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African Newspapers

Current Newspapers on Africa

Consult the following resources for up-to-date newspaper coverage of Africa and the world: 


Internet Resources

General News Resources on Africa

African News Search Engine – This search engine searches through 255 news sources from Africa south-of-the-Sahara. A list of the sources included. This search engine only searches news sources that are freely available on the internet and is most useful for news published in the last 10 years. -- (Formerly Africa News Online) Organized in partnership with Africa's leading news organizations, it provides easy access to the latest information from and about Africa. Articles are sorted by region, topic, and language (French or English). 

Pambazuka News -- "open access, Pan-African e-mail and online electronic newsletter. It is published weekly in English, Portuguese and French by the not-for-profit organisation Fahamu"

Sahara Reporters -- "An outstanding, groundbreaking new website that encourages citizen journalists to report ongoing corruption and government malfeasance in Africa" 


CNN World News AFRICA 


African Newspapers By Country

Refer to the menu on the left to view listings of African newspapers available online, from Algeria to Zimbabwe.
Please note: The content of these newspapers may be biased, depending on their publisher. We will check these links regularly, but from time to time links may change or break. Please report broken links or suggestions to 
Beth Restrick

Current News Magazines

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