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A group of striking MTN workers on Friday blocked 14th Avenue in Fairlands, north of Johannesburg, said metro police. The workers were demanding bigger bonuses and annual salary increases. Chief superintendent Wayne Minnaar said: “The road is

Facebook chose South Africa over Kenya and Nigeria for its first African office because the country has a strong advertising agency ecosystem and the companies it’s worked most closely with to date are

MTN on Monday confirmed speculation that its South African CEO, Ahmad Farroukh, has resigned. He will leave MTN’s employ on 31 July, the operator said in a statement. “This was a difficult decision

MTN South Africa CEO Ahmad Farroukh announced his intention to resign last month over his inability to end protracted strike action at the company, but this was not “officially accepted”. This is according to a

MTN has called for a legally binding arbitration process as it faces industrial action by the Communication Workers Union. MTN South Africa CEO Ahmad Farroukh told a delegation representing the striking employees that the process

Mobile operator MTN has apologised to customers for service disruptions as strike action continues to impact on operations. “It is with great disappointment that our customers are subjected to the recent service experiences which are as a result of the

The Communication Workers Union has taken to social media to direct its vitriol at MTN management as the strike against the telecommunications operator enters its second week. The CWU’s Facebook page has become a battleground for launching

Low pay, insufficient weekend remuneration and a lack of transport money are key reasons for why MTN staff say they have gone on strike this week. On Wednesday, hundreds of MTN staff from the company’s call centres and service

There was palpable anger on the streets outside MTN’s headquarters in Fairland, Johannesburg on Wednesday as hundreds of workers – mainly from the group’s call centre operations – went on strike