Yusuf Saloojee, former Iran ambassador linked to alleged corrupt MTN deal, wholly innocent - lawyer

2019-03-18 19:36

Although former South African ambassador to Iran, Yusuf Saloojee, died before "baseless" corruption charges against him could be withdrawn, his family is committed to demonstrating he is "wholly innocent of any wrongdoing".

MTN plans Nigeria IPO once $2bn tax case is resolved

2019-03-13 20:23

MTN Group plans to push ahead with an initial public offering of its Nigerian unit once Africa’s biggest wireless carrier resolves a $2bn tax dispute in the country.

MTN sells Botswana unit as start of R15bn asset sales

2019-03-07 09:02

MTN Group has announced the disposal of its share in a Botswana joint venture, as Africa’s biggest wireless carrier by revenue kicks off a drive to raise at least R15bn from asset sales and strengthen the balance sheet.

MTN Irancell appoints new CEO

2019-02-21 11:01

MTN Irancell has appointed Bijan Abbasi Arand as its new CEO, replacing Alireza Ghalambor Dezfouli who will be retiring, the company said in a statement on Thursday.

Uganda deports MTN chief over 'national security'

2019-02-15 19:55

Uganda has deported the Belgian head of South African telecoms giant MTN's local branch, the company said Friday, making him the fourth employee to be kicked out of the country this year.

This is what will happen to your cellphone signal if load shedding drags on

2019-02-13 09:43

Eskom implemented load shedding stage 3 between 08:00 and 23:00, leaving up to 20% of South Africa without electricity at a time.

MTN is said to prepare for share sale of African unicorn Jumia

2019-02-08 19:45

African online retailer Jumia is planning an initial public offering in New York this year that could value the business at about $1.5bn (about R20bn), according to people familiar with the matter.

SPECIAL REPORT What would really happen to data costs without bundles?

2019-01-17 18:25

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the final instalment of this four-part series on the cost of data in SA.

SPECIAL REPORT Data costs are falling, say Vodacom, MTN, Cell C, Telkom

2019-01-15 18:33

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the second report in this four-part series published daily on the cost of data in SA.

MTN Nigeria deal fails to fuel shares as more trouble feared

2019-01-07 10:26

The company's executives may have expected investors to cut them a little slack after they got potential liabilities of $8.1bn in Nigeria reduced to $53m last month. Not so.

 

Yusuf Saloojee, former Iran ambassador arrested over alleged corrupt MTN deal, dies

2019-03-18 13:54

Former South African ambassador to Iran, Yusuf Saloojee, who was embroiled in the MTN/Turkcell saga, has died.

MTN to take on streaming, instant messaging as 'key focus areas'

2019-03-07 10:30

MTN said it was satisfied with its year-end results on Thursday, vowing to keep expanding as a digital operator with a major focus in fintech and digital areas.

MTN is said to earmark stake in Botswana venture for sale

2019-03-05 20:53

The MTN Group is considering the sale of its stake in Botswana’s largest wireless carrier, according to people familiar with the matter.

Are the Hawks targeting Ramaphosa with MTN case?

2019-02-18 08:05

President Cyril Ramaphosa's hardcore anti-corruption stance will soon be tested as a case involving alleged bribery during his reign as MTN chairperson heads to court, writes Adriaan Basson.

From cellphone signals to ATMs, this is how load shedding affects you

2019-02-14 09:40

Mobile phone operators have not ruled out unexpected signal loss as a result of current power outages

MTN said to prepare share sale of African unicorn Jumia

2019-02-09 12:23

African online retailer Jumia is planning an initial public offering in New York this year that could value the business at about $1.5bn, according to people familiar with the matter.

Uganda deports third foreign telecom employee

2019-01-24 19:53

Ugandan police have announced the expulsion of another foreigner working for telecom giant MTN, following the deportation earlier this week of two of the company's expatriate staff.

SPECIAL REPORT Are we being overcharged for data? How SA stacks up against 9 peer countries

2019-01-16 18:30

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the third report in this four-part series published daily on the cost of data in SA.

SPECIAL REPORT This is why data still costs you twice what it could

2019-01-14 18:38

Why is data in South Africa so expensive? Why does it 'expire'? And is there anything that anyone can do about it? Fin24 unpacks the issues in the first of this four-part series that will be published daily this week on the cost of data in SA.

MTN settles with Nigerian central bank on $8.1bn dispute

2018-12-27 11:59

MTN has reached a settlement with the Central Bank of Nigeria on an $8.1bn dispute relating to funds repatriated between 2007 and 2015.

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