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AFDB: Cameroonian Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade appointed Vice President for Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery

AFDB: Cameroonian Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade appointed Vice President for Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery

The African Development Bank has announced, on April 4, the appointment of Marie-Laure Akin-Olugbade, a Cameroonian national, as the new...
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Akhona Qengqe appointed KFC Africa’s new General Manager

Akhona Qengqe appointed KFC Africa’s new General Manager

KFC has announced on March 16 the appointment Akhona Qengqe as its new General Manager for Africa. She becomes the...
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Dr Oulie Keita appointed as Greenpeace Africa Executive Director

Dr Oulie Keita appointed as Greenpeace Africa Executive Director

Mali-born development expert Dr. Oulie Keita has been appointed as Greenpeace Africa’s Substantive Executive Director after an intensive and competitive...
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DRC: Guy-Robert Lukama appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gécamines

DRC: Guy-Robert Lukama appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gécamines

A specialist in the mining sector, Guy-Robert Lukama Nkunzi was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Gécamines by...
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Equatorial Guinea: Teresa Isabel Nnang Avomo, 36, appointed Managing Director of the national oil company

Equatorial Guinea: Teresa Isabel Nnang Avomo, 36, appointed Managing Director of the national oil company

The president of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, appointed on Friday 24 February, Teresa Isabel Nnang Avomo as the...
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Dr. Rose Mwebaza appointed Director of the UN Environment Program’s Regional Office for Africa

Dr. Rose Mwebaza appointed Director of the UN Environment Program’s Regional Office for Africa

Dr. Rose Mwebaza of Uganda has been appointed the new Director of the United Nations Environment Program's Regional Office for...
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A New Executive Committee elected for West African Bankers’ Association

A New Executive Committee elected for West African Bankers’ Association

At the end of its Extraordinary General Assembly, held virtually on Monday January 30, 2023, the West African Bankers' Association...
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UN: Aminata Maiga and Christine Umutoni appointed resident coordinators

UN: Aminata Maiga and Christine Umutoni appointed resident coordinators

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Aminata Maiga of Côte d'Ivoire as UN Resident Coordinator in Senegal and Christine...
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Patience Mutesi appointed managing director of BPR Bank Rwanda Plc.

Patience Mutesi appointed managing director of BPR Bank Rwanda Plc.

BPR Bank Rwanda, a subsidiary of KCB Group (Kenya Commercial Bank) and the largest banking network in Rwanda, has appointed...
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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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