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African Newspapers

Newspapers in Print

Please refer to the information below to see both our print African newspaper holdings in the African Studies Library and those stored off-site. 

Print Newspapers in the African Studies Library

Country / Topic Title Date Ranges Notes                                                       
African Diaspora African Abroad
US Bi-weekly
1 issue: v.11, no.252,
June 30, 2010
 
  Coolio
(formerly The CVN)
[Cape Verde]
July 2005 - Nov. 9, 2009 (CVN)
April 2011 - May 2012 (Coolio)
 
Cameroon L'Unite 
(French)
Sept. 23, 1970 - May 1981

Box (Missing issues: 210,218, 537, 559, 562,
563, 584, 586, 587, 592, 595, 599, 602, 603,
608, 609, 616-622, 624, 630, 636-644, 648)

Cote d'Ivoire

Le Quotidien: L’info juste, la critique constructive. 

Jeudi 30 April 2009 (no. 360)

 

  Fraternite Matin: Premier
Quotidien Ivoirien d'Informations
Jeudi 30 Avril – Vendredi 1e Mai, 2009 (no. 13341)  
Egypt Al Ahram (Arabic) May 27 - june 30, 2005 **Additional print issues stored off-site
Ethiopia Ethiopian Herald (Amharic) May 1-31, 2013;
June 1-7, 2013
** Available on microfilm up through 2014
Gabon Courants (French) Feb. 2, 1986 - June 28, 1988  
Ghana Ghanaian Times April 2013 **Additional print issues stored off-site
Kenya Daily Nation Misc. inserts - Dec. 2010
Misc. inserts - 2011
Misc. inserts - 2012
Sept. 1-30, 2012;
June 1-13, 2013
**Additional print issues stored off-site
  Standard Misc. inserts - 2010
Misc. inserts - 2011
**Additional print issues stored off-site
  Miscellaneous 
​newspapers
1963-1965 Includes Kenya's independence
See bibliography
Miscellaneous Obama Files   Newspaper clippings about Obama from various 
African newspapers
Namibia Namibian
Economist
  **Additional print issues stored off-site
Nigeria 40 Minutes Feb. 7-20, 2013 (v.1, n.1)
Feb. 21-Mar. 6, 2013 (v.1,n.2)
July 11-24, 2013 (v.1, n.12)
Free, independent newspaper; now out of print.
  A Daily Times Supplement n.d. "Nigeria's War (July 6, 1967 - January 12, 1970): A Diary of Events"
Note: paper is in poor condition.
N'ko Language

Journal du n’ko Sindjiya  

Mai 2008 (no.89); Septembre 2008 (no.91) (2 copies) ; Decembre 2008 (no.85)

 

  Yelen  2 issues; dates unknown

Yelen, meaning "the Light", is principally published by Mamadi Baba Diane,
who resides in Egypt
https://www.prweb.com/releases/2006/
02/prweb339989.htm

Rwanda Kinyamateka
(Kinyarwanda)
nos. 1146-1169, 1983 Bound volume.
  La Relève Oct. 1981, 1982; Dec. 1983, 1984 2 bound volumes.
  Umunyamuryanga
[le cooperateur]
(Kinyarwanda)
nos. 170-172, 174,193
May-July, Sept. 1982;
Aug-Oct. 1984
4 loose volumes
Somalia

Corriere della Somalia
(Italian)


nos. 196-199, 216
Aug. 9-12, Sept. 1, 1965
 
  Somali News - National Weekly
(English)
iss. 235
Aug. 13, 1965
incl. clipping from iss. 240, Sept. 17, 1965. "Students Challenge Emperor" [Ethiopia]
  Sotel Somal / Somali News  (Arabic) nos. 412-414, 416
Aug. 8 - 10, 12, 1965
 
South Africa Mail & Guardian 1995 2 boxes, some issues missing
  Pink Tongue 2009-2016 (incomplete)  nos. 24, 32-39, 71, 80, 81, 100-103  
  Miscellaneous
newspapers
1995 Mandela's release from prison
See bibliography
Tanzania Daily News Feb. 2013 **Additional print issues stored off-site
  Mzalendo (Swahili) July 2011 - April 27, 2013  
Uganda New Vision Misc. inserts - 2011
April 2013
**Additional print issues stored off-site
  Monitor Sunday, Monitors - Oct. 2010;
Misc. inserts - 2011,
Dec. 2012
**Additional print issues stored off-site
Zimbabwe Herald April 2013 **Additional print issues stored off-site

 

African Newspapers Back Issues 2010-13 (Off-Site Storage)

Back issues (2010-2013) for the following titles are available. 
Please note that they are housed off-site; if you wish to consult them, please allow time for retrieval.

Country Title (Language) Coverage available in print Alternative Access
Egypt Al-Ahram   English website
Arabic website
Ethiopia The Ethiopian Herald (English) Microfilm available through Sept. 2014 Website
Older issues: microfilm
Ghana Ghanaian Times (English)   Website
Kenya Daily Nation (English)   Website
  Standard (English)    Website 
O
lder issues: microfilm
Tanzania Daily News (English)    Website
Older issues: microfilm
  Mzalendo (Swahili)    
Uganda Monitor (English)   Website
  New Vision (English)   Website
Zimbabwe The Herald (English)   Website
Older issues: microfilm

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