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- Following the reshuffling of Uganda’s Cabinet, veteran politician Aggrey Awori who was the Minister in charge of Information & Communication Technology(ICT) has lost that post to Nduggu Ruhakana Rugunda.

- Vodacom has appointed an outsider to head up its local unit, putting to rest speculation that the company would hire someone from within parent company Vodafone's ranks. Vodacom said BP Southern Africa CEO Sipho Maseko would take over running Vodacom SA in September. Maseko, who has a BA and LLB from the University of Witwatersrand, will fill a position that has been vacant since Shameel Joosub left the company to head up Vodafone Spain at the end of March.