MTN appoints Thato Motlanthe as exec for investor relations
Motlanthe, who will report to CFO Ralph Mupita, joins the mobile operator from Absa Asset Management.
MTN names Vodacom exec as chief digital, fintech officer
The operator appoints ex-Vodacom chief officer of strategy, Yolanda Cuba, to drive financial services and digital solutions.
Non-telco firms to play greater role in 5G environment
The impending introduction of 5G technology will usher in a new ecosystem in communications, say analysts.
Airtel and MTN Launch GSMA ‘We Care’ Initiative Promoting Digital Inclusion in Rwanda
‘We Care’ Launched in Rwanda to Drive Mobile Internet Uptake and Promote Digital Skills, Supported by Rwanda’s Ministry of ICT and Innovation
Criminal syndicates wreak havoc at telco base stations
South African mobile operators lose hundreds of millions of rands due to criminals and vandals targeting their base stations, and they say the battle is far from over.
MTN Zakhele-Futhi scheme 'inconsistent with B-BBEE aims'
The broad-based BEE commission says the mobile operator did not comply with the objectives of the Empowerment Act.
MTN, Sanlam insurtech partnership may face stumbling blocks
The companies will have to overcome hindrances such as the lack of disposable income and insurance culture in Africa, say analysts.