- President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua has approved the renewal of the tenure of Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Cleopas Angaye, for a second term as chief of the nation's IT agency.

- The former boss of Cisco Systems South Africa is suing the technology company for R10m in damages for alleged defamation and damage to his reputation. Clive Fynn claims that statements made by his bosses to Business Day falsely blamed him for pulling out of president Thabo Mbeki's technology advisory council.

- YouTube has appointed Aaron Ferstman as its first communications and public affairs manager for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

- Faritec financial director, Tshidi Nyembe will leave at the end of the month.