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30 November 2018

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Eddy Daka, CEO of JSE AltX-listed Etion, has scooped the 2018 IT Personality of the Year title. This much-anticipated announcement was made tonight at the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) President's Awards, held in Sandton. This year marks the 40th IT Personality of the Year Award, which is presented by the IITPSA, in association with ITWeb, the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and Gartner Africa. The accolade recognises a person who has made an outstanding impact on the SA ICT industry over the past year and a significant contribution to the IT profession.

Mobile telecoms giant Vodacom is appointing seasoned business executive Phuthi Mahanyele-Dabengwa along with Thomas Reisten as an independent non-executive director and non-executive director, respectively, on its board from January.