Category: Portrait

Senegal: Cheikh Issa Sall named new CEO of Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations

September 15, 2023

Senegal’s President Macky Sall has appointed on September 14 Cheikh Issa Sall, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Municipal Development Agency as the new head of ... Read More

Morocco’s Nawal El Moutawakel Re-elected to World Athletics Board

August 19, 2023

Former Moroccan Olympic champion Nawal El Moutawakel was re-elected to the Executive Board of World Athletics, the international athletics federation, for a four-year term. The ... Read More

USA appoints A. Robinson as new Prosper Africa Coordinator

July 13, 2023

The United States Agency for International Development, USAID, announced Wednesday the appointment of a former deputy coordinator of Private Sector Program at the State Department, ... Read More

Moroccan King’s advisor André Azoulay awarded Presidential Medal of Honor by President of Israel

July 3, 2023

President of Israel, Isaac Herzog, awarded, on Sunday, the Presidential Medal of Honor to the Moroccan King's Advisor, André Azoulay, known for his historic commitment ... Read More

Morocco elected for first time to UN Committee on Elimination of Racial Discrimination

June 22, 2023

Morocco has been elected, in the person of Abderrahman Tlemçani, to the post of member of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD), ... Read More

King Mohammed VI Congratulates United Kingdom’s King Charles III On Coronation

May 6, 2023

King Mohammed VI, of Morocco, has congratulated this Saturday newly crowned King Charles III of the United Kingdom on his coronation, expressing “deep pride” in ... Read More

Senegal appoints first female top army general

April 26, 2023

Senegalese President Macky Sall Tuesday made Fatou Fall, a medical Colonel, the country’s first female army general, announced Defense Minister Sidiki Kaba. Fatou Fall is ... Read More

Morocco’s Khadija El Mardi crowned boxing world champion

March 26, 2023

Moroccan boxer Khadija El Mardi won the gold medal on Sunday in New Delhi, India, during the Women’s World Amateur Boxing Championships. The national champion ... Read More

Morocco: King appoints Mohamed Benchaaboun as head of the Mohammed VI Fund for Investment

October 19, 2022

King Mohammed VI has appointed Mohamed Benchaaboun as head of the Mohammed VI Investment Fund, at a time Morocco assigns particular importance to spurring private ... Read More

Russian oligarch admits owning Wagner mercenary force

September 28, 2022

Russian oligarch Yevgeny Prigozhin has for the first time acknowledged he is "proud" of founding Wagner Group, a private military company, in 2014, staffed by ... Read More