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Aisha Ahmad Appointed Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Nigeria Commodity Exchange Plc.

Aisha Ahmad Appointed Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Nigeria Commodity Exchange Plc.

The Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Aisha Ahmad, has been appointed Chairperson of the reconstituted Board...
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Eric Odhiambo and Chinedu Ikwudinma promoted at Ecobank

Eric Odhiambo and Chinedu Ikwudinma promoted at Ecobank

Kenya's Eric Odhiambo has been appointed executive director of Ecobank's corporate and investment banking arm, while Nigeria's Chinedu Ikwudinma is...
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Leyla Gozo appointed Executive Secretary of the Organisation of African First Ladies for Development

Leyla Gozo appointed Executive Secretary of the Organisation of African First Ladies for Development

In a press release issued on Wednesday 5 January and signed by its President, Antoinette Sassou N'Guesso, First Lady of...
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Henone K. Girma appointed new Curator for Art of Global Africa at the Newark Museum of Art

Henone K. Girma appointed new Curator for Art of Global Africa at the Newark Museum of Art

Born in Ethiopia, Henone K. Girm is leaving the Africa Center in Harlem, where she worked as a programme manager,...
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Yetide Badaki, Mo Abudu and 50 Cent to produce series on Angola’s Queen Nzinga

Yetide Badaki, Mo Abudu and 50 Cent to produce series on Angola’s Queen Nzinga

The STARZ media group announced on 16 December the development of "Queen Nzinga", produced by Nigerian-American actress Yetide Badaki, Nigerian...
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The 7 cultural elements of Africa inscribed on the Unesco Intangible Heritage Lists 2021         

The 7 cultural elements of Africa inscribed on the Unesco Intangible Heritage Lists 2021         

The Unesco Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage met online from 13 to 18 December and...
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Thembinkosi Moses Madondo appointed Managing Director of De Beers Group Managed Operations

Thembinkosi Moses Madondo appointed Managing Director of De Beers Group Managed Operations

De Beers Group announced, on December 14, the appointment of  the South African Thembinkosi Moses Madondo as Managing Director of...
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100 Outstanding Female Executives in the African Oil and Gas Industry

100 Outstanding Female Executives in the African Oil and Gas Industry

The global oil and gas sector has been a male-dominated industry for many years. According to a study conducted by...
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Full Professorship for Patricia Kingori: A Historic First for Oxford

Full Professorship for Patricia Kingori: A Historic First for Oxford

Oxford University announced Dec. 13 that its senior research fellow, Patricia Kingori has, this term, become one of the youngest...
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Jocelyne Muhutu-Remy is Spotify’s new Managing Director for Sub-Saharan Africa

Jocelyne Muhutu-Remy is Spotify’s new Managing Director for Sub-Saharan Africa

Originally from Rwanda, Jocelyne Muhutu-Remy has held this position since November 2021. She has lived for long periods in Ethiopia,...
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IBM appoints Julia Carvalho as General Manager for IBM Growth Markets in Africa

IBM appoints Julia Carvalho as General Manager for IBM Growth Markets in Africa

IBM announced on Wednesday, December 15, the appointment of Julia Carvalho as general manager of IBM Growth Markets, Africa. Julia...
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South Africa:3 young women under 35 appointed to key public service positions

South Africa:3 young women under 35 appointed to key public service positions

The three young black women under the age of 35 were appointed by South Africa's Minister of Finance, Enoch Godongwana,...
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Judge Mame Mandiaye Niang elected ICC Deputy Prosecutor

Judge Mame Mandiaye Niang elected ICC Deputy Prosecutor

The Senegalese judge is one of two Prosecutors elected at the Assembly of States Parties to the Rome Statute of...
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Gbemisola Abudu appointed Vice President and Country Head (Nigeria) of NBA Africa

Gbemisola Abudu appointed Vice President and Country Head (Nigeria) of NBA Africa

NBA Africa announced on Tuesday, Dec. 14, the appointment of Gbemisola Abudu to the newly created position of vice president...
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Moroccan Salwa Jaafari appointed Africa Director for Voice of America

Moroccan Salwa Jaafari appointed Africa Director for Voice of America

She will begin her new position on December 19 and will oversee all Voice of America content and staff on...
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Miss World 2021: Meet the 21 candidates who will represent Africa

Miss World 2021: Meet the 21 candidates who will represent Africa

98 Candidates, including 21 Africans, will take part in the election of Miss World 2021, to succeed the Jamaican Toni-Ann...
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Hassatou Diop N’sele Appointed Acting Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer of AfDB

Hassatou Diop N’sele Appointed Acting Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer of AfDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on December 8 the appointment of Hassatou Diop N'sele as Acting Vice President for...
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Lazare Eloundou Assomo appointed Director of UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre

Lazare Eloundou Assomo appointed Director of UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre

Appointed on Monday, December 6 by Unesco Director General Audrey Azoulay, Lazare Eloundou Assomo, a Cameroonian national, is is the...
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UN: G.William Okoth-Obbo appointed Special Adviser to the Secretary-General, Sara Beysolow appointed Representative to South Sudan

UN: G.William Okoth-Obbo appointed Special Adviser to the Secretary-General, Sara Beysolow appointed Representative to South Sudan

UN Secretary-General António Guterres announced on Monday, December 6, the appointment of George William Okoth-Obbo of Uganda as Special Adviser...
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Dr. Allan Pamba appointed Africa Network Lead of the Swiss multinational Roche

Dr. Allan Pamba appointed Africa Network Lead of the Swiss multinational Roche

Based in Nairobi, Kenya, Dr. Allan Pamba joins the management team of Roche Diagnostics EMEA-LATAM, which is active in 155...
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