Information for Authors

For Authors



Manuscript submissions:

Papers must be written in English
To expedite the reviewing process, papers are generally required to be submitted electronically in word format.
The cover page of the manuscript should contain:

  • The name (s) and institutional affiliation (s) of the author (s)
  • Correspondence details i.e. address phone and e-mail address of the author(s) should provide at the bottom of the page.


Authors' manuscripts shall be checked for plagiarism using Turnitin's plagiarism checker when they are received. 20% is the highest amount of plagiarism that is permitted. Anything over that shall be returned to the appropriate authors for additional processing in accordance with the established requirements.

Paper format

Paper should generally not exceed the 8000 words or 10-15 pages’ limit, though under compelling circumstances reasonably higher pages may be entertained. Manuscripts should be type- written and double spaced (font size: 12 points), and pages should be number consecutively

The first page of the manuscript should contain the following information:

  • The title:
  • The name(s) and institutional affiliation(s) of the author(s).
  • An abstract of preferably no more than 300 words
  • Acknowledgements may be given in footnote on the first page of the manuscript.

The journal generally adopts in text reference preferably of APA style, where used in exceptional cases, should be kept to a minimum and numbered consecutively throughout the text. Table, graphs and figures should appear on different pages indicating the exact place in the text. Titles and subtitles should be short.
The list of references in alphabetical order should appear at the end of the main test (before any appendices, tables, etc.)