* Azdine El Moutassir Billah has been appointed as General Director of the ANRT, the Moroccan Telecoms regulator.

* René Serge Blanchard Oba, the general administrator of the massively loss-making incumbent Sotelgo in Congo has been dismissed.

* The Online Publishers Association (OPA) of South Africa elected a new chair in Habari Media’s Adrian Hewlett with Ananzi MD Mark Buwalda taking up the deputy chairmanship