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MTN bosses rake in millions

MTN’s interim group executive chairman, Phuthuma Nhleko, took home more than R72m in the 2016 financial year, during which time he acted as CEO and as chairman of the crisis-hit emerging markets telecommunications

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Shuter takes reins at troubled MTN

MTN Group’s new CEO, Rob Shuter, begins work on Monday morning, taking the reins from interim executive chairman Phuthuma Nhleko at a time of considerable operational challenges at Africa’s biggest telecommunications operator. Shuter, until

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MTN severs ties with partner Tyme

MTN Group will look for new ways to bring banking services to its customers’ mobile phones in South Africa after severing ties with Australian-owned partner Tyme. Africa’s biggest mobile phone operator scrapped the

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Data centres take off in Africa

Data centres are suddenly de rigueur in Africa, with new facilities being deployed across the continent as telecommunications operators and independent infrastructure providers build facilities to cater for rapidly expanding demand from African consumers

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FNB clients fast ditching branches for digital

The amount of time the average First National Bank customer spends in a branch will fall to 86 minutes in 2016, from 100 minutes in 2015, a decline of 14% year on year, FNB Business chief information officer Peter Alkema said

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MTN names new group CFO

Telecommunications group MTN has a new chief financial officer. Ralph Mupita, the CEO of Old Mutual emerging markets, will take over as MTN’s CFO on 3 April 2017. Mupita’s appointment adds to a growing list of top executives

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Rob Shuter to take MTN reins in March

Rob Shuter, MTN’s incoming group president and CEO, will join the telecommunications operator earlier than previously expected. Shuter, who is serving notice at Vodafone, will join MTN on 13 March

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Van Coller named as MTN M&A chief

MTN is hiring the head Absa of Absa’s Corporate and Investment Bank as its vice-president of strategy and mergers & acquisitions. Stephen van Coller will join the telecommunications group on 1 October 2016

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