GE
Source: GE |

General Electric appoints Jaime Morais as Angola Country Leader

Jaime is also GE Africa’s Government affairs Leader for Central and Francophone Africa

General Electric (www.GE.com) has announced the appointment of Jaime Morais as the Country Leader for GE in Angola. In this position, Jaime will play a pivotal role in steering the next phase of strategy and growth for GE in Angola. Based in Luanda, Jaime will lead the development of diverse…

Source: Africa Regional Media Hub |

Ambassador Donald Booth’s Appointment as Special Envoy for Sudan

Special Envoy Booth is a retired Ambassador who previously served as Chief of Mission to Ethiopia, Zambia, and Liberia

The Department has appointed Ambassador Donald Booth as Special Envoy for Sudan.  Ambassador Booth will lead U.S. efforts to support a political solution to the current crisis that reflects the will of the Sudanese people.  The Special Envoy is accompanying Assistant Secretary Tibor Nagy to meetings in Khartoum and Addis…

Source: United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office |

Change of British High Commissioner to Kenya - Summer 2019

Ms Jane Marriott OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya

Ms Jane Marriott OBE has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Kenya in succession to Mr Nic Hailey. Ms Marriott will take up her appointment in summer 2019. CURRICULUM VITAE Full name: Jane Marriott 2016 to 2019 - FCO/Home Office, Director, Joint International Counter-Terrorism Unit 2015 to…

Ghana Rugby Football Union
Source: Ghana Rugby Football Union |

Ghana Rugby President Endorses APO Group’s Call For Professional Sports Communication

Mensah invited government and all corporate bodies to have a closer look at what Ghana Rugby and rugby, in general, has to offer their brands

Mr Herbert Mensah, President of Ghana Rugby (http://GhanaRugby.org), endorsed the call by APO Group (www.APO-opa.com) founder Mr Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard that African sports federations must professionalize their communication if they want to attract sponsors. Mr Pompigne-Mognard made the call in an interview by Leslie Koroma of African Sports Monthly that was…

Source: United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG) |

New Permanent Representative of Zambia presents credentials to the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva

Ms. Mwitumwa had been serving as the Director for State functions, protocol and public relations since February 2017

Martha Lungu Mwitumwa, the new Permanent Representative of Zambia to the United Nations Office at Geneva, today presented her credentials to Michael Møller, the Director-General of the United Nations Office at Geneva. Prior to her appointment to Geneva, Ms. Mwitumwa had been serving as the Director for State functions, protocol…

Source: UN Information Centre in Pretoria (UNIC) |

United Nations congratulates the new Government of South Africa

Ms. Bekele-Thomas further congratulates President Ramaphosa for fulfilling his promise to achieve gender parity by appointing women to half of the positions in his new cabinet

The United Nations in South Africa congratulates the newly sworn-in government under the leadership of President Cyril Ramaphosa. “We congratulate President Ramaphosa for his appointment of a new government following last month’s successful elections,” said the UN Resident Coordinator, Nardos Bekele-Thomas, speaking on behalf of the UN system in South…

Source: United Nations - Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General |

Secretary-General appoints James Swan of the United States as Special Representative for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia

Mr. Swan is an experienced diplomat with a long international career in the United States Government

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today announced the appointment of James Swan of the United States as his Special Representative for Somalia and Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).  He will succeed Nicholas Haysom of South Africa to whom the Secretary-General is deeply grateful for his dedicated…

Source: United Nations - Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General |

Secretary-General appoints Najat Maalla M’jid of Morocco as Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence Against Children

Dr. M'jid, a medical doctor in paediatrics, has over the last three decades devoted her life to the promotion and protection of children’s rights

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today the appointment of Najat Maalla M’jid of Morocco as his Special Representative on Violence Against Children at the level of Assistant Secretary-General.  She will succeed Marta Santos Pais of Portugal, to whom the Secretary-General is deeply grateful for her leadership and dedicated commitment…

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU)
Source: Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) |

Rugby – Kenya: Paul Odera Appointed as The Simbas Head Coach

Odera is currently the Head Coach for Chipu – the Under 20 National Team that recently qualified for the JWRT for the second time

With the close of the regular fifteen a side season, the Kenya Rugby Union (www.KRU.co.ke) would like to announce the appointment of a technical team to manage The Simbas for the upcoming 2019 assignments. Paul Odera comes in as Head Coach. Odera is currently the Head Coach for Chipu – the…

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

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed congratulates South African President on re-election

For his part, the South African President thanked Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed for the gesture, noting his pride in the strong ties that exist between countries

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, has congratulated President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa on his re-election. In a telephone conversation, His Highness conveyed his best wishes to President Ramaphosa, expressing interest in further…