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Former AfDB GC joins Mannat

May 7, 2017

Manatt, Phelps and Phillips is giving its Africa and MENA practice a boost with the appointment of Kalidou Gadio as Partner and practice Co-Chair. He joins the U.S. law firm from the African [more...]

Wainaina named as new COO of Africa50

April 23, 2017

Africa50, the infrastructure investment vehicle backed by the African Development Bank and more than 20 African countries, has appointed Carole Wamuyu Wainaina to head up the non-investment side of [more...]

Léautier steps down from AfDB role

April 17, 2017

Frannie Léautier is stepping down from her role as Senior Vice President at the African Development Bank due to family reasons. She joined the development finance institution in March last year. [more...]

Nnanna becomes Chair of AFC

April 2, 2017

Joseph Nnanna, the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria is taking over the role of Chairman of the Africa Finance Corporation from Sarah Alade, who is retiring. As well as being the AFC’s [more...]

Kamau takes over as CEO of Fusion

April 2, 2017

Daniel Kamau is succeeding Luke Kinoti as Chief Executive Officer of Fusion Capital, the East African private equity and real estate investment firm. Kinoti, who has been the firm’s CEO since 2006 [more...]

CDC taps O’Donohoe as new CEO

March 26, 2017

Nick O’Donohoe has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of CDC, the UK’s Government’s development finance institution, succeeding Diana Noble who last September announced her [more...]

Dele Babade tapped as Carlyle Advisor

March 19, 2017

The Carlyle Group has tapped seasoned capital markets investor Dele Babade to be an advisor to the investment giant’s Sub-Saharan Africa Fund. His appointment, which takes place with immediate [more...]
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