Archived since January 1977
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492 issues

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The leading commentator on African affairs, New African covers all aspects of life in the vibrant continent. The best-selling magazine features regular articles discussing a broad range of subject areas including politics, business, wildlife and film. Published monthly, New African has consistently brought an African point of view to international news since 1966 and is the essential magazine for government officials, professionals and academics. 

New African is distributed in over 100 countries, and consulted whenever Africa is mentioned. The leading commentator on African affairs and Africa’s best selling magazine.

Latest Issue

The March / April 2023 is issue of New African is once again a must-read for all Africans on the continent and in the diaspora as we delve into the current trends shaping the continent. Issues explored include the role of modern Christianity; the real drivers of violent extremism; a profile of Tanzania under new management as well as a spotlight on the continent’s youngest billionaire, as well as all your usual favourites in the arts, film, sports. 

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  • First Issue: January 1977
  • Latest Issue: March/April 2023
  • Issue Count: 492
  • Page Count: 37,037
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2051-3054