Steven Williams appointed to Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo Foods North America
PepsiCo, Inc. announced that Steven Williams, currently senior vice president and chief commercial officer for Frito-Lay’s U.S....
Howard University Rises in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Graduate School Rankings
Howard University’s graduate programs in social work, business, education, and law increased in the annual national rankings...
Black Restaurant Week Serves Up Cuisine And Cocktails
Enticing foodies across the nation with the soulful flavors and tantalizing aromas of Pan-African cuisine, Black Restaurant Week...
Oil Trade: Claude Wilfrid Etoka, CEO of SARPD OIL, Wins the Prize of « Builder of the African Economy
The CEO of Société Africaine de Recherche Pétrolière et de Distribution (SARPD OIL), Claude Wilfrid Etoka, received last Thursday the award of « Africa Economy Builder » during a ceremony held in Abidjan (Côte d’Ivoire). The award ceremony was chaired by Donald Kaberuka, President of the... Read more
The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation Broadens Reach of Replenish Africa Initiative
At the 7th World Water Forum, Ahmet Bozer, Executive Vice President and President of Coca-Cola International, announced the expansion of The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation’s (TCCAF) Replenish Africa Initiative (RAIN), pledging an additional US$35 million to support Pan-African safe water access and sanitation programs for 4 million... Read more
Shea Yeleen Health and Beauty, LLC Completes Follow-on Investment with PanAfrican Investment Co.
Shea Yeleen Health and Beauty, LLC (SY) announced today that it has finalized a follow-on round of investment with the PanAfrican Investment Co., LLC (PIC). Funds from PIC will be used to build the brand, which currently sells high quality natural skincare products through 65 Whole... Read more
African Diaspora Awards Honors Extraordinary Individuals from the Diaspora
In one of the most electrifying and highly anticipated awards shows, some 400 attendees came out in full force to salute exemplary individuals who are working towards the advancement of Africans in the Diaspora and in Africa at the 4th Annual AFRICAN DIASPORA AWARDS, held on Nov. 15 at Gerald W.... Read more
Bermuda’s City Of Hamilton To Host The 40th Annual Conference Of Black Mayors
Bermuda’s Corporation of Hamilton has announced it will host the 40th annual Conference of Black Mayors Convention later this year. The event, which will take place on November 12 – 16, 2014, at The Fairmont Southampton, will convene the largest gathering of Mayors and local officials from... Read more