The OFFICIAL IOL app at your fingertips.

Access is FREE on all iOS devices, with access to a wide variety of local and international breaking news, 24/7.

The IOL app represents the very best in traditional and digital journalism, with breaking news from South Africa and the rest of world and in-depth quality reporting from over 20 of the most trusted newspaper brands across South Africa.

You can set your preferences in the My News module to show you only what you’re interested in. For example, if you only like to read about Sports and Business, then you have the option to tailor your feed accordingly. Follow your favorite topics, authors etc and get notified when new articles are published.

What’s New

Version 3.0.0

Use the My News function to tailor the news feed and get notifications when something is published.

Ratings and Reviews

4.5 out of 5
256 Ratings

256 Ratings

Ureymt ,

Great app but needs improvements

It has a very smooth and easy user interface. Always keeps me updated.A few random crashes and a few loading pages. This app need performance improvements.

jonty11334667 ,

IOL can have a way better app

The app is below average. IOL has the resources to create a beat in breed app, not this one-dimensional, outdated app. You can do better. 1/10

Mzalwane77 ,

Excellent now

Now its very ok

Developer Response ,

Hi Mzalwane,
Thanks for bringing this to our attention. We are currently working on a solution for this.
Regards, The Dev Team

App Privacy

The developer, IOL, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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