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
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.
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.
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.
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.

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
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.
Nov 19, 2021

Internet partially restored in Sudan amid ongoing protests

Restrictions on social media remain in place.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jul 17, 2019

South Sudan launches mobile money service

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