The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC)

The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC)


The African Journal of Information and Communication(AJIC) is an academic journal published by the LINK Centre, School of Literature, Language and Media (SLLM), Faculty of Humanities, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Accredited by the South African Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET), AJIC is an interdisciplinary, open access journal concerned with Africa’s participation in the information society and digital network economy. The journal, which does not impose author processing charges, was published as the The Southern African Journal of Information and Communication (SAJIC) from 2000 to 2008, before becoming The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC) in 2009. Corresponding Editor: Lucienne Abrahams. Submissions:

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  • Thematic Issue: Scholarly Communication and Opening Access to Knowledge
  • Non-thematic issue
  • Thematic Issue: Perspective on a Decade of e-Government in Africa
  • Thematic Issue: Leadership in the Electronic Age: A Broad Inter-Disciplinary Practice
  • Thematic Issue: Economic Regulation and Regulatory Performance in the Electronic Communications Sector
  • Thematic Issue: Informatics and ICT for Development
  • Thematic Issue: African Intersections between Intellectual Property Rights and Knowledge Access
  • Thematic Issue: Economic Regulation, Regulatory Performance and Universal Access in the Electronic Communications Sector
  • Thematic Issue: Informatics and Digital Transformations
  • Thematic Issue: Knowledge Governance for Development
  • With Focus Section on Cybersecurity
  • Non-thematic issue
  • Non-thematic issue
  • Articles on regulation of customer data protection in South Africa; a model for a cybersecurity resilience maturity measurement (CRMM) framework; a proposed “agricultural data commons”; a tiered or differentiated approach ...
  • Articles on surveillance law and privacy rights, telecommunications policy and regulation, telecentres, African women in cyberspace, and communications in local government development initiatives
  • Articles on e-commerce in Africa, policies of surveillance, institutional arrangements for communications policy and regulation, universal access, and the Next Generation Network.
  • Articles on building network knowledge economies, B2B e-commerce, telecommunications reform and poverty alleviation, evolution of telecommunications policy reforms, technical and policy advances in rural telecommunications, ...
  • Articles on spectrum commons, Internet governance, e-services and the VANS sector, rural connectivity, technological learning in African telecoms firms, assessing capabilities for e-government
  • Articles on ICT for development, universal access, ICT rankings of African countries, media policy and convergence, ICT regulation in Kenya
  • Articles on universal access, broadband deployment, regulatory challenges of convergence, educational informatics
  • Thematic Issue: Intellectual Property Rights and Creating an African Digital Information Commons
  • Thematic Issue: Broadband Development in South Africa and Belgium
  • Articles on infrastructure industry reforms, mobile access and usage, media discourse analysis of MXit, computer networks in higher education, African regulatory authority benchmarking

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