Africa Research Online

The leading bulletin service on Africa

Useful Resources

Here you’ll find useful links to a wide range of sources of news, analysis and opinion on all things Africa.


Africa Confidential
Long-running African current affairs journal.

Africa News
Independent African and international news and business stories in French and English.

Africa Renewal
UN magazine examining economic and developmental issues in Africa today.

Al Jazeera Africa
Current events, photos, infographics and exclusive stories from eyewitnesses.

All Africa
News aggregated from over 140 African news organisations and its own reporters.

BBC Africa
British state broadcaster.

Africa news and videos from the popular US news website.

UN humanitarian news agency.

Le Monde Diplomatique
Offshoot of French daily newspaper Le Monde. Focuses on in-depth analysis of global issues.

Mining Journal
Industry-specific journal focusing on issues around mining.

New Africa Analysis
Fortnightly news and current affairs magazine.

New African
Bestselling monthly news magazine providing analysis via an African perspective.

South Africa’s premier news source. National, world, Africa, sport, entertainment, technology and more.

News Africa
Breaking news on Africa and Africans in the Diaspora.

News Now
Displays breaking headlines linking to news websites around the world.

Pan-African news agency.

Online news portal of South Africa’s public broadcaster.

The Guardian 
British newspaper, “the world’s leading liberal voice”.

The Independent 
British newspaper.

US government-funded international news source.

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