This piece on challenges facing African journalists highlights an important dynamic to keep in mind when searching for news about Africa: many of the results will be from international wire services and news organizations, including the ones listed below.
"In the overwhelming majority of newspapers across the continent, news about the rest of Africa comes via the usual sources, principally Reuters, the Associated Press, Agence France Presse (AFP) and the BBC."
From Twitter and Tear Gas by Zeynep Tufekci (2017):
The mobile revolution has been swift and widespread. In 2012, I traveled to Kenya and visited rural regions without electricity. Even when I was traveling over roads that barely existed, I almost never lost internet connectivity.