There is a link from the Research Databases page to a separate page just for newspapers.
Some of the best sources for Africa are
News stories from a full range of local newspapers from all over the African continent, 1997-present.
Several hundred U.S. alternative newsweeklies, covering issues like the environment, labor, public policy, and the peace movement, 1992-present.
Historical New York Times
The entire New York Times, searchable, in image files, from 1851 to three years ago.
Searchable full-text of the financial paper of record in two databases. Current – 1985 to present. Archive from 1889-1990.
Wall Street Journal Archive
Searchable full text of the backfile of the financial paper of record, 1889-1990.
For a list of all our historical African newspapers on microfilm, click here.