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Consensus as Democracy in Africa

10 April 2019 • Company news
Some philosophers on the African continent and beyond are convinced that consensus, as a polity, represents the best chance for Africa to fully democratise. In Consensus as Democracy in Africa, Bernard Matolino challenges the basic assumptions...

Call for Papers - Drought Special Issue

26 March 2019 • Announcements & Notices
General call to submit a manuscript for the Drought Special Issue of the African Journal of Range and Forage Science.   Guest Editors: Justin du Toit, William Bond, Johan Malherbe   The African Journal of Range & Forage Science...

Grass patch heights supporting herbivores

25 March 2019 • Announcements & Notices
Rina Grant drove around the Kruger National Park and found it curious that one seems to always find animals on the short grass areas rather than areas where there is lots of grass. In her...

Ostrich: Best Student Research

14 March 2019 • Announcements & Notices
The best student paper published in Ostrich in 2018 was awarded to Bukola Braimoh for her paper examining human disturbance of birds in Amurum Forest Reserve, Nigeria, and its surrounding habitats, the results of which...
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Perhaps the most important change, in terms of bringing the Journal to a wider audience, has been its publishing in collaboration with the NISC (Pty) Ltd.
- Stan Pillar, Editor of the African Journal of Marine Science (1996-2013)
The editorial experience was excellent: the reviewers were timely and their feedback was generative. The co-editor of the special issue was proactive about communicating information to me. In latter stages, the staff that shepherded the essay through the copy-editing stages was also very helpful and in good contact.
- Author - Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies
The review process is quick and is being done within the reasonable time. After acceptance, NISC is also quick enough to send proofs and is very efficiently publishes the accepted paper online before its print version.

- Author - Southern Forests: A Journal of Forest Science
Thank you for the rare experience of a set of proofs on which I can find nothing to correct!
- SAJP author from Florida Atlantic University
Excellent attention by editor-in-chief; very good work of reviewers; good time for review and processing.
- Author - African Journal of Range & Forage Science