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.
Cape Town correspondent
Apr 28, 2023

MTN in Nigeria posts first quarter profits, after riding strong headwinds

MTN Nigeria profit before tax increased by 8.5%, while profit after tax (excluding non-controlling interest) increased by 3.8%.
Feb 6, 2023

Guinea’s Fintech strengthened with new mobile microloan service

Fintech firm Optasia has announced the launch of a microloan service with Ecobank Guinea, via MTN Mobile Money.
Jan 10, 2023

MTN MoMo’s growth gathers momentum

Partnerships and a new loan feature have kept the platform on a steady growth trajectory.
Dec 2, 2022

MTN Group recruits legal expert to help direct company

Former JSE executive Nicky Newton-King appointed as Director of MTN Companies, effective 1 January 2023.
Aug 2, 2022

MTN’s Ghana and Nigeria businesses keep momentum up for operator

Despite challenges like NIM/SIM registration, rising inflation, fuel prices and supply chain issues, MTN continues to leverage strong performance of its African subsidiaries.
Jun 3, 2022

MTN announces new exec to lead Group’s Fintech interests

Operator appoints Andrew Goodrich as Executive for Banktech in Group’s Fintech team, effective 1 June 2022.
Mar 1, 2022

MTN to invest US$1-bn in Ghana as data, mobile money grows

Company has also stated intention to interconnect with rival operators for roaming and airtime distribution.
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.
Mar 1, 2021

MTN Nigeria says 48.7% of its subscriber base has submitted NINs

Company says NIN enrolment is an immediate priority as it outlines focus going forward in latest results.