College of Law and Governance, Jimma University, Oromia, Ethiopia

Sources of Support

The journal is supported by institutional funds from Jimma University.

For the print version or hard copies of the PJGD, the annual subscription fee along with postage service may vary for individual subscribers, institutional subscribers, libraries and countries. The fee is determined based on the existing situation as the cost of publication and postage prices may vary from time to time or Issue to Issue.

Peer Review

Editor-in-Chief is responsible to receive, register, coding and handing over the same to Associate Editor-in-Chief/Managing-Editor for pre-assessment of the academic relevance, scope and appropriateness vis-a-vis style and format of the article in collaboration with Editorial Board.

After ascertaining the types of manuscript (Original Research Article, Review Articles, Featured Articles, Research Notes, Commentaries and Book Review) and their respective lengths along with style and flow of the article such as title, authors and affiliation, abstract, introduction, statement of the problem followed by objective, materials and methods, results, discussion and references and format such as text, abbreviations, font size, typeface, headings and subheadings, spacing, page margins, page numbers, equations (if any), computer code, figures, illustrations, graphs and tables, caption etc. associate editor-in-chief will recommend editorial panel and will be sent to two blinded reviewers/referees along with language editor.

The comments of referees/reviewers will be sent to author/s (again blinded). After ascertaining whether comments given by referees/reviewers and language editor are properly taken by respective author/s, editorial board members will suggest additional review, edition and amendments to paper/s based on the comments given by referees/reviewers and language editor; and finally will decide after following decisions/comments of the referees/reviewers whether the article is publishable or not.

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Publication Scheduling

This journal publishes twice a year.


The PanAfrican Journal of Governance and Development was envisioned by Professor (Dr.) Minhaj Alam who served as the Chairperson of the Journal Committee and was supported by the following team members:

  • Siyum Adugna (Assistant Professor)             Honorable Secretory
  • Late Ermias Admasu (Assistant Professor)             Honorable Member
  • Muhammed Hamid (Assistant Professor) Honorable Member

The main motive behind the establishment of the PanAfrican Journal of Governance and Development (PJGD) is to offer a platform of expression of new scientific inquiries to all intellectuals/academicians/scholars of the world in general and Africa & Ethiopia, in particular, to reflect on how interdisciplinary issues of governance and development can be promoted, strengthened and consolidated.

Journal Identifiers

eISSN: 2707-1316
print ISSN: 2707-1308