Call for Papers

Vol. 1 | Issue 1 | Jul-Dec 2022

FIS  African Journal (FISAJ) is an annual  open access  journal. FISAJ is accepting original and unpublished Research Papers on contemporary issues affecting Africa. FISAJ believes in providing a platform for the scholarly to contribute towards the analysis of various issues and share their viewpoint with the African Society.

FISAJ aims to make an effort in identifying the contemporary debatable topics through the writings of the experts in the varied fields. It is the endeavors of the Journal to encourage the synthesis of knowledge and best practices across academia and research fraternity. Research is placed at a very high stature at FIS which enhances the understanding level of many and then rolls on the debate that can contribute profoundly to solutions on the contemporary issues.

We welcome submissions in the form of Articles and Research Papers. 

2022 Theme: The Effectiveness of International Law in Maintaining Global Peace


  1. The Role of African Union in the Management of Regional Global Peace.
  2. Population Without Action: What Africa must do to Influence Global Decisions.
  3. Recent Military Coup in Africa: A Threat to Democracy and Regional Peace.
  4. Toxic Political Rivalries in Africa: A Threat to Democracy and Regional Stability
  5. Corruption and Lack of Basic Service Delivery as Recipe for Conflict in Africa.
  6. Excessive Borrowing by African Leaders: A Recipe for Regional Financial Crisis.
  7. Credibility of Election Processes in Africa as  a Recipe for Regional Peace.


The Board of Editors will select articles based on the quality of research and writing, diversity, and relevance of the topic. The novelty of the  contribution is also an essential requirement. Abstracts should be submitted online.

The Board will pick some of the Articles based on the abstracts to be presented at the Annual Africa Peace Summit to be held on 19th June 2022.

The deadline for submissions of abstracts is 22nd May 2022.

The Abstracts selected for presentation at the Annual Africa Peace Summit will be notified by 1st June 2022. Those selected will be expected to submit their PowerPoint presentation to the panel by 12th June 2022.

Author Guidelines

FIS Peace Journal (FISAJ) Publishes; Research articles focus on current issues being debated. FISAJ provides a forum for the scholarly analysis of inter-professional collaboration and interdisciplinary research.

Original research manuscripts:  Original, outstanding and argumentative contribution to the theme. (5000-6000 words)

Reviews: based on a systematic literature review. (4000-3000 words)

Case Comment:  commentary on any important landmark judgment. (3000-2500 words)

Book Review: Academic and literary review of any significant book published related to the theme. (2500-2000 words)

Invite Editorial: The editors can invite experts to submit an invited article on a featured subject, The Chief Editor decide upon authors and subjects

Style Guideline:

Manuscript format: Manuscript must be in electronic form, all submission must be word processed, double spaced in Times New Roman and the margin parameters of 4.9 cm (top and bottom margins) and 4.5 cm (left and right margins)

  • Main heading in times new Roman with bold face
  • Body text in Times New Roman format with 12 pt.
  • Footnotes in Times New Roman format with 10 pt. Single Spaced.
  • Alignment is justified full
  • Line spacing for body text 2 pt.
  • Line spacing for footnotes 1pt.

Style Guidelines

Form of Submission: Submissions must be in electronic form. All submissions must be word-processed, double-spaced in Times New Roman, font size 12 and justified. The prescribed word limits are inclusive of footnotes. However, we do not emphasize on strict compliance with the word count.

Abstract: All submissions must contain an abstract of not more than 250 words describing the relevant conclusions drawn in the paper. 

Citations: Only footnotes may be used as the form of citations. End notes shall not be accepted. All footnotes must be in Times New Roman, size 10, single-spacing and justified. The citations are derived from the blue book 20 Citation Style. However, for Legal papers the citation reference style shall be OSCOLA.