Publisher

Email: [email protected]
Lebo Tsebe is a final year BA English studies student from the University of Pretoria. A self-proclaimed reporter, journalist and publicist. She has worked with media companies to produce gripping lifestyle and entertainment pieces. She is an up and coming media enthusiast who is a jack of many trades.