Durban's morning newspaper, providing coverage of local, South African and international news and sport. Certain articles only available to subscribers. Published since 1852.
The OFFICIAL Mercury app now brings you their latest news at your fingertips. The app provides enriched multimedia, bookmarking capabilities, offline viewing and easy article sharing.
In this app, you also have access to two unique features, User Generated Content and Augmented Reality scanning capability.
What is User Generated Content (UGC)? --
You as a consumer can now submit stories and content, including videos, audio, images and GPS locations. You can become a journalist on the go! Your stories will be submitted to a secure dashboard, where the newspaper will monitor and review which content they can use.
What is Augmented Reality (AR)? --
An enhanced version of reality where live direct or indirect views of physical real-world environments are augmented with superimposed computer-generated images over a users view of the real-world, thus enhancing ones current perception of reality.
Look out for images in print with the Augmented Reality logo and scan the image for an exciting digital experience.
Subscription payment of R24.99 (Twenty Four Rand Ninety Nine cents) will be charged to your iTunes Account on confirmation of purchase
Your subscription automatically renews every month unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24 hours before the end of the current period
Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period
You can manage your subscription and switch off the auto-renewal by accessing your Account Settings after purchase
You cannot cancel the current subscription during the active subscription period.
Any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited if you purchase a subscription to that publication.
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