MTN Group announced the appointment of Riaan Wessels as Chief Risk Officer, Fintech, effective 1 July 2022.
According to a recent GSMA report , mid-band 5G will generate a $13 billion contribution to GDP in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2030. The rollout of 5G will help usher in the fourth industrial revolution and drive economic growth.
MTN Rwandacell Chief Executive Officer with Ericsson’s Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Strategy on the side lines of the annual Broadband Commission meeting where they discussed their long-term partnership.
MTN Group is pleased to announce that it will be an anchor sponsor at the upcoming Commonwealth Business forum (CBF) scheduled to take place from 21 – 23 June 2022, in Kigali, Rwanda.
MTN Group is pleased to announce the resumption of its Y’ello Care employee volunteering programme after two years of Covid-19.
MTN Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Goodrich as Executive for Banktech in our Group Fintech team.
The NNPC has an approximated value of 50 trillion naira. With oil and gas infrastructure in Nigeria constantly plagued by mischief and vandalism, an ECOWAS expert has profferred a very interesting solution to this persisting problem
IHS Holding (IHS Towers), has completed the acquisition of 5,701 towers in South Africa from Mobile Telephone Networks Proprietary Limited, one of the leading mobile telecommunications operators in South Africa.
MTN Group announced the appointment of Tumi Chamayou as Group Executive, Enterprise Business Unit (GEBU), effective 1 June 2022.
RSwitch Ltd in collaboration with Mobile Money Rwanda Ltd and Airtel Mobile Commerce Ltd are pleased to announce the launch of eKash to facilitate interoperability between mobile money operators.
MTN Group, with operations in 17 countries across Africa, has been ranked the number one African brand and among the top 10 brands on the continent in the annual Brand Africa 100 survey.
MTN Group is pleased to announce that we have joined the Global Network Initiative (GNI), signalling our commitment to strengthen and innovate our digital human rights efforts.
Tecnotree announced the launch of its digital transformation stack, for enterprise and consumer businesses with MTN Ghana.
MTN Group have reached a major milestone in their work to create shared value by achieving, for the first time, Level 1 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Contributor Status in South Africa.
MTN Rwandacell PLC has released its first quarter results for the period ended 31 March 2022 through the Rwanda Stock Exchange.
MTN Rwanda partners with Living Water International-Rwanda to construct boreholes serving 500 families
MTN Rwanda has signed a MoU with Living Water International-Rwanda, to provide drinking water to 500 families, through the construction of ready to use boreholes to be completed by 30 June 2022.
MTN Group is pleased to announce further progress in its efforts to drive gender equality by partnering with United Nations (UN) Women and joining the HeForShe Alliance in a drive to enhance its gender efforts.
Alaian is born, it brings together six of the world’s leading telcos including Africa, which will be connected to share expertise on innovation and seek out start-ups where they are present.
Instant loans, sometimes called digital loans, are gaining speed in the country and the telecom sector took some giant steps forward this week.
MTN Fusion est un programme de développement partenarial entre MTN Cameroun, et les entreprises initié en 2019 dans le but d'accélérer la digitalisation de l'économie. Pour l'année 2022, les objectifs sont tout d'abord de consolider les partenariats mis en œuvre depuis le lancement initial de MTN Fusion.
MTN Group has announced senior leadership appointments to operating companies in Nigeria, Iran and Sudan, all of them internal candidates, as it focuses on executing its strategy to drive growth.
The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) confirms the successful conclusion of the much-anticipated high-demand radio frequency spectrum auction.
MTN Group is committed to support a bi-national conference for businesses operating in South Africa and Nigeria during the first visit to its South African headquarters of the chairman of MTN Nigeria, the Group’s biggest operating company.
MTN Group reported strong financial, operational and sustainability results in 2021 in a tough macro environment.
MTN partners with Rakuten Symphony to conduct 4G and 5G OpenRAN trials in South Africa, Nigeria and Liberia
MTN Group and Rakuten Symphony have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to conduct live 4G and 5G OpenRAN Proof of Concept (PoC) trials in South Africa, Nigeria, and Liberia based on Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP).
