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Two Eminent African Lawyers Appointed Special Advisors to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

Two Eminent African Lawyers Appointed Special Advisors to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or "the Court"), Karim A.A. Khan QC of the United Kingdom, announced...
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Flora Jika appointed General Manager of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Ghana

Flora Jika appointed General Manager of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Ghana

The South African will take up her position at the end of December 2021 and will succeed Simon Everest who...
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Arielle Kayabaga, 31 years old,elected Member of Parliament in Canada

Arielle Kayabaga, 31 years old,elected Member of Parliament in Canada

Originally from Burundi, Arielle Kayabaga was elected as the Member of Parliament for London West, the first Francophone and the...
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United Arab Emirates: Leah Banda appointed Executive Marketing Director of Emirates Post

United Arab Emirates: Leah Banda appointed Executive Marketing Director of Emirates Post

Originally from Zambia, Leah Banda has over 15 years of experience in strategic marketing and public relations/communications. Emirates Post is...
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Grace Muliisa, new Managing Director of Ecobank Uganda

Grace Muliisa, new Managing Director of Ecobank Uganda

The announcement of the appointment of Grace Muliisa was made by Kim Kariisa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of...
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Ugochi Daniels, new Deputy Director General of the International Organization for Migration

Ugochi Daniels, new Deputy Director General of the International Organization for Migration

A Nigerian national, she will be in charge of the operations of this United Nations agency which is the leading...
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Yamina Karitanyi,new CEO of the Rwanda Mines,Oil and Gas Board

Yamina Karitanyi,new CEO of the Rwanda Mines,Oil and Gas Board

Appointed on August 31 by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Yamina Karitanyi replaces Francis Gatare, who had been the CEO of...
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WHO: Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu charged with protecting the world from future pandemics and epidemics

WHO: Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu charged with protecting the world from future pandemics and epidemics

The Nigerian physician is the new director of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence Centre. Based in...
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Ugandan Melizsa Mugyenyi named CEO of Graça Machel Trust

Ugandan Melizsa Mugyenyi named CEO of Graça Machel Trust

Her appointment was announced on Tuesday, September 7, by Madame Graҫa Machel, founder and chair of the Graҫa Machel Trust,...
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Noellie Cécile Tiendrebreogo, new Managing Director of EcoBank Burkina Faso

Noellie Cécile Tiendrebreogo, new Managing Director of EcoBank Burkina Faso

Since August 2021, Noellie Noellie Tiendrebeogo is the new General Manager of Ecobank Burkina Faso, an institution she had left...
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Malian Néné Satourou Maïga, 34, appointed CEO of Orange Botswana

Malian Néné Satourou Maïga, 34, appointed CEO of Orange Botswana

Originally from the Timbuktu region of Mali, she will take up her position on September 1, 2021 and will replace...
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Fassi Kafyeke, the Congolese engineer who designs the planes of the multinational Bombardier

Fassi Kafyeke, the Congolese engineer who designs the planes of the multinational Bombardier

Fassi Kafyeke is Senior Director, Strategic Technologies and Advanced Design, Aerospace Product Development Engineering at Bombardier Aerospace, a subsidiary of...
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13 young African lawyers who are shaking things up

13 young African lawyers who are shaking things up

Young, ambitious and determined, these lawyers are distinctive by having launched their own firms very early on, being pioneers in...
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