­The government of Swaziland has sacked the entire Board of Directors at the state-owned telco/regulator, the Swaziland Post and Telecommunications Corporation (SPTC). Although no reason was given by the Minister of Information Communications and Technology, Nelisiwe Shongwe, the decision comes a week after the Prime Minister accused the company of being run by a criminal cartel.

- Industry veteran Mark Simpson has been named the new CEO of undersea cable firm Seacom. The appointment will come into effect on 5 September, with Brian Herlihy taking on the new role of strategic director.

- Acer named Lilia Wang as the chief financial officer for the company's operation in Europe, Middle East and Africa.