MTN Global Sourcing and Supply Chain (GSSC) has successfully deployed the Ericsson Customer Order Dashboard (ECOD) solution from Ericsson.
Africarare which made its debut in South Africa in October 2021, is the first African Virtual Reality metaverse featuring digital land. This purchase will see MTN owning 144 plots of virtual land with an overall area of 12x12m.
MTN Rwandacell Plc (MTN Rwanda) launched the 3rd edition of Connect Women in Business (CWiB) Initiative ahead of Women’s month in March in partnership with the National Women Council, AEE and NUDOR.
MTN Rwandacell Plc (MTN Rwanda), has rebranded to reflect its evolution from Rwanda’s most valuable telecommunications provider to the nation’s leading digital technology company.
MTN Group unveiled its evolved visual identity, articulating the context behind the logo many have seen since 16 February 2022.
MTN, leader du secteur des télécommunications au Cameroun annonce la poursuite du déploiement de MTN Fusion en marge du salon de l’entreprenariat Promote 2022 qui se déroule à Yaoundé.
MTN, leader of the telecommunications sector in Cameroon, announced the pursued deployment of MTN Fusion on the sidelines of the Promote 2022 entrepreneurship fair in Yaounde.
MTN is preparing for a brand refresh that’ll position it as a technology company, rather than a telecommunications company.
MTN South Africa is on the lookout for 150 digital experts to ensure it keeps pace with growing demand.
MTN Group President and Chief Executive Officer paid a day’s working visit to Ghana to engage with some key stakeholders and reiterate MTN’s commitment to support the further development of the Ghanaian telecommunications sector and work towards greater financial inclusion.
MTN Group’s commitment to improve our environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance has led to a significant upgrade in the Group’s ESG rating by FTSE Russell, and the inclusion of MTN in the FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Top 30 Index.
Global customer experience management firm iSON Xperiences has been appointed as the outsourced customer service provider for MTN South Africa.
Nigeria’s largest mobile network operator (MNO), MTN, is set to launch RCS Business Messaging (RBM) Services in partnership with Google and Dotgo, a Gupshup company and a cloud communications provider of RBM Solutions.
The ayoba platform aims to harness growth in the African digital economy by breaking down barriers such as limited access to the internet and digital services, low smartphone penetration, lack of locally relevant content, and affordability.
MTN Nigeria has announced that it has been successful in its bid to acquire one of the two 100MHZ spectrum licenses in the 3.5GHz spectrum band auctioned by the Nigerian Communications Commission
Under the initiative, the payment platform allows WFP to transfer cash directly to refugees’ bank accounts or mobile wallets of choice while using the country’s interoperable payment gateway, the National Financial Switch.
MTN Uganda Limited announces that it will proceed with the listing of its 22.4 billion ordinary shares on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE), with trading commencing immediately.
As part of our commitment to protect the health and safety of our people and workplaces, as well as contribute towards the rate of COVID-19 vaccinations across our markets, MTN Group will be implementing a mandatory vaccination policy for staff from January 2022.
MTN Group launched the construction of a state-of-the-art headquarters for MTN Côte d’Ivoire, as well as the start of a local trial of 5G services in Abidjan.
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The Covid-19 crisis has been cause for numerous economic slumps round the world; companies were shut down, production halted, industries crippled and prices skyrocketed the world over.
MTN Group has announced the public offer to retail investors for the sale of up to 575 million shares held in MTN Nigeria, which will be priced at N169 per share
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Nigeria’s tactic is one of sharpening the sectors that have shown promise (such as technology, agriculture and banking) while throwing resources at those that have been in a work-in-progress mode for years.
The partnership will enable MTN Mobile Money Uganda Limited in facilitating international digital cross border remittances and speedy money transfers to beneficiaries in regions such as India and China.
MTN Group is pleased to announce that the SEC has approved an offer for sale of up to 575 million ordinary shares in MTN Nigeria, by way of a bookbuild to qualified investors and a fixed price to retail investors.
