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Journal Of Gender, Information and Development In Africa (JGIDA)
Published Since: 2012
Publishing Discontinued: The journal is published regularly. The Journal is currently listed in the Sabinet, J-Gate, ProQuest, EBSCO database and accredited by IBSS.
Publication Frequency: Bi-annually

  The Journal of Gender, Information and Development in Africa (JGIDA) strives towards excellence and relevance in African scholarship. JGIDA promotes freedom of inquiry and research with a view to stimulating and entrenching a culture and tradition of independent African research issues. To this end, JGIDA foregrounds the following: African responses to regional challenges; African world views; knowledge bases that are intrinsically and inherently African; indigenous ways of thinking; knowledge systems based on African realities; implication of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in information societies, research reflecting the social, economic and developmental constructs of African scholarship. JGIDA strives to engender high quality international scholarly excellence focusing on the research needs of the knowledge economy, technology innovation and transfer predicated on diverse cross disciplinary subjects in the social sciences, humanities and the arts.&nb............

The Journal of Gender, Information and Development in Africa (JGIDA) strives towards excellence and relevance in African scholarship. JGIDA promotes freedom of inquiry and research with a view to stimulating and entrenching a culture and tradition of independent African research issues. To this end, JGIDA foregrounds the following: African responses to regional challenges; African world views; knowledge bases that are intrinsically and inherently African; indigenous ways of thinking; knowledge systems based on African realities; implication of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in information societies, research reflecting the social, economic and developmental constructs of African scholarship. JGIDA strives to engender high quality international scholarly excellence focusing on the research needs of the knowledge economy, technology innovation and transfer predicated on diverse cross disciplinary subjects in the social sciences, humanities and the arts. The focus of............

    The life of a researcher or scholar, while rewarding in so many ways, is often a lonely one, fraught with pitfalls on both the domestic and scholarly fronts. On the domestic front, serious and sustained research requires cutting back on one’s social life, sharing research time with that spent with your family, and being away from your family most of the time, among other sacrifices. For these reasons, I wish to thank the scholars who found time to submit their articles for consideration in JGIDA. On the scholarly front, one has sometimes to balance between teaching and research, sacrifice data that is incorrect at its source which affects one’s findings, cope with miscalculations, insufficient funding, chasing leads which become dead ends, changes in technology that make previous or, indeed even ongoing, work obsolete, and sometimes endure the humiliation of one’s articles being rejected time and time again. Given these and many oth............


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