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Chika Stacy Oriuwa, 28, named one of Canada’s 50 most influential people

Chika Stacy Oriuwa, 28, named one of Canada’s 50 most influential people

Publishe on 10 February, the 2022 Maclean's Power List features 50 Canadians “who are forging paths, leading the debate and...
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Elsie Addo Awadzi reappointed as second vice president of the Central Bank of Ghana

Elsie Addo Awadzi reappointed as second vice president of the Central Bank of Ghana

Banker and lawyer, Elsie Addo Awadzi has been reappointed by Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo for a second term, effective Monday, February...
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UK Points of Light: Dr. Esperance Luvindao,31, Winner of the 215th Commonwealth Pointsoflight award

UK Points of Light: Dr. Esperance Luvindao,31, Winner of the 215th Commonwealth Pointsoflight award

UK Points of Light are outstanding individual volunteers – people who are making a change in their community. Every weekday,...
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Fiona Lortan Appointed Deputy Head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)

Fiona Lortan Appointed Deputy Head of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM)

The African Union Commission has appointed Ms. Fiona Lortan as the Deputy Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African...
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Nardos Bekele-Thomas,first woman appointed NEPAD’s CEO

Nardos Bekele-Thomas,first woman appointed NEPAD’s CEO

The appointment of the Ethiopian has been approved by the African Union Heads of State Summit, which took place from...
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Anna Gifty’s “The Black Agenda” is #1 Best Seller on Amazon 

Anna Gifty’s “The Black Agenda” is #1 Best Seller on Amazon 

Published on February 1st, "The Black Agenda: Bold Solutions for a Broken System”mobilizes 35 top Black experts, scholars, and advocates,...
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The university of Vermont Appoints Jane Okech, Ph.D., as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

The university of Vermont Appoints Jane Okech, Ph.D., as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

University of Vermont Provost and Senior Vice President, Patricia Prelock, has announced, on January 28, the appointment of Jane Okech,...
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Selma Alami appointed Managing Director of Nexans Morocco

Selma Alami appointed Managing Director of Nexans Morocco

Nexans Morocco, a subsidiary of the multinational Nexans, announced on January 31 the appointment of Selma Alami as General Manager,...
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Thanusha Govender appointed Managing Director of Vodacom subsidiary XLink

Thanusha Govender appointed Managing Director of Vodacom subsidiary XLink

Thanusha Govender's appointment is effective from 1 February and she replaces Hymie Marnewick. Launched in 2004, XLink is a wholly...
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Tulia Ackson elected Speaker of the National Assembly of Tanzania

Tulia Ackson elected Speaker of the National Assembly of Tanzania

Elected on Tuesday 01 February in Dodoma, the capital of Tanzania, she received 376 votes from the MPs who attended...
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Rwanda: Patricia Uwase, 32, promoted to Minister of State for Infrastructure

Rwanda: Patricia Uwase, 32, promoted to Minister of State for Infrastructure

Prior to her appointment, she was, since September 2018, permanent secretary of Rwanda's Ministry of Infrastructure, where she started in...
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KFC appoints Letlhogonolo ‘Nolo’ Thobejane as head of Sub-Saharan Africa (Outside South Africa)

KFC appoints Letlhogonolo ‘Nolo’ Thobejane as head of Sub-Saharan Africa (Outside South Africa)

Headquartered in South Africa, KFC Africa, regional operating unit of US-based fast-food chain KFC, has appointed Nolo Thobejane as head...
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Mining: 3 African Experts appointed to Global Task Force to Develop Sector Standard

Mining: 3 African Experts appointed to Global Task Force to Develop Sector Standard

The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) of the Global Reporting Initiative has selected 20 members to participate in the global...
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Rosette Chantal Rugamba and Dr. Paula Kahumbu join the WWF International Board of Directors

Rosette Chantal Rugamba and Dr. Paula Kahumbu join the WWF International Board of Directors

Rosette Chantal Rugamba, a 24-year veteran of the African ecotourism and protected areas sector, and Dr Paula Kahumbu, one of...
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Standard Chartered appoints Dr. Sandie Okoro as Group General Counsel

Standard Chartered appoints Dr. Sandie Okoro as Group General Counsel

Standard Chartered (the Group) announced on January 13 the appointment of Dr. Sandie Okoro as Group General Counsel. She will...
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Paula Kahumbu becomes the first National Geographic explorer to join the organisation’s Board of Directors

Paula Kahumbu becomes the first National Geographic explorer to join the organisation’s Board of Directors

Kenyan national Paula Kahumbu is one of five new members of the Board of Trustees of the National Geographic Society,...
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Gabonese Huguette Oyini appointed Regional Director of BGFI Bank group in Central Africa

Gabonese Huguette Oyini appointed Regional Director of BGFI Bank group in Central Africa

She is responsible for overseeing BGFI Bank's subsidiaries in Cameroon, the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), the Democratic Republic of Congo...
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Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka appointed Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka appointed Chancellor of the University of Johannesburg

The Council of the University of Johannesburg (UJ)  announced on January 10 the appointment of former United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General...
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Ambroise Wonkam, World Renowned Geneticist and Sickle Cell Disease Exper,now leads Genetic Medicine Department at Johns Hopkins

Ambroise Wonkam, World Renowned Geneticist and Sickle Cell Disease Exper,now leads Genetic Medicine Department at Johns Hopkins

South African geneticist, of Cameroonian origin, Ambroise Wonkam, M.D., Ph.D., D.Med.Sc., has been selected as Johns Hopkins Medicine’s director of...
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Senegalese Ababacar Diaw appointed CEO of Allianz Insurance Company Ghana Limited Non-Life

Senegalese Ababacar Diaw appointed CEO of Allianz Insurance Company Ghana Limited Non-Life

The appointment of Ababacar Diaw, currently deputy managing director of Allianz Africa Services and regional head of protection and resilience...
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