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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, AFRIK 21’s publishing company, whose head office is located at 31 rue Saint-Georges, 75 009 Paris (France), is a SAS with a share capital of €1,000, registered with the Paris Trade and Companies Registry under the number RCS Paris 838399186 – APE 5814Z, and is majority owned by Delphine Chêne. Tel: +33 (0)6 07 18 64 80.

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:
The Afrik 21 media was founded in 2018 by Christoph and Stephan Haushofer.

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.

> Delphine CHÊNE
Delphine has a master’s degree in publishing and has managed several press titles. She is also president of Médiapro, an association for the promotion of professional information that brings together 300 media brands. Delphine is the main shareholder of PUBLISHING 21, the publishing company of AFRIK 21.

> Gwennaëlle NICOLAS : +212 6 63 47 57 56
Gwennaëlle holds a master’s degree in “International Trade” and manages AFRIK 21’s partnerships and commercial relations as well as its advertising.


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 TAKOULEUJean Marie holds a professional degree in Science and Technology of Information and Communication, option Journalism, at Esstic – University of Yaoundé II. Bilingual (oral: French-English; written: French), Jean Marie is in particular responsible for monitoring the topics of “Water and the Environment” and “Sustainable Cities” and “Renewable Energies”, “Green Economy” supervises the work of the editorial staff.

Inès holds a professional degree in Science and Technology of Information and Communication, option Journalism, at the Esstic – University of Yaoundé II. She is a journalist at AFRIK 21. Bilingual (oral: French-English; written: French), Ines is in particular in charge of monitoring “Water, waste and environment” topics.

> Benoît WANSI
Benoît holds a professional degree in Science and Technology of Information and Communication, option Journalism, at Esstic – University of Yaoundé II, and has hosted a radio program on the environment. He is now a journalist at AFRIK 21. Bilingual (oral: French-English; written: French), Benoît is in charge of monitoring “Sustainable Cities” and “CSR” topics.

> Boris Ngounou
Working for several Cameroonian media, including a quarterly on the environment (Bosangi), Boris is a bilingual journalist (oral: French-English; written: French). He is a bilingual journalist (oral: French-English; written: French). He monitors “Biodiversity” and “Economy and Climate” issues for AFRIK 21.

> Cedric NJOBAM
Cedric holds a professional degree in Science and Technology of Information and Communication, option Journalism, at the Esstic – University of Yaoundé II. Bilingual (oral: English-French; written: English), Cedric translates all articles (which are initially written in French).

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: Gwennaëlle Nicolas.

In accordance with the Data Protection Regulation (RGPD), a Data Protection Officer (DPO) has been appointed within Publishing 21 in the person of Gwenaëlle Nicolas. To contact him, please use the contact form by selecting the following contact: Gwennaëlle Nicolas.


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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.

PUBLISHING 21 is not responsible for the use, which can be made by the user of the information he can find on the site.

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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