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Sola David-Borha, CEO, Rest of Africa, Standard Bank Group. Credit: saharaweeklyng.com

Sola David-Borha appointed Standard Bank Group Africa CEO, Yinka Sanni appointed Stanbic IBTC Holdings CEO & Demola Sogunle appointed Stanbic IBTC Bank CEO

Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets, has appointed Sola David-Borha as the CEO (Rest of Africa) of Standard Bank Group effective January 19th, 2017.

Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe is the Obi of Onitsha and former Chairman of Diamond Bank

Nigeria's Diamond Bank appoints Chris Ogbechie as Chairman to replace retired Nnaemeka Achebe

Nigeria’s Diamond Bank disclosed on Wednesday that Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe has retired as the Chairman of its Board of Directors. Achebe’s retirement was approved at a recent board meeting.

Maria Kiwanuka, Minister of Finance, Uganda

African Women To Watch: Finance (Video)

Women make up more than half of the workforce in financial institutions globally. However, only 19% are in senior positions, a mere 14% hold board seats, and just 2% are CEOs, according to a 2013 study by PwC.

Abasiama Idaresit, Founder & Managing Director, Wild Fusion

We'll continue to enable African businesses to succeed, using technology: Abasiama Idaresit, Founder & MD, Wild Fusion (Video)

Wild Fusion is an online marketing company with offices in Accra, Lagos and Nairobi. Wild Fusion was the first Google AdWords Certified Partner in Ghana and Nigeria.