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13 April 2018

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Safaricom’s Sylvia Mulinge to head Tanzania Vodacom

Telecoms operator Safaricom announced the appointment of its director for consumer business, Sylvia Mulinge, to the position of managing director at Vodacom, Tanzania.

Safaricom chief executive Bob Collymore said in a circular to staff that Ms Mulinge will take over from the current head of the Tanzania business, Ian Ferrao, on June 1.

Mr Collymore said Ms Mulinge had, for the 10 years she has worked for Safaricom, showed outstanding leadership abilities that helped to successfully steer the company through difficult times. Read the full article on Business Daily Africa here.

Former Safaricom Communications Manager appointed VP of Comms at Wikimedia Foundation

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 5 – Former Head of Corporate Communications for Safaricom Limited, Kui Kinyanjui has been appointed as the Vice President of Communications at the Wikimedia Foundation.

Kinyanjui joined the Foundation in March 2018 after leading corporate communications for Safaricom Limited one of the leading mobile network operators in Africa and one of Kenya’s leading companies, providing mobile and banking services to more than 28 million Kenyans.

As Vice President of Communications, Kui will oversee the Foundation’s traditional and digital communications efforts.

Read the full article on Capital FM here.