APS JOURNAL

African Population Studies/Etude de la Population Africaine is an open access bilingual journal [English and French] published twice a year in April and October by the Union for African Population Studies. It publishes dependable and timely information emanating from original research on African population, development and related fields. Papers are invited from researchers and others working in the population field.

Editorial Office
Demography and Population Studies Programme
University of the Witwatersrand
Johannesburg
South Africa


African Population Studies Releases

African Population Studies Vol. 31, No. 1

We are pleased to announce the publication of African Population Studies Vol 31, No. 1 comprising of 11 articles http://aps.journals.ac.za

Can estimating completeness of death registration be used as evidence of inaccuracy of population size estimates from a census? The Case of the 2011 South African Population Census
Eric O Udjo

Estimating regional variations in adult mortality in Zambia
Vesper H Chisumpa, Nicole De Wet

Regional variations in seasonality of births in Nigeria, 1990-2007: a trigonometric regression model approach.
Leonard K. Cheserem, Joshua O Akinyemi, Olusola Ayeni

A Human Security Analysis of The Situation Of Girls And Young Women In Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
Christopher Isike, Kwame Owusu-Ampomah

Remittances and Household Welfare In Nigeria
Olayinka Akanle, Jimi O. Adesina

Does religion affect alcohol and tobacco use among students at north-west university, South Africa?
Acheampong Yaw Amoateng, Boitumelo Marilyn Patience Setlalentoa, Christopher Udomboso

A Contact Theory Analysis Of South Africans’ Perceptions Of Nigerian Immigration
Efe Mary Isike

How do policy documents relevant to refugees address issues relating to refugee’s access to health care services in South Africa?
Ganzamungu Zihindula, Olagoke Akintola, Anna Meyer-Weitz

Ethical Issues Related To Research On Pregnant School-Going Teenagers In South Africa
Sogo France Matlala

Fertility, ethnicity, and education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
David Shapiro, Basile O. Tambashe

Housing Ownership among Female Migrants In South Africa: The Case Of Metropolitan And Non-Metropolitan Areas
Philomene Nsengiyumva, Gabriel Tati

Challenges for urban housing development for improving livelihoods and well-being of population of low-income group in Tanzania: the case of Dar es Salaam.
Juma Kiduanga


African Population Studies Vol. 30, No. 3

African Population Studies is pleased to announce the publication of its latest issue Vol 30, No 3, comprising of 11 articles.

According to the guest editors who are senior research associates at APHRC, “The papers in the series draw on unique datasets mostly aggregated at local levels to consolidate research on the urban poor and fill critical knowledge gaps on their specific living conditions, demographic and health challenges.

They contribute to the critical search for pathways to reduce health inequities and improve health outcomes, including sexual and reproductive health among populations in resource-poor urban settings in Kenya and other parts of SSA”.

Guest Editors: Holly Reed, Francis Obare, and Blessing Mberu.

We encourage authors to place their articles on their institution(s) website, personal websites and other appropriate websites which they are affiliated and link it to http://aps.journals.ac.za. We also invite you to visit our website to review articles of interest.


African Population Studies Journal Special issue “Demographic Dividend in Africa: Prospects, Opportunities, and Challenges

African Population Studies Journal is pleased to announce the publication of its latest special issue, “Demographic Dividend in Africa: Prospects, Opportunities, and Challenges”, comprising of  55 articles out of over 800 papers presented at the 2015 African Population Conference held in Pretoria, South Africa, between Nov. 30 and Dec 4, 2015.

According to Prof. Clifford Odimegwu, editor-in-chief of APS Journal,“This special issue  was peer-reviewed by carefully selected scholars and researchers. The Issue provides testimony to the rich mine of intellectual harvest by African and Africanist scholars. Funding for this publication is made possible by grants from Hewlett and Flora Foundation, UNFPA Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office, South Africa National Department of Social Development through its National Population Unit, and Wits Demography and Population Studies Programme .

We encourage authors to place their articles on their institution(s) website, personal websites and other appropriate websites which they are affiliated and link it to http://aps.journals.ac.za.