It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Gateway to information for researchers of African issues. This includes a digital library of books, journals, and digital documents related to African policy. Project of the Center for International Governance Innovation, Makerere University, and South African Institute of International Affairs
Collaborative effort of Michigan State University with the Association of African Universities and the African Studies Association. Provides free access to a digital archive of a small number of historic humanities and social science titles published in Africa
Free access to digitised back runs of African journals in all subjects. Note that this is part of the larger Sabinet African Journals database, which is free to search, but access to full text is restricted to subscribers (Essex does not currently subscribe)
Project of the Association Science Afrique to support French language open access journal publishing in Africa. Currently offers a selection of titles in the social sciences & beyond focused on African issues
Project hosted by Boston University & part funded by the British Library aims to digitise Ajami documents (which use Arabic script to translate local African dialects). Documents digitised so far are a major source of local Islamised West African knowledge
The liberation of Southern Africa and the dismantling of the Apartheid regime was one of the major political developments of the 20th century. This collection focuses on the complex and varied liberation struggles in the region, with an emphasis on Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
The Rand Daily Mail, a Johannesburg daily, is a critically important title that pioneered popular journalism in South Africa. It is renowned today for being the first newspaper to openly oppose apartheid and contribute to its downfall. Search news articles from 1902-1985.