Sudan

Urgent call to restore telecoms in war-torn Sudan

Nearly 100 humanitarian organisations appeal for return of telecommunications and internet services in Sudan as the war rages on.
Cape Town correspondent
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Apr 4, 2024

MTN Group’s new CEOs in Ghana, South Sudan take the reins

This follows recent changes to MTN Group's leadership structure, which took effect on 1 April.
1:20
Jun 2, 2023

Five African countries ‘backtrack’ on UN Internet pledge

Sudan, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Somalia, and Nigeria had a total of 16 internet shutdowns or restrictions after they committed to the 2021 UN resolution.
1:10
May 5, 2023

MTN suffers complete network outage in Sudan

MTN's main switch sites in Manshia & Garden City have shut down due to fuel shortage and grid power cut.
1:30
Apr 26, 2023

Sudan, Ethiopia lead Africa with highest number of internet shutdowns

A new report examines partial and total shutdowns across the world and highlights the impact of every major internet blackout or shutdown.
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UN volunteer helps expedite healthcare digitisation in Sudan

Mohamed Maher Saad is helping with the development of a mobile application called Health Pulse, which will facilitate disease surveillance and treatment
1:50
Apr 19, 2022

WE-Africa-NA promises stronger links between Africa, Europe and the US

Joint land-based fibre optic network to connect Sudan to Cameroon via Chad.
1:20
Nov 19, 2021

Internet partially restored in Sudan amid ongoing protests

Restrictions on social media remain in place.
2:40
Oct 26, 2021

Sudan blocks internet four times in three years

Internet service disruption occurred after senior government officials had been detained in an apparent military coup attempt.
2:00
Oct 25, 2021

Internet is down in Sudan as coup attempt unfolds

Netblocks confirms that connectivity via mobile phones and fixed platforms has been disrupted.
1:50
Oct 18, 2021

Sudan’s Alsoug cautiously optimistic as country emerges from tech isolation

Company to launch national payments network but remains concerned about low internet penetration.
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Dec 2, 2019

Sudatel announces new CEO

Newly appointed Sami Yousif Mohamed is working on a five-year plan to manage the company's expansion and anticipated growth.
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Jul 17, 2019

South Sudan launches mobile money service

M-Gurush represents a partnership between Zain Telecoms and Trinity Technologies.