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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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South Africa: Nozipho Portia Mdawe is the new CEO of Air Traffic and Navigation Services

South Africa: Nozipho Portia Mdawe is the new CEO of Air Traffic and Navigation Services

Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) SOC Limited has announced on April 5 the appointment of Nozipho Portia Mdawe as...
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Alexandra Awadi, new Managing Director of Bridge Bank Senegal

Alexandra Awadi, new Managing Director of Bridge Bank Senegal

Launched on December 16, 2021, Bridge Bank Senegal is the new subsidiary of Bridge Group West Africa (BGWA), itself a...
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Ada Osakwe, Binta Touré Ndoye and Delphine Traoré Maidou Appointed to AGRA Board of Directors

Ada Osakwe, Binta Touré Ndoye and Delphine Traoré Maidou Appointed to AGRA Board of Directors

AGRA (Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa) has announced on March 28 the appointment of six new members to...
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Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola appointed The Heineken Africa Foundation’s Chair of the Board of Trustees

Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola appointed The Heineken Africa Foundation’s Chair of the Board of Trustees

The Heineken Africa Foundation has announced, on March 28, the appointment of Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola as Chair of the Board of...
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Interview.Charlotte Kalala: “the diaspora is in demand for events like Congo Na Paris

Interview.Charlotte Kalala: “the diaspora is in demand for events like Congo Na Paris

Director of Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in a group based in Congo, Charlotte Kalala is also the founder...
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FIFA : Gelson Fernandes, 35, appointed to lead African soccer development

FIFA : Gelson Fernandes, 35, appointed to lead African soccer development

A native of Cape Verde and a Swiss national, the former Swiss international has been appointed regional director of FIFA's...
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Titi Cole and Chinwe Esimai to lead Citi’s Legacy Franchises

Titi Cole and Chinwe Esimai to lead Citi’s Legacy Franchises

Titi Cole was named CEO of Legacy Franchises in February 2022 and Chinwe Esimai has been appointed as Managing Director...
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Gilbert F. Houngbo of Togo, the first African to head the ILO, now heads four international organizations

Gilbert F. Houngbo of Togo, the first African to head the ILO, now heads four international organizations

Gilbert Houngbo was elected director-general of the International Labor Organization (ILO) on March 25 in Geneva by the ILO's Governing...
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Aboubacar Coulibaly, new Managing Director of Nestlé Cameroon

Aboubacar Coulibaly, new Managing Director of Nestlé Cameroon

A Malian national, he will take up his post on 1 April and will also oversee other Central African countries...
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USA: Toyin Tofade, new President-Elect of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

USA: Toyin Tofade, new President-Elect of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Toyin Tofade is the first Black woman to serve as president in the college’s 141-year history. She begins her term...
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Francis Kéré, First African winner of the “Nobel Prize for Architecture”

Francis Kéré, First African winner of the “Nobel Prize for Architecture”

Berlin-based architect Diébédo Francis Kéré, originally from Burkina Faso, was awarded the Pritzker Prize on Tuesday 15 March, becoming the...
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Gabon: Women ministers in key positions

Gabon: Women ministers in key positions

Gabon's President Ali Bongo Odimba reorganized the Gabonese government on March 8, 2020. Some ministers have kept their posts, others...
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