Key appointments at aYo boost African growth plans

Two appointments at the insurtech firm, backed by MTN and Sanlam, are key to its continental expansion plans.
Staff Writer
24 May

MTN Group targets 40 million SMEs across Africa

The group's suite of services, including MoMo (Mobile Money), Ayoba, and Chenosis, will be showcased a two day SME event MTN is hosting this week.

Cameroon, Plan International give girls digital boost

Plan International, mobile operators and government this week committed to advocate for girls’ equitable access to ICT.
22 May

Cameroon’s Nexttel searching for new investors

The telco intends to expedite new investments in infrastructure as it  seeks to overtake MTN, Orange and Camtel.
18 May

Cameroon grants MTN payment services license

MTN will now  be independently offering services including cash deposits, transfers and withdrawals.
17 May

South African telcos demand tax relief as power cuts bite

Mobile operators have suggested several steps the government can take to mitigate the effects of power cuts on the sector and economy.
11 May

MTN Group clocks $65.7bn in aggressive fintech push

MTN recorded a 38.8% increase in transaction volumes to 4.1 billion transactions, with transaction value up by 64.6% to $65.7 billion in Q1.
10 May

MTN’s Ayoba App surpasses 25 million monthly active users’ mark

Among key territories for the Ayoba App are Nigeria, Cameroon, South Africa, Ghana, Côte d’Ivoire, Uganda and The Republic of Congo.

MTN Cameroon hastens network buildout in response to protests

From this week MTN subscribers will now be refunded for unused or lost data in the event of network unavailability.
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.
May 5, 2023

Fintech lifts MTN Rwanda in first quarter performance

Mobile Money subscribers increased by 17.2% year-on-year to 4.4 million, service revenue surged by 14.9% to Rwf 58.4 billion.

State telco Camtel to launch mobile money service in Cameroon

Blue Money offering will be coming into a market already dominated by MTN Mobile Money and Orange Money.