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Nigeria: MTN appoints new CFO

June 27, 2016 • People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

MTN Nigeria has appointed Adekunle Awobodu as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). According to the company, Awobodu will take over from Ferdi Moolman, who was appointed as CEO of the company in December 2015. MTN revealed that Awobodu will serve as MTN’s strategic financial business partner and lead the organisation in facilitating decision-making through...

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Bitcoin Foundation names new executive director

June 21, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Bitcoin Foundation has revealed the appointment of Llew Claasen as Executive Director, effective July 1 2016. Llew brings many years of international tech experience and project management skills. He was elected by a board of directors vote on June 14...

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MTN names Vodafone exec as new CEO after Nigeria fine resolution

June 20, 2016 • People, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

MTN has named Netherland-based Vodafone executive Rob Shuter as its new CEO. The company revealed, in a media statement, that Shuter is expected to return to South Africa to take up the role no later than 01 July 2017. The announcement comes shortly after MTN...

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Jumia Kenya names new Managing Director

June 17, 2016 • East Africa, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Jumia has named Sam Chappatte as Managing Director for its Kenyan operations. Prior to his appointment, Sam was managing Jumia’s New Countries, overseeing operations in six countries; Ghana, Uganda, Cameroon, Tanzania, Senegal and Algeria. He replaces...

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IT News Africa’s Abe Wakama joins Seedstars panel

June 14, 2016 • People, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa’s Abe Wakama joins Seedstars panel

IT News Africa’s Founder & Managing Director, Abe Wakama, has been selected as one of the judges at this year’s Soweto leg of the Seedstars World Challenge. Seedstars World promotes, connects and invests up to $1.5m in emerging markets...

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Dimension Data appoints new Group CEO

June 13, 2016 • People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data appoints new Group CEO

Dimension Data has revealed the appointment of Jason Goodall as Group Chief Executive Officer, as Brett Dawson, current CEO, steps down after 12 years. Goodall steps into the role from his current position as Group COO, where he has been responsible for the...

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Westcon-Comstor appoints new BDM for Services Solutions

June 6, 2016 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Westcon-Comstor appoints new BDM for Services Solutions

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa has revealed that it has appointed Pieter Terblanche in the capacity of Services Business Development Manager (BDM), reporting to Services Solutions Director, Heinz Stephan. Terblanche has in excess of 15 years’ sales,...

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World Economic Forum Hails Africa’s Top Female Innovators

May 18, 2016 • East Africa, Features, North Africa, People, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on World Economic Forum Hails Africa’s Top Female Innovators

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has selected 5 tech-focused women from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and South Africa as Africa’s Top Female Innovators. These innovators (listed below) were lauded for their innovations in the areas of IT training,...

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MTN Group appoints new group executive

May 13, 2016 • People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on MTN Group appoints new group executive

MTN Group has announced the appointment of Babak Fouladi as Group Executive: Technology and Information Systems. In this role, Fouladi will lead the delivery of MTN’s network and information technology strategy across the Group. On joining MTN, he will...

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Gregg Petersen reveals Veeam’s new Regional Manager for Africa

May 13, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, People, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Gregg Petersen reveals Veeam’s new Regional Manager for Africa

Gregg Petersen, Regional Director for Middle East and SAARC from Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, has revealed the appointment of Claude Schuck as the new regional manager for...

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South Africa: T-Systems sponsors World Champion Wayde van Niekerk

May 12, 2016 • People, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: T-Systems sponsors World Champion Wayde van Niekerk

T- Systems South Africa has revealed that it is sponsoring 400m World Champion, Wayde van Niekerk. Wayde van Niekerk, a South African track and field sprinter, is renowned for his local and international achievements in the 100m, 200m, and 400m events. The...

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Ethiopia: GE CEO Yohannes Tilahun set to resign

May 4, 2016 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Ethiopia: GE CEO Yohannes Tilahun set to resign

According to a statement issued by Jay Ireland (CEO of General Electric Africa), Yohannes Tilahun (CEO of GE Ethiopia) has revealed that he will be resigning from his position, during the course of May 2016, in order to “pursue other...

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Ericsson appoints new President for Sub-Saharan Africa

April 22, 2016 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Ericsson appoints new President for Sub-Saharan Africa

Ericsson has revealed the appointment of Jean-Claude Geha as Head of the sub-Saharan Africa Region effective from July 1, 2016. Jean-Claude replaces Fredrik Jejdling who will take up a new role in the new organisation. Digitalization is impacting all...

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Etisalat Nigeria appoints new Directors

April 13, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Etisalat Nigeria appoints new Directors

Etisalat Nigeria revealed the appointment of Adeolu Dairo as Director of the Consumer Segment; Elvis Ogiemwanye as Director of Brand & Experience; and Eric Uwaoma as the Director of Enterprise Segment. According to the company the appointments followed a...

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10 African Leaders to follow on Social Media in 2016

April 4, 2016 • Lists, People, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 African Leaders to follow on Social Media in 2016

As we move into the second quarter of 2016, IT News Africa takes a closer look at the profiles of 10 African Leaders to follow on Twitter in 2016. The African leaders below have a significant social media following, with some individuals having followers in...

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SAP South Africa appoints new Managing Director

April 1, 2016 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP South Africa appoints new Managing Director

SAP Africa has revealed the appointment of Lawrence Kandaswami as Managing Director of its South African business. Kandaswami brings to the role almost two decades of management experience, having held senior positions in various blue chip South African...

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