iSON Xperiences
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iSON Xperiences announces leadership transition with appointment of Vitul Kwatra as Global Chief Executive Officer

iSON Xperiences is steadfast in its confidence that under Vitul's leadership, clients, business partners, and employees can expect the same level of passion, commitment, and support

iSON Xperiences (https://iSONXperiences.com/), a global leader in Customer Experience Management (CXM) and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) announced the appointment of Vitul Kwatra as its incoming Global Chief Executive Officer, effective this month. Vitul Kwatra succeeds Pravin Kumar, who has served as Global CEO since the company's founding in 2011. A…

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    • African Development Bank Appoints Dr. Eric Kehinde Ogunleye as Director of African Development Institute (1)
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African Development Bank Appoints Dr. Eric Kehinde Ogunleye as Director of African Development Institute

Ogunleye has significantly enhanced the Institutional Capacity Building and Fiduciary Clinics, which now consistently cover 20 country portfolios annually

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has appointed Dr. Eric Kehinde Ogunleye, a seasoned macroeconomist, as Director of the African Development Institute (apo-opa.co/4cjzZUN), effective June 1, 2024. Ogunleye, a Nigerian national, has nearly 20 years of experience in macro and development economics, capacity development, public governance and regulatory reform, monitoring and evaluation,…

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African Development Bank Group Appoints Lamin Barrow as Director General for West Africa Region

Barrow, a Gambian national, brings extensive experience and knowledge to his new role, having joined the African Development Bank in 2000

The African Development Bank Group (www.AfDB.org) has appointed Lamin Barrow, an economist, as the Director General for the West Africa Region, effective June 1, 2024. Barrow, a Gambian national, brings extensive experience and knowledge to his new role, having joined the African Development Bank in 2000. Before this appointment, he…

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African Development Bank Appoints Dr. Léandre Bassole as Deputy Director General for East African Region

The Bank’s engagement in Guinea increased from $240 million in 2017 to $728 million in 2023

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has appointed Dr. Léandre Bassole, a seasoned economic development specialist, as Deputy Director General for the East African Region, effective June 1, 2024. Dr. Bassole, a Burkina Faso national, has over 18 years of experience in high-level policy dialogue, advisory services, and the design of country…

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African Development Bank appoints Chioma Onukogu as Director of Board Affairs and Proceedings

Onukogu, a Nigerian national, brings over 25 years of expertise in corporate governance and international development cooperation

The African Development Bank (www.AfDB.org) has appointed Chioma Angela Onukogu as the Director of Board Affairs and Proceedings in the Office of the Secretary General and the General Secretariat, effective 16th April 2024. Onukogu, a Nigerian national, brings over 25 years of expertise in corporate governance and international development cooperation.…

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Sahara Group Strengthens Downstream Business with Strategic Leadership Appointments

Underpinned by a commitment to bring energy to life responsibly, Sahara Group’s recent slate of appointments promise new opportunities for energy access and distribution in Africa

International energy and infrastructure conglomerate Sahara Group has announced a series of strategic appointments aimed at advancing the expansion of the group’s downstream business in Africa. Foluso Sobanjo has been appointed as the company’s Head: Africa Downstream while Yaa Serwaa Alifo has been appointed Head: Sahara Downstream in Ghana. Additionally,…

Azentio Software Private Limited
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Azentio Announces Appointment of New Chief Sales Officer, Rahul Arora

This move further strengthens Azentio’s leadership team as Arora spearheads sales expansion and growth in alignment with the company’s vision

Azentio Software (“Azentio“) (https://apo-opa.co/454Mz8j) – a leading end-to-end software company specializing in the BFSI sector – today announces the appointment of Rahul Arora as its new Chief Sales Officer. This move further strengthens Azentio’s leadership team as Arora spearheads sales expansion and growth in alignment with the company’s vision. Speaking on…

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Putting Clients First: CLG Appoints Yves Ollivier as Managing Director for Newly Established Office in Pointe Noire Congo

CLG’s appointment of Yves Ollivier as Managing Director for its new office in Pointe Noire signifies a milestone for the firm’s expansion into the Republic of Congo

Pan-African legal and business advisory group CLG (https://CLGGlobal.com/) has appointed Yves Ollivier as the firm’s Managing Director for its office in the Republic of Congo. CLG recently opened an office in Pointe Noire – dubbed the country’s oil and gas capital – to enhance support for hydrocarbon projects and solidify…

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    • Respondents were asked: In your opinion, what are the three most important problems facing this country that the government should address after the forthcoming elections? (Up to three responses per person. Figure shows percentage of respondents who cite each problem as one of up to three priorities.)
    • Respondents were asked: Overall, how satisfied are you with the way democracy works in South Africa?
    • Respondents were asked: Would you say that the country is going in the wrong direction or going in the right direction?
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Unemployment, unreliable electricity supply, and corruption are South Africans’ top concerns, Afrobarometer pre-election telephone survey shows

Citizens also cite economic issues including inflation, poverty, and management of the economy

The most urgent problems that South Africans want their government to address are unemployment, unreliable electricity supply, and corruption, according to a new Afrobarometer (www.Afrobarometer.org) telephone survey ahead of general elections on 29 May. Citizens also cite economic issues including inflation, poverty, and management of the economy. As citizens prepare…

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Seychelles: Appointment of the Auditor General

Mr Herath has been re-appointed for a 7-year period effective from 31st March, 2024

The Office of the President has announced the re-appointment of Mr Gamini Herath as the Auditor General, following the recommendation of the Constitutional Appointments Authority (CAA), in accordance with Article 158 of the Constitution. Mr Herath has been re-appointed for a 7-year period effective from 31st March, 2024.