This page covers the terms and conditions governing the use of africaobserver.org digital services.

Content

The content is for personal and non-commercial use. There will be no fee charges for accessing content africaobserver. Africaobserver is the sole owner of site content including logos, trade names, texts, stories etc. Africaobserver’s services and contents are protected by Ghana’s copyright laws.

It is unlawful to publish or transfer Africaobserver content on other portals without crediting the source. Using Africaobserver content without giving credit could lead to a lawsuit. It is also required that users interested in using Africaobserver content [including pictures, videos, stories] for other purposes seek permission before doing so.

Payment

Apart from major advertisements on africaobserver.org, some promotional stories will be published on Africaobserver after terms and conditions regarding this aspect have been met.

Comments and reader reviews

Uploading and distributing pornographic, libellous, defamatory, abusive comments on either africaobserver.org or our social media pages [Facebook, Twitter, Instagram] is prohibited.

Hate speech or language that seeks to abuse persons based on their gender, age, religion is also not allowed. In some instances, comments on videos, stories and social media pages could be deleted if deemed inappropriate and do not meet africaobserver.org standards.

Registration and Security

Users are required to provide email addresses and passwords to allow for comments on africaobserver.org’s open forum. Please note that the registration is for an individual and not groups. It is imperative for users to provide accurate details as this will determine the success or failure of the registration process.

Apps

Africaobserver app is currently unavailable for downloads on google play store and the apple store. This app when released, will basically give users an opportunity to have access to Africaobserver site stories on their phones. We shall however not be responsible for damages that might occur [to the gadget or the app] in the process of either downloading or using the app.

Advertisement

Advertisers interested in marketing their products online should endeavour to comply with relevant laws and codes before submitting their content. Advertisers are also required to pay attention to detail as Africaobserver will not be responsible for inaccuracies or errors.

Third Party ads

Africaobserver accepts and publishes advertising material submitted from third parties including Google Ads . However, Africaobserver will not be responsible for content of third party adverts that may contain errors, inaccuracies, or omissions.

You could advertise on africaobserver.org by contacting the help team via info@africaobserver.org Your details will be passed on to our advertising team.

NB: These terms and conditions are subject to modification.