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Ada Osakwe, Binta Touré Ndoye and Delphine Traoré Maidou Appointed to AGRA Board of Directors

Ada Osakwe, Binta Touré Ndoye and Delphine Traoré Maidou Appointed to AGRA Board of Directors

AGRA (Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa) has announced on March 28 the appointment of six new members to...
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Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola appointed The Heineken Africa Foundation’s Chair of the Board of Trustees

Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola appointed The Heineken Africa Foundation’s Chair of the Board of Trustees

The Heineken Africa Foundation has announced, on March 28, the appointment of Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola as Chair of the Board of...
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Interview.Charlotte Kalala: “the diaspora is in demand for events like Congo Na Paris

Interview.Charlotte Kalala: “the diaspora is in demand for events like Congo Na Paris

Director of Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in a group based in Congo, Charlotte Kalala is also the founder...
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FIFA : Gelson Fernandes, 35, appointed to lead African soccer development

FIFA : Gelson Fernandes, 35, appointed to lead African soccer development

A native of Cape Verde and a Swiss national, the former Swiss international has been appointed regional director of FIFA's...
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Titi Cole and Chinwe Esimai to lead Citi’s Legacy Franchises

Titi Cole and Chinwe Esimai to lead Citi’s Legacy Franchises

Titi Cole was named CEO of Legacy Franchises in February 2022 and Chinwe Esimai has been appointed as Managing Director...
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Ernestine White-Mifetu appointed Curator of African Art at The Brooklyn Museum

Ernestine White-Mifetu appointed Curator of African Art at The Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum announced, on April 2, two new appointments to the Curatorial Affairs team. Ernestine White-Mifetu has been appointed...
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Focus on 75 brilliant women jurists of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Focus on 75 brilliant women jurists of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Lawyers or magistrates, these brilliant Congolese jurists, evolving in the DRC or abroad, known or less known, carry out exceptional...
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60 African women experts in fintech

60 African women experts in fintech

Combining both finance and technology, FinTech is a mix of two traditionally male-dominated fields. Nevertheless, in recent years in Africa,...
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Gilbert F. Houngbo of Togo, the first African to head the ILO, now heads four international organizations

Gilbert F. Houngbo of Togo, the first African to head the ILO, now heads four international organizations

Gilbert Houngbo was elected director-general of the International Labor Organization (ILO) on March 25 in Geneva by the ILO's Governing...
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Aboubacar Coulibaly, new Managing Director of Nestlé Cameroon

Aboubacar Coulibaly, new Managing Director of Nestlé Cameroon

A Malian national, he will take up his post on 1 April and will also oversee other Central African countries...
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USA: Toyin Tofade, new President-Elect of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

USA: Toyin Tofade, new President-Elect of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Toyin Tofade is the first Black woman to serve as president in the college’s 141-year history. She begins her term...
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Francis Kéré, First African winner of the “Nobel Prize for Architecture”

Francis Kéré, First African winner of the “Nobel Prize for Architecture”

Berlin-based architect Diébédo Francis Kéré, originally from Burkina Faso, was awarded the Pritzker Prize on Tuesday 15 March, becoming the...
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Gabon: Women ministers in key positions

Gabon: Women ministers in key positions

Gabon's President Ali Bongo Odimba reorganized the Gabonese government on March 8, 2020. Some ministers have kept their posts, others...
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Aissata Koné Sidibé, new president of the Association of Banks in Mali

Aissata Koné Sidibé, new president of the Association of Banks in Mali

Aissata Koné Sidibé, currently General Manager of Coris Bank International Mali has held this position since February 9, 2022. The...
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Marie-Dolorès Mabuila, winner of the European Women’s Leadership Forum 2022 award

Marie-Dolorès Mabuila, winner of the European Women’s Leadership Forum 2022 award

A criminologist and political scientist by training, the Belgian of Congolese origin is one of the 8 laureates selected from...
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Ny Riana Rasolofonjatovo appointed Managing Director of Madagascar Airlines

Ny Riana Rasolofonjatovo appointed Managing Director of Madagascar Airlines

The Air Madagascar Group announced on February 25 the appointment of Ny Riana Rasolofonjatovo as General Manager of Madagascar Airlines,...
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Sanae Lahlou  appointed UNIDO’s Country Representative in Morocco

Sanae Lahlou  appointed UNIDO’s Country Representative in Morocco

Moroccan Sanae Lahlou has been appointed Country Representative of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in her home country....
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Rwandan Valentine Rugwabiza appointed UN SG’s Special Representative for the Central African Republic

Rwandan Valentine Rugwabiza appointed UN SG’s Special Representative for the Central African Republic

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced, on February 24, the appointment of Valentine Rugwabiza of Rwanda as his new Special...
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how the Korean dish “Kimchi” changed the course of Suzanne Engo’s life

how the Korean dish “Kimchi” changed the course of Suzanne Engo’s life

In her book “The Korean: Single and Obese, then Kimchi changed everything! “, published in November 2021, Suzanne Engo (Now...
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Pearl Nkrumah, first female Executive Director appointed at Access Bank Ghana

Pearl Nkrumah, first female Executive Director appointed at Access Bank Ghana

Access Bank Ghana Plc. has appointed its first female Executive Director, Pearl Nkrumah, to lead the bank’s Retail and Digital...
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