Journal Afrika Focus


Afrika Focus is a multidisciplinary journal dealing with Africa. Afrika Focus is published biannually and it is subject to international peer-review.

From June 2021 onwards Afrika Focus is published by Brill Publishers With any questions on the editorial process or submission guidelines, please contact


Between January 2008 - January 2021 Afrika Focus was co-published by the Africa Platform of Ghent University Association (GAP) and Afrika Brug, the organisation which had been publishing the journal for twenty years. Afrika Focus was first published in 1985 and replaced the AVRUG-bulletin which in 1978 replaced the Nieuwsbulletin van de Afrika-Vereniging van de Rijksuniversiteit Gent. The latter first appeared in 1972.

The entire 1985-2020 online archive can be consulted freely at