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Hanna Serwaa Tetteh appointed UN Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa

Hanna Serwaa Tetteh appointed UN Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa

UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced on Tuesday 22 February the appointment of Hanna Serwaa Tetteh of Ghana as his Special...
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Parfait Onanga-Anyanga appointed Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General to the African Union

Parfait Onanga-Anyanga appointed Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General to the African Union

UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced on Tuesday 22 February the appointment of Parfait Onanga-Anyanga of Gabon as his Special Representative...
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BMW Group South Africa appoints Julia Modise as the new Director of Human Resources

BMW Group South Africa appoints Julia Modise as the new Director of Human Resources

BMW Group South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa announced on February 21 the appointment of Julia Modise as the new Director...
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Chika Stacy Oriuwa, 28, named one of Canada’s 50 most influential people

Chika Stacy Oriuwa, 28, named one of Canada’s 50 most influential people

Publishe on 10 February, the 2022 Maclean's Power List features 50 Canadians “who are forging paths, leading the debate and...
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Young Music Boss Awards: Christel Kayibi voted best lawyer

Young Music Boss Awards: Christel Kayibi voted best lawyer

The Young Music Boss Awards, took place at Earth, Hackney (London) on Wednesday 16th February 2022 and The YMB Awards...
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Ibrahim Songne’s pizzeria ranked among the 50 best in Italy in 2021

Ibrahim Songne’s pizzeria ranked among the 50 best in Italy in 2021

"Ibrahim Songne's pizzeria, Ibris, located in the upmarket city of Trento, has been ranked 46th in the list of the...
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Interview. Dana Endundo: “African art is the hottest thing in the art world today”

Interview. Dana Endundo: “African art is the hottest thing in the art world today”

Dana Endundo is the founder and director of Pavilion 54 and a business leader with over 15 years of experience...
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Elsie Addo Awadzi reappointed as second vice president of the Central Bank of Ghana

Elsie Addo Awadzi reappointed as second vice president of the Central Bank of Ghana

Banker and lawyer, Elsie Addo Awadzi has been reappointed by Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo for a second term, effective Monday, February...
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UK Points of Light: Dr. Esperance Luvindao,31, Winner of the 215th Commonwealth Pointsoflight award

UK Points of Light: Dr. Esperance Luvindao,31, Winner of the 215th Commonwealth Pointsoflight award

UK Points of Light are outstanding individual volunteers – people who are making a change in their community. Every weekday,...
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Anne Muraya appointed Deloitte East Africa’s CEO-Elect

Anne Muraya appointed Deloitte East Africa’s CEO-Elect

Deloitte East Africa has announced, on February 14, Anne Muraya as the incoming Deloitte East Africa CEO effective 1 June...
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Forbes 2021 Next 1000: Janice Omadeke among young entrepreneurs who are “redefining the American dream”

Forbes 2021 Next 1000: Janice Omadeke among young entrepreneurs who are “redefining the American dream”

The Forbes 2021 Next 1000 list, presented by Square, highlights 1,000 entrepreneurs announced each quarter in 250-person increments. Janice Omadeke,34,...
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Fiona Lortan Appointed Deputy Head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)

Fiona Lortan Appointed Deputy Head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)

The African Union Commission has appointed Ms. Fiona Lortan as the Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African...
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Nardos Bekele-Thomas,first woman appointed NEPAD’s CEO

Nardos Bekele-Thomas,first woman appointed NEPAD’s CEO

The appointment of the Ethiopian has been approved by the African Union Heads of State Summit, which took place from...
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Anna Gifty’s “The Black Agenda” is #1 Best Seller on Amazon 

Anna Gifty’s “The Black Agenda” is #1 Best Seller on Amazon 

Published on February 1st, "The Black Agenda: Bold Solutions for a Broken System”mobilizes 35 top Black experts, scholars, and advocates,...
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The university of Vermont Appoints Jane Okech, Ph.D., as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

The university of Vermont Appoints Jane Okech, Ph.D., as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

University of Vermont Provost and Senior Vice President, Patricia Prelock, has announced, on January 28, the appointment of Jane Okech,...
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Selma Alami appointed Managing Director of Nexans Morocco

Selma Alami appointed Managing Director of Nexans Morocco

Nexans Morocco, a subsidiary of the multinational Nexans, announced on January 31 the appointment of Selma Alami as General Manager,...
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Thanusha Govender appointed Managing Director of Vodacom subsidiary XLink

Thanusha Govender appointed Managing Director of Vodacom subsidiary XLink

Thanusha Govender's appointment is effective from 1 February and she replaces Hymie Marnewick. Launched in 2004, XLink is a wholly...
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Digital Women’s Day: 8 African women innovators in the final of the “Margaret’s Award

Digital Women’s Day: 8 African women innovators in the final of the “Margaret’s Award

Launched in 2013 by JFD (Digital Women's Day), the "Margaret's Award", it is explained, rewards each year women entrepreneurs and...
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Tulia Ackson elected Speaker of the National Assembly of Tanzania

Tulia Ackson elected Speaker of the National Assembly of Tanzania

Elected on Tuesday 01 February in Dodoma, the capital of Tanzania, she received 376 votes from the MPs who attended...
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Rwanda: Patricia Uwase, 32, promoted to Minister of State for Infrastructure

Rwanda: Patricia Uwase, 32, promoted to Minister of State for Infrastructure

Prior to her appointment, she was, since September 2018, permanent secretary of Rwanda's Ministry of Infrastructure, where she started in...
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