Gender and Sexuality in Africa: News Sources, Internet Resources, & Other Guides

Current & Historical News

  • Access world news--Africa. Newsbank. (Naples, Florida)
    Plain text versions of news stories from selected major African media outlets, covering the last 10 years up to 1 week ago.

  • Africa confidential. (London)
    1996 to present ( via Publisher)
    2003 to 3 years ago (via EBSCO)
    Print, 1964-2011

  • Africa research bulletin: economic, financial & technical series. (Oxford: Blackwell, 1964-)
    1997 to present (via Wiley-Blackwell)

  • Africa research bulletin: political, social & cultural series. (Oxford: Blackwell, 1964-)
    1997 to present (via Wiley-Blackwell)

  • AllAfrica.Com News (Washington, DC)
    See also: Factiva below.

  • Columbia University
  • The Economist Intelligence Unit: (EIU)
    Africa and the Middle East--Country Reports

  • Emerging Markets Information Service (New York: Internet Securities, 2000-)
    NOTE: "Search" from large box, top center-right. Pop-up?: click on "No, thanks"

  • Factiva.Com. (New York: Dow Jones and Reuters, c2002--)

  • Foreign Broadcast Information Service, 1941-1996 (Naples, FL: Readex)
    English language (or translated) news from non-US media: inc. newspapers, periodicals, & television and radio broadcasts.

  • Global Observatory (New York; Vienna: International Peace Institute)

  • (Beirut, Lebanon)

  • ReliefWeb (New York; Geneva, Switzerland: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs)

  • Historical Newspapers

  • Access world news--South African historical newspapers. Newsbank. (Naples, Florida)
    The Sowetan archive, 1981-2019 -and- The Sunday Times archive, 1906-2019, both featuring digitized versions of the print

  • Columbia University: Newspapers of Africa on Microfilm

  • The Center for Research Libraries : Newspapers (Chicago, Illinois)

  • World News Connection, 1996-2013. (Springfield, VA: NTIS; via East View Information Services) Continues "Foreign Broadcast Information Service (see above)

  • World Newspaper Archive -- Africa's Historical Newspapers In collaboration with The Center for Research Libraries and The British Library. (Naples, Florida: Readex, 2010-)
  • General Guides on Africa, Gender, Health, Human Rights, Sexuality, and Women

  • African Studies WWW-Virtual Library (Columbia University)

  • Health Information and Health Organizations on Africa (Columbia University, New York)

  • Human Rights and Governance in Africa (Columbia University, New York)

  • Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Guide (Columbia University)