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USA: Dr. Bruce Ovbiagele named editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Heart Association

USA: Dr. Bruce Ovbiagele named editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Heart Association

Dr. Bruce Ovbiagele, M.D., M.Sc., M.A.S., M.B.A., M.L.S., FAHA, has been named the new editor-in-chief of the Journal of the...
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Nefertiti Tshibanda and Zahra Kamil Ali appointed OIF representatives to the African Union and North America

Nefertiti Tshibanda and Zahra Kamil Ali appointed OIF representatives to the African Union and North America

Nefertiti TSHIBANDA, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has been appointed representative of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF)...
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Falilou Diop and Rindra Harizo win AHJUCAF’s 2022 prize for the promotion of law

Falilou Diop and Rindra Harizo win AHJUCAF’s 2022 prize for the promotion of law

Falilou Diop, 33 years old, from Senegal, is the winner of the 2022 Prize of the Association of Francophone High...
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IFC Appoints Madalo Minofu as Country Manager for Ethiopia, Malawi and Zambia

IFC Appoints Madalo Minofu as Country Manager for Ethiopia, Malawi and Zambia

International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced, on October 19, the appointment of Madalo Minofu as its new Country Manager for Ethiopia,...
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IFC Appoints Malick Fall as Country Manager for Burundi, the DRC, and the Republic of Congo

IFC Appoints Malick Fall as Country Manager for Burundi, the DRC, and the Republic of Congo

IFC has announced, on October 18, the appointment of Malick Fall as its new Country Manager for Burundi, the Democratic...
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Abena Amoah appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Stock Exchange

Abena Amoah appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Stock Exchange

The Board of Directors of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) announced on Tuesday, October 18, the appointment of Abena Amoah...
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Angola: A new and young team to lead the capital markets commission

Angola: A new and young team to lead the capital markets commission

The members of the new team, whose names were officially announced on 10 October, were appointed at the end of...
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DRC: Cherine Luzaisu, first woman elected president of the Central Kongo Bar Association

DRC: Cherine Luzaisu, first woman elected president of the Central Kongo Bar Association

The Congolese lawyer was elected, on Wednesday 12 October at 4am, president of the Bar Association of Central Kongo, a...
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Hassatou Diop N’sele Appointed Vice-President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer of AFDB

Hassatou Diop N’sele Appointed Vice-President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer of AFDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on October 10 the appointment of Hassatou Diop N'Sele as Vice President of Finance...
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USA: Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah named honorary member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

USA: Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah named honorary member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

Politician, social justice and equity activist, philanthropist and daughter of the late Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana's first prime minister and president,...
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Gisèle Lutundula Putshu appointed Deputy General Manager of FBNBank in DRC

Gisèle Lutundula Putshu appointed Deputy General Manager of FBNBank in DRC

With over 14 years of experience in the banking sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo, says a statement from...
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Safaricom becomes the first private telecommunications company in Ethiopia

Safaricom becomes the first private telecommunications company in Ethiopia

The official launch of Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia took place on Thursday 6 October in Addis Ababa, the capital of this...
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Congolese Désiré Balazire appointed Eurodistribution ambassador for Africa

Congolese Désiré Balazire appointed Eurodistribution ambassador for Africa

The former General Manager of Congo Airways, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), is the first person appointed to...
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USA: Three prominent Africans in the Diaspora honored by Africa-America Institute

USA: Three prominent Africans in the Diaspora honored by Africa-America Institute

Filmmaker Mahen Bonetti of Sierra Leone, Rockefeller Foundation Director Betty Wambui Kibaara of Kenya, and IBM Vice President Solomon Assefa...
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Dr Vera Songwe appointed Chairwoman of the Board of the Liquidity & Sustainability Facility (“LSF”)

Dr Vera Songwe appointed Chairwoman of the Board of the Liquidity & Sustainability Facility (“LSF”)

Dr Vera Songwe is appointed Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the Liquidity & Sustainability Facility (LSF) and Ellen...
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to receive Harvard University’s highest honor for African and African-American studies

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to receive Harvard University’s highest honor for African and African-American studies

The Nigerian writer is one of seven recipients of this year's W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, Harvard University's highest honor in...
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Zouera Youssoufou Joins the Board of Directors of Women’s World Banking

Zouera Youssoufou Joins the Board of Directors of Women’s World Banking

The Nigerian banker is the current CEO of the Dangote Foundation, the largest private foundation in sub-Saharan Africa, created by...
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Who is Vanessa Azar, the Cameroonian influencer appointed as the head of Fenty in sub-Saharan Africa?

Who is Vanessa Azar, the Cameroonian influencer appointed as the head of Fenty in sub-Saharan Africa?

Half Cameroonian and half Lebanese, the new "Area Manager" sub-Saharan Africa of the beauty brand Fenty, created by Rihanna, announced...
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10 eminent African scientists among the new members of the World Academy of Sciences

10 eminent African scientists among the new members of the World Academy of Sciences

The World Academy of Science recently published its list of new Fellows elected in 2022. The honor, which TWAS refers...
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Chief Warrant Officer Alizeta Kabore Kinda received 2022 United Nations Woman Police Officer Award

Chief Warrant Officer Alizeta Kabore Kinda received 2022 United Nations Woman Police Officer Award

Chief Warrant Officer Alizeta Kabore Kinda of Burkina Faso received the 2022 United Nations Woman Police Officer of the Year...
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