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Esther Cecil Maruma, 38, new Managing Director of Bank of Africa Tanzania

Esther Cecil Maruma, 38, new Managing Director of Bank of Africa Tanzania

A seasoned banker with over 17 years' experience in financial services, her appointment took effect on May 6. Prior to...
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IFC Appoints Mehita Fanny as Country Manager for Comoros, Eswatini, Madagascar and Mozambique

IFC Appoints Mehita Fanny as Country Manager for Comoros, Eswatini, Madagascar and Mozambique

IFC has announced, on April 4, the appointment of the Ivorian Mehita Fanny as Country Manager for Comoros, Eswatini, Madagascar,...
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Judith Suminwa, First woman appointed Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Judith Suminwa, First woman appointed Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Her appointment by the President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Félix Tshisekedi, was announced on Monday April 1. Since...
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Fatiya Diene Mazza, the creative and innovative Senegalese Architect

Fatiya Diene Mazza, the creative and innovative Senegalese Architect

Architect Fatiya Diene Mazza designed the new R+10 Tower for Radio-Télévision sénégalaise (RTS) and the refurbishment of the former building...
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Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede returns to the helm of the Access Corporation group

Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede returns to the helm of the Access Corporation group

Ten years after leaving the group he co-founded with his friend and business partner Herbet Wigwe, who died in the...
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Diaretou Madina Gaye Dieng appointed President of Schneider Electric’s Francophone Africa & Islands Cluster

Diaretou Madina Gaye Dieng appointed President of Schneider Electric’s Francophone Africa & Islands Cluster

On Monday March 11, Schneider Electric announced the appointment of Senegalese Diaretou Madina Gaye Dieng as President of the Francophone...
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Ethiopian Airlines: Captain Kalkidan Girma at the helm of an all-female flight

Ethiopian Airlines: Captain Kalkidan Girma at the helm of an all-female flight

To mark International Women's Rights Day, celebrated on March 8, 2024, Ethiopian Airlines, Africa's leading aviation group, organized, as it...
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DRC: Rodolphe Kembukuswa and Eldon Khuty appointed to Africa Global Logistics (AGL)

DRC: Rodolphe Kembukuswa and Eldon Khuty appointed to Africa Global Logistics (AGL)

Rodolphe Kembukuswa, a Congolese national, has been appointed Country Manager of Africa Global Logistics (formerly Bolloré Africa Logistics) in the...
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Finance :Three women bankers appointed CEOs

Finance :Three women bankers appointed CEOs

As part of the restructuring of First National Bank of Namibia's (FNB) management committee, following the departure of its former...
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African Union: Dr. Tidiane Ouattara appointed Head of Science, Technology and Space Division

African Union: Dr. Tidiane Ouattara appointed Head of Science, Technology and Space Division

Dr. Tidiane Ouattara, a national of Côte d'Ivoire, is the new Head of the Science, Technology and Space Division in...
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50 Congolese appointed and awarded prizes in 2023

50 Congolese appointed and awarded prizes in 2023

Leaders of public and private companies, artists, entrepreneurs, scientists, sportsmen and women, etc., the 50 Congolese personalities on this list...
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Abena Osei-Poku appointed Managing Director of Ecobank Ghana

Abena Osei-Poku appointed Managing Director of Ecobank Ghana

Ecobank announced on January 05 the appointment of Ghanaian Abena Osei-Poku as CEO of Ecobank Ghana and Regional executive, anglophone...
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USA: Gabe Kunda, a Congolese “voice” in Hollywood

USA: Gabe Kunda, a Congolese “voice” in Hollywood

Born in the USA to parents from the Democratic Republic of Congo, full-time voice actor (dubbing) Gabe Kunda features in...
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23 “bosses of bosses” at the heart of the economy in Africa

23 “bosses of bosses” at the heart of the economy in Africa

Generally known as the "bosses' bosses", these shrewd businessmen and seasoned serial entrepreneurs oversee the employers' organisations in their respective...
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Who is Mohamed Kande, the new Global Chairman of PwC?

Who is Mohamed Kande, the new Global Chairman of PwC?

Appointed at the beginning of November, Mohamed Kande is the first African to become Chairman of one of the world's...
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Tariye Gbadegesin appointed CEO of the Climate Investment Funds

Tariye Gbadegesin appointed CEO of the Climate Investment Funds

The Trust Fund Committee of the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) announced, on November 27, the appointment of Tariye Gbadegesin as...
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Tsakani Maluleke appointed Unesco’s External Auditor

Tsakani Maluleke appointed Unesco’s External Auditor

Currently Auditor General of South Africa, she has been appointed External Auditor of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...
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MTN Fintech appoints Patrick Attoungbre as CEO of Fintech Côte d’Ivoire

MTN Fintech appoints Patrick Attoungbre as CEO of Fintech Côte d’Ivoire

MTN’s Fintech business has announced on November 16 the appointment of Patrick Attoungbre as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of...
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L’Oréal-UNESCO: 30 brilliant African women scientists rewarded

L’Oréal-UNESCO: 30 brilliant African women scientists rewarded

On November 8, the L'Oréal Foundation and UNESCO announced the names of the 30 winners of the 14th "L'Oréal-UNESCO Young...
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Samallie Kiyingi appointed Global General Counsel of Standard Chartered Bank

Samallie Kiyingi appointed Global General Counsel of Standard Chartered Bank

The lawyer, of Ugandan and Australian nationality, has been appointed Standard Chartered Bank's Global General Counsel for Corporate, Commercial and Institutional...
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