Tim Lowry has been appointed vice-president for the MTN Group’s Southern and East Africa region and will also be the MD of MTN SA from June 1. Other appointments include Khumo Shuenyane who will become MTN group executive: mergers & acquisitions and Nozipho January-Bardill who was appointed MTN group executive: corporate affairs and MTN group spokesperson.

The Tanzania Telecommunications Co. Ltd (TTCL) has appointed Saidi Mkumba as head of Network Operations and Maintenance. Other new appointees include Godfrey Kilenga, who becomes Chief Internal Auditor; Gilder Kibola becomes Company Secretary and Head of Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Anthony Ng'owo, who becomes head of Administration, Peter Ngota, who will be head of Customer Services; Mrisho Shabani , head of Finance and Supplies; Juvenal Utafu, head of Human Resources, and Priscilla Chillipweti as head of Network

Clickatell has appointed Deon van Heerden, its former UK country manager, as the company’s SA country manager and vice-president of sales for the Middle East and Africa.