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African Business & Economic Resources

Doing Business in Africa

The resources on this page focus on current African business and companies, African entrepreneurship, and opportunities for doing business in Africa. Databases and websites that contain current business news are included, as newspapers, trade journals and news websites cover the world of business in Africa in real time. Links to online business registries and directories are also included. Business and trade associations often provide information helpful to these topics as well.

Selected Print Resources

The following titles link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress catalog. Print periodicals are included on the Periodicals page of this guide.

Online Resources

E-books are available digitally at the the Library of Congress either through our in-house repository STACKS or through subscription databases such as Taylor & Francis eBooksSpringer-Link and others. Free open source e-books may also be available.

The following links are to current African business news websites, and other websites useful for researching companies and industries in Africa.

The following links are to freely available online directories to search for businesses in Africa.