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AFRIK 21 is an information site dedicated to news about the green economy, the environment and sustainable development on the African continent.

PUBLISHING 21, publisher of AFRIK 21, whose registered office is located at 242 boulevard Voltaire, 75 011 Paris (France) is a simplified joint stock company with a share capital of €1,000 registered in the Paris Commercial Register under the number RCS (Trade and Company Register) Paris 838399186 – APE (State Holding Management Agency) 5814Z, majority owned by Stephan Haushofer. T : +33 (0)1 44 64 97 25.

AFRIK 21 is:
-An online press service recognized by the CPPAP (Joint Commission for Publications and Press Agencies): in progress
-A publication identified by the ISSN: in progress
-A trademark registered with the INPI (National Institute of Industrial Property).

AFRIK 21 is hosted in France at OVH (cloud computing company), 2nd street Kellermann, 59100 Roubaix, France. T : +33 (0)9 72 10 10 07
The design of the website was realized by Thierry Gourdin :
The Afrik 21 website was developed by the Biper Studio agency:

About us

AFRIK 21 presents the most innovative initiatives of environmental, sustainable development and green economy actors in Africa. Through LinkedIn, AFRIK 21 brings together the community of professionals, entrepreneurs, experts and investors in green business in Africa.

Supported by young journalists working in an editorial office based in Central Africa, AFRIK 21 aims to provide information on issues, initiatives and solutions concerning the continent’s energy and ecological transition. In order to reflect the dynamics of the actors and accelerate the projects of decision-makers at the same time as citizen awareness: from Cape Town to the Mediterranean, from the Atlantic Ocean to the Indian Ocean.

Holder of a BTS (Higher Technical Diploma) in Communication and Advertising, and graduate of IEP  (Institute of Political Studies) Lyon, Stephan is the main shareholder of PUBLISHING 21, the publishing company of AFRIK 21.

> Appoline CHAMINADE: + 33 (0)5 63 40 93 55
Appoline Chaminade-Meyer holds a BTEC (Higher National Diploma) in Business Communication. She has been advertising manager since 1999 and working in the Water and Environment sector since 2004. Appoline manages advertising on Afrik 21.

Managing director
> Christoph HAUSHOFER: + 33 (0)6 51 23 11 35
Christoph Haushofer worked for 25 years in the environmental trade press. Journalist and editorial secretary, then editor and deputy director of Environnement Magazine, Hydroplus and other titles in the environmental sector, Christoph holds a Master’s degree in media management (Institute of political studies, Rennes). He supervises the newsroom of Afrik21.


All the journalists on the desk keep a bilingual online watch. However, the articles are written in French and subsequently translated into English.

> Jean Marie TAKOULEU
Holder of a professional degree in Information and Communication Sciences and Techniques, Journalism option, at Esstic – University of Yaoundé II, Jean Marie is a journalist at AFRIK 21.  Bilingual (oral: French-English; written: French), Jean Marie is responsible for monitoring the topics “Water and Environment”, “Sustainable cities” and “Renewable energies” in particular and for supervising the work of the editorial desk.


> Inès Magoum
Inès holds a professional degree in Information and Communication Sciences and Techniques, Journalism option, at Esstic – University of Yaoundé II, and is a journalist at AFRIK 21. Bilingual (oral: French-English; written: French), Inès is particularly responsible for monitoring the topics “Water and Environment”, “Sustainable cities” and “Renewable energies”.

Working for several Cameroonian media, including a quarterly on the environment (Bosangi), Boris is a bilingual journalist (spoken: French-English; written: French). For AFRIK 21, he is in charge of the “Biodiversity” and “Economy and climate” watch.

> Cedric NJOBAM
Cedric holds a professional degree in Information and Communication Sciences and Techniques, Journalism option, at Esstic (Advanced School of Mass Communication) – University of Yaoundé II, and is a journalist at AFRIK 21. Bilingual (oral: English to French; written: English), Cedric ensures the translation of all articles (that are originally written in French). He also ensures the community management of the editorial staff on social networks.

All texts, news, articles, columns, files, interviews, interviews, graphics are written by the publisher of the publication, or even by external contributors who have explicitly or implicitly transferred an exclusive right of distribution to the Publisher.

All trademarks mentioned are the property of their respective owners. The distribution of each article was authorized by the authors or implicitly authorized by the distribution of press releases or press kits.

The Publisher reserves the right to prosecute any infringement of these general conditions based on intellectual property rights. In the event of a dispute, the legal notices in force at the time of the event giving rise to the dispute shall be used as the legal basis. The user accepts that any dispute may be settled before the French courts.

Data processing and liberties

In accordance with the Data Protection Act No. 78-17 of January 6 1978 and corrected by Act 2003-223 of March 19 2003, any individual or legal entity has the right to access, modify, rectify and delete data concerning it. PUBLISHING 21, company operating the AFRIK 21 site registered with the CNIL (National Board for Data Protection and Liberties) under the number (in progress) undertakes to comply with these laws, in particular with regard to the non-disclosure of information to third parties without the prior consent of the interested party. To assert your rights, please use the contact form by selecting the recipient: Christoph Haushofer.

In accordance with the Data Protection Regulation (DPR), a Data Protection Officer (DPO) has been appointed within Publishing 21 in the person of Christoph Haushofer. To contact him, please use the contact form by selecting the recipient: Christoph Haushofer.


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Liability of the Publisher

PUBLISHING 21 undertakes not to publish information encouraging the commission of crimes and/or offences or inciting the consumption of prohibited substances, messages inciting discrimination, hatred or violence. The publisher reserves the right to place the offender on a blacklist without notice, to prosecute him or even to call him on bail. Any brand promotion, any internet link pointing to a non-government site will be removed.

The Internet user is informed that PUBLISHING 21 will provide all information allowing or facilitating the identification of the Internet user having been guilty of an infringement of the legislation or of an infringement of the rights of a third party, on request emanating from a legitimate authority (jurisdiction, administrative authority, police services), such as IP address and time of connection if these are still in his possession.

In the event that PUBLISHING 21’s liability is judicially sought for a breach by an Internet user of the obligations incumbent upon him, the company may call upon the latter as a guarantee.

PUBLISHING 21 cannot be held liable under any circumstances in the event of false or erroneous information disseminated, without its knowledge (erroneous sources in particular). Contributions to the Blog by experts and comments made by interviewees are published under the full responsibility of their respective authors. Advertising messages are broadcast under the full responsibility of the advertiser.

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PUBLISHING 21 can in no case be held responsible for the malfunction of the site due to problems beyond its direct control (loading time, access to the site disturbed, problem providing Internet access…).

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