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African Studies: Newspapers & Magazines

A gateway to research on Africa.

 African newspapers 

Current Newspaper Databases

Current newspaper databases provide limited access to African publications. Most of the coverage of African issues and events will come from American and European news sources.

Historic African Newspapers & Magazines

This is selected list of African newspapers & magazines available online, in print and in microfilm, at the UW Libraries. Microfilmed newspapers are located in the Newspaper Collection on the ground floor of Suzzallo Library. Readers, printers & scanners are available for you to use. To search for articles published in Kenyan newspapers from 1986 to 2002, try the Kenya Indexing Project -- newspaper articles may need to be requested via Interlibrary Loan

Additional African newspapers on microfilm can be requested from the Center for Research Libraries via Interlibrary Loan. See the African History Research Guide for additional primary sources. 

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