* Michael Foley is leaving Celtel Nigeria to head up the mobile operator’s activities in Tanzania.
* Hits Africa, a subsidiary of KSA-based telecom operator Hits Telecom, has hired key senior managers to support the expansion of its operations in Africa. Macchindra Deokar, a former senior executive with South Africa’s Cell-C, who joined the company as group deputy CEO. Ross Clewley, a seasoned chief financial officer with Tanzanian telecom operators, as CFO. Fouad Dandan, meanwhile, joined Hits as group chief technical officer, and Amr Jaroudi joined as group chief commercial officer.
* Ghana Telecom (GT) has announced the appointment of John Benjamin Annoh-Quarshie as the Head of GT Onetouch replacing Philip Sowah who has gone to Celtel’s new Ghana operation.
* The Women of Uganda Network's (WOUGNET) Dorothy Okello was announced by the United Nations as one of the new members to the Global Alliance for Information and Communications Technology and Development (GAID).