MTN Group announces the Group’s exit from its operation in Yemen in a transaction that furthers the delivery of their Ambition 2025 strategy and is in line with their intention.
IHS Towers will also provide Power-as-a-Service. PaaS, to MTN at approximately 12,800 sites across South Africa (including the acquired 5,709 sites).
MTN Rwanda has selected its longtime partner Ericsson, to deploy a Network Operations Center (NOC).
The collaboration of government with industries is crucial for economic progress, be the market large or small. Nigeria knows this and is taking steps to work closely and create better transparency in one of the country’s most robust industries.
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Nigeria earns every week its place as Africa’s largest economy. While subject to the typical ups and downs any market is expected to have, its mere size guarantees a general continuity of business operations even in the face of a spiraling inflation trend.
Kenya’s Capital Markets Authority (CMAK) has provided its ‘no objection’ for The MTN Uganda Initial Public Offering (IPO) to be marketed in Kenya, allowing the marketing of the shares to both Professional Investors and Retail Investors.
MTN Group is pleased to announce that progress in reducing our holding company debt has been recognized by rating agency S&P Global Ratings.
MTN Group are humbled to be recognized as the leading African company on the recently revealed Forbes World’s Best Employers list for 2021.
MTN Group has received recognition on the 2021 Fortune Change the World list.
MTN Group announced the appointment of Benjamin Adekunle Awobodu as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for Digital and Fintech.
MTN Uganda is pleased to announce their intention to proceed with an initial public offer (IPO) and subsequently list on the Uganda Securities Exchange (USE).
MTN Group has been named the most valuable African brand in the Brand Finance Africa 150 rankings
The EDISON Alliance aims to improve the lives of 1 billion people through the 1 Billion Lives Challenge by increasing affordable digital access to healthcare, finance and education by 2025.
MTN South Africa network will be the first mobile operator in Africa to provide access to 5G technology to customers from the Philippines through its international roaming agreement with Smart Communications, Inc.
MTN is pleased to announce a mobile money partnership with Africa’s leading payments technology company, Flutterwave.
This partnership will allow businesses integrating Flutterwave in Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia to receive payments via MTN Mobile Money (MoMo).
MTN in partnership with ayoba has launched a dynamic media campaign entitled: ‘Life inside ayoba’ that will bring the African super app to life.
MTN Nigeria CEO, Mr. Karl Toriola, speaks on the 20 years transformational journey of the telecoms revolution in Nigeria, its impact, and challenges.
MTN Group has announced the appointment of Burak Akinci as Chief Executive Officer of Simfy (ayoba), reporting to the MTN Group Chief Digital and Fintech Officer Serigne Dioum and responsible for the super app ayoba.
MTN is launching a conservation partnership with the Owl Rescue Centre to provide safe homes for owls nesting in MTN towers.
MTN Nigeria has appointed Odunayo Sanya as Executive Secretary of MTN Foundation. She replaces Nonny Ugboma who held the position from January 2009 to March 2021.
Mobile Money Corporation a le plaisir d’annoncer le lancement de sa nouvelle campagne baptisée « MoMo Pay », qui récompense tous les paiements effectués à partir du compte MTN MoMo.
MTN Cameroon has launched the MoMo Pay promotion, which rewards all payments made from the MTN MoMo account., which runs until 31 October.
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Sanlam and MTN Group have announced that they are joining forces in an exclusive strategic alliance (the Alliance) to distribute Sanlam Group insurance and investment products across Africa, further developing MTN’s mobile financial services business.
[Uganda] Quicker treatment for patients as MTN blood plasma extractor accelerates component extraction
Patients in need of blood are receiving quicker treatment following an MTN Uganda donation of the automated blood component extractor to Uganda Blood Transfusion services (UBTS) which mines components faster.
MTN Uganda has launched a dedicated online Home of UG Sports dubbed “MTN Sports” to give all Ugandan sports enthusiasts a one-stop point for all sports related news, analysis, and updates.
