Frequently asked Questions:
Q: How can I submit my article to Nyamilepedia?
Q: Can I submit my article to chief editors through Nyamilepedia’s Facebook or Twitter Account?
A: NO. Due to huge volumes of article we receive, we give priority, in sequence, to articles and other information submitted through our contact page and the above email. Other accounts are not regularly visited or responded to in time.
Q: What format can I use to submit my article to Nyamilepedia?
A: You need to use MS Word document (highly recommended), other text editors and editable PDF document.
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Q: How can I become an editor or contributor on Nyamilepedia?
A: You can submit a brief summary about yourself and experiences with WordPress or programming skills for consideration through our Contact page, above.
Q: What types of articles can I submit to Nyamilepedia?
A: Any type of article can be submitted for publication but not all articles submitted to Nyamilepedia are published. All articles are reviewed and those that do not meet our criteria are not published.
Q: Under what circumstances are some article not published?
A: Nyamilepedia publishes opinions, press releases and news articles that are at least 400 words count. While all press releases must be 400 (+) words in length, opinion articles must be 500(+) words to be published on Nyamilepedia main site (https://www.nyamile.com). A news report can be any length, however, it must be modified by our editorial team to meet our publishing standards. One opinion paragraph or a few lines submitted are read but may not be published. This mandatory minimum is required to screen out all Facebook posts and to reward the right efforts. We can also publish short statements on fan page but this has to be explicitly discussed with the authors if all other requirements are met.
Q: What are other basic requirements for my article to be published on Nyamilepedia?
A: Your article must be accompanied by a legitimate email address or the editor(s) will direct the readers to the email used to submit the article. We also prefer you send us your photo along with your article.
Q: Why is my article tagged “opinion”?
A: All opinion article are supposed to be tagged “opinion” unless you are a well know author or other public figures. Alternatively your article could be published on opinion page instead of home page without being tagged “opinion”.
Q: How can I comment on Nyamilepedia?
A: You can sign in using your Facebook, Twitter or WordPress account and leave your comment in the comment box under LEAVE A COMMENT OR REPLY.
Q: Can I comment as anonymous?
A: Yes, you can but some comments that contain certain words and phrases that are considered offensive might be automatically blocked.
Q:Why my comment does not appear on Nyamilepedia?
A: Your comment may not appear immediately due to moderation, network problems or the author fails to submit it. You may have to verify that your information such as emails are accurate and valid. If your comment does not appear after 48 hours, then it must have been blocked by our software that screens out content with profanity or words that are considered offensive or racially biased.
NOTE: Please note that Nyamilepedia does not entertain insults, ad hominem and coarse language. We expect all of you to be mature intellectuals who can debate ideas effectively, but given that we are not all on the same page, we have set up an app to moderate these behaviors. This means that the app will automatically delete or redirect some comments of this nature to the spam folder. Therefore, if your comment does not appear after 48 hours, then it has been deleted or redirected to our spam folder! To be on the safe side, avoid terms and phrases such as “fuck you”, “you are stupid”, “you are idiot”, “umak” etc.
Q: Can Nyamilepedia’s editorial team help me edit my article, journal, research paper or a book?
A: Yes but you will have to contact the chief editors through our Contact page for more information on editing and proof reading.
Q: If I haven’t given my consent, can Nyamilepedia still edit or reformat my article?
A: Yes, To protect Public Interest, Nyamilepedia has an absolute right to edit, delete, format or refuse to publish any articles that do not meet certain criteria. In most cases, you may see the following disclaimer under your article:
The statements, comments, or opinions published by Nyamilepedia are solely those of their respective authors, which do not necessarily represent the views held by the moderators of Nyamilepedia. The veracity of any claims made are the responsibility of the writer(s), and not the staff and the management of Nyamilepedia.
Nyamilepdeia reserves the right to moderate, publish or delete a post without warning or consultation with the author(s). To publish your article, contact our editorial team at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. FYI- we NO longer publish articles submitted through firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Can I use fake email or Facebook account?
A: No. fake emails that do not exist are automatically detected and your comment won’t be submitted to the editors.
Q: Can I disagree with some or all of these terms and conditions?
A: Yes, absolutely, but if you disagree with our principles, terms and conditions, then your article(s) will not be published on Nyamilepedia
𝐀𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐜𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝐭𝐡𝐫𝐞𝐞 𝐨𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐥𝐞𝐬 of the week on our Nyamilepedia Facebook page
To encourage good writing, we will be announcing the top three opinion articles every Sunday on our Facebook page. For your article to make it to this list, here are the criteria to fulfill:
1. 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐜 𝐰𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 – Your article must be well written. By “well written” your article must meet (or come close to) academic writing standards i.e. your sentence construction and coherency (quality of being logical and consistent) must be above the fold.
2.𝐎𝐫𝐢𝐠𝐢𝐧𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐭𝐲 – you idea has to be authentic, otherwise, all external sources must be properly cited or hyperlinked.
3. 𝐋𝐞𝐧𝐠𝐭𝐡 – all opinions articles must contain 500 words and above; however, the longer the article the better. For this purpose having well expressed ideas on 3 to 5 pages (1500 to 2500 words) could be an asset.
4. 𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐭𝐨𝐩𝐢𝐜𝐬: All topics are important; however, a few topics such are gender based violence, health and culture are rarely discussed in writing. Therefore, writing on these topics will also be an asset.
5. 𝐂𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐢𝐭𝐲 – good writing is important but creativity in writing enhances comprehension. Therefore creativity will be an asset.
6. 𝐄𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐥 𝐚𝐝𝐝𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬: This is IMPORTANT, you article must be submitted through this email ONLY 𝐢𝐧𝐟𝐨@𝐧𝐲𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐚 and CC 𝐧𝐲𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐩𝐞𝐝𝐢𝐚@𝐠𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐥.𝐜𝐨𝐦,
Please note, articles submitted through email@example.com will not be published. This email is no longer in use.
For this week, wait until Sunday to see if your article will be featured among the top three articles. This listing will be done once per week on our Facebook page – Nyamilepedia
NOTE: All our articles are reviewed and edited, any article that does not meet our criteria might not be published.