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- Mobile operator Airtel has appointed John Barorot as its new Network Director. Barorot was the Chief Technical Officer of Safaricom where he worked for over ten years rising from the position of Network Maintenance Manager in 2000. He left the company in March after the new Safaricom MD Bob Collymore instituted restructuring that scraped some key posts and merged other.

- All five directors representing Econet Wireless Zimbabwe on the Afre Corporation board, including chairperson Ms Tracey Mpofu, resigned at the weekend in protest over what they termed "excessive intrusion" by Finance Minister Tendai Biti.

- Business tycoon and Egypt’s Orascom Telecom CEO, Naguib Sawiris, announced he would step down as executive chairman of the company as he begins to move toward more involvement in the country’s changing political sphere.

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