* Tibou Kamara has been appointed Minister of Communication and ICT in Guinea (Conakry).

* In Algeria, Hamid Bessalah is now head of the Ministry of Post and ICT.

* Montassar Ouali has been appointed as the new CEO of Tunisie Telecom.

* Econet Kenya, the soon to be third mobile phone service provider has picked Michael Foley to oversee the roll-out of its services. Econet also announced the appointment of three other senior executives: Shailendra Khare as Chief Technical Officer, Philip Mudimu as Project Director and Anne Othoro as the Marketing Director.