Journal of African Media Studies
ISSN: 2040199X
Online ISSN: 17517974
First published in 2009
3 issues per volume
Current Issue:
Volume 10 / Issue 1 Free Issue 
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Principal Editor

Winston Mano
University of Westminster, UK

Associate Editors

Monica Chibita
Uganda Christian University, Uganda

Martin Nkosi Ndlela
Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences

Book Reviews Editor

Ikechukwu Obiaya
Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria

Film Reviews Editor

Lusike Lynete Mukhongo
Moi University, Kenya


This special issue of the Journal of African Media Studies is dedicated to the memory of Chinwe Okwuonu (1978-2015). 

Chinwe was a dedicated and energetic member of the Ougadougou team.  She was rounding off her doctoral thesis on Nigerian Hip Pop at the University of Lagos when she died in January 2015.


The Journal of African Media Studies (JAMS) is an interdisciplinary journal that provides a forum for debate on the historical and contemporary aspects of media and communication in Africa. All articles are double-blind peer-reviewed in order to maintain the highest standards of scholastic integrity.

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Arts & Humanities Citation Index; Social Sciences Citation Index; Journal Citation Reports - Social Science Edition; Current Contents Connect - Arts & Humanities edition; Current Contents Connect - Social & Behavioral Sciences edition; International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS); Scopus; TOC Premier; Communication & Mass Media Complete; Communication Source; Communication Abstracts Online; British Humanities Index; International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP); International Index to the Performing Arts (IIPA); International Bibliography of Periodical Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences (IBZ); International Bibliography of Book Reviews in Scholarly Literature in the Humanities and Social Sciences (IBR); Modern Language Association Database (MLA); Current Abstracts; ERIH PLUS;

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