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Belgium: Gladys Kazadi, 28 years old, appointed vice-president of the political movement “Les Engagés”

Belgium: Gladys Kazadi, 28 years old, appointed vice-president of the political movement “Les Engagés”

Gladys Kazadi, Brussels MP and alderman, has been appointed vice-president of the political movement "Les Engagés" as part of the...
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Bogolo Kenewendo,35,named as the first Africa Director for the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions

Bogolo Kenewendo,35,named as the first Africa Director for the UN Climate Change High-Level Champions

Former minister for Botswana, global economist and international trade and development specialist, Bogolo Kenewendo has been appointed, on June 17,...
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Adji Sokhna M’baye appointed Director General of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) Securitization

Adji Sokhna M’baye appointed Director General of the West African Development Bank (BOAD) Securitization

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of Boad Titrisation, Serge Ekué, announced on Monday, June 13, the appointment of...
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UK: Marjorie Ngwenya has been appointed as an external member of the Prudential Regulation Committee

UK: Marjorie Ngwenya has been appointed as an external member of the Prudential Regulation Committee

Marjorie Ngwenya will join the PRC on 5 September 2022, commencing a three-year term, replacing Norval Bryson as an external...
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USA: Dr. Boukary Sawadogo named 2022 “Instructor of the Year” at the Black Studies Program ,City College of New York

USA: Dr. Boukary Sawadogo named 2022 “Instructor of the Year” at the Black Studies Program ,City College of New York

Dr. Boukary Sawadogo was named Instructor of the Year 2022 at the Black Studies Program, City College of New York,...
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The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022: Wawira Njiru is the Winner of the Icon Award

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2022: Wawira Njiru is the Winner of the Icon Award

Wawira Njiru, founder of Kenya's Food for Education, has been named, on May 31, as the recipient of the Icon...
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Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe awarded an honorary Doctor of Science from Harvard University

Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe awarded an honorary Doctor of Science from Harvard University

Jean-Jacques Muyembe, a Congolese microbiologist who leads public health emergency responses in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), including for...
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Genevieve Sangudi appointed Vice-Chairman of The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

Genevieve Sangudi appointed Vice-Chairman of The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association

The African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) has appointed tanzanian Genevieve Sangudi as vice chairman, board of directors...
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Patrick Bofunda Ilingo, new Director of Africa at TV5MONDE

Patrick Bofunda Ilingo, new Director of Africa at TV5MONDE

TV5MONDE announced on Thursday, May 19, the appointment of Patrick Bofunda Ilingo to the position of Director of Africa within...
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Albert Zeufack appointed World Bank Director of Operations for Angola, DRC,Burundi and Sao Tome & Principe

Albert Zeufack appointed World Bank Director of Operations for Angola, DRC,Burundi and Sao Tome & Principe

Dr. Albert G. Zeufack, a Cameroonian national, was the World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa, since May 2016. It is...
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Afreximbank: Marlène Ngoyi and Emmanuel Assiak appointed CEO and CIO of FEDA respectively

Afreximbank: Marlène Ngoyi and Emmanuel Assiak appointed CEO and CIO of FEDA respectively

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) announced on May 13 the appointment of Congolese Marlène Ngoyi as CEO of the Export...
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USA: Dr John Nkengasong confirmed as Coordinator of the USA governement activities to Combat HIV/AIDS Globally

USA: Dr John Nkengasong confirmed as Coordinator of the USA governement activities to Combat HIV/AIDS Globally

Dr. John Nkengasong has been confirmed, on May 5, by the U.S. Senate to be the next U.S. Ambassador-at-Large, Coordinator...
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Kenya: Michael Mutiga, new Safaricom’s strategist

Kenya: Michael Mutiga, new Safaricom’s strategist

According to Safaricom’s CEO, Peter Ndegwa, Michael Mutiga will lead Safaricom’s business development and transformation agenda. Safaricom is a leading...
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Jessica Motaung Appointed to CAF

Jessica Motaung Appointed to CAF

Kaizer Chiefs’ Marketing and Commercial Director, Jessica Motaung, has been appointed to the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Organising Committee...
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Prof. Elsie Effah Kaufmann, first woman appointed Dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Ghana

Prof. Elsie Effah Kaufmann, first woman appointed Dean of the School of Engineering at the University of Ghana

Her appointment will take effect on August 1, 2022. The mission of the School of Engineering Sciences is to serve...
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Cheick-Oumar Sylla Appointed Director of North Africa for the International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Cheick-Oumar Sylla Appointed Director of North Africa for the International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Cheick-Oumar Sylla will be based in Cairo, Egypt, and will lead the International Finance Corporation's (IFC) investment and advisory services...
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South Africa: Gugu Ndebele assumes role of Deputy Chairperson of Rhodes University Council

South Africa: Gugu Ndebele assumes role of Deputy Chairperson of Rhodes University Council

Appointed on Monday April 25, Gugu Ndebele succeeds Reverend Canon Dr Vicentia Kgabe, who became the first woman deputy chairperson...
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Sandra Uwera is the new Global CEO of Fairtrade International

Sandra Uwera is the new Global CEO of Fairtrade International

Fairtrade has announced, on Monday 25 april, the appointment of its new Global CEO, Sandra Uwera, who steps into the...
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The World’s 50 best restaurants Awards: Dieuveil Malonga, 30, winner of the “Champion of Change” award

The World’s 50 best restaurants Awards: Dieuveil Malonga, 30, winner of the “Champion of Change” award

The Chef from Congo Brazzaville is one of four personalities to receive this award which "recognises and celebrates the unsung...
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Françoise Le Guennou-Remarck joins the new Ivorian government

Françoise Le Guennou-Remarck joins the new Ivorian government

After resigning and being reappointed as Prime Minister of Côte d'Ivoire, Patrick Achi, has presented a new government of 32...
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