Editorial Team


Chief Editor:                     Augustine B. Matondo

                                             Department of Veterinary Anatomy & Pathology

                                             College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,

                                            Sokoine University of Agriculture           

Associate Editor:            Zachariah E. Makondo

Assistant Editor:             Augustino A. Chengula

Circulation Manager:   Wahabu H. Kimaro


Jayro A. Matovelo (PhD). (Tanzania)
Professor of Veterinary Pathology,
Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Sokoine University of Agriculture
Former Director of Research and Publication and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration & Finance), Sokoine University of Agriculture

John D. Mande (PhD)(Kenya)

Associate Professor and Academic Head of Veterinary Surgery and former Chairman of Department of Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nairobi. He holds the PhD in Clinical Studies (2003), Master of Science in Clinical Studies (1993) and the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (1989) from the University of Nairobi.  He has over 28 years working experience teaching and practicing veterinary surgery and an active member of different professional associations.  In addition, Professor John has served  as a member in Professional Boards including the Board of Directors, Kenya Dairy Board (2006-2009), Kenya Veterinary Board (2012-2018) and is currently a Member of the Internship Committee of the Kenya Veterinary Board. He has published widely in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has previously served as Editor-in-Chief of Kenya Veterinarian, A Journal of the Kenya Veterinary Association

Uswege M. Minga (PhD) (Tanzania)
Professor of Microbiology, and Provost Tumaini University, Dar es Salaam College. He also serves as Chairperson-Advisory Board of Tanzania Veterinary Laboratory Agency (TVLA). Professor Uswege is also the former Chief Editor Tanzania Veterinary Bulletin and later Tanzania Veterinary Journal.

Richard S. Silayo (PhD) (Tanzania)
Retired Professor of Parasitology At the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Sokoine University of Agriculture.

Bukheti S. Kilonzo (Tanzania)
Retired Research Professor of Entomology Pest Management Centre, Sokoine University of Agriculture

Ludovick D. B. Kinabo (Tanzania)
Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology Department of Physiology, Biochemistry Pharmacology and Toxicology Sokoine University of Agriculture

Remmy J. Assey  (Tanzania)
Professor of Veterinary Anatomy and Cell Biology Department of Veterinary Anatomy and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Sokoine University of Agriculture

Mkumbukwa M. Mtambo (Tanzania)
Professor of Veterinary Medicine (small animals) and Director General, Tanzania Industrial Research and Development Organization (TIRDO)

Dominic M. Kambarage (Tanzania)
Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Former Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Vice Chancellor (Academic), Sokoine University of Agriculture, former Vice-Chancellor of Mwalimu Julius K. Nyerere University of Agriculture and Technology (MJNUAT) and The current Chairman of Tanzania Veterinary Association

Rudovick R. Kazwala (Tanzania)
Professor of Ecosystems and Public Health, Department of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Sokoine University of Agriculture and former Chief Editor of Tanzania Veterinary Journal

Abdurrahman Aksoy (Turkey)
Professor of Environmental toxicology, Chromatograpgy, Pharmacokinetics OndokuzMayis University, Turkey

Frederick O.K. Mgongo (Tanzania)
Retired Professor of Veterinary Theriogenology and former registrar, at Sokoine University of Agriculture

Nderilio A Urio (Tanzania)
Professor of Animal Nutrition, currently serves as Vice Chancellor, University of Iringa (Formerly Tumain University College) and member of Tanzania Dairy Board.  He previously served as the Director of Solomon Mahlangu Campus, Head of Department of Animal Science and production and later Dean Faculty of Agriculture at Sokoine University of Agriculture and an affiliate Associate Professor University of Guelph (1984).

Stefano Geuna (Italy)
Professor of Human Anatomy (Neuroscience), University of Turin

Suleyman Kaplan
Professor of Histology and Embryology (Stereology), OndokuzMayis University

Mohammed Farahna (KSA)
Associate Professor of Behavioural Science, Al Qassim University, Saudi Arabia

Trevor Sharp (UK)
Professor of neuropharmacology, Radcliffe Medical Fellow in Neuroscience, University College Oxford, Lecturer in Pharmacology, Corpus Christi College Oxford

Lloyd Morgan (USA)
Senior Research Fellow, health effects from exposure to electromagnetic radiation (EMR), Environmental Health Trust



Prof. Richard Tucker (1979-1980)

Prof. C.L. Kombo (1981)

Prof. Beda M.Kessy (1982-1987)

Prof. Uswege M. Minga (1988-1993)

Prof. Gabriel K.Mbassa (1993-1998)

Prof. Rudovic R.Kazwala (1999-2005)

Prof. S. I.Kimera  (2006-2009)

Prof. Joshua J.Malago   (2010-2013)

Prof. E.D.Karimuribo (2014-2016)

Prof. H.E.Nonga (2016-2018)