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MTN Taps Yolanda Cuba as Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer

MTN Group today announced the appointment of Yolanda Cuba as Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer. Cuba will join the MTN Group Executive Committee reporting...

MTN’s Zakhele Futhi Inconsistent with BEE Act

Telecommunications network provider MTN’s Zakhele-Futhi’s scheme has been found to be inconsistent with South Africa’s Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Act. The BBBEE Commission on...

MTN, Sanlam to Offer Innovative Digital-Based Insurance

MTN, South Africa's second-biggest mobile phone operator, has collaborated with JSE-listed financial services group, Sanlam, to make a range of innovative and inclusive financial...

MTN vs Vodacom, Cell C, Telkom, Rain for the Best Mobile Network in SA

MyBroadband Insights has released its Q2 2019 Mobile Network Quality Report, which shows that MTN has the best mobile network in South Africa. The report...

Nigerian Court Postpones MTN’s $2BN Tax Case

The Nigerian court has postponed the $2 billion tax dispute between South African telecoms company MTN Group and Nigeria's attorney general. Reuters reported today that...

MTN Pilots Ground-Breaking App To Make Learning Fun

The MTN SA Foundation has partnered with Bellavista S.H.A.R.E., a division of Bellavista School, and USA-based non-profit Curious Learning, to pilot an award-winning child...

MTN Introduces Africa’s ‘First’ AI Service For Mobile Money

MTN Group is embracing artificial intelligence (AI) and on Friday announced the launch of Africa’s 'first' Mobile Money (MoMo) AI service or “chatbot”. The mobile...

Vodacom, MTN, Telkom In Race To ‘Buy’ Joburg Broadband Network

South Africa’s Vodacom, MTN and BCX – a unit of JSE-listed Telkom – have expressed interest to buy the City of Jo’burg (CoJ) failed broadband...

MTN SA To Send Springboks Fans To Japan

MTN’s support of the South African national rugby team was further bolstered today following the announcement that the country’s rugby fans will be given...

MTN Revamps Made For Me Packages

MTN has revamped the Made for Me contract packages. The new data-led packages will be inclusive of Double data (Anytime & Night Express), and more...

Is Nigeria Kicking Itself In The Foot With Another MTN “Scandal”?

Nigeria's government risks damaging its investment climate with it's Central Bank demanding $8,1 billion (R115 billion) allegedly paid as a dividend to MTN to...

SA Cops are Spying on 70 000 Customers of Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Telkom

By Staff Writer The South African Government accesses tens of thousands of people’s sensitive communications information every year using a loophole in South Africa’s surveillance...

MTN, Nokia and Others Investigated for Allegedly Violating BBBEE Regulations

By Staff Writer The Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) Commission is investigating Netcare, Nokia, MTN, Eskom and the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) for...

MTN New CEO Takes Aim at Growth Engines of Mobile Data & Digital Services

Rob Shuter has been CEO of MTN for close to five months and is already stirring things up at one of the emerging markets’...

MTN Earnings Rise as More Data and Mobile Money Customers Sign Up

MTN, Africa and the Middle East biggest mobile phone operator, swung back into profit for the six months to end-June, as it signs up...