Stephen Blewett appointed to run MTN Ghana

MTN Group announced changes to its executive committee and market leadership today, with Blewett appointed to lead its Ghana operations.
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PALMKI launches groundbreaking hand palm payment technology into basketball

Palm payment uses advanced biometric technology, offering a seamless and fast way to make purchases.

Importance of cyber security for businesses: A comprehensive guide

Cyber security is vital for business continuity, protecting data and mitigating reputational damage and financial losses caused by cyber attacks.
20 Nov

Kenya reduces mobile calling rates by 30%

In a statement, the authority declared a 30% reduction in Mobile Termination Rates from  0.59 per minute to 0.41 per minute.
16 Nov

Gugulethu latest South African mine to get 5G

The parties are looking forward to further discussions, including the possibility of launching a three-phased project to install 5G connectivity on the mine campus.

African operations boost Vodacom Group's interim results

The segment, which includes the DRC, Lesotho, Mozambique, and Tanzania, recorded a 16.6% increase in service revenue to R14.7 billion, with a 22.3% increase in customers.

Safaricom registers 1.2 million M-Pesa customers in Ethiopia

Safaricom Ethiopia announced the total transaction value since the company's inception two months ago is now $288 million (Ksh. 43.7 billion).
Nov 7, 2023

MTN Group suffers setback in US terror case

A judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York dismissed, in part, a motion by Africa's largest telco to dismiss the terrorism allegations.
Nov 6, 2023

MTN Rwanda’s finance programme results in 120,000 new devices in the market

According to the telco, this has resulted in a 25.7% increase in smartphone penetration, leading to increased mobile internet use.
Nov 6, 2023

Botswana reports massive mobile money adoption

According to Statistics Botswana's ICT Tracker, the mobile money sector has been on a rising trend.

Malawi takes action to combat mobile fraud and theft

The solution will protect mobile phone customers from handset theft, prevent mobile money fraud, and identify counterfeit or cloned mobile devices.
Nov 3, 2023

Airtel Kenya, Safaricom extend 5G coverage

By increasing coverage, the telcos say they are enhancing Kenya's internet network, empowering customers to start exploring the possibilities of 5G.