African News Resources

This guide provides a listing of African news resources available at BU.
Please refer to the menu on the right for information and holdings of our collections, including:

  • Archival newspaper collections on microfilm, ranging from 1899 (The Standard & Digger News, South Africa) to 2010 (The Ethiopian Herald).
  • Current print newspapers.
  • Limited collections of newspapers of Rwanda, (then) Zaire, Cameroon and South Africa from the early 1990′s, as well as a collection of Southern African newspapers reporting Nelson Mandela’s release in 1994.
  • Library databases providing access to African newspapers.
  • A listing of African current newspapers and news-sites online.