The paper was launched on 26th July 1991 as a weekly Friday newspaper. Now it comes out daily and has weekend editions such as Weekend Post, Education Post and Post Lifestyle.
On 23rd October 1995, the paper went daily and became the second publication in Africa, after South Africas The Mail & Guardian, to go on the Internet.
The Paper is Zambias leading independent newspaper. The paper has also offices in about 15 districts. It has advanced from a newspaper with 15 people to now employing over 300 full-time staff and a good number of part-time staff, correspondents, casuals and street vendors across the width and breath of Zambia.
Currently the paper has a circulation of 50,000 copies and has an estimated readership of around 550,000 people. Yes, today, Post Newspapers remains the largest print media organization in terms of circulation, content, outreach and also its capacity to respond to peoples aspirations as regards information dissemination - it is the largest circulating newspaper in Zambia.