Make a submission: Journal of Afrikan Design

Your submission must comply with the following to be considered.

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration.
  • Submissions must not be more than 8000 words, excluding references, abstract and annexes.
  • The submission file must be in Microsoft Word, using this template.
  • Abstract: For each article, the author must provide a brief abstract in English. As the Journal is of interest to a multilingual community, the English abstract may be followed by additional abstracts in African indigenous languages.
  • The text must adhere to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined below.

Author Requirements

  1. The submission must be prepared using the Journal template which provides guidance on the sections required, references etc.
  2. Before submitting, please separate the Cover sheet with author names, and save this as a PDF. It is uploaded separately.
  3. Remove all identifying author information from the submission file. This includes the cover page, author names, affiliations, or anything that will assist the reviewer to identify the author.
  4. Formatting: Single line spacing, 12pt font. Use italics and NOT underlined (except with URL addresses); ALL illustrations, figures, and tables are within the text at the appropriate place, not at the end.
  5. References: The abbreviated Harvard system of citation must be used. References must accessible to the public - no internal links. Proprietary information may not be cited.


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