- Themba Khumalo has been appointed as CEO of MTN Uganda. He previously was CEO at MTN Rwanda. Khaled Mikkawi will replace him at the head of MTN’s operations in Rwanda.

- The finance director of landline monopoly Telecom Egypt has resigned to pursue other career opportunities. Tarek Tantawy, also the firm's vice president, will leave on August 13, Telecom Egypt said in a statement on Thursday.