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Cameroonian Trésor Penku appointed Africa Managing Director of the Spanish Football League (La Liga)

Cameroonian Trésor Penku appointed Africa Managing Director of the Spanish Football League (La Liga)

The appointment of La Liga's new Africa General Manager was announced at two events organized by the league on September...
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Professor Abdoulaye Diabaté wins Falling Walls 2023 award for science and innovation

Professor Abdoulaye Diabaté wins Falling Walls 2023 award for science and innovation

Professor Abdoulaye Diabaté from Burkina Faso, principal investigator at Target Malaria Burkina Faso and a leading figure in medical entomology...
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Italy: Angel Bipendu wins “Caravella” award

Italy: Angel Bipendu wins “Caravella” award

The nun, originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo, was awarded the prize for her commitment to migrant rescue operations...
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Fanfan Rwanyindo appointed Director for Africa at the International Labour Organisation (ILO)

Fanfan Rwanyindo appointed Director for Africa at the International Labour Organisation (ILO)

On 6 September, the Director-General of the International Labour Organisation (ILO), Gilbert Fossoun Houngbo of Togo, announced the appointment of...
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Who is Florence Loan-Messan, the first woman to be elected President of the Côte d’Ivoire Bar?

Who is Florence Loan-Messan, the first woman to be elected President of the Côte d’Ivoire Bar?

The lawyer was elected at the elective general meeting of the Côte d'Ivoire Bar Association, held on Saturday July 29,...
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UN: Gerardine Mukeshimana appointed Vice-President of IFAD

UN: Gerardine Mukeshimana appointed Vice-President of IFAD

On Tuesday August 01, the President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Spanish economist Alvaro Lario, announced, on...
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IFC Appoints Josiane Kwenda as Country Manager for Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Guinea, and Togo

IFC Appoints Josiane Kwenda as Country Manager for Côte d’Ivoire, Benin, Guinea, and Togo

On Friday 21 July, the International Finance Corporation announced the appointment of Josiane Kwenda as Regional Representative for Côte d'Ivoire,...
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Angola: Vera Cristina dos Anjos Tangue Escórcio appointed Chairwoman of the IGAPE

Angola: Vera Cristina dos Anjos Tangue Escórcio appointed Chairwoman of the IGAPE

The new Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of the National Institute for the Management of State Assets and Holdings...
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Sierra Leone: Salima Monorma Bah, 32, appointed Minister of Communication, Technology and Innovation

Sierra Leone: Salima Monorma Bah, 32, appointed Minister of Communication, Technology and Innovation

A lawyer at the High Court of Sierra Leone, she has ben appointed to this position on July 16 by...
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Who is Iman Abuzeid, Sudanese-born and one of the richest Self-Made Women in the USA?

Who is Iman Abuzeid, Sudanese-born and one of the richest Self-Made Women in the USA?

Ranked in the Forbes 2023 list of America's richest self-made women, 38-year-old Iman Abuzeid is the CEO and co-founder of...
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Yvonne Manzi Makolo takes office as President of IATA

Yvonne Manzi Makolo takes office as President of IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced, on June 5, that RwandAir CEO Yvonne Manzi Makolo has assumed her duties...
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France: Hugues Kenfack re-elected President of Toulouse Capitole University

France: Hugues Kenfack re-elected President of Toulouse Capitole University

Hugues Kenfack, a native of Cameroon, has been re-elected President of Toulouse Capitole University on Thursday 1 June. He was...
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USA: Dr Boghuma Kabisen Titanji, winner of the Health Care Innovator/Researcher award

USA: Dr Boghuma Kabisen Titanji, winner of the Health Care Innovator/Researcher award

Dr. Boghuma Titanji, from Cameroon, is the winner of the Health Care Innovator/Researcher Award as part of the Atlanta Business...
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Marie-Gabrielle Opese appointed Managing Director of Standard Bank DRC

Marie-Gabrielle Opese appointed Managing Director of Standard Bank DRC

As well as being appointed Managing Director, the Congolese banker will also be head of corporate and investment banking at...
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WHO: Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum awarded for lifelong commitment to health

WHO: Dr. Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum awarded for lifelong commitment to health

Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum and Peter Piot has been honoured for their tireless commitment to health. The ceremony took place on Sunday...
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USA: Dr. Abimbola Asojo Named New Dean of Morgan State University’s School of Architecture

USA: Dr. Abimbola Asojo Named New Dean of Morgan State University’s School of Architecture

Following a comprehensive national search, explains a press remease, Morgan State University President David K. Wilson and Provost Hongtao Yu,...
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Lydia Monyepao,first woman appointed CEO of the South African Football Association

Lydia Monyepao,first woman appointed CEO of the South African Football Association

The South African Football Association (SAFA), has announced on May 8 the appointment of Ms Lydia Monyepao as the Association’s...
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Germany: Joe Chialo appointed Minister of Culture of Berlin

Germany: Joe Chialo appointed Minister of Culture of Berlin

Joe Chialo has been appointed during the session of April 27, 2023, during which, the House of Representatives of Berlin...
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Angola: Alberto Mendes, new President of the MPLA Financial Holding Company

Angola: Alberto Mendes, new President of the MPLA Financial Holding Company

Alberto Mendes has been appointed to head "Sociedade de Gestão e Participações Financeiras S.A.R.L", a holding company with a portfolio...
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Alain Capo-Chichi and Stacey Fru, 2023 winners of the World Literacy Foundation

Alain Capo-Chichi and Stacey Fru, 2023 winners of the World Literacy Foundation

The Beninese entrepreneur and the young South African writer are among the four winners of this year's World Literacy Awards,...
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