Senegal: Senelec to a new boss

Senegal's national electricity company (SENELEC) has a new director general (DG). It is Pope Demba Bitteye, previously permanent secretary for energy at the level...

Mali: Dr. Boubou Cissé, a technocrat in the Primature

Until then Minister of Economy and Finance, Dr. Boubou Cissé, 45, is named Prime Minister of Mali according to a statement of the Presidency...

DRC: Claude Ibalanky takes over the monitoring mechanism of the Addis Ababa peace agreements

Concluded in Addis Ababa under the umbrella of the African Union and the UN on 24 February 2013, the Framework Agreement for Peace and...

General Electric Appoints DG for Francophone Africa

General Electric has announced the appointment, on April 1, 2019, of Éric Amoussouga as President and CEO for French-speaking Africa. In this role, Amoussouga...

Kinshasa Digital Week 2019: Discover the program for the 2nd edition

Bringing together the most innovative tech thinkers and leaders from Africa to Kinshasa, Kinshasa Digital is announcing the 2nd edition of its annual gathering...

Noel K. Tshiani: “Fintech empowers entrepreneurs and enables African economies to grow.”

The Africa Fintech Summit (AFTS) will take place at the U.S. Institute of Peace on April 11 in Washington during the week of the...

Pascal Lamy elected President of the Paris Forum on Peace

As the first international event bringing together all the players in global governance, the Paris Peace Forum returns for its second edition from November...

The Director General of Ethiopian Airlines Group at the « Hall of Fame » of African...

Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Managing Director of the largest aviation group in Africa and four-star certified by SKYTRAX, has been inducted into the "Hall of...

Cameroon: Serge Yanic Nana takes the lead

A new office was elected at the General Meeting of Investment Service Providers (PSI) whose main mission is to represent them in financial market...

Afreximbank Appoints Maureen Mba Director of Compliance

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) has upgraded its compliance function to a full-fledged department, appointing its long-time banker, Maureen Mba, as a director. Until her...

Somalia: a « white » at the head of the central bank?

By Rasheed Hashi In recent weeks, many Somalis have raised an important question: after nearly 60 years of independence, why need a "white" man -...

Senegal – Adama Bictogo: controversy around the construction site of the University of Diamniadio

Has the construction site of Amadou Moctar Mbow University in Diamniadio been removed from the Ivorian group SNEDAI led by Adama Bictogo? The Senegalese...

Liquid Telecom appoints Mohamed Abdel Bassit as Regional Director General MEWA Zone

Liquid Telecom has appointed Mohamed Abdel Bassit as Regional General Manager for the Middle East and West Africa (MEWA), within the Pan-African Telecom Group,...

Ghana: Alhassan Andani named best CEO of the banking sector

By Valérie K. Stanbic Bank Ghana's Managing Director and President of the Alhassan Andani Association of Bankers of the Country (GAB) has been recognized as...