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MTN statement on Sifiso Dabengwa

Following the surprise news on Monday morning that MTN Group CEO Sifiso Dabengwa is “resigning” with immediate effect, the telecommunications operator has issued the following statement: MTN wishes to inform the market that MTN’s

Nigeria, SA yet to discuss MTN fine

Finance minister Nhlanhla Nene had not discussed the MTN-Nigeria crisis with a counterpart in Nigeria because a cabinet in that country had not yet been appointed, minister in the presidency Jeff

SA, Nigeria relations remain ‘cordial’: Radebe

The recent US$5,2bn fine issued against MTN does not affect the cordial relations between South Africa and Nigeria, with government hopeful that talks between the mobile network and Nigerian authorities will bear fruit, a senior cabinet minister has said

Parliament to probe MTN on Sim cards

The US$5,2bn fine levied against MTN in Nigeria for allegedly failing to disconnect 5,1m Sim cards in time for a regulatory deadline may result in a parliamentary probe in South Africa into whether

MTN Zakhele listing to proceed

MTN said on Tuesday after markets closed that it will proceed with the listing of MTN Zakhele, the telecommunications group’s broad-based black economic empowerment scheme, as planned this

Nigeria renews MTN licences

In the first bit of good news for MTN after what has been a week from hell for the JSE-listed telecommunications group, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has approved the renewal and extension of its operating spectrum licences in two key spectrum bands

MTN ‘sailed too close to the wind’

Africa’s biggest mobile network, MTN, could have avoided a US$5,2bn fine in Nigeria, but regulators in that country have also been harsh on the company. This is according to Dobek Pater. who is a director and analyst at telecoms, IT and media research firm Africa

Nigeria: MTN calls in the big guns

MTN has enlisted the help of the South African government and is meeting with Nigerian officials “at the highest level” as it moves to fight off a damaging US$5,2bn fine by the Nigerian

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