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Syracuse University Libraries

African Studies: News, Publishers, Internet

African studies is multidisciplinary in scope, and this site covers print and electronic sources on Africa that will be relevant to Syracuse University scholars.

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News Sites

"...AllAfrica Global Media is a multi-media content service provider, systems technology developer and the largest electronic distributor of African news and information worldwide...This website,, is among the Internet's largest content sites, posting over 800 stories daily in English and French and offering a diversity of multi-lingual streaming programming as well as over 750,000 articles in our searchable archive (which includes the archive of Africa News Service dating from 1997)..." (allAfrica - "Who we are")

Electronic African Newspapers online - Columbia University

"...Compiled by Columbia University Libraries, this list of online newspapers (available without subscription) is part of a larger, on-going effort -- AFRINUL--"a union list" of African newspapers held by research libraries in North America (Europe and Africa to be added in the future). AFRINUL is a special project of the Africana Librarians Council of the African Studies Association of the United States and the Cooperative Africana Microform Project at the Center for Research Libraries... "(web page)

Publisher Sites

All Africa World Press

National Inquiry Services Center South Africa
"NISC SA provides local and global information for Africa, about Africa and by Africans. With a commitment to African research and the use of powerful, user-friendly technology, NISC SA launches African publishing and research into the world arena..."(Website)

Internet Resources

Africa South of the Sahara
A site that offers access to internet resources on Africa. Compiled by a number of librarians from academic institutions.

Africa Speaks 4 Africa
An independent online publication that promotes information and issue exchange on Africa, for Africa and by Africans.

AFRINUL - Center for Research Libraries - Cooperative African Newspapers Project

"...The Cooperative African Newspapers Project is an initiative to enhance the utilization of newspapers as a source of information about Africa. The project explores issues related to the preservation of this inherently ephemeral and fragile form of publication and access to contents through both traditional and new technologies..." (Website)