South Africa’s best and brightest app developers have less than a week to submit their apps to the MTN Business App of the Year Awards. Entries close on 3 July 2015. The MTN Business App of the Year Awards is the premiere app awards event in South Africa offering prizes,...
A humanitarian move made by MTN Uganda staff under their annual Y’ello Care initiative is expected to improve the quality of education of 760 students at Uganda Technical College Lira where a fully-fledged ICT lab was set up and donated to the college. On Thursday 10th June 2015 a team...
MTN Mobile Money customers with accounts in Bank of Africa (BOA) Uganda can now deposit and withdraw cash from their bank accounts to their Mobile Money accounts. This service from these two partner institutions guarantees customers both convenience and a more cost effective way of transacting. This initiative from...
With the MTN App Challenge now completed and winners preparing to launch their solutions into the market, PC Tech's Nicholas Kamanzi, whose app Yoza was the overall winner had a chat with the Kaymu Uganda's Country Manager, Justin Christianson, who was a mentor at the MTN App Challenge. Christianson shared his...
MTN Uganda staff today kick-started their annual 21-day-long staff volunteerism initiative in which employees across MTN’s international footprint take time off to physically get involved in activities that uplift communities around them through financial, physical and emotional contributions of staff and MTN as a corporate citizen. Commissioned in 2007, 21...
MTN Group today announced the start of its annual staff volunteer programme, 21 Days of Y’ello Care, which the company says will benefit thousands of learners and teachers from disadvantaged schools and communities across its footprint. Y’ello Care runs from 1-21 June, and sees MTN employees come together to participate...
HIGH Court Judge Justice Christopher Madrama sitting at the Commercial court has this morning dismissed a case in which Bugweri Member of Parliament Abdu Katuntu had sued MTN for allegedly operating a financial services (Mobile Money) without being licensed as a financial institution. Katuntu had claimed he was executing a public interest...
Nigeria's fuel shortages, may cause the country’s biggest mobile operator to shut down in some areas. The scarcity of diesel in some parts of that country is posing a significant threat to network operations. Nigeria has been battling with fuel shortages in recent weeks due to a standoff over controversial subsidy...
Crystal Ventures, which is a Rwandan investment firm  has launched an initial public offering (IPO) of its 20% stake in domestic cellco MTN Rwandacell, held via its wholly-owned subsidiary Crystal Telecom. Crystal Ventures is looking at raise around USD40.6 million from the local bourse listing, which will run for two...
KAMPALA -  MTN Uganda this morning released a statement confirming the implementation of a management decision that effectively means about 143 staff of the telecom operator will be transferred to ZTE. This ends weeks of media speculation about the future of the said staff. Below is the full statement...