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ISSN: 2225-8604 (Print) ISSN 2227-5460 (Online)

LALIGENS is a peer-reviewed journal by International Association of African Researchers and Reviewers (IAARR). It is published three times a year. Three topical issues are to be addressed by this journal – language, literature and gender with the following sub-headings among others:

  • the relationship between language and development and offers a specific proposal for addressing issues of language policy and planning in Africa and elsewhere in the world
  • the extinction and survival of many African languages
  • the role of foreign languages in African context
  • issues of gender portrayal in language and literature
  • all about feminism
  • the relationship between language and gender
  • Gender-related linguistic properties such as referential terms, word formations, syntactic structures, semantic connotations, social gender and idiomatic expressions.
  • Literature related topics among others 

Prof. Alexander Raju

Department of English, Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia.

Prof Clement O. O. Kolawole, Ph.D

Professor, Language Education, Curriculum & Instruction Department of Teacher Education Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Prof Al Mtenj

Director, Consultancy Bureau, Chancellor College, University of Malawi, P. O. Box 280, Zomba, Malawi

Prof. Djarangar Djita Issa

Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, University of Ndjamena, Chad Tel. (+235) 66 22 26 81

Prof Obed Anizoba

Department of Linguistics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Nigeria

Prof Lazarus M. Miti

Language Rights Fellow, Ist Floor, President Place, Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa E-mail:

Dr Finex Ndhlovu

Senior Lecturer in Applied Language Education, Faculty of Education University of Fort Hare, East London 5200, South Africa; Adjunct Research Associate, School of Languages, Cultures & Linguistics, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia Tel: +27 43 7047261

Angeline Masowa

Department of African Languages and Literature, University of Zimbabwe

Dr Adenike Akinjobi

Department of English, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

Dr Julia Devardhi

School of Foreign Language Studies, College of Social Sciences and Humanities Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Dr Nneka Umera-Okeke

Department of English Studies, University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt Rivers State, Nigeria

Dr Nesther Nachafiya Alu

Department of English, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

Dr Justina C. Anyadiegwu

Department of English, Nwafor Orizu College of Education, Nsugbe, Anambra State, Nigeria

Technical Editor
Godspower I. Akawuku

Department of Computer Science Tansian University, Umunya Anambra State, Nigeria.

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