News

  • Fri - Feb 24, 2017: South Africa: Opposition Party Lays Charges Against Govt Over Al-Bashir - AllAfrica News: Latest
    [News24Wire] DA leader Mmusi Maimane laid charges against the ministers of home affairs and international relations in Cape Town on Friday for letting Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir slip out of South Africa in 2015 to avoid being handed to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
  • Fri - Feb 24, 2017: Zimbabwe: Ex-U.S. Envoy Says Trump, Mugabe Too Egotistic to Get Along - AllAfrica News: Latest
    [New Zimbabwe] FORMER US ambassador to Zimbabwe Charles Ray says President Robert Mugabe and newly installed US counterpart Donald Trump are two birds of a feather who would never get along with each other even for "three minutes" because of the "size of their egos".
  • Fri - Feb 24, 2017: Zimbabwe: Youths Threaten to Invade Firms - AllAfrica News: Latest
    [New Zimbabwe] HWANGE: Youths here have threatened to invade some companies including those owned by government for allegedly marginalising them by bringing people from other provinces for casual jobs.
  • Fri - Feb 24, 2017: South Africa: Angolan Businessman, Malawian Prophet Bushiri in Verbal War - AllAfrica News: Latest
    [Nyasa Times] Shocking evidence continue to emerge on how Angolan businessperson based in South Africa has been spending sleepless nights to extort at least R2 000 000 (K110 000 000 million) from billionaire Prophet Shepherd Bushiri.
  • Fri - Feb 24, 2017: South Africa: Stun Grenades Fired Near Pretoria Home Affairs Amid Tense Standoff - AllAfrica News: Latest
    [News24Wire] Police and people marching against immigrants were locked in a tense standoff in the Pretoria CBD on Friday morning, with stun grenades going off near the Department of Home Affairs building.

 

African Newspapers in the Classroom – African Media

  • Africa.com
  • African Arguments
  • African Center for Strategic Studies
  • Africa is a Country – a site of media criticism, analysis, and new writing
  • Africa Focus
  • All Africa.com (formally Africa News)
    All Africa.com carries regularly updated news stories, primarily from African presses
  • Daily Maverick
  • Mail & Guardian
  • News Directory
    Lists by country all African newspapers which have websites.
  • Pambazuka
  • Teaching About African Crisis in the K-12 Classroom
    Most of the news stories featured in the U.S. and western press focus on crises in Africa . At Exploring Africa we are dedicated to helping educators and students obtain a more balanced perspective on Africa . However, we do not suggest that educators and students ignore crises in Africa , but that they address these crises through a more thorough, balanced, and nuanced investigation than the western press normally offers its readers and viewers. We offer the following suggestions for investigating and addressing African crises in your classrooms.
  • American Media:
  • Other Media on Africa
    • BBC
      The BBC Africa Desk offers print versions of stories carried by the British Broadcasting Service about Africa (updated several times a day).
    • Le Monde
    • IRIN
      Integrated Regional Information Network of the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. This news service provides daily up-dates from all regions in Africa.