Category archives for: Mobile & Telecoms

MTN Pulls Out of EU Market, Sells Unit for $304 Million 

July 17, 2918//-MTN Group Ltd has agreed to sell its Cyprus unit to Monaco Telecom SA for about 260 million euros ($304 million) as Africa’s biggest wireless carrier by subscribers makes good on a pledge to offload unwanted parts of its empire.

Interpay Africa CEO Saqib Nasir Wins Industry Award

Accra, Ghana, July 16, 2018//-Saqib Nazir, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Interpay Africa, has received the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Ghana’s Fintech & Telecom Sector’ award at the ninth Ghana Information Technology & Telecom Awards (GITTA) 2018.

UAE Exchange Rebrands its Africa Operations as Unimoni

Nairobi, Kenya, July 12, 2018/ — UAE Exchange, a leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, announced the rebranding of its Africa operations as “Unimoni”.

Nigerian Labour Congress Shuts MTN Office in Maiduguri Over Workers’ Welfare

July 11, 2018//-The Borno State chapter of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) has closed down MTN Nigeria in Maiduguri over alleged insensitivity to workers’ welfare.

Nigeria: MTN Shuts Abuja Office

Abuja, Nigeria, July 10, 2018//-The MTN office in the Maitama District of Abuja, on Tuesday was under lock and key following the nationwide picketing of the company by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).

Nigeria: Labour Commission Paralyses Activities At MTN Offices Nationwide

Nigeria, July 10, 2018//-The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Monday simultaneously paralysed activities at MTN offices nationwide following its protest over alleged exploitation of workers in the company.

Uncertainty Trails MTN Nigeria Listing On NSE

Lagos, Nigeria, July 9, 2018 – There is an air of doubt over the listing of telecoms giant, MTN Nigeria, on the floor of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) as there have been serial postponement of dates by the company since it announced the plan for Initial Public Offering (IPO) in June 2016.

DStv,  GOtv Customers to Enjoy Open Viewing at No Extra Cost

July 8, 2018//-Starting 13th – 31st July, MultiChoice will introduce an 18-day open viewing period of all SuperSport channels to active DStv customers at no extra cost.

MTN Uganda’s Data Centre Raided, Servers Switched Off

July 7, 2018//-Uganda’s largest telecom MTN says security officers raided its data centre in Mutundwe, Kampala and disconnected four of its servers.

Money Transfer Operators to Storm Lagos for Remittance Africa Expo

Lagos, Nigeria, July 6, 2018//-Money transfer providers on the Africa continent are expected to meet at the 7th Remittance Africa Expo that will take place from 23- 24 of October at the Lagos Oriental hotel, Lagos, Nigeria.

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