Important Notice

The H-Net listserves are in the process of moving the entire enterprise to a new system, where the listserves will become “networks.”  If you subscribe to H-Africa or to any of the more specialized Africa-related lists, it is very important that you pay attention to messages that H-Net sends about updating your subscription.  In order to continue to receive notifications of new messages and to post messages to your lists, all subscribers will need to re-subscribe in the new system.  The new set of networks, known as the Commons, are being moved on a staggered schedule over the next few months.  As of the end of January, three Africa lists have made the move: H-Hausa, H-Horn, and H-Luso-Africa (  For more information, see