Trial access to African Newspapers, 1800 - 1922

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Representing the largest fully searchable collection of historical newspapers from around the globe, the World Newspaper Archive was created in partnership between Readex, a division of NewsBank, and the Center for Research Libraries

African Newspapers, 1800-1922 includes such key publications as the Cape Town Gazette and African Advertiser (Cape Town), Indian Opinion (Durban), Graham's Town Journal (Grahamstown), Imvo zabantsundu (King William’s Town), Umteteli wa Bantu (Johannesburg), Natal Witness (Pietermaritzburg) and many others.

A complete list of titles available in the complete collection can be found here.

Rhodes faculty and students only can access the Rhodes University Library trial of the World Newspaper Archive: Africa 1800-1922 collection here. The trial will run until the 30th of October.

Pic: First issue of Kaffir Express, 1870