- Telecom Egypt board of directors has announced the appointment of Tarek Tantawy as the company’s new chief executive officer. The appointment is with immediate effect.

Telkom South Africa’s newly-appointed turnaround artist, Jeffery Hedberg, has been delayed from taking up his position at Multi-Links in Nigeria. Hedberg says his current situation is complicated, but declines to comment on reports that Cell C majority shareholder, Saudi Oger, was holding him to a restraint of trade agreement.