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SOAS Databases:

Africa Bibliography [ On-campus ] [ Off-campus ]
This is an authoritative guide to works in African studies published under the auspices of the International African Institute annually since 1984.

Africa Wide-NiPAD [ On-campus ] [ Off-campus ]
Provides single point access to over 40 databases. Records come from books, periodical articles and pamphlets. Databases included are:

  • IBISCUS (1970 to present) a development database on francophone Africa.
  • The Southern African Database (Sardius) (1961-1997) database of 34,000+ annotated records.
  • Index to South African Periodicals (1987-present) covers more than 440 South African periodicals.


AllAfrica.com [ On-campus ] ] [ Off-campus ]
Contains an Africa related news archive; with content from over 100 media organizations.

General Resources:

AEGIS - African Studies in Europe
AEGIS is a research network of European African studies centres, and aims to facilitate dialogue between all those with an interest in Africa.

Africa Open Data
Aims to be largest repository of Data on the Africa Continent.

African Studies Association (ASA)
Brings together scholars and professionals with an interest in Africa and also provides information to the Africanist community.

Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
Information about the organisation, its activities and its publications.

MAFHOUM
Arab World business information. Provides links to news and media, economy, finance and industry in the Arab World.

Mo Ibrahim Foundation
Considers governance and leadership in Africa and includes the Ibrahim Index of African Governance which provides an annual assessment of governance performance in Africa.

World Bank in Africa
This organization is crucial to developing regional economic initiatives, projects and programmes in Africa.

News resources:

Business Times : Business news from Tanzania in Swahili and English.

Business Day : Business daily from Johannesburg. Archives available for previous two years.

Financial Gazette : Finance and business daily from Zimbabwe. Archives available from 1998.

Islamic Finance Information Service : news, research and online data service on the Shariah-compliant finance industry. A subscription is required to access some information.

Namibia Economist : Weekly business newspaper from Namibia, English Language. Back issues for current year only.