Applied Probability and Statistics
Methods, Computation packages and Applications on Data in any field

African Journal of Applied Statistics / Journal Africain de Statistiques Appliquées

Instructions to Authors

The following two things are extremely important and should be taken into account.

(a) If the new templates, the paper begins with presentations of all authors, as recommended in : ( Authors' presentations). Examples are given in the templates. The degree PhD should be mentionned, otherwise it is meant that the authors does not hold a PhD degree.

(b) In case of several authors, the corresponding authors who submits the paper should copy the email message in which he/she submits it to all co-authors. Our reply acknowledging receipt of the submission will also be destined to all co-authors. If one of the co-authors' email addresses does not work, the corresponding author has to change it by a working one.

(b) For PhD students, the supervisor should be a co-author of the paper. The policy in : ( Helping and protecting new researchers), applies. We also require confirmation of the supervision from the spervisor. The best way is that the supervisor submits the paper himself and declares the student as the corresponding author.

(c) We do not require that one of the authors is a Ph.D. holder for the African Journal of Applied Statistics (AJAS). Experienced experts (outside the universities) at the level of Master's degree or Engineering training are also encouraged to submit papers. The editors will determine whether or not to consider the submitted paper as appropriate to the journal. But in any case, beginners need to be endorsed by supervisors.

Before you submit your paper, please read the opening editorial at :,

to know the special motivation invitation of the journal. Also reading the home page

Home page can help for you to decide whether this place is the best place for your paper.

Once you are decided to submit your paper here, please

  • Produce your paper using the official template, that you may download here

    Template Ajas

    Remark that the template is uniquely in Latex. If you are not acquainted with latex writing please ask help around you, particularly in Mathematics Departments.

    Your paper will ready for sending if the compilation on your computer is perfect, with any error. If you still have problems, you may contact the technical editor ( to help you.

  • After your paper is ready, your are free to send both the pdf and the Latex files to the editor in Chief (,, or to any member or corresponfing memebr of the Editorial Board, you can find at

    Editorial Board and Correspondants

    with copy the editor in chief. By sending your paper to a member of the Board, you accept that he be the presentator after he requires the appropriate report.