MTN SA signs strategic partnership with African Union on COVID-19 vaccinations

Posted by - January 29, 2021

Mobile telecommunications operator,MTN, Africa’s leading mobile network, has announced a donation of US$25 million to support the African Union’s COVID-19 vaccination programme. The donation will help secure up to seven million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for health workers across the continent, which will contribute to the vaccination initiative of the Africa Centres for Disease

Ferdi Moolman Becomes Group Risk Officer as Toriola Named new CEO Nigeria

Posted by - October 26, 2020

Pan-Africa telecoms group MTN has appointed Ferdi Moolman as group chief risk officer and he will vacate his current position as MTN Nigeria CEO with effect from 1 March 2021. Moolman will be replaced by Karl Toriola in Nigeria, who will take over as CEO in MTN’s most lucrative market. In a statement to the

MTN appoints Ralph Mupita as Group CEO

Posted by - August 19, 2020

MTN Group has announced that the current group CFO of MTN Group, Ralph Mupita, has been appointed as the new group president and CEO with effect from 1 September 2020. Ralph has served as the MTN Group CFO since April 2017 and has played a critical role in the development and execution of the group’s

StarTimes partners MTN on movies, sports content via mobile

Posted by - June 5, 2020

Digital Pay-TV company, StarTimes Nigeria, has entered into a strategic digital content sharing partnership that provides MTN subscribers access to a wide range of interesting movies, series, and sports via the StarTimes ON Application platform. According to a statement by the company, with the partnership, StarTimes would provide over 100 channels and video-on-demand content to


Econet could Buy as much as 49% of State-Owned Telecoms in Ethiopia

Posted by - February 28, 2020

Econet Global is interested in purchasing a telecommunications licence in Ethiopia, reports TechCentral. The company, founded by Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa, could be one of the first foreign investors to do so since the industry opened up. According to the report, the “Horn of African nation has announced plans to sell as much as 49%

MTN Ghana Dominates the Telecommunications Space According to Latest Data by the NCA

Posted by - February 3, 2020

According to the latest data by the National Communications Authority (NCA), MTN Ghana is still the leading telecom operator in terms of number of subscribers. According to the NCA, MTN Ghana has a 53.54% market share with 21,463,215 active subscribers in October 2019. Vodafone is currently the second with 23.27% market share with 9,328,713 subscribers.

MTN budgets $1.6bn for investment in Nigeria

Posted by - January 29, 2020

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has expressed delight as the Mobile Telephone Network (MTN) budgeted 1.6 billion dollars to invest in the Nigerian market within the next three years. Pantami disclosed this in a statement signed by Mrs Phil Oshodin, Director Press and Public Relations, on Tuesday in Abuja, when

MTN Ghana to reward customers with 2GB data beginning today

Posted by - January 23, 2020

Mobile telecommunication giant, MTN will from today January 23, 2019 compensate its data customers who suffered disruption to their internet services due to cut to a submarine cable. The 2GB data which is a goodwill bonus package will be sent to the data account of the customers and not the website. In a statement, the