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Gates Foundation Announces New Africa Director

February 28, 2019

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have named Cheikh Oumar Seydi the new Africa Director as it deepens work in the continent. Before his appointment, Seydi, from Senegal, was the regional director for sub-Saharan Africa at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) of the World Bank Group in Nairobi.

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