* Telkom South Africa has announced the appointment of five candidates to top management positions. The first appointment is to the position of Group Executive for Regulatory and Public Policy. Ouma Rabaji will take up this position in February next year and hails from the national prosecuting authority.

Anton Klopper will take over the Group Executive of Legal Service position. With ICASA’s release of the new draft regulations regarding the pricing of ADSL, Telkom is expected to have a heavy year of negotiations and legal wrangling before them.

Zethembe Khoza is the new Managing Executive for Consumer Markets and Steven Hayward fills the last position as Managing Executive: Business and Key Markets.

* Gary Naidoo, Sahara Group Marketing Director, has been appointed as the company’s Deputy Managing Director.Naidoo has served the company for almost three years, heading up and coordinating its marketing division.