* Charles J. K. Njoroge has been appointed as the new General Director of the Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK).

* Nikki Popoola has joined Tata Communications as its new Sales Manager for Africa. He was previously at Gateways Communications.

* Ybrahim Youssry has been appointed as the General Director for Microsoft – West and Central Africa. He will replace Emmanuel Onyeje who will head Microsoft activities in Nigeria.

* Mostapha Laarabi is leaving as head of Gabon Telecom. He will be replaced by Noureddine Boulmene.