- In South Africa, Thelma Melk, the long serving company secretary of the SABC is out; suspended because of allegations of ''poor work performance'' and taking unapproved leave.

- In Zambia start of Oct. 2011, the National Broadcasting Corporation (ZNBC) director general, Eddy Mupeso has been sacked and replaced with Hot FM station manager, Joseph Chilaizya.

- Johannesburg-based Network BBDO MD Abdulla Miya has resigned, BBDO South Africa Group CEO Keith Shipley announced this afternoon, Wednesday, 12 October 2011. After 14 years with the agency, Miya's last day will be 31 Devember and he will open his own strategic consultancy in 2012.