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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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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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Dina Abdel-Moneim,the first woman to lead an Egyptian military production company

Dina Abdel-Moneim,the first woman to lead an Egyptian military production company

Egypt's Ministry of State for Military Production announced on Tuesday, August 30, the appointment of Dina Abdel-Moneim as chairwoman of...
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Oikocredit appoints Caroline Mulwa as new Regional Director for Africa

Oikocredit appoints Caroline Mulwa as new Regional Director for Africa

Social impact investor Oikocredit announced on Monday 29 August the appointment of Caroline Mulwa as its new regional manager for...
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Mercy Miyang Tembon appointed Vice President and Secretary General of the World Bank

Mercy Miyang Tembon appointed Vice President and Secretary General of the World Bank

A Cameroonian national and current World Bank country director for Bangladesh and Bhutan, she will take up her post on...
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Adissa Barry, the Burkinabe turned successful entrepreneur in the USA

Adissa Barry, the Burkinabe turned successful entrepreneur in the USA

Adissa Barry, who has lived in the US for over 30 years, is the owner of the electrical construction company...
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Kenya: 6 women make history as the first elected female city governors  

Kenya: 6 women make history as the first elected female city governors  

While in 2017, only 3 women were elected as governors of a city in Kenya, for the August 9 elections,...
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Thierno Habib Hann is the new CEO of Shelter Afrique

Thierno Habib Hann is the new CEO of Shelter Afrique

Shelter Afrique (SHAF), a pan-African housing development financier, announced on Tuesday, August 16, the appointment of Thierno Habib Hann as...
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Eisenhower Fellowships: Phyllis Wakiaga,Marcia Ashong and Shahira Diab among the 25 Leaders Selected

Eisenhower Fellowships: Phyllis Wakiaga,Marcia Ashong and Shahira Diab among the 25 Leaders Selected

Twenty-five leaders from 23 countries have been selected for the prestigious 2022 Eisenhower Global Fellowship Program, which consists of six...
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Birahim Diouf appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Central Depository/Settlement Bank of the WAEMU

Birahim Diouf appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Central Depository/Settlement Bank of the WAEMU

At the end of the meeting of the Board of Directors held on Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at the institution's...
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Dr. Alex Mubiru appointed as Director General in the Cabinet Office of the African Development Bank Group’s President

Dr. Alex Mubiru appointed as Director General in the Cabinet Office of the African Development Bank Group’s President

The African Development Bank has appointed Dr. Alex Mubiru as Director General in the Cabinet Office of the Bank Group’s...
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Dr. Musonda Mumba appointed Secretary General of the Convention on Wetlands (The Ramsar Convention)

Dr. Musonda Mumba appointed Secretary General of the Convention on Wetlands (The Ramsar Convention)

The Standing Committee of the Convention on Wetlands has appointed Dr Musonda Mumba as the new Secretary General of the...
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Anastacia Tshesane elected Chair of PwC Africa Governance Board

Anastacia Tshesane elected Chair of PwC Africa Governance Board

PwC Africa announced on July 25 the election of Anastacia Tshesane as the new chair of the firm's Africa Governance...
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Cameroonian Richard Munang appointed Deputy Director of the United Nations Environment Programme’s Africa Office 

Cameroonian Richard Munang appointed Deputy Director of the United Nations Environment Programme’s Africa Office 

Established in 1972 and headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is the global authority that sets...
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Ghana: Ana Sarpong Bawuah, first woman appointed chairperson of Access Bank

Ghana: Ana Sarpong Bawuah, first woman appointed chairperson of Access Bank

Access Bank (Ghana) Plc. announced on July 18 the appointment of Ana Sarpong Bawuah as chairman of its board of...
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Germany: Aminata Touré,29,appointed Minister for Social Affairs in the state of Schleswig-Holstein

Germany: Aminata Touré,29,appointed Minister for Social Affairs in the state of Schleswig-Holstein

Born to parents from Mali, Aminata Touré was appointed on Wednesday 29 June as Minister for Social Affairs, Youth, Family,...
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Lelly Usiku appointed acting CEO of Namib Desert Diamonds (NAMDIA)

Lelly Usiku appointed acting CEO of Namib Desert Diamonds (NAMDIA)

The appointment is effective as of July 2. Lelly Usiku, currently the General Manager: Sales and Marketing, will take over...
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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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