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Three African appointed to head 3 CGIAR global research centres

Three African appointed to head 3 CGIAR global research centres

The 3 centres are part of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), a global partnership of international organisations...
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Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda, the first woman to be appointed Vice President of Gabon

Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda, the first woman to be appointed Vice President of Gabon

Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda has been appointed Vice President of Gabon on Monday, January 9 by Gabonese President Ali Bongo....
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Somachi Chris-Asoluka appointed CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation

Somachi Chris-Asoluka appointed CEO of the Tony Elumelu Foundation

The new CEO will take office on 1 March 2023 and replaces the former CEO, Ifeyinwa Ugochukwu, who has retired,...
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Senegalese Amadou Hott Appointed AfDB Special Envoy to the Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa

Senegalese Amadou Hott Appointed AfDB Special Envoy to the Alliance for Green Infrastructure in Africa

African Development Bank Group President Dr. Akinwumi Adesina has appointed Senegal’s former minister Amadou Hott, as his Special Envoy and...
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Three Africans appointed UN Resident Coordinators

Three Africans appointed UN Resident Coordinators

The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, appointed 3 African personalities to positions of responsibility on Wednesday, December 1. Nelson Muffuh...
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Who are the young people of African descent on the 2023 Forbes Under 30 USA list?

Who are the young people of African descent on the 2023 Forbes Under 30 USA list?

Forbes unveiled , on November 29, its 12th annual Under 30 List for the Class of 2023, recognizing 600 trailblazing...
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Dr. Esselina Macome appointed Chairman of the Board of Standard Bank Mozambique

Dr. Esselina Macome appointed Chairman of the Board of Standard Bank Mozambique

Standard Bank Mozambique announced on 22 November the appointment of Esselina Macome as the new Chairperson of the bank's Board...
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Harvard University: Patricia Nzolantima and Amandla Ooko-Ombaka Appointed Co-Chairs of the Center for African Studies Leadership Council

Harvard University: Patricia Nzolantima and Amandla Ooko-Ombaka Appointed Co-Chairs of the Center for African Studies Leadership Council

The Leadership Council of the Center for African Studies (CAS) at Harvard University is an internationally recognized interdisciplinary organization at...
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Who is Fati N’Zi-Hassane, the new Africa Director of Oxfam International?

Who is Fati N’Zi-Hassane, the new Africa Director of Oxfam International?

Originally from Niger, Fati N'Zi-Hassane announced on 4 November on her social networks that she has taken up her position...
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IFC Appoints Olivier Buyoya as Regional Director for West Africa

IFC Appoints Olivier Buyoya as Regional Director for West Africa

IFC has appointed Olivier Buyoya as its new Regional Director for West Africa. In his new role, Buyoya, who will...
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Two pioneering women appointed to Lesotho’s new government

Two pioneering women appointed to Lesotho’s new government

Justice Nthomeng Majara, the first woman to be appointed Chief Justice of Lesotho, becomes the first woman to be appointed...
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USA: Dr. Bruce Ovbiagele named editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Heart Association

USA: Dr. Bruce Ovbiagele named editor-in-chief of the Journal of the American Heart Association

Dr. Bruce Ovbiagele, M.D., M.Sc., M.A.S., M.B.A., M.L.S., FAHA, has been named the new editor-in-chief of the Journal of the...
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Nefertiti Tshibanda and Zahra Kamil Ali appointed OIF representatives to the African Union and North America

Nefertiti Tshibanda and Zahra Kamil Ali appointed OIF representatives to the African Union and North America

Nefertiti TSHIBANDA, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has been appointed representative of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF)...
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IFC Appoints Madalo Minofu as Country Manager for Ethiopia, Malawi and Zambia

IFC Appoints Madalo Minofu as Country Manager for Ethiopia, Malawi and Zambia

International Finance Corporation (IFC) announced, on October 19, the appointment of Madalo Minofu as its new Country Manager for Ethiopia,...
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IFC Appoints Malick Fall as Country Manager for Burundi, the DRC, and the Republic of Congo

IFC Appoints Malick Fall as Country Manager for Burundi, the DRC, and the Republic of Congo

IFC has announced, on October 18, the appointment of Malick Fall as its new Country Manager for Burundi, the Democratic...
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Abena Amoah appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Stock Exchange

Abena Amoah appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Stock Exchange

The Board of Directors of the Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) announced on Tuesday, October 18, the appointment of Abena Amoah...
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DRC: Cherine Luzaisu, first woman elected president of the Central Kongo Bar Association

DRC: Cherine Luzaisu, first woman elected president of the Central Kongo Bar Association

The Congolese lawyer was elected, on Wednesday 12 October at 4am, president of the Bar Association of Central Kongo, a...
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Hassatou Diop N’sele Appointed Vice-President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer of AFDB

Hassatou Diop N’sele Appointed Vice-President for Finance & Chief Financial Officer of AFDB

The African Development Bank (AfDB) announced on October 10 the appointment of Hassatou Diop N'Sele as Vice President of Finance...
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USA: Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah named honorary member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

USA: Samia Yaba Christina Nkrumah named honorary member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

Politician, social justice and equity activist, philanthropist and daughter of the late Kwame Nkrumah, Ghana's first prime minister and president,...
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Gisèle Lutundula Putshu appointed Deputy General Manager of FBNBank in DRC

Gisèle Lutundula Putshu appointed Deputy General Manager of FBNBank in DRC

With over 14 years of experience in the banking sector in the Democratic Republic of Congo, says a statement from...
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