Histories of Poverty in Africa: News Sources & Internet Resources

Current & Historical News

  • Africa confidential. (London)
    2004 to 1 year ago via EBSCO
    2007 to present via Publisher

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • Mideastwire.com (Beirut, Lebanon)

  • UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs: ReliefWeb

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

    Internet Resources on Current Economic and Health Information

  • Economic, Education, and Environmental Afffairs Information on Africa (Columbia University, New York)

  • ELDIS--Electronic Development and Environment Information System (Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK)
    Select Region and Country and then choose one of the "key topics" listed on the left hand side.

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

  • Comprehensive Internet Guides

  • African Studies WWW-Virtual Library (Columbia University)

  • Middle East Studies WWW-Virtual Library (Columbia University)