Electronic Journals and Newspapers on Africa

New to the University of Cambridge: Electronic Journals and Newspapers on Africa


Provided by the Columbia University Libraries, this resource brings together links for publications freely available on the internet.

To see a list of the publications included in the resource please go direct to the Columbia University Libraries site, here.

Alternatively you can search for full text access via the ejournals A-Z, LibrarySearch, and LibrarySearch+ (for article searching).

Some examples of the titles included in Electronic Journals and Newspapers on Africa are:

  • The Point – Banjul, The Gambia. The online version of the week day newspaper, with an archive of selected back news stories organized under topics since August 2005.
  • African Population Studies – Dakar, Senegal.  Published twice per year by the UAPS – in English: the most recent issue and back issues are available.
  • Citizen, The. = Mwananchi. – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The electronic version of the Tanzanian daily newspaper in English or Swahili, published in Tanzania by the Kenyan company, The Nation Media Group.
  • Le Mauricien – Port Louis, Mauritius. “La une” et une petite archive de vieux numéros. (electronic version of the current issue and a small archive of back issues).
  • Addis fortune – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The electronic version of an Ethiopian business news weekly newspaper, with short news highlights and commentary. The archive offers back issues only since mid-December 2008.

Image: ‘Africa!’ by Emil Norden on Flickr, https://flic.kr/p/6Qgtvs

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