Blog Policies

Blog comment Policy:

The website reserves the right not to publish any comments at our sole discretion
• Hateful or attacking language: Comments that are hateful in nature or attack other visitors will be deleted.
• Spam: All comments that are considered to be potential spam will be deleted. A reader should not include more than 3 links in a comment.
• Profanity: We will aim to edit comments to remove potentially offensive language.
• Other: We reserve the right not to publish or to edit or delete all comments that are off-topic, offensive or which detract from the blog community discussion.

Blog privacy policy:

This website is, it is edited and published by Tom Minney of African Growth Partners Ltd, based in Ebene, Mauritius and in London, UK.

The following principles apply to the personally identifying information that we ask for and which you may provide to us. “Personally identifying information” is information that individually identifies you, such as your name, company, address or email address.

Data Collection: collects limited non-personally identifying information your browser makes available whenever you visit a website. This log information includes your Internet Protocol address, browser type, the date and time of your access and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser. We use this information to operation, develop and improve our services.

If you register for an account. asks you for some personal information in order to create an account (typically your name, email address and a password for your account) and we will use that information to provide the service. Similarly you may give us your email address in order to receive updates from via RSS or other message service. We collect this data for the purpose of letting you comment on the website (see below) and for informing you about website updates. We may also use it for other mailings related to the subject matter of the website, although we have not done this yet.

Cookies: Upon your first visit to, a cookie is sent to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. A ”cookie” is a small file containing a string of characters that is sent to your computer when you visit a website. We use cookies to improve the quality of our services and to understand better how people interact with us. does this by storing user preferences in cookies and by tracking user trends and patterns of how people access our site.
Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies. You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features or services may not function properly without cookies.

Comments When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Media If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Information Sharing:
We will not sell, disclose or lease our members’ personal information to any other entity or non-related party without your prior permission, unless this information is required by law enforcement or other statutory agencies.

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy, please email us.