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Germany: Dr. Irene Kilubi, the dynamic entrepreneur who connects generations

Germany: Dr. Irene Kilubi, the dynamic entrepreneur who connects generations

Dr. Irène Kilubi, a German national from the Democratic Republic of Congo, has been nominated for the German Diversity Awards...
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Ivorian Serge Agnero, new Regional Director Gulf of Guinea of Bolloré Transport & Logistics

Ivorian Serge Agnero, new Regional Director Gulf of Guinea of Bolloré Transport & Logistics

Appointed to this position since October 6, 2021, Serge Agnero succeeds Mohamed Abdoulaye Diop who is transferred to the Atlantic...
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Keji Mustapha named Global Director of Brand and Community at Partech

Keji Mustapha named Global Director of Brand and Community at Partech

Keji Mustapha is the first person to hold this newly created position at Partech. Partech, the Paris-based VC investment fund...
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Catherine Chinedum Aniagolu-Okoye Appointed Regional Director of the Ford Foundation for West Africa

Catherine Chinedum Aniagolu-Okoye Appointed Regional Director of the Ford Foundation for West Africa

Based in Lagos, Chinedum Aniagolu-Okoye will lead the foundation’s office of West Africa and oversee its grantmaking, external relations and...
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Dianne Dusaidi becomes one of the youngest chairperson in the banking sector in Rwanda

Dianne Dusaidi becomes one of the youngest chairperson in the banking sector in Rwanda

Dianne Dusaidi, appointed as AB Bank's board chair, becomes one of the youngest and few women to chair a board...
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Zeinab Badawi appointed as President of SOAS, University of London

Zeinab Badawi appointed as President of SOAS, University of London

Award-winning journalist and School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) alumna Zeinab Badawi, a native of Sudan and a British...
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Cameroonian girls’ and women’s rights defender Marthe Wandou receives 2021 Right Livelihood Award

Cameroonian girls’ and women’s rights defender Marthe Wandou receives 2021 Right Livelihood Award

Cameroonian gender equality and peace activist Marthe Wandou is among the recipients of the 2021 Right Livelihood Award for her decades-long efforts...
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Three female finance experts appointed to Ecobank Nigeria Board

Three female finance experts appointed to Ecobank Nigeria Board

Bola Adesola has been appointed chairman of the board of Ecobank Nigeria, the first woman to hold the position, while...
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Eleni Gabre-Madhin joins UNDP as Chief Innovation Officer

Eleni Gabre-Madhin joins UNDP as Chief Innovation Officer

The United Nations Development Programme announced, on september 27, that Dr. Eleni Z. Gabre-Madhin has taken a role as Chief...
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Armand Zorn, 33 years old, elected member of the Federal Parliament in Germany

Armand Zorn, 33 years old, elected member of the Federal Parliament in Germany

Originally from Cameroon, he was elected in Frankfurt (with 29%) on behalf of the SPD (Social Democratic Party), during the...
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Two Eminent African Lawyers Appointed Special Advisors to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

Two Eminent African Lawyers Appointed Special Advisors to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court

The Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court ("ICC" or "the Court"), Karim A.A. Khan QC of the United Kingdom, announced...
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Flora Jika appointed General Manager of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Ghana

Flora Jika appointed General Manager of Coca-Cola Beverages Africa in Ghana

The South African will take up her position at the end of December 2021 and will succeed Simon Everest who...
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Arielle Kayabaga, 31 years old,elected Member of Parliament in Canada

Arielle Kayabaga, 31 years old,elected Member of Parliament in Canada

Originally from Burundi, Arielle Kayabaga was elected as the Member of Parliament for London West, the first Francophone and the...
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United Arab Emirates: Leah Banda appointed Executive Marketing Director of Emirates Post

United Arab Emirates: Leah Banda appointed Executive Marketing Director of Emirates Post

Originally from Zambia, Leah Banda has over 15 years of experience in strategic marketing and public relations/communications. Emirates Post is...
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Grace Muliisa, new Managing Director of Ecobank Uganda

Grace Muliisa, new Managing Director of Ecobank Uganda

The announcement of the appointment of Grace Muliisa was made by Kim Kariisa, Chairman of the Board of Directors of...
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Ugochi Daniels, new Deputy Director General of the International Organization for Migration

Ugochi Daniels, new Deputy Director General of the International Organization for Migration

A Nigerian national, she will be in charge of the operations of this United Nations agency which is the leading...
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Yamina Karitanyi,new CEO of the Rwanda Mines,Oil and Gas Board

Yamina Karitanyi,new CEO of the Rwanda Mines,Oil and Gas Board

Appointed on August 31 by Rwandan President Paul Kagame, Yamina Karitanyi replaces Francis Gatare, who had been the CEO of...
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WHO: Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu charged with protecting the world from future pandemics and epidemics

WHO: Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu charged with protecting the world from future pandemics and epidemics

The Nigerian physician is the new director of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence Centre. Based in...
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Ugandan Melizsa Mugyenyi named CEO of Graça Machel Trust

Ugandan Melizsa Mugyenyi named CEO of Graça Machel Trust

Her appointment was announced on Tuesday, September 7, by Madame Graҫa Machel, founder and chair of the Graҫa Machel Trust,...
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Noellie Cécile Tiendrebreogo, new Managing Director of EcoBank Burkina Faso

Noellie Cécile Tiendrebreogo, new Managing Director of EcoBank Burkina Faso

Since August 2021, Noellie Noellie Tiendrebeogo is the new General Manager of Ecobank Burkina Faso, an institution she had left...
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