The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC)
ISSN: 2077-7213 (online version)
ISSN: 2077-7205 (print version)
The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC), published by the Wits LINK Centre, is an accredited, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed, open access scholarly journal. AJIC's content focuses on dimensions of digital, electronic and physical ecosystems that facilitate information, communication, innovation and transformation in African settings and in the broader Global South.
When making your first submission, you will be required to register as an "Author". Please also register as a "Reader", so as to be alerted, twice per year, when an AJIC issue has been published. If you have any difficulties with registration or making a submission, please contact Dr. Chris Armstrong, AJIC Publishing Editor: firstname.lastname@example.org
AJIC is accredited by the South African Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO) SA. (See DHET 2022 accredited journal lists.) The journal is hosted by Khulisa Journals, the open access publishing platform managed by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). AJIC does not collect article processing charges (APCs) from its contributors, and all articles are published online under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licence. AJIC's articles are indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ); Scientific Electronic Library Online (SciELO) SA; the Web of Science search portal (under the SciELO Citation Index); Sabinet African Journals; and the Wits University WIReDSpace institutional repository.
AJIC launched in 2000 as The Southern African Journal of Information and Communication (SAJIC), which ran from 2000 to 2008, up to and including Issue 9. The re-named journal with a broader remit, AJIC, began with Issue 10 of 2009-10.