24 Jun

COVID-19 comms platform launched to support Africa

MTN, UN ECA, Africa Centre for Disease Control collaborate to establish ACCIP, Set to reach more than 600 million users across the continent.
Jun 12, 2020

COVID-19 triggers acceleration towards cashless, digital economies

Mobile financial services have grown faster in Africa than anywhere else in the world says MTN.
May 27, 2020

‘Africa is not creating more competitive brands’

Founder and Chairman of Brand Africa and Brand Leadership reflects on 2020 Brands Africa 100 survey.
May 14, 2020

MTN records Q1 group growth as SA lags

In the first quarter, the company added 2.9 million active data users across its operations on the continent.
Apr 22, 2020

Industry heavyweights establish new mobile money alliance

Safaricom, MTN, Airtel and Tigo Tanzania have aligned offerings to meet a growing demand for cross-border transactions within East Africa.
Mar 31, 2020

Uganda: Chinese nationals plead guilty to telecoms crimes

Offences include illegal possession of approximately 2000 SIM cards.
Mar 23, 2020

Tech ecosystem responds to COVID-19

Technology companies and innovators are mobilising to support the fight against the virus.
Mar 11, 2020

MTN's Shuter to step down

The mobile operator announces the departure of its group president and CEO at the end of his contract in March 2021.

Etisalat to test out 'ALL G' OpenRAN across markets in Africa

2G, 3G, 4G & 5G OpenRAN by Parallel Wireless set to be trialled across telcos' OpCos.
Jan 16, 2020

MTN announces leadership changes

Changes to South Sudan, Cameroon operations.
Jan 3, 2020

MTN amasses R14bn in asset sales

The company announced its asset realisation programme in 2019, which aims to simplify its portfolio, reduce debt and risk and improve returns.