Diamond Fields Advertiser
The DFA famously survived the siege of Kimberley, only suspending publication for the last week of the 123-day ordeal and then just because the bombardment from the Boer Long Toms was making it perilous for the staff to print the paper, which had long run out of anything worthwhile to print, being forced to go the library and reprint articles from Britain’s other wars to motivate the townsfolk to hold out.
Among the famous journalists and artists who worked for it over the years as editors and/or journalists have been R.W. Murray, F.Y. St Leger, George Green, Vere Stent, Rex Hall, Harvey Tyson and Johan du Plessis.