Databases A-Z

  • Provides easy access to the latest news from and about Africa, with over 700 news stories posted daily for all areas of the African continent. Also available is a 400,000-item searchable archive dating from 1997 to the present. Coverage includes the contents of 127 currently published African newspapers, as well as news feeds from 330 additional African and international news organizations. Articles are sorted by region, topic, and language (English or French). AllAfrica.com is generally considered to be the best source for current news on Africa.

    Publisher:
    AllAfrica
    Type:
    Article indexes, Electronic journals, Images, Video
    Rights:
    Licensed for all KU students, faculty, and staff connecting to the Internet.

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