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Coronavirus: The African Women Leaders Network – a movement for the transformation of Africa

The network comprises over 500 African women across generations and sectors

The year 2020 began on a high note for the African Women Leaders Network (AWLN). As the world was preparing to mark 25 years since the Fourth World Conference on Women, AWLN sought to commemorate the anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action with the launch of 25…

National Basketball Association (NBA)
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NBA names Victor Williams CEO of NBA Africa

New Role Will Oversee League’s Business and Basketball Development Initiatives Across the Continent

The National Basketball Association (NBA) (www.NBA.com) today named Victor Williams CEO of NBA Africa, effective Aug. 17, 2020, it was announced by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Williams, an accomplished investment banking executive with extensive experience growing businesses across the U.S. and Africa, will be based in the league’s Johannesburg office…

APO Group
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African Energy Chamber appoints APO Group Founder and Chairman Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard to its Advisory Board

Pompigne-Mognard brings vast experience in communications, technology and business consultancy to support the African Energy Chamber

APO Group (www.APO-opa.com), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, is delighted to confirm that its Founder and Chairman, Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the African Energy Chamber. The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) collaborates with African and international partners across the government and private…

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)
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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) Group Announces Global Management Appointments - Six New Country CEOs in Africa, International and Senior Group Roles

The new CEOs will drive the Group’s strategy and activities in Mali, Uganda, Zambia, Senegal, Tanzania and Sierra Leone respectively

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) (www.UBAgroup.com), the leading pan-African financial services institution, announced the appointments of Rokia Hacko, Chioma Mang, Chinedu Obeta, Bode Aregbesola, Kingsley Ulinfun and Usman Isiaka as chief executive officers of six of its 20 subsidiaries across Africa, subject to regulatory approvals. The new CEOs will drive…

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA)
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United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) Group Announces Global Management Appointments - Six New Country CEOs in Africa, International and Senior Group Roles

The new CEOs will drive the Group’s strategy and activities in Mali, Uganda, Zambia, Senegal, Tanzania and Sierra Leone respectively

United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA) (www.UBAgroup.com), the leading pan-African financial services institution, announced the appointments of Rokia Hacko, Chioma Mang, Chinedu Obeta, Bode Aregbesola, Kingsley Ulinfun and Usman Isiaka as chief executive officers of six of its 20 subsidiaries across Africa, subject to regulatory approvals. The new CEOs will drive…

Mashreq
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Executive Appointment: Mashreq appoints James as Head of Financial Institutions (FI) and Non-Banking Financial Institutions (NBFI)

James possesses over 30 years’ experience in corporate and investment banking and has worked extensively with banks, insurers, investors and intermediaries

Mashreq (www.Mashreqbank.com), one of the leading financial institutions in the UAE, has recently appointed James Pearson as the Head of Financial Institutions (FI) and Non-Banking Financial Institutions (NBFI), part of the bank’s Corporate and Investment Banking Group (CIBG). James possesses over 30 years’ experience in corporate and investment banking and…

Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF)
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Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) confirms Chief Executive Officer

Appointment of Victoria Sabula as its permanent Chief Executive Officer

The Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund (AECF) (www.AECFAfrica.org) announced today the appointment of Victoria Sabula as its permanent Chief Executive Officer. It follows her appointment as Interim Chief Executive Officer in August 2019 after serving as AGRA’s General Counsel and Corporation Secretary for five years and previously holding several positions at…

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Feet ‘N’ Tricks International Extends Freestyle UNLOCKED Africa 2020; Announces New Dates For Finals

Nigerian Freestyle Football Championship Finale will hold on Saturday, July 25, 2020

Feet ‘N’ Tricks International (www.FeetAndTricks.com), the organisers of the Freestyle UNLOCKED Africa 2020 has announced that it would be extending its on-going virtual freestyle football championship. Valentine Ozigbo, the Chairman of Feet ‘N’ Tricks International, in a press  statement on Friday, July 17, 2020 revealed that there would be a…

Source: African Energy Chamber |

Kenya Power appoints African Energy Chamber’s East Africa President Eng. Elizabeth Rogo to its Board

Kenya Power is the most crucial fighter against energy poverty in the country

Eng. Elizabeth Rogo, Founder & CEO of TSAVO Oilfield Services and President for East Africa at the African Energy Chamber (https://EnergyChamber.org/) has been appointed Non-Executive Director on the Board of Kenya Power and Lighting Plc, Kenya’s state utility company. Kenya Power has been making steady progress towards providing safe, secure…

African Energy Chamber
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Gabon’s New Government is Best Placed to Support Energy Industry Recovery

Gabon has always set the tone in Africa when it comes to sustainability and inclusive growth

The new Gabonese government announced last week by President Ali Bongo Ondimba demonstrates Gabon’s intention to work on a post-Covid19 recovery based on sustainability, transparency and a sound and stable business environment. The African Energy Chamber salutes the nomination of Gabon’s first women Prime Minister, H.E. Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda.…