South Africa’s Public service and administration minister Geraldine Fraser-Moleketi has announced that Llewellyn Jones will assume the top spot at the State IT Agency (SITA). She also confirmed that COO Noedine Isaacs-Mpulo's resignation had been accepted by the board and announced Cabinet's confirmation of the appointment of two new members to SITA's board. Michelle Williams, the newly-appointed government CIO, and Rose Seseke, deputy DG at the Department of Communications, will join the board on 15 October.

Taide Network announced the appointment of Matous Vykydal as Sales Director for Taide Tanzania. Mr. Vykydal will be responsible for all sales and marketing activities in Tanzania. He will also play a key role in establishing the access network and partnerships with local providers in Tanzanian cities. Vykydal is 32 years old and originally from the Czech Republic. He has been living in Norway for the last 10 years, holding positions as Senior Sales Engineer and Area Sales Manager for Taide Network. He has now moved and will be stationed in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Prior to joining Taide, he worked for Telenor Czech Republic as Senior Sales Engineer with responsibility for all marketing activities and account management of government, finance and retail sectors.