Our first commitment: Complete independence
At African Thinker, we obey the principles of professional ethics in journalism.
The content we publish is organised and written by professional journalists, they put in maximum effort to meticulously adhere to highest standards of journalistic practice. In view of that, they pledge to: report objectively and accurately.
We correct our mistakes
Despite all our efforts to ensure accuracy, factual errors occasionally gets into print. When this happens, we
publish a correction. We encourage our readers to alert us if they spot an error.
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We make use of advertising which covers only 20 percent of the entire magazine.
To maintain our independence, we have chosen not to depend on advertising as our sole source of revenue, nor provide consultancy services.
The profitability of our sites depends entirely on editorial sales and subscriptions.
Respecting intellectual property
Our second commitment: we respect the intellectual property rights of others, and require that
our readers do the same. We are financed exclusively through advertorials, editorial sales and subscriptions.
Our independence and the quality of our content directly depends on the ability our journalists to carefully curate relevant features from the African region.
When you buy an article, you are only paying for the right to consult and use it yourself
You may print an article or an issue and download it for your personal use, but you cannot under any
circumstances distribute it to third parties even within your own organization whether by email, printing or intranet.
Multiple access in business and administrations
We offer group subscriptions to allow access for several readers within the same organization in compliance with copyright and intellectual property laws.
OUR GROUP SUBSCRIPTIONS
Distributing information in a newsgroup or mailing list
Distributing an article from one of our newsletters can be allowed in specific cases.
However, you must contact the editorial team to obtain prior authorization.
We usually ask for the article or information not to be distributed within three days of publication on our website. We also ask that the information be credited to us, along with a link to our website.
Our third commitment: Protection and non-disclosure of private data
Collection and use of customer information
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We are committed to protecting the privacy of our customers. The personal information that you communicate to us when you navigate on our site will not be distributed to third parties.
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