* Telecel Zimbabwe, the third largest cellular network in the country has confirmed  Rex Chibesa, as MD. Chibesa had been acting intermittently as MD for close to two years. His appointment brings to an end the company's search for a successor to former managing director Anthony Carter who left the company in 2004. Carter has since joined rivals Econet.

* At MTN,’s AGM held on 14/06/06, shareholders approved the reconstituted MTN group board of directors. The members of the board are: Cyril Ramaphosa (Chairman), Phuthuma Nhleko (Group president and CEO), Sifiso R Dabengwa (Group COO), Robert D Nisbet (Group CFO), Peter L Woicke, Dr Mamphela Ramphele, Ms Koosum Kalyan, Johnson MN Njeke, Sheikh Abdul RH Sharbatly, Jan HN Strydom, Alan F van Biljon, and Douglas DB Band.

* Newtec, a provider of satellite communication equipment and systems, announced the  appointment of  Martin Brasg as Business Development Manager for the African market. Before joining Newtec, Martin was business development manager with MarPless Communication Technologies of South Africa, a satellite integration company.