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AllAfrica Global Media is a voice of, by and about Africa, preserving a voice for Africa in the international marketplace of news and ideas – at a time when that voice is needed more than ever. We provide AllAfrica, All the Time.

Reporting the news, aggregating it, making it available to you and supporting participating publishers across Africa – it all costs money. No news organization can cover Africa without charging fees or collecting subsidies. If you do your part, we can do our job.

AllAfrica's news and information archive is a large and growing collection containing over seven million articles and documents from, the leading online Africa information resource. AllAfrica collects and aggregates selected articles from African news organizations, as well as documents and releases from several hundred governmental, nongovernmental and international institutions. Our news team produces original reporting, in-depth features and guest columns.

The full archive, which dates from 1996, is available only on this site. Current news stories – up to two years old – remain free and accessible without subscription. Subscribers gain access the complete collection, while helping to preserve free access to current news for those for whom payment would be an impossible burden.

For $2,000 a year, educational institutions can sign up for campus-wide, transparent (no login required) access to the archive, plus the use of the AllAfrica Premium Search Engine for retrieval by keyword, publisher, country and/or topic, and by any date range, searching from one day up to the entire archive, dating from 1996).

The access is configured for a range of IP addresses provided by the subscriber.

Contact our customer service team to request an invoice or a one-month trial.


Payment may be made online by credit card using AllAfrica's secure online payment platform, or by check or wire transfer. Invoices are provided for Educational Institution subscribers.

AllAfrica publishes around 500 reports a day from more than 100 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.