BBC Focus on Africa

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BBC Focus on Africa
Frequency Quarterly
Circulation 70,000 per quarter, potential pass-on readership 420,000[1]
First issue 1990
Final issue October 2012
Company BBC World Service
Country United Kingdom
Based in London
Language English
ISSN 0959-9576
OCLC number 22498362

BBC Focus on Africa was a quarterly magazine established in 1990, based in London, UK,[2] and available widely in Africa and in English-speaking countries globally.[1] The magazine covered news, politics, economics, social events, culture and sport, and had access to correspondents based across Africa. The last edition was published in October 2012, making it the last BBC World Service magazine to close down after London Calling and On Air.


  1. ^ a b Media information
  2. ^ Paula Youngman Skreslet (2000). Northern Africa: A Guide to Reference and Information Sources. Libraries Unlimited. p. 56. ISBN 978-1-56308-684-7. Retrieved 28 April 2016. 

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