The Continent – brilliant free African journalism

The Continent Issue 3
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The Continent is a brilliant new venture from Simon Allison and the team at Mail&Guardian. It brings together fantastic writing from African journalists across the continent and, what is more, it promises to make you feel better about the world. It is also free – and you can download it here!

The Continent Issue 3 – 2 May 2020

On the frontline: stories of heroism and hope

The Continent Issue 2 – 25 April 2020 

How not to handle a pandemic

The Continent Issue 1 – 18 April 2020

Life inside the lockdown


How much does The Continent cost?

It’s FREE.

What is The Continent?

The Continent is a new weekly newspaper that brings together the best reporting on Africa. It is written by journalists across the continent, in partnership with the Mail & Guardian, the continent’s leading independent newspaper.

Why share it on WhatsApp?

By using the same viral networks exploited by disseminators of disinformation, the publication aims to counter the fake news on people’s phones with real news.

How do I subscribe?

To receive your copy of The Continent, email ‘SUBSCRIBE’ to or WhatsApp us on +27 73 805 6068.



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