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Africa & Worldwide Online Newspapers – Archived Newspapers Online

Africa & worldwide online newspapers, archived newspapers online. On this page are links to free current and past newspapers of Africa and other places worldwide.

Links to all the newspaper collections at Century Past, including those on this page, are just below.

Newspapers of the World

Index of Newspapers and News Media Guide – Newspapers of the World

ABYZ News Links

An extensive list of links for Internet news, newspapers and broadcasters for each region and country throughout the globe.

World Newspapers, News Sites, and Magazines Online – Newspapers Free


Fine collection of newspapers as well as other internet news sites.

Free Newspapers Online – OnlineNewspapers.com – Newspapers of the World


“Online Newspaper Directory for the World”. Thousands of newspapers listed by country & region. Nearly all nations appear to be represented, with numerous links for each. Many English language papers are here.

Directory of World Newspapers and Magazines – Newspapers for Free Online


“One of the web’s largest and most comprehensive directories of World Newspapers and Magazines, sorted by Country, region, and political affiliation.” – Worldpress website.

Top 200 Newspapers in the World by Web Ranking – Newspapers for Free Online

4 International Media & Newspapers

200 popular newspapers throughout the world, with links. Last updated in 2019.

Newspapers of the World – Archived Newspapers Online

Google Free Newspaper Archives – Archived Newspapers Online Free


Google Free Newspaper Archives offers archived copies of numerous newspapers from everywhere, organized alphabetically by title. There does not appear to be a way to present the newspapers by country or city, so it may be more convenient to use one of the other archives on this webpage to find a newspaper title that you can then search for in Google Free Newspaper Archives.

Historical Worldwide Newspapers Online – Free Online Archived Newspapers

Bowling Green State University Libraries

Historical Worldwide Newspapers Online has links to numerous newspaper archives from around the globe, as well as collections of newspapers, organized by country.

Wikipedia: List of Online Newspaper Archives – Archived Newspapers Online Free


This page has links to some online newspaper archives from countries globally, and indicates whether they are paid or not. The U.S. newspaper archives section is organized by state, and the Canadian newspaper archives section is organized by province. Archived newspapers online.

Newspaper Digitization Projects – by Country – Newspaper Archives Free

International Coalition on Newspapers (ICON)

Brief descriptions, with links, of newspaper digitization projects in countries around the world.

International News Historical Archives – Archived Newspapers Online


International News Historical Archives contains links with descriptions for historical newspaper archives for countries other than the U.S. or in Europe (which have separate entries on this webpage). Divided into three sections: “Canadian Newspaper Archives”, with 20 links; “Australia and New Zealand”, with 5 links; and “Elsewhere Around the World”, with 13 links.

Newspapers Online – Africa News Sources

AllAfrica Current News – Africa News Online

AllAfrica News

“AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa – aggregating, producing and distributing 900 news and information items daily from over 130 African news organizations and our own reporters to an African and global public. We operate from Cape Town, Dakar, Abuja, Johannesburg, Nairobi and Washington DC.” – AllAfrica website. The site is available in English and French.

Africa Newspapers and News Media Guide

ABYZ News Links

An extensive list of links for Internet news, newspapers and broadcasters for each region and country in Africa.

African Newspapers Online


The site has separate pages for every country in the region, with links to their newspapers.

Online African Newspapers & News Sites


Each country in Africa has a page, with links to newspapers and other news sources.

Newspapers in Africa Online

4 International Media & Newspapers

Contains a list of all countries Africa, with links to newspapers in each. This is a very extensive collection.

African News in English – Newspapers in Africa Online Free

The Big Project

A collection of links, without notes, to a large number of news sources in Africa. On the site of “The Big Project”, a youth charity in Edinburgh, UK.

Top 50 Newspapers in Africa by Web Ranking – Newspapers in Africa Online Free

4 International Media & Newspapers

50 large online newspapers in Africa, with links.

Archived Newspapers Online – Africa

Historical Worldwide Newspapers Online: Africa – Archived Newspapers Online

Bowling Green State University Libraries

This collection of free online newspapers published in Africa contains a particularly large number of English-language newspapers from the colonial era.

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