African newspapers

Current Newspapers

Searchworks

  1.  In Searchworks, from the left hand Menu, select Resource / Newspaper   
    In the top search box, enter the country name. Example: Senegal
  2. Stanford has real African newspapers printed and published on the continent.

AllAfrica.com

Stanford pays for access to the AllAfrica Advanced Search which goes back to 1996.
Select the eJournal Subscription.

 Access World News (2000 - )

 Selected articles from African newspapers. https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8159714

 

African Newspapers on the internet

Online African newspapers and news sources.
https://library.stanford.edu/africa-south-sahara/browse-topic/news-country

 

BBC Africa News

 

Nexis Uni

Used to be Lexis Nexis. Selected articles on African topics. https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/12328632

 

SA Media

Full text searchable news articles online from South Africa. Dating from 1978 to the present. https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/11655507

 

East African newspapers online

The Center for Research Libraries has online

Daily Nation (Nairobi), 1958-2002.  Independent newspaper.

Ethiopian Herald (Addis Ababa), 1943-1989. Government newspaper.

Monitor (Kampala), 1992-2003.  Independent newspaper.

You can search across all three titles from this site

East African Newspapers
https://gpa-eastview-com.stanford.idm.oclc.org/crl/ean/

or search by individual newspaper title
https://gpa-eastview-com.stanford.idm.oclc.org/crl/ean/?a=cl&cl=CL1&e=-------en-25--1--img-txIN ----------

You'll need to use the magnifying function to read the papers.

Most of these newspapers were digitized from Stanford's print newspapers. The company, East View, has a project to digitize many of Stanford's newspapers.

 

Historical Newspapers

Searchworks

  1. In Searchworks, from the left hand Menu, select Resource type Newspaper
  2. In the top search box, enter the country name.
  3. Example: Senegal

 

 

East African newspapers online

The Center for Research Libraries has online

Daily Nation (Nairobi), 1958-2002.  Independent newspaper.

Ethiopian Herald (Addis Ababa), 1943-1989. Government newspaper.

Monitor (Kampala), 1992-2003.  Independent newspaper.

You can search across all three titles from this site

East African Newspapers
https://gpa-eastview-com.stanford.idm.oclc.org/crl/ean/

or search by individual newspaper title
https://gpa-eastview-com.stanford.idm.oclc.org/crl/ean/?a=cl&cl=CL1&e=-------en-25--1--img-txIN ----------

You'll need to use the magnifying function to read the papers.

Most of these newspapers were digitized from Stanford's print newspapers. The company, East View, has a project to digitize many of Stanford's newspapers.

 

 

African Newspapers 1800-1925 – from Readex, Newsbank (Series 1 and 2)

Selected early African newspapers online. https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/11820407

 

RetroNews
In French. 400 titles of the French press published from 1631 to 1950. Official news site of the Bibliothèque nationale de France. Read the directions on Searchworks to access. https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/13870384

 

Center for Research Libraries

Large collection of older African newspapers main on microfilm.  A few issues are online.

  1. http://www.crl.edu/
  2. Click on Browse Catalog (top right)
  3. Click on Newspapers
  4. Look for a title, or Browse Newspaper by Country
  5. Stanford users can borrow Center for Research Libraries material on Interlibrary Loan.

 

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) Daily Reports [electronic resource] / Readex/Newsbank

Access for Stanford users only. Includes news and radio reports on Africa from 1941-1974.

 

Foreign Broadcast Inforation Service,  FBIS. Daily Reports. 1974-1980 (Readex/Newsbank)

Access for Stanford users only. Older news and Transcripts of radio broadcasts.

 

AFRINUL

AFRINUL is a selective database listing print and microfilmed African newspapers held by CRL/CAMP members. It has not been updated recently. Researchers need to contact each library for access to the newspapers. http://www-apps.crl.edu/grn/afrinul/search

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