Gagasi 99.5FM has appointed Vukile Zondi as its new Programmes Manager with effect from 01 September 2011. The station has also announced that it is getting an additional transmitter that will cover areas like Ladysmith, Greytown, Mooi River and other surrounding towns. It's going to be the first time that Gagasi 99.5FM will be able to broadcast in these areas.

Ashlea Evans joined the CNBC Africa Cape Town bureau, where she has taken over the position of reporter.

President Goodluck Jonathan, Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola and his Edo state counterpart Adams Oshiomhole, described the death of the veteran actor, Sam Loco-Efe, as a great loss to the state and the nation’s movie industry. Condoling with the family of Sam Loko over the death of the veteran actor, Jonathan said the deceased was the leading figure in the country’s film industry and assisted in boosting the profile of Nigerian actors on the contemporary scenario.