Terms of use


Terms of use


These terms of use apply to your use of our website - www.africaverified.com.


These terms of use may be amended from time to time, and you should check that you understand the terms each time you use the website. Our rights and obligations under these terms may be transferred to another organization. This will not affect your rights under these terms.

The Website

The purpose of the website is to provide you with reliable content from credible sources. It is intended for your own personal and non-commercial use only. Do not use any part of the content on our website for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us or from any relevant third parties.

You have no ownership of or rights in any part of the website other than to use it in accordance with these terms.

There are 2 types of content on the website:

1. Today’s News – this is aggregated content from other news sources.

Links to other sites and resources provided by third parties is for your information only. While we are confident that these sources are credible, we have not verified or fact checked any of the content in the articles or the information you may obtain from them. We do not control the contents of those sites or resources. Your use of aggregated content must be in accordance with the third party terms.

2. News Spotlight – this is Africa Verified’s own original content.

We are the sole owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the original content provided by us, included in this section of the website. These works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from this section of the website for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others to content posted on this section of the website.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.

Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of the content must always be acknowledged.

If you use the website in breach of these terms of use, your right to use the website will cease immediately.

The website is free of charge. We do not guarantee that any particular content will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend, withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of the website for any reason. The website may also be unavailable from time to time without prior warning for any reason.

If you think the content is infringing your rights

If you or anyone that you represent thinks that any of the material on the website is infringing your intellectual property rights, then you submit a notification to us in writing that includes the following details:

  1. Identification of the copyright work or works that you claim has been infringed.

  2. Identification of the material on the website that you claim is infringing or the subject of infringing activity, and sufficient information so that that material can be located.

  3. A statement that you have a good faith belief that the material on the website is infringing as it has not been authorized by the owner, the owner’s agent or the law.

  4. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and that the person making the statement is authorized to make it on behalf of the owner of the exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

  5. Your contact information, including your name, address, telephone number and email address, if available.

  6. Your physical or electronic signature.

Please send any notifications to info@africaverified.com.

If you are a U.S. copyright owner, then you acknowledge that any notices that fail to comply with these requirements may not be valid, pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act 1998.

Do not rely on the website

The news and content is provided for you information only, and represents the views and opinions of the original authors. It is not direct advice tailored to you, and it is not provided for any particular purpose other as a reliable source of news and opinion. You should make an assessment of any information on which you intend to rely.

We make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, about the content on the website or that it is up to date, accurate or complete.

Using the material on the website

Your agreement

You agree that you will comply with all applicable laws in relation to your use of the website; not make the website available to any other person; not copy the website, (except as part of the normal use where necessary); and not adapt any of the website or use it otherwise than as set out in these terms.

Linking to our website

You may link to our home page, provided it is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. You cannot imply there is any kind of association, approval or endorsement between us where none exists.

How we may use your personal information

We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Policy.


We do not guarantee that the website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programs and platform to access the website, and you should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our website by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attack or attempt to gain unauthorized access to our website, the server on which it is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our website.

Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so.

Please note that we only provide the website for domestic and private use. You agree not to use the website for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any losses.

Even if we delay in enforcing this contract, we can still enforce it later

Even if we delay in enforcing this contract, we can still enforce it later. If we do not insist immediately that you do anything you are required to do under these terms, or if we delay in taking steps against you in respect of your breaking this contract, that will not mean that you do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against you at a later date.

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