Welcome to The Continent
The Continent is a weekly newspaper produced in partnership with the Mail & Guardian.
It showcases the best reporting from journalists across Africa.
We encourage you to share it every week with friends, family and colleagues.
Please do not share indiscriminately, but only with people who you know will appreciate reliable news from a continental perspective.
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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.
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Can I get back issues?
Yes — you can download them below
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