in November 1999. This online magazine gets funds from the Sweden International
Agency and the Olof Palme
Center - French and English with an editorial staff composed of Algerian
000 copies - Dally - Founded in November 1990 - "El Khabar" is
the largest private owned newspaper in Algeria for an Arab audience? 18
journalists owned the journal and maintain a pretty independent editorial
line. Good web site with archives capabilities.
- Founded at the time of the independence of the country. This is the government
000 copies - Daily - El Watan ("The Country") - Owned by former
journalists of "El Moudjahid" - Independent since October
1990. Independent editorial line.
portal with news in French
New in French
000 copies - Daily - Founded in June 1992 - French speaking audience -
Clause to the big liberal business community.
Independent editorial line
Angola Peace Monitor
published by Action for Southern Africa
La Gazette du Golfe
000 copies - Weekly - One of the nicest African French speaking newspaper
-Founded in 1987. Has a web site for the radio station (Golfe
FM), the one for the newspaper is in progress.
000 copies - Founded in December 1997 - Daily
000 copies - Daily - Has replaced the government owned newspaper "Ehuzu"
- Still under control of the Benin government.
Web archives available daily for the previous 20 editions.
Journal du jeudi
000 copies - Weekly - Certainly one of the best satirical newspaper in
the French speaking African countries.
000 copies - Founded in 1974 - Among the three daily newspapers of the
country, it is the largest one.
Portal with news in French,
English and Deustch
Daily In French and in English
000 copies - Three times a week - Founded in 1079 - This is one of the
institution of the private press in Africa.
000 copies - Daily - Owned by the government - The site is hosted by Africa
000 copies - Daily - Founded in December 1994 - This is the best and the
only independent daily in Côte d'Ivoire - Privately
owned. Online since 1997, hosted by Africa Online - Archives since 1996.
- Daily - Founded in 1987 - Owned by the government.http://www.africaonline.co.ci/AfricaOnline/infos/ivs/ivs.html
La Nouvelle République
the same site than two other Ivorian newspapers: Le Réveil and Le Démocrate.
News in French and in English on a web portal
Le Soft de finances
copies - Bi-weekly - Founded in 1990
600 000 copies – Daily – More than 100 years old – Al Ahram
(“The Pyramid”) is a newspaper of reference both in Egypt and outside.
Besides its main edition in Arabic, Al Ahram has editions in French and
Al Ahram Weekly
60 000 copies – Weekly – The target audience is the upper
middle class. In general very well informed.
8 000 copies – Bi-monthly – Founded in March 1997, this
magazine targets mainly youth. The newspaper is also distributed in Europe
and in the US. Its web site has lots of useful information on Egypt – Archives
1 500 000 copies – Daily – Large circulation among
intellectuals, students, professionals, etc.
Middle East Times
Amharic and English
The Addis Tribune
archives - In English
000 copies - Daily - Founded in 1975 - Voice of the government.
7Days in Gambia
newspaper in English
web portal in English hosting Daily Observer, The Point, and the Independent
The Independent Newspaper
The Daily Graphic
out of Accra.
The Ghanaian Chronicle
newspaper – General information
- Founded in 19992 - The satirical newspaper of Guinea
000 copies - Founded in 1962 - Independent editorial line - One of the
largest Kenyan newspapers - Owned by the same
group as the "East African". Web site well done.
Libya News and Views
portal with news in English and Arabic
000 copies and 35 000 on Saturday - Daily - Founded in 1983 is the first
French speaking daily of the country. Has
some articles in the national language.
000 copies - Weekly - Founded in 1989 by a group of journalists - The largest
newspaper in the country - Web hosted by MaliNet http://www.malinet.ml/palabre/presse/les_echos/pages/index.html
archives in French and in English
in English based in London since 1983
000 copies - Weekly - Founded in 1991 - Target audience: intellectuals,
students, and the Moroccan Diaspora
000 copies – Weekly – Founded in 1997 – General information http://www.gazette.press.ma/
Weekly in French
La Vie Economique
30 000 copies – Weekly – In French – Founded in 1957 – Targets professionals,
business people and policy decision makers
du Sahara et du Maghreb
Agencia Informaçao Moçambique
Mozambique News Agency owned by the government – Publisher
of the weekly AIM Reports – English and Portuguese
In English with archives
newspaper in French
500 copies - Weekly newspaper distributed in France and in the US
000 copies - Daily - Founded in 1883 - This is the daily newspaper of reference
in the country - Archives on the web under
a $30 subscription
000 copies - Daily - Founded in 1995 - Claim to be the NY Times of Nigeria
- Large distribution among the Ibo community
- Large circulation among the Yoruba community http://www.afbis.com/vanguard/default.htm
000 copies – Weekly – Founded in February 1984. The largest Nigerian weekly
newspaper. Often presented as the Nigerian “Newsweek”.
news in Englis from a web portal specialized on Sierra Leone
000 copies - Daily - Founded in May 1970 - An editorial staff
60 journalists - Voice of the government
000 copies - Daily - Founded in February 1993 from the weekly Sud Hebdo
- One of the best newspaper in Africa - The
largest in Senegal with a weekly edition for Mauritania - Its web site
also feature its radio: Sud FM
000 copies - Daily - Founded in 1984 - Independent and rigorous
ANC News Wire
bimonthly magazine launched in January 1996. Targets mining executives,
prospectors, investors, governments and equipment suppliers. Subscribers
receive a free weekly email bulletin.
Based in Pretoria, published in Afrikaner
000 copies, daily - Created in 1985 - Target audience: liberal business
world - Owned by Times Media - Close the to big Anglo-Saxon business community
- Has a partnership with the Financial Times -
Cape Business News
in Capetown – In English
in East London and published in English
In Afrikaner published
out of Capetown
site based in Stellenbosch
500 copies - This is the financial reference in Johannesburg
Mail & Guardian
000 copies - Weekly - Founded in 1085 by a group of unemployed journalists
- In 1995, the Guardian of London became
a majority partner - Serious and rigorous, this newspaper is highly regarded.
One of the first African
to go online.
– In English
000 copies - Created in 1887 - Owned by the powerful Argus Group close
to the big Anglo-Saxon liberal business.
News in English and in Arabic on a portal
Sudan News Agency
News from the governmental news agency
The Swazi News
Daily news from a portal specialized on Swaziland
News in English
newspaper published by the Arusha Times Company
news site with links to Radio One and Asibishi
newspaper owned by IPP, publisher of several Tanzanian newspapers including
The Sunday Observer, The Daily Mail and the Financial Times
000 copies - Daily - Founded in 1936 - Close to the government - Hosted
La Tunisie Economique
specialized in business, trade and administration, and published every
Daily in French
Le Temps - Assaba
and in Arabic
000 copies - Weekly - Founded in 1986 - His editorial staff is one of the
best of the country. Independent.
Tunisia Online News
in French, Arabic and English from a web portal
- Has a Sunday edition: "The Sunday Monitor" - Web site with
archives since 1997
Western Sahara Weekly News
Weekly news in English published from a web portal
specialized on Western Sahara with information in English, Spanish, and
Times of Zambia
000 copies - Daily - Founded in 1996 - Web site: 20,000 connections by
The Financial Gazette
– Recent archives in English
The Zimbabwe Miror
– Web site with an Internet news
section – Archives in English