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Orange appoints new leadership in Africa and Middle East

September 3, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

In agreement with its local partners, Orange has appointed the following CEOs for four of its subsidiaries in Africa and the Middle East: Eric Bouquillon has been appointed CEO of Orange Guinea, replacing Alassane Diene. Alassane Diene has been appointed CEO of Orange Mali, replacing Jean-Luc Bohé. Jérôme Hénique has been appointed CEO of Jordan...

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Millicom names new EVP & CEO for Africa division

August 26, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Millicom has announced the appointment of Cynthia Gordon as Executive Vice President and CEO of its Africa Division. Gordon will take up her role on 21 September 2015, according to the company. Millicom revealed that Gordon will be responsible for leading...

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Dimension Data names new CEO for Middle East & Africa

August 12, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

In a move aimed at accelerating Dimension Data’s five-year strategy to double its revenues, the Group has revealed the appointment of Grant Bodley as CEO Middle East & Africa (MEA). Derek Wilcocks, current CEO of Dimension Data MEA, and Sean Joubert,...

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Nigeria: TruSpot hires first COO

July 31, 2015 • People, West AfricaComments (0)

TruSpot, an African music streaming service, has announced the appointment of Cynthia Tinuke Nwachukwu as Chief Operating Officer and its newest board member. Nwachukwu is a digital media guru who hails from Omo-Nna Productions where she serves as president....

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TransUnion appoints new CEO

July 31, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

TransUnion, a provider of global information solutions for assessing and managing risk, has revealed the appointment of Derick De Vries as CEO of TransUnion Auto Information Solutions. According to the company, De Vries has also been appointed Senior Vice...

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Obama to attend Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya

July 22, 2015 • East Africa, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

United States President Barack Obama is set to visit Kenya in order to attend the upcoming 6th Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES). MultiChoice Africa will cover US President Barack Obama’s visit to Kenya from 24-26 July via a dedicated channels on...

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Exclusive: African inventor tackles visual impairment with ThinkAndZoom

July 20, 2015 • Features, People, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

Wearable technology is all the rage in the technology scene. These devices can track your movement, monitor your heart rate and even suggest how much exercise you need on a daily basis. Wearables come in many forms, including devices like Google Glass, Smart...

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MTN Group appoints new CEO for South African operation

July 13, 2015 • Company News, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

The MTN Group has announced the appointment of Mteto Nyati as MTN SA CEO, effective 13 July 2015. He succeeds Ahmad Farroukh, who resigned earlier this month. A seasoned ICT executive and business leader, Nyati joined MTN as Group Chief Enterprise Officer...

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Acer Africa appoints new country manager

June 30, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Acer Africa has revealed the appointment of Paul Collins as the new Acer Africa Country Manager. Paul previously held the position of Commercial Channel Manager within the business and in his new role as Country Manager, Collins will focus on the Acer growth...

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MTN Rwanda gets new CEO

June 29, 2015 • East Africa, PeopleComments (0)

Gunter Engling joins MTN Rwanda as the new CEO taking it on from Ebenezer Asante who has been CEO for the past two years. Asante will go to Ghana operating as the new CEO MTN Ghana. “I am honoured to have been appointed to this role, and I look forward to...

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Tigo Rwanda appoints new leader

June 19, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Tigo Rwanda has revealed the appointment of Chantal Umutoni Kagame as its new Deputy Chief Executive Officer (Deputy-CEO) in Rwanda. She will take up the role in June 2015. According to Tigo Rwanda, Chantal is an experienced Telecom professional with 17 years...

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Twitter CEO steps down

June 12, 2015 • Online, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

According to a report by the BBC, Twitter CEO, Dick Costolo has announced that he will be step down. The 51-year-old stated that he’ll no longer be Twitter’s chief executive as of July 2015. The social media platform has evolved during...

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Vodafone CEO visits Ghana

June 11, 2015 • PeopleComments (0)

Vodafone’s regional Chief Executive Officer for Africa, Middle East and Asia Pacific, Serpil Timuray, is currently visitng Ghana on a two-day working visit to Vodafone Ghana. According to Vodafone, Timuray is engaging key stakeholders in the telecoms...

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Fortinet Middle East & Africa appoints regional marketing manager

June 8, 2015 • PeopleComments (0)

Fortinet has revealed the appointment of Manal Abi Rafeh as its Regional Marketing Manager for the Middle East and Africa. Manal is based out of Fortinet’s regional office in Dubai Media City and will report to Yann Pradelle, Vice President, Southern...

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Ghana: Airtel MD engages with customers in Kasoa

June 5, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Lucy Quist, Managing Director of Airtel Ghana, took to the streets of Kasoa, a marketing hub in the Central Region, to interact with Airtel customers and retailers in order to gain insight on their experience with the network. According to Airtel Ghana the...

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Cisco appoints new GM for South Africa

June 2, 2015 • People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Cisco has revealed that Cathy Smith has been appointed as General Manager for Cisco’s business operations in South Africa. According to Cisco, as South African organisations embrace the next wave of technology transformation and become fully digitised, this...