Source: Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) |

Human rights council president appoints Radhika Coomaraswamy of Sri Lanka to serve on Ethiopia rights body

Ms. Coomaraswamy will join Kaari Betty Murungi of Kenya (chair) and Steven Ratner of the United States of America, who were appointed to serve on the human rights investigative body on 2 March 2022

The President of the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Federico Villegas (Argentina), announced today the appointment of Radhika Coomaraswamy of Sri Lanka to serve as a member of the International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia. Ms. Coomaraswamy will join Kaari Betty Murungi of Kenya (chair) and Steven Ratner of…

Source: United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) |

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) names Jason Momoa official Advocate for Life Below Water

The Aquaman actor, who has worked with Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and rePurpose Global, described how humbled he felt to be entrusted with the responsibility to promote ocean health

Movie star and ocean activist Jason Momoa was designated the UN Environment Programme’s (UNEP) Advocate for Life Below Water today at a major conference mobilizing global support for an ocean besieged by the triple planetary crisis of climate change, biodiversity loss and rampant pollution.  The UN Ocean Conference, co-hosted by…

Source: Office of The President- Republic of the Gambia |

President Barrow Appoints New Minister of Communication & Digital Economy

Mr. Bah holds a BS in Information Technology from the University of Phoenix, in 2004, an MSc in Systems and Networking Management, and an MBA in Business Administration from the Golden Gate University of California

The General Public is hereby informed that His Excellency President Adama Barrow in exercise of the powers conferred on him under Sections 71(1) and 71(3) of the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia, has appointed Mr Ousman A. Bah as Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, effective Friday, 24th…

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Zimbabwe Tourism Minister appoints APO Group’s Beatrice Tonhodzayi to the Board of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority

Like Beatrice, all APO Group Account Managers operate ‘on the ground’ in their native countries, providing local knowledge and expertise, and building deep relationships with local media

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading Pan-African communications consultancy and press release distribution service, is delighted to announce that its Account Manager Beatrice Tonhodzayi has been appointed to the Board of the Zimbabwe Tourism Authority (ZTA) (https://ZimbabweTourism.net/). Beatrice was appointed to the ZTA Board by Zimbabwe’s Minister of Environment, Climate, Tourism…

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Source: African Energy Week (AEW) |

Afentra COO Ian Cloke to Drive Sustainable Hydrocarbon Dialogue at African Energy Week (AEW) 2022 in Cape Town

Cloke joins Afentra CEO Paul McDade at the continent’s premier event for the oil and gas industry to discuss the role of oil and gas in Africa’s energy future

While Africa faces the impacts of climate change warranting the need to reduce emissions across the energy sector, over 600 million people still lack access to electricity, emphasizing the need for the continent to maximize its oil and gas resources. Stepping into this picture, independent oil and gas company, Afentra,…

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African Development Bank Appoints Simon Mizrahi as Acting Vice President, Technology and Corporate Services Complex

Mizrahi is a seasoned senior executive with more than 25 years of experience in delivering strategic leadership on development and development policies

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org)  has appointed Mr. Simon Mizrahi as Acting Vice President, Technology and Corporate Services Complex, effective 20 June 2022. Mizrahi, a British national, is currently the Director for Delivery, Performance Management and Results at the African Development Bank Group and Acting Director for the Operations Committee…

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African Development Bank Names Jacques Edjangue as Acting Vice President, People and Talent Management Complex

A thought leader, Jacques has broad and diverse experience within the African Development Bank

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jacques Edjangue as Acting Vice President, People and Talent Management Complex, effective 20th June 2022. Edjangue, a Cameroonian national, is currently Acting Director of the Human Resources Management Department, and also Director of the Language Services Department.…

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Sabi Bolsters Advisory Group with Four New Members

The advisory group has been established to inform the strategy and implementation of Sabi’s vision as the company continues its growth trajectory

Sabi (Sabi.am), Africa’s leading provider of commerce infrastructure for the distribution of goods and services, is pleased to announce the appointment of four new advisory group members whose experience and networks will support Sabi in its mission to resource and grow SMEs in the informal sector. The advisory group has…

Source: Republic of South Africa: The Parliament |

South Africa: Committee Chairperson Appreciates Inclusion of a Woman Candidate among Candidates for South African Football Association (SAFA) Presidency

SAFA’s Governance Committee released eligible candidates for SAFA elections on 6 June

The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities, Ms Nonhlanhla Ncube-Ndaba has noted with appreciation the candidature of a woman for the presidency of the South African Football Association (SAFA) in the next SAFA elections that are scheduled to take place on 25 June 2022.…

Source: United Arab Emirates Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Cooperation |

UAE: MoFAIC receives credentials copy from the new Sudanese Ambassador

The newly appointed Ambassador expressed his pleasure at representing his country in the United Arab Emirates

H.E. Abdulla Mohamed Alblooki, Acting Assistant Undersecretary for Protocol Affairs at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation received a copy of the credentials of H.E. Abdelrahman Ahmed Khalid Sharfi, Ambassador of the Republic of the Sudan. Alblooki wished the Sudanese Ambassador success in the performance of his…