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Amrote Abdella, new General Manager for Amazon Web Service in Sub-Saharan Africa

Amrote Abdella, new General Manager for Amazon Web Service in Sub-Saharan Africa

Amrote Abdella, an Ethiopian national, will be based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, after serving as Africa Director for Microsoft's...
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Two Eminent African Lawyers Appointed Special Advisors to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

Two Eminent African Lawyers Appointed Special Advisors to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or "the Court"), Karim A.A. Khan QC of the United Kingdom, announced...
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Flora Jika appointed General Manager of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Ghana

Flora Jika appointed General Manager of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Ghana

The South African will take up her position at the end of December 2021 and will succeed Simon Everest who...
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Henri-Max Ndong-Nzue, new Vice President Africa of Total Energies/Exploration-Production

Henri-Max Ndong-Nzue, new Vice President Africa of Total Energies/Exploration-Production

A native of Gabon who was appointed to the position on September 8, Henri-Max Ndong Nzue served as secretary general...
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Arielle Kayabaga, 31 years old,elected Member of Parliament in Canada

Arielle Kayabaga, 31 years old,elected Member of Parliament in Canada

Originally from Burundi, Arielle Kayabaga was elected as the Member of Parliament for London West, the first Francophone and the...
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Addy Awofisayo,new head of music,sub-Saharan Africa,at YouTube and YouTube Music

Addy Awofisayo,new head of music,sub-Saharan Africa,at YouTube and YouTube Music

She will be in charge of the YouTube Music business and partnership teams in sub-Saharan Africa and will report to...
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Grace Muliisa, new Managing Director of Ecobank Uganda

Grace Muliisa, new Managing Director of Ecobank Uganda

The announcement of the appointment of Grace Muliisa was made by Kim Kariisa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of...
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Kenza Ait Si Abbou: “Math, technology and computer science are feminine”

Kenza Ait Si Abbou: “Math, technology and computer science are feminine”

Kenza Ait Si Abbou was born in Morocco, and from a young age, it is reported, she was solving math...
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Yamina Karitanyi,new CEO of the Rwanda Mines,Oil and Gas Board

Yamina Karitanyi,new CEO of the Rwanda Mines,Oil and Gas Board

Appointed on August 31 by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Yamina Karitanyi replaces Francis Gatare, who had been the CEO of...
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Tunji Balogun named President and CEO of Def Jam Recordings

Tunji Balogun named President and CEO of Def Jam Recordings

Universal Music Group (UMG), the world's leading music entertainment company, announced on Tuesday, August 10, the appointment of renowned A&R...
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Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu named head of content acquisition for Amazon Prime in Africa

Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu named head of content acquisition for Amazon Prime in Africa

A Nigerian national, she was director of West Africa for M-Net, a South African television channel owned by the Naspers...
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WHO: Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu charged with protecting the world from future pandemics and epidemics

WHO: Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu charged with protecting the world from future pandemics and epidemics

The Nigerian physician is the new director of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence Centre. Based in...
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Senegalese Samba Salfal Seye, new Managing Director of Total Nigeria

Senegalese Samba Salfal Seye, new Managing Director of Total Nigeria

Dr. Samba Seye, whose appointment is effective September 1, 2021, replaces Imrane Barry, who has been reassigned to TotalEnergies SE...
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Argentina Matavel Piccin, new UNFPA Director for West and Central Africa

Argentina Matavel Piccin, new UNFPA Director for West and Central Africa

Argentina Matavel Piccin, a Mozambican national, was appointed to this position by the Executive Director of the United Nations Population...
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Ugandan Melizsa Mugyenyi named CEO of Graça Machel Trust

Ugandan Melizsa Mugyenyi named CEO of Graça Machel Trust

Her appointment was announced on Tuesday, September 7, by Madame Graҫa Machel, founder and chair of the Graҫa Machel Trust,...
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Boris Bilé Coffi appointed CEO of BGFIBank Europe and Francesco De Musso appointed ADG of BGFIBank DRC

Boris Bilé Coffi appointed CEO of BGFIBank Europe and Francesco De Musso appointed ADG of BGFIBank DRC

Boris Bilé Coffi of Côte d'Ivoire has been appointed Managing Director of BGFIBank Europe, based in Paris. He succeeds Francesco...
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Noellie Cécile Tiendrebreogo, new Managing Director of EcoBank Burkina Faso

Noellie Cécile Tiendrebreogo, new Managing Director of EcoBank Burkina Faso

Since August 2021, Noellie Noellie Tiendrebeogo is the new General Manager of Ecobank Burkina Faso, an institution she had left...
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Elizabeth Adefioye appointed Director of Human Resources for multinational Emerson

Elizabeth Adefioye appointed Director of Human Resources for multinational Emerson

A native of Nigeria, Emerson's new and first "Chief People Officer" was, since 2016, vice president and director of human...
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Malian Néné Satourou Maïga, 34, appointed CEO of Orange Botswana

Malian Néné Satourou Maïga, 34, appointed CEO of Orange Botswana

Originally from the Timbuktu region of Mali, she will take up her position on September 1, 2021 and will replace...
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Abam Mambo: “leadership is the ability to credibly, authentically and empathetically inspire followership of your vision”

Abam Mambo: “leadership is the ability to credibly, authentically and empathetically inspire followership of your vision”

Attorney, writer, speaker, Cameroonian Abam Mambo is Microsoft’s new legal regional director for workplace investigations for Asia. In her thirties,...
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