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Tuesday, Nov 19th

Will SA govt intervene in MTN's Nigeria crisis?

Will SA govt intervene in MTN's Nigeria crisis?

It will do so, if requested according to SA's Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services.

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down next year

Alibaba's Jack Ma to step down next year

Jack Ma, co-founder of China's largest e-commerce firm Alibaba, will step down as chairman in one year.

'Crowdfunding larger than VC funding'

'Crowdfunding larger than VC funding'

M-Changa executive discusses the fundraising market in Kenya and opportunities to expand across other markets in Africa.

Nigeria central bank moves to repatriate MTN funds

Nigeria central bank moves to repatriate MTN funds

The bank debited billions of naira in fines from Standard Chartered and Citigroup for allegedly helping MTN move funds abroad.

Airtel Uganda to manage cash-strapped K2 Telecom

Airtel Uganda to manage cash-strapped K2 Telecom

Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) directive will see 100,000 subscribers be absorbed by Airtel.

Competition Commission approves Altron's acquisition of iS Partners

Competition Commission approves Altron's acquisition of iS Partners

Karabina will be a separate division focused on Microsoft, Zetta Business Solutions will be integrated into BSI.

SUSE appoints country manager for SA, Sub-Saharan Africa

SUSE appoints country manager for SA, Sub-Saharan Africa

Grant Bennett takes over from Matthew Lee.

MTN Nigeria announces new COO

MTN Nigeria announces new COO

Former MTN Irancell executive joins company to direct commercial and technical operations.

Nigeria's former finance minister joins Twitter

Nigeria's former finance minister joins Twitter

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala takes up position as independent director, according to social media platform.

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F5 Networks appoints senior VP for EMEA Sales

David Helfer will focus on strengthening security and cloud business.

Cisco appoints GM for Sub-Saharan Africa

Cisco appoints GM for Sub-Saharan Africa

Clayton Naidoo to drive regional strategy and develop relationships within company's ecosystem.