With our team of independent freelancers we offer you selected consultancy services related to African Affairs, including:

  • Online Marketing & International Networking
  • Science Communication & Collaboration
  • Business & Organization Development

We also have specific expertise and networks concerning the following issues:

  • Indigenous Affairs & Sustainable Community Development
  • Political Islam & Women in Islam

Our professional network bridges Europe, Africa, the Middle East and the U.S. through SMEs, NGOs, governmental institutions and multinationals, both non- and for-profit. We advise corporations, governments, and NGOs in Africa and elsewhere who are planning to operate with African partners. Get in touch to get to know us. We cover the following languages (business fluent): English, French, German, Arabic.


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LA7B3990bJohanna Havemann (PhD) – Johanna obtained her PhD in 2009 from the Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen (GER). She is a freelance consultant in online marketing and science communication. Her working experience covers NGOs, startups and international institutions including UNEP. Tanzania, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Namibia and Botswana are the countries in Africa she has visited so far; she has lived in Kenya and South Africa for several months respectively. Johanna has both academic and corporate contacts including from the U.S., France, Austria, and Sweden.


EllieStephensElizabeth Stephens – Elizabeth currently works as Africa Liaison and Communications Manager for a Geneva-based human rights organization called the Future of Human Rights Forum. She also has additional experience on the African continent including five years living in Bamako, Mali, one year studying in Cairo, Egypt, and several weeks working in Tunis, Tunisia. To support this experience, Elizabeth graduated from the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. with a degree in International Affairs, with a focus on the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. She also speaks English, French, and Arabic. Through her studies as well as her work, Elizabeth has been able to avidly pursue her interests, which include communications and new media and their implications in the global south. Understanding the interesting, and changing dynamics especially in South Africa she contributes to the news being disseminated from this region of the world.