Any newspapers that the University holds in print or as an online resource will appear when using the iDiscover catalogue. Many print runs will most likely be held at the main University Library.
The Cambridge eresources team has compiled a comprehensive LibGuide for international Newspapers which offers a list of online:
AllAfrica.com (institutional access via Factiva) - click for a quick guide on how to use this resource
Afrol News (African Online News)
BBC News - Africa
CNN - Africa
Electronic Journals and Newspapers on Africa (Columbia University Library)
Guide to African newspapers and newspapers on Africa (ILISS Africa)
Inter Press Service (IPS) News Agency - news and views from the Global South
Pan-African newspapers & news sites (World-Newspapers.com)
The African Studies Library holds short runs of the following in print:
We also hold current print subscriptions to the following news magazines:
Please ask us at the issue desk for further help with our newspaper collection, or fill in an online fetching form for any of the titles listed above.
The African Studies Library pays for subscription access to the Cooperative Africana Materials Project (CAMP)
CAMP acquires and preserves materials in microform and digital formats.
CAMP's materials are in many African and European languages, including Swahili, Portuguese, French, Zulu, Xhosa, English, and German.
Please email us if you would like to order any materials from CAMP. Please bear in mind, items are generally loaned from the USA in microfilm format, however some material may be available digitally whilst on-campus. Please ask us for further details.
The British Library holds an impressive collection and archive of African newspapers, as well as British newspapers with coverage of Africa.
We recommend purchasing a British Library Reader Pass to enable access to their extensive newspaper collection, and online newspaper archives.