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African Newspapers

​African newspaper holdings at Boston University 
are available in a variety of formats and housed in several locations.

Historical and current newspapers are also available through subscription databases.

Please refer to the tabs on the left for information about newspapers in these formats, titles available, and how to access them.



Note: For international and US coverage on issues in Africa, see: Guide to Newspapers and Newsmedia

Background Sources - Fact Checking

Reference sources are valuable in fact-checking and determining the background to news stories and events leading up to a particular situation. Here are some recommended sources:

Head, African Studies Library

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Beth Restrick
African Studies Library
6th floor, Mugar Memorial Library

Mon-Fri, 9am- 5pm
Subjects: African Studies