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    London, Jan. 28, 2021 (AltAfrica)-Mobile communications network giant MTN has announced a donation of US$25 million to support the African Union’s Covid-19 vaccination programme. Currently, Africa has recorded over 3.4 million confirmed #COVID19 cases with more than 2.9 million recoveries & 86,000 deaths cumulatively. Over 3.4 million confirmed #COVID19 cases on the African continent – ...
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    London, Jan. 22, 2020 (AltAfrica)-Returnee migrants in Sudan have turned to mobile money business popularly known as MoMo to re-establish their livelihoods in the country.  This is courtesy of Africa’s largest mobile operator in partnership partnered with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) An IOM pilot project will allow up to 2,000 returnees starting small ...
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    London, Nov. 26, 2019 (AltAfrica)-MTN Nigeria has inaugurated the trial of fifth generation technology, 5G network ahead of the 2020 target the Nigerian Communications Commission set for the roll-out of the technology in the country. READ ALSO: APPREHENSION ACROSS AFRICA AFTER MORE NEW POLIO CASES LINKED TO VACCINE The company, in technical partnership with the ...
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    London, Dec. 24, 2018 (AltAfrica)-The Central Bank of Nigeria has announced the resolution of its dispute with MTN Communications Limited, saying the company will now atone only for the illegal remittances on preference shares issued in 2008. CBN’s spokesman and director of corporate communications announced the breakthrough in a statement published on the bank’s website ...
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    Cape Town, November 13, 2018 (AltAfrica)-Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019. Speaking at a telecoms conference in Cape Town, South Africa on Tuesday, the MTN CEO said it will put in an application in December and should lunch the ...