We are calling for papers for consideration and the papers should observe the following guidelines: • Submissions must be in the English language only. • Submissions cannot have been previously published, nor be under review by another journal. • All papers should have the maximum of 8000 words and at least 5 keywords. • All papers should have the name/s of the contributor/s, institutional affiliation, country and a short biography referring to the current and/or previous position/occupation of the contributor. • Contributors must employ the Harvard system of citation. Where extended comments are necessary, they can be made within footnotes. • Manuscripts should be sent to: Simão Nhambi, Managing Editor simao.nhambi@gmail.com and snhambi@ustm.ac.mz. The editorial team promises to treat your submission with deserved professionalism and the Managing Editor will contact you to inform you about the status of your paper regarding subsequent steps. The African Journal of Governance & Development is also an online publication accessible on http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ajgd/index Cordially The Editorial Team