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HI588/ AA588: Women, Power and Culture in Africa

This guide provides course-specific research tips and resources for HI588 / AA588: Women, Power and Culture in Africa.


Visit our Guide to African Newspapers at Boston University

or the Guide to Newspapers and News Media

The African Studies Library has a wide range of newspapers from across the continents. They exist in a variety of formats and span many years.  

Tip: Newspapers can provide a window on events or issues, but it is important to know a little bit about the newspaper. Is a political party behind it? Is it independently run? Is it a tabloid?

A Selection of Newspapers Databases

Historical Newspaper Databases


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