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*African Studies Research Guide: News: General News Sources

A quick guide to print and digital sources of news on Africa, including African newspapers.

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Selected News Reviews


The following titles review African developments in an on-going basis:

Africa Confidential. Semimonthly. v. 13, 1972- . DT1.A19. Latest year in Reference. Available electronically from 2004 but latest year is print only.


Africa Contemporary Record: Annual Survey and Documents.1968/69- . DT1.A2 latest year in reference.
DT 1 .Af815

Africa Research Bulletin. Monthly. 1964- . Political, social, and cultural series and various other series. DT 1. A28. Latest 2 years of Political, social and Cultural series in Reference.Current issues in Reference - 1997 to present online (via Blackwell-Synergy)

Africa South of the Sahara. Annual. 1971- . DT 351 .A37
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Africa Yearbook Online. Annual. 2004- .Covers major domestic political developments, the foreign policy and socio-economic trends in sub-Saharan Africa.

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