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Reuben September, acting-CEO of Telkom, on Thursday announced the appointment of Mandla Ngcobo, Telkom's Chief of Corporate Affairs, as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Telkom Media with effect from 1 April 2007.

In Nigeria, the top management team of MTS First Wireless made up of seven persons, have resigned en masse. The seven members of the senior management team, who threw in their towels at MTS, include chief executive officer, Demola Eleso, chief financial officer, Mezuo Nwuneli, chief marketing & commercial officer, Ms. Uche Ofodile, chief technology officer, Abiodun Adeoye, programmes management executive, Niyi Oladejo.

One of the ICT entrepreneurs on a panel at last week’s Vision 2010: ICT for Development conference in Monroviatold participants:”I know so much about generators, I could be an engineer. Maintenance is a real issue. Finding competent, efficient mechanics is a real problem. Each time I’ve change mechanics it’s cost me more money.” All of Liberia’s electricity currently comes from individual generators with the exception of some street lighting in the capital. At the Cisco event on the Wednesday of last week’s event, one of those closely involved with organising the conference said:”We must be challenged on the implementation side (of the strategy),” and spoke of the country “making baby steps”.