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ZBC Fires Top Executives

The Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC) has, with immediate effect, dismissed suspended chief executive Mr Happison Muchechetere, general manager-finance Mr Elliot Kasu, acting radio head Mr Allan Chiweshe and finance head Mr Ralph Nyambudzi. This comes as Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited yesterday terminated the contracts of 109 employees, including journalists, and gave them three months' notice in line with the recent Supreme Court ruling. Mr Chiweshe was suspended last November together with general manager News and Current Affairs Mr Tazzen Mandizvidza on allegations of misconduct and prejudicing the corporation of over $7 million.
Mr Mandizvidza has since been reinstated following his option to cooperate with investigations. Messrs Kasu and Nyambudzi were suspended, together with Mr Muchechetere, early last year on allegations of costing the national broadcaster millions of dollars.

Dimension Data appoints Grant Bodley as CEO for Middle East & Africa

Dimension Data's five-year strategy to double its revenues, the Group today announced the appointment of Grant Bodley as CEO Middle East & Africa (MEA). Derek Wilcocks, current CEO of Dimension Data MEA, and Sean Joubert, current Managing Director of Dimension Data MEA will both be taking up executive positions within the global group. All appointments are effective 1 October 2015.
Bodley (40) joined Dimension Data in 2000. Prior to being appointed Sales Director of Dimension Data MEA in 2012 - the role he currently holds - he headed up Dimension Data MEA's IT Outsourcing business.