Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).
Economic geology is concerned with earth materials that can be used for economic and/or industrial purposes.
Geology (from the Ancient Greek γῆ, gē, i.e. "earth" and -λoγία, -logia, i.e. "study of, discourse") is an earth science concerned with the solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change over time.
A learned society (also known as a learned academy, scholarly society, or academic association) is an organisation that exists to promote an academic discipline, profession, or a group of related disciplines such as the arts.
Peer review is the evaluation of work by one or more people of similar competence to the producers of the work (peers).
In academic publishing, a scientific journal is a periodical publication intended to further the progress of science, usually by reporting new research.
South African Journal of Geology is a biannual peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Geological Society of South Africa.