StarNews Mobile and Culture Genesis to expand entertainment offering to African mobile subscribers via Orange and MTN
StarNews Mobile has announced its partnership with Culture Genesis to distribute All Def Comedy and Music channels to over 430 million mobile subscribers via Orange and MTN in Africa.
The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and pan-African operator MTN Group launched a joint campaign – “One More Push” – to encourage people across the continent to not give up in the fight against COVID-19.
MTN Group has joined ‘Every Action Counts’, a new coalition to connect experts in nature conservation and climate change with some of the world’s leading digital platforms, financial institutions and consumer goods firms.
Eliane is a seasoned professional with a career spanning more than 20 years, and experience across multiple markets in Europe and Africa.
MTN Group is leveraging our expansive footprint across Africa to test and ultimately deploy OpenRAN, an innovative technology that will enable us to launch new services more quickly, cost-effectively and seamlessly, supporting our strategy for Africa’s progress.
MTN remains the ‘Most Admired African Brand’ in the Brand Africa 100: Africa’s Best Brands 2021 survey that covers 28 countries representing 80% of the continent’s population published on Tuesday.
CSG announced a multi-year extension to its long-standing relationship with MTN South Africa, which includes migrating MTN’s enterprise and consumer customers to a new end-state systems architecture that will drive future growth and enable rapid delivery of innovative products and services.
MTN Uganda launched the first FREE gaming service of its kind in Africa dubbed “MTN GoGames”, which offers MTN customers access to a huge catalogue of mobile games, for FREE!
MTN Group today announced a strong and resilient operational and financial performance in the first quarter of 2021, with growth in service revenue exceeding medium-term guidance, driven by gains in data and fintech revenue.
MTN Rwanda has become the first mobile network operator to list its shares on the Rwanda Stock Exchange.
Telecommunications company MTN says it will begin its first commercial installation of Supersonic AirFibre May 3rd.
MTN Rwandacell Plc (“MTN Rwanda”) is pleased to announce that is has received approval from the National Bank of Rwanda to set up its FinTech subsidiary, Mobile Money Rwanda Ltd, to provide and manage Mobile Money services in Rwanda.
MTN Group has joined the Joint Audit Cooperation (JAC) and the Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI), two globally recognized industry bodies committed to promoting technologies and practices that foster environmental, social and governance sustainability.
MTN Group confirms that it is participating with equity partners in a bid for a telecoms licence in Ethiopia, Africa’s second most-populous country which represents the last and largest telco liberalisation opportunity in the world.
Audiomack partners with MTN Nigeria to offer music streaming service to subscribers at zero data cost
Audiomack has partnered with MTN Nigeria to unveil the Audiomack+MTN Data Bundle program , which offers MTN subscribers tailored data bundles for streaming unlimited music and accessing content on Audiomack free of data charges.
This announcement follows the approval by the Capital Market Authority (CMA) and the Rwanda Stock Exchange (RSE) of MTN Rwanda’s listing by introduction.
MTN, Cameroon’s leading telecommunications company, is pleased to announce the launch of its new brand campaign dubbed “Unbeatable with MTN, the indomitable network”.
The Chief Executive Officer for Mobile Money Limited, Eli Hini has ruled out the use of proxies in withdrawing cash from any MTN Mobile Money Account in the country.
MTN Nigeria has launched a new unified customer engagement platform, EnGauge, designed to enable small-to-medium enterprise business owners to seamlessly administer transactions with customers, potentially increasing their productivity significantly.
Mastercard and MTN have announced a strategic partnership to enable millions of consumers in 16 countries across Africa to make global e-commerce payments safely and securely.
MTN Rwanda is considering setting up an independent company to take on and operate its financial technology operations.
MTN has announced that it has concluded an agreement to sell, and thereby fully exit, its 20% shareholding in Belgacom International Carrier Services SA (BICS) to Proximus NV/SA.
In late January 2021, Cameroon-based group ST Digital (a pan-African IT solutions provider) launched “the first 100% African cloud” services.