AllAfrica Global Media operates the largest and most trusted pan-African information platform on the internet – allAfrica.com. From offices in Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja, Monrovia, Nairobi and Washington DC, editors aggregate, post and distribute 600 - 700 articles each day from over 140 African news organizations, as well as news and features produced by the award winning AllAfrica news team.
Dating from 1996, the collection contains more than 6 million full text items drawn from some 140 African newspapers, magazines and news agencies, as well as documents, speeches, press releases and other material issued by several hundred governmental, non-governmental and international institutions. The archive includes materials from all 54 countries and has content in both English and French.
This well-curated and searchable archive provides researchers a rare and easy-to-use electronic database of primary sources from Africa.
Access to the archive is available for university libraries and educational institutions through IP authentication (No login for users is required). A subscription provides full access to the largest online collection of pan-African information, indexed and pre-sorted according to topics and countries. Topics number more than 80, among them: business, education, health, women and gender, children and youth, innovation, international terrorism, mining, petroleum, military and security, sports, sustainable development, and technology.
The service includes a sophisticated search engine for retrieving content by keyword, publisher, country and/or topic, and by date range. Subscribers can also choose to sign up for daily email headlines on any African country or region and/or one or more of the 80+ topics. The annual cost for an institutional subscription is $1,750. A free, no-obligation one-month trial is available.
For information about starting your trial subscription or making payment arrangements, contact our customer service team.