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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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Forbes 2022 List: Portraits of the 18 richest men in Africa

Forbes 2022 List: Portraits of the 18 richest men in Africa

Forbes magazine recently published its list of the richest men in Africa in 2022. For the 11th consecutive year, Nigeria's...
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Osvalde Lewat, winner of the 1st edition of the Pan-African Grand Prize for Literature

Osvalde Lewat, winner of the 1st edition of the Pan-African Grand Prize for Literature

The Cameroonian writer won the prize for her first novel "The Aquatics", described as "the inner portrait of a woman...
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KFC appoints Letlhogonolo ‘Nolo’ Thobejane as head of Sub-Saharan Africa (Outside South Africa)

KFC appoints Letlhogonolo ‘Nolo’ Thobejane as head of Sub-Saharan Africa (Outside South Africa)

Headquartered in South Africa, KFC Africa, regional operating unit of US-based fast-food chain KFC, has appointed Nolo Thobejane as head...
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Strive Masiyiwa and Baroness Nemat (Minouche) Shafik join the Gates Foundation Board of Trustees

Strive Masiyiwa and Baroness Nemat (Minouche) Shafik join the Gates Foundation Board of Trustees

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced on January 26, the appointment of a board of trustees, with Strive Masiyiwa,...
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Mining: 3 African Experts appointed to Global Task Force to Develop Sector Standard

Mining: 3 African Experts appointed to Global Task Force to Develop Sector Standard

The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) of the Global Reporting Initiative has selected 20 members to participate in the global...
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James Manyika joins Google as Senior Vice President of Technology and Society

James Manyika joins Google as Senior Vice President of Technology and Society

The position of Senior Vice President of Technology and Society at Google is a newly-created position. American citizen and native...
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Wangui Mbugua appointed General Manager of Uber Eats Kenya

Wangui Mbugua appointed General Manager of Uber Eats Kenya

The appointment of Wangui Mbugua, it is explained, is expected to take Uber Eats to an even higher growth trajectory....
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Marwa Abbas,the first woman to be appointed General Manager of IBM Egypt

Marwa Abbas,the first woman to be appointed General Manager of IBM Egypt

Marwa Abbas, whose appointment was announced on Monday 17 January, succeeds Wael Abdoush, who has been appointed IBM's general manager...
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Rosette Chantal Rugamba and Dr. Paula Kahumbu join the WWF International Board of Directors

Rosette Chantal Rugamba and Dr. Paula Kahumbu join the WWF International Board of Directors

Rosette Chantal Rugamba, a 24-year veteran of the African ecotourism and protected areas sector, and Dr Paula Kahumbu, one of...
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