MTN cuts debt with US$300m early settlement

Repayment brings MTN’s dollar-denominated debt down to 35% of total holding company, according to company’s executive leadership.
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Aug 23, 2022

MTN announces new exec to drive Business Finance silo

Marvin Ncube to serve as Executive: Business Finance, effective 1 September 2022.
Aug 11, 2022

Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda come up trumps for MTN

Performance by MTN’s operations in Africa has helped the operator maintain its course.
Jul 25, 2022

Africa’s digital development main consideration with Kandeel appointment

Ericsson said it is prioritising right talent to drive digital development, and MTN’s Ambition 2025 strategy.
Jul 6, 2022

Sylvia Mulinge to drive DX for MTN Uganda

Safaricom executive described as champion of digital transformation.
Apr 8, 2022

MTN joins global organisations to strengthen child online safety in Africa

Operator funded the development of the Child Safety Online Africa Portal and awareness campaign in partnership with Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) Meta.
Feb 17, 2022

Opportune time for MTN to reposition its identity, say analysts

The telco will reveal a refreshed brand identity from 27 February, as part of its Ambition 2025 strategy.

African firms fail to make world’s most valuable brands list

There are still no African brands in the Brand Finance Global 500 2022 ranking, as global brands continue to dominate on the continent.

MTN appoints new Digital and Fintech CTIO

Hermann Tischendorf appointed to drive transformation and disruption of the company’s mobile payment platform.
Dec 6, 2021

MTN deepens interest in Côte d’Ivoire with 5G trial

Operator plans to construct new headquarters in the West African country.
Nov 5, 2021

MTN, Airtel secure payment service bank permits in Nigeria

Companies approved to run payment service banks pivoted on their respective Momo and Smartcash mobile financial services platforms.
Nov 4, 2021

MTN weathers COVID third wave as revenue soars

Africa’s biggest telco says it is committed to investing in the capacity and resilience of its networks, while scaling its platforms to drive accelerated growth.