Online ISSN 2305-7785

About The Year Book

The African Yearbook of Rhetoric (ISSN: 2220-2188) is a multi-lingual, peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the development of rhetoric studies on, and in Africa. Some special issues are released under the imprint of The Elephant and the Obelisk.

From October 2012 the Yearbook is freely accessible on this site.

The copyright to all materials is held by the journal and downloads made for public usage must be acknowledged.

South African painter Toni Bico ( is contributing original cover illustrations. (Book Covers)

ISSN and ISBN information:
As from issue 4.1 (March 2013) the Yearbook is an online journal
ISSN 2305-7785
Key title: African yearbook of rhetoric (Online)
Abbreviated key title: Afr. yearb. rhetor. (Online)

Special issues will also appear in print either under the original ISSN 2220-2188 or a dedicated ISBN (The Elephant and Obelisk series).