Ingenico, a Worldline Brand
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Ugo Obasi joins Ingenico to drive new business in Nigeria and West Africa

Ugo's arrival is an important step in Ingenico's strategic expansion into the West African market where he will oversee the execution of the business plan

Ingenico (www.Ingenico.com), a Worldline brand, has appointed Ugo Obasi as its new Area Business Head for Anglophone West Africa. Ugo's arrival is an important step in Ingenico's strategic expansion into the West African market where he will oversee the execution of the business plan. With over 17 years’ experience across…

DLA Piper
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DLA Piper Appoints Two New Directors to Johannesburg Office

Sibonelo’s addition bolsters the firms existing corporate capability, adding further weight in particular to its capital markets offering

DLA Piper (www.DLAPiper.com) announced the appointment of two Directors to its Johannesburg office, Tumisang Mongae, who joins our Litigation & Regulatory practice from 1 September 2021 and Sibonelo Mdluli, who joined our Corporate practice on 1 August. Tumisang joins the firm from Bowmans where he has been a partner since…

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The African Development Bank Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Solomon Mugera as Director, Communication and External Relations, effective 1 October 2021

Mugera will contribute to building financial and political support for the African Development Bank Group

Mr. Mugera, a Kenyan national, brings extensive experience to this role. He is a seasoned journalist and media manager with over 20 years of expertise working internationally. As Head of Journalism for the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Africa, Mr. Mugera presided over the largest expansion of the BBC on the…

World Rugby
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Heaselgrave appointed World Rugby Chief Revenue and Fan Engagement Officer

Heaselgrave has most recently been advising rights holders, brands and agencies as founder and Chief Executive of Fourth Consulting

World Rugby (www.World.Rugby) has announced the appointment of Richard Heaselgrave as Chief Revenue and Fan Engagement Officer, underscoring the international federation’s mission to advance rugby’s global market footprint and appeal by making it more relevant and accessible in line with its ambitious new strategic plan (https://bit.ly/3h22xbf). Vastly experienced, with an in-depth…

African Union Mission in Somalia
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New AMISOM Sector 4 Commander Commences Duties

Col. Hassan Jama Farah met with senior AMISOM military officials for a briefing on the security situation in the region

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has welcomed the new AMISOM Sector 4 commander from Djibouti, who arrived in Beletweyne on Monday. Immediately on arrival, Col. Hassan Jama Farah met with senior AMISOM military officials for a briefing on the security situation in the region and ongoing joint operations…

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The Chairperson of the AU Commission appoints former President H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria as High Representative for the Horn of Africa

This decision is part of the African Union’s drive to promote peace, security, stability and political dialogue all over the Horn of Africa region

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, H.E. Moussa Faki Mahamat, is pleased to announce the appointment of H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo, former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, as his High Representative for the Horn of Africa region.  This decision is part of the African Union’s drive…

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World Bank Group Appoints New Country Manager for South Sudan

Firas Raad has extensive experience in the areas of economic and human development and has worked with the World Bank Group, the United Nations, and the Jordanian Government

The World Bank Group has appointed Mr. Firas Raad as the new Country Manager for South Sudan effective August 1, 2021. Mr. Raad will be leading an expanding country program focused on delivering project financing and analytical services in support of South Sudan’s development priorities. The World Bank Group’s current…

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HH the Amir Issues Amiri Decision Appointing Ambassador to Rwanda

The decision is effective from the date of its issuance

HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani issued Monday Amiri Decision No. 35 of 2021 appointing Misfer Faisal Mubarak Al Ajab Al Shahwani as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Rwanda. The decision is effective from the date of its issuance, and to be published in the…

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business
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The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business is Growing & Expanding: Leadership Changes Announced

Dr. Patricia Makhesha of Ivanhoe Mines joins the Board of Directors, while outgoing Chair, Mr. Sebastian Spio-Garbrah, takes up the newly constituted position of Special Trade and Investment Envoy to the AfCFTA Secretariat in Accra

The Canada-Africa Chamber of Business (www.CanadaAfrica.ca) is pleased to announce major growth and an expansion of our operations in support of promoting trade and investment between Canada and Africa, approved at our recent Special Board Meeting. The Board has unanimously decided on a leadership restructuring to further accelerate the mandate…

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CEOs named for three Orange subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East

The appointments are effective from September 2021

In agreement with its local partners and during the Board of directors meetings of its subsidiaries, Orange (www.Orange.com) has appointed the following CEOs for three of its subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East: Patrick Benon (currently CEO of Orange Botswana) has been appointed CEO of Orange Cameroon, replacing Frédéric…