- Ms Anne-Rachel Inné has been appointed Chief Operations Officer of AFRINIC.

- Alexandra Zagury has been appointed as the managing director for South Africa and Southern Africa by Blackberry-maker Research In Motion (RIM). She will be based in the company’s Johannesburg office and will be responsible for RIM's operations, sales and marketing for the region.

- Nokia has appointed Bruce Howe as the General Manager for its East African operations covering Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Angola, Zambia and Mozambique.

- EMC has appointed Servaas Venter (in acting capacity) in place of Inana Nkanza after his death.

- Suspected al shabaab militia yesterday shot dead a Safaricom employee at Korome, between Arabia and Mandera town, and made away with the vehicle.