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This journal publishes research, survey and expository contributions in the field of electrical, electronic, computer, information and communications engineering.

Articles may be of a theoretical or applied nature, must be novel and must not have been published elsewhere.

Nature of Articles

Papers: Presentation of significant research and development and/or novel applications in electrical, electronic, computer, information or communications

All contributions are reviewed with the aid of appropriate reviewers.

Membership of the SAIEE is not required.

Prior to your initial submission:

Process for initial submission of manuscript

Preferred submission is by e-mail in electronic MS Word, PDF or LaTex formats.

For printed submissions (not preferred) contact the Managing Editor.

Submissions must be uploaded: 

Administrative contact point (e.g. difficulties in upload):

       Mrs Gerda Geyer

       Tel: +27 (11) 487 3003

       Fax: +27 (11) 487 3002


These submissions will be used in the review process.

  1. Templates:
  1. MS-Word (~50 kB) or
  2. guidelines (PDF) (~40 kB)
  3. LaTeX
  1. List of References (references to published literature should be cited in the text using Arabian numerals in square brackets and arranged in numerical order in the List of References).
  2. Author(s) affiliation, postal address(es) and e-mail address.
  3. PDF format files should be "press optimised" and include all embedded fonts, diagrams etc. Images must be at least 300 dpi.
  4. Footnotes, if unavoidable, should be typed in single spacing.

Format of the final manuscript

The final manuscript will be produced in a "direct to plate" process.

The final manuscript must be prepared meticulously in line with the style-sheets provided above and all images must be at least 300 dpi. Should this not be the case, the publication of your paper will be delayed.

Page charges

A page charge of ZAR 200 per page will be charged to offset some of the expenses incurred in publishing the work. Detailed instructions will be sent to you once your manuscript has been accepted for publication.

Additional copies

Additional copies of the issue, in which articles appear, will be provided free of charge to authors by. If the page charge is honoured the authors will also receive 10 free reprints without covers.


Unless otherwise stated on the first page of a published paper, copyright in all contributions accepted for publication is vested in the SAIEE, from whom permission should be obtained for the publication of whole or part of such material.

Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License

Journal self-archiving policy

The SAIEE Africa Research Journal (SAIEE ARJ) allows authors to self-archive post-prints, e.g. via their institutional repository. The full citation of the published article referring to the journal must be included.