Top 10 Most Visited Websites in South Africa 2018

Must Read

TIME 100: Tony Elumelu, Three Other Nigerians Makes Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Tony Elumelu, is among four Nigerians named by the Time Magazine International in their 2020 list of 100 most...

Zambia’s Namwali Serpell Wins UK’s Top Prize For Science Fiction

Zambia's Namwali Serpell has won the UK’s top prize for science fiction, the Arthur C Clarke award, for her...

African Tribe: The Artistic Ndebeles of Southern Africa

The Ndebeles are an African ethnic group living in South Africa and Zimbabwe known for their artistic talent, especially with regard to their painted houses and colorful beadwork. Not much is known about these people except that they originated from the larger Nguni tribes who make up almost two thirds of the black population in South Africa.



According to Alexa, – a website that provides web traffic data, global rankings, and other information on 30 million websites – Traffic ranking report, these are the 10 most visited local Web sites in South Africa according.

Note: This is a list of the most visited local websites in South Africa

Top 10 Most Visited Websites in South Africa 2018

1. Takealot.com

Takealot.com is the leading ecommerce retailer in South Africa and one of the largest, most innovative ecommerce retailers on the African continent.
Takealot website is the most visited (local) website in South Africa, globally the website has a rank of 2,566.

2. Fnb.co.za

Fnb.co.za is a commercial banking website that provides banking services to over 7.2 million customers from South Africa alone, who account for approximately 98% of all the site’s visitors. In addition, the site is visited by a large number of people who range from college students to mature adults, with a strike of balance in both genders. According to the report, the website has been globally ranked at position 2,128 and locally ranked at 7th position.

3. Gumtree.co.za

Gumtree website has been ranked at position 8 in South Africa and position 2,160 globally. According to the report, 91.8% of those who visit the site are from South Africa, while 0.8% are from the US; 0.5% from Botswana, and 0.5% from Angola, the report also revealed that site visitors spend an average of 9:18 minutes on the Site.

4. Dstv.com

Dstv is Africa’s satellite network and the fourth most visited site in South Africa.
According to Alexa report, about 76.7% of those who visit the website are from South Africa, while 7.9% are from Nigeria, 5.1% from Angola, 1.9% Botswana and 1.5% from Kenya. Globally, the website has been ranked at position 1,706 and 10th position in South Africa.

5. Fakaza.com

Facaza.com is a South African Entertainment Hub for downloading South African dongs and videos.
According to Alexa, it is the fifth most visited site in south Africa, the site is globally ranked at position 2,989 and locally placed at 12th, position. Visitors spend an average of 5:09 minutes on the site.

6. News24.com

News24.com is among the most visited online news resources in South Africa and the rest of Africa as well. Actually, the site has, for long, been providing a 24 hours news coverage for both local and international happenings, which makes it a reliable news resource in Africa. With its headquarters in Cape Town, the site has managed to secure a global ranking of 3,292 and is locally placed at 13th position.

7. Property24.co.za

Property24 is South Africa’s number 1 property portal, the portal help people find their perfect homes. In addition, they also provide South Africa’s Real Estate Industry with an unparalleled brand-building and marketing platform, with powerful opportunities to connect with home-buyers and renters searching for property online.

According to Alexa report, it is the 7th most visited local website in south Africa, about 94.4% of those who visit the website are actually from South Africa, while 1.0% are from the UK and 0.8 from the US. Globally, the website has been ranked at position 4,879 and 17th position in South Africa.

8. Absa.co.za

Absa.co.za is a site that’s owned by one of the largest private and commercial bank in South Africa, ABSA. This bank offers a wide range of banking services, like internet banking, which accounts for the bulk of the site’s visits. According to Alexa, the site is globally ranked at position 6,139 and locally placed at 22nd, position. Visitors spend an average of 6:46 minutes surfing the site.

9. Standardbank.co.za

Standardbank.co.za is the website that’s owned and operated by the standard bank of South Africa. Apparently, the website has been credited as the second most visited banking website in South Africa–second after fnb.co.za. According to Alexa report, about 94% of those who visit the website are from South Africa, while 0.7% are from France and 0.7 from the US. Globally, the website has been ranked at position 7,374 and 27th position in South Africa. Visitors spend an average of 5:03 minutes Daily on the Site.

10. Unisa.ac.za

The University of South Africa is the 10th most visited local website in South Africa.
According to Alexa report, about 83.9% of those who visit the website are from South Africa, while 2.1% are from Ethiopia and 2.1 from Angola , 1.3% from the US and 1.0% frim Nigeria. Globally, the website has been ranked at position 4936 and 28th position in South Africa. Visitors spend an average of 5:03 minutes Daily on the Site.



Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.

Leave a Reply

Subscribe to receive email updates

With a subscription profile, you automatically receive updates without having to return to the website and check for changes

Just In

TIME 100: Tony Elumelu, Three Other Nigerians Makes Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People Of 2020

Tony Elumelu, is among four Nigerians named by the Time Magazine International in their 2020 list of 100 most...

Zambia’s Namwali Serpell Wins UK’s Top Prize For Science Fiction

Zambia's Namwali Serpell has won the UK’s top prize for science fiction, the Arthur C Clarke award, for her first novel "The Old Drift". The...

African Tribe: The Artistic Ndebeles of Southern Africa

The Ndebeles are an African ethnic group living in South Africa and Zimbabwe known for their artistic talent, especially with regard to their painted houses and colorful beadwork. Not much is known about these people except that they originated from the larger Nguni tribes who make up almost two thirds of the black population in South Africa.

Matriarchal Communities in Africa: African Communities Where Women Reign Supreme

From the Umoja community in Northern Kenya to the small rural community of Arnado Debbo in Niger state, Nigeria. These here are three African communities with long-standing traditions where to be a woman is superior.

African Tribe: The Dinka People Of South Sudan

The Dinka are a pastoral-agricultural people that make up the largest ethnic group in South Sudan. They vary their lifestyle by season – in the rainy season they live in permanent savannah settlements and raise grain crops like millet,

More Articles Like This