The SowetanLIVE app delivers the hottest local news, business, opinion, sport, entertainment and much more to your mobile device – your news, your community. We publish articles from the Sowetan newspaper as well as plenty of online-only articles produced round the clock by our editorial team, including our picture of the day.

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What’s New

Version 3.3.1

This version allows you to adjust the size of the text in articles under ‘Settings’, includes general improvements and fixes some bugs.

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

aubuti_hloni ,

The browser is better

I have been prompted to download this app for a while. I prefer my phone browser over apps as I’m able to control the view, content and block ads. This app one can’t set preferred font size manage page zoom or control ads and all that.

App Privacy

The developer, BDFM Publishers, indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Used to Track You

The following data may be used to track you across apps and websites owned by other companies:

  • Identifiers

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info
  • Identifiers

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Identifiers
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More


